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One-in-three will only wait three days for that parcel: infographic


Almost one-in-three people expect a parcel to be delivered within three days, according to research commissioned by parcel broker, Interparcel.
The study of impatience in Britain asked 2,000 people a series of questions about what drives them mad about waiting, and found that four-and-a-half days is as long as the average member of the UK public is prepared to wait for a delivery.

Apparently the average Brit loses patience after five minutes waiting to be served at a bar, 13 minutes waiting for a delayed train and 18 minutes for a friend to call us back. A webpage needs to load within 10 seconds if we’re to avoid losing our cool and a video only has 16 seconds to buffer.

One-in-two Brits has noticed they have become more impatient in the last five years according to the Interparcel research and when asked why that was three quarters blamed the internet.

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