Amazon announced that its customers saved about $2 billion on shipping costs this holiday season, thanks to its Prime two-day shipping program as well as its free shipping offer for orders over $35.
Beginning in January, both UPS and FedEx will be changing their pricing structure, effectively raising their prices for many.
According to The Wall Street Journal, an impressive 98 percent of packages were delivered on time for Christmas celebrations.
Thursday Dec. 18th was Free Shipping Day, when over 1,000 online retailers agreed to offer free shipping on all products with no minimum purchase required.
According to CNN, Monday, Dec. 15th, was the holiday season's peak shipping day at FedEx and USPS.