The country's postal service has delivered a package containing a t-shirt and a letter across 2 kilometers, or about 1.2 miles.
The e-commerce giant jumps into the gig economy with the new program called Amazon Flex. The service starts in Seattle.
This follows a warning from UPS last week that residents in Washington DC and Philadelphia may be affected too.
The search giant is expanding its delivery options to include fresh foods like fruits and vegetables as it competes with rivals like Amazon. First stops: San Francisco and a to-be-named city.
The online retailer's Prime Now program will start providing one-hour delivery for free from certain restaurants in Seattle.
Saucey expands beyond California roots as Silicon Valley-backed startups try bringing the liquor store to you.
Amazon Prime customers in the Seattle area can now get one-hour delivery on "tens of thousands" of products -- everything from paper towels to televisions and even beer and wine.
The ride-hailing service expands its UberEats feature to the City by the Bay, offering up on-demand gourmet fare.
The electric car maker says it's finally getting close to releasing its long-delayed, much-anticipated SUV.
As retailers scramble to offer faster shipments to keep pace with Amazon, the company -- which helps stores offer rapid deliveries -- will be coming to New York, Philadelphia and other cities.