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How the delivering of things began and evolved.
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20 BC: Augustus creates the Cursus publicus, establishing a state-run courier service for the Roman Empire.
1516: Henry VIII establishes a Master of the Posts and appoints Brian Tuke.
1792: The US Postal Service Act establishes the United States Post Office Department.
1832: Establishment of the Railway Mail Postal service in the U.S. sets new standards for delivery time thanks to mail trains.
1895: USPS Regulation (transportation) Wagon.
1901: First mail transportation by electric car.
1918: First USPS Airmail service begins.
2016: First drone delivery completed by Amazon Prime Air.
1956: First commercially successful container ship voyage.
1973: FedEx Express begins overnight delivery operations.
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