State of the Fruit – @adafruit shipping stats for June 2016! @UPS @USPS #makerbusiness
Below is approximately the last 30 days of shipping for the month of June, how fast we shipped an order after you placed it and then how on-time the carrier was (UPS and USPS).
Shipments made on time: 97.67% (22,656 out of 23,196 orders)
Regular UPS orders shipped by next day: 98.07% (19,280 out of 19,659 orders)
Regular USPS orders shipped by next day: 96.65% (3,693 out of 3,821 orders)
Orders Shipped within 3 days: 93.61% (527 out of 563 orders)
Orders shipped in the past week: 5,562
Reseller orders shipped in the past week: 110
Orders shipped in the past 30 days: 24,367
Reseller orders shipped in the past 30 days: 625
Over 97% of the time your order goes out on time, usually only rare instances of an item being out of stock or a customer has made a request to delay the order keep us from 100%
Next up, how good is UPS and USPS delivering on time after it leaves Adafruit? Here’s what their numbers look like for May:
UPS Ground orders arrived on time an average of 98.09%
UPS Air orders arrived on time an average of 97.65%
UPS International arrived on time an average of 95.10%
These figures are based on a sample audit of 14,000+ packages (last 30 days).
USPS orders were successfully delivered 98.03% of the time based on a sample audit of 8,000+ packages. First class took an average of 3.0 days, Priority also averaged 3.0days with the maximum for each (severe delays) 18 days. We do not offer USPS for regions that have known issues with delays so the average is likely higher than other companies that offer USPS to all 50 states.
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