It gets dark this time of year before 5 pm and they delivered packages to my
house up to 9 PM during the holidays.
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> On Jan 4, 2018, at 10:11 AM, Michael Ross via EV <email@example.com> wrote:
> You are implying that shipping docks will be manned all night long in this
> scenario. Or that residential or postal workers will want to try to deliver
> in the dark. There are very real downsides to tripping around in the night,
> and 3rd shift work is bad for health.
> When I was delivering furniture in the 80's I often chose to do the travel
> (as opposed to delivery) at night to avoid the danger and boredom of
> gridlock. But I would definitely not have enjoyed invading customers
> driveways and landscape at night. I think residential night delivery is
> not a good idea.
> Night delivery isn't a totally bad idea, but it might be hard to work out
> the logistics.
> Over the road is already a nighttime operation for many.
> On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 10:50 AM, John Lussmyer via EV <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> On Thu Jan 04 07:41:44 PST 2018 email@example.com said:
>>> Mail at night!
>>> I suspect that in 20 years, the post office, UPS and Amazon and all long
>>> haul trucking and deliveries will all be at night. Think of the benefit
>>> to the grid and everyone (including reduced traffic congestion). All
>>> those battries storing energy all day long and then being used at night as
>>> a great balance to the grid.
>> Actually, that is the reverse of what you want.
>> You want to store during the night when demand is low, then use during the
>> day when demand is hi.
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