Is Amazon.com About to Take on FedEx and UPS? - Motley Fool A fleet of package delivery airplanes could be the e-commerce king's next big venture. Is Amazon.com preparing to take on the package delivery giants, as rumor suggests? And if so, what sort of upheaval would that create in the industry? A lump of coal It's no secret that since the retail debacle of Christmas 2013, where customers who purchased items well in advance of the drop-dead deadline to get packages delivered by the holiday still hadn't received them weeks afterwards, Amazon's top priority became assuming more responsibility for delivery of its own packages.