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Netflix cuts costs by ending Saturday DVD shipments
Netflix cuts costs by ending Saturday DVD shipments

Netflix has quietly stopped sending Saturday shipments to customers of its DVD subscription service, a move that could save the company 10% annually on shipping costs, one analyst estimates. Last year the U.S. Postal Service considered ending Saturday mail delivery, leading to a report that said the change could make Netflix more profitable. Ultimately, the USPS backed off its plan to end Saturday deliveries, but Netflix has gone through with it.  The Los Gatos, Calif., company's shipment change was first noticed by a customer who alerted other Netflix subscribers on Movie Fans, an online community of Netflix users.   "I learned of this change while speaking to...

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