LONDON — One-day shipping isn’t the only perk Amazon shoppers receive, as a new poll finds many Americans get a bit of “eye candy” with their deliveries!
A survey of 1,000 U.S. adults found that many consumers think their local delivery workers are quite attractive. In fact, four in 10 respondents say Amazon has the hottest delivery drivers working for them. Gen Z Americans are even more likely to think Amazon couriers are the most attractive in the delivery industry (53%).
As for the other delivery services, UPS (17%) and FedEx (11%) round out the top three in terms of “hotness.” When it comes to their uniforms however, Amazon has some tougher competition. Although 37 percent say Amazon workers have the best uniforms, UPS runs a close second (29%). Moreover, it turns out brown is the favorite uniform color among women — who say UPS drivers are the best-dressed in the delivery business.
With that in mind, it’s no surprise Americans can’t wait to receive a big package in the mail, since 66 percent admit to checking out their delivery drivers. Another 37 percent confess they’ve fantasized about hooking up with a delivery worker and 23 percent claim they’ve actually tried to seduce a delivery driver.
If they can’t get them into bed, respondents say they’ll least give these workers a bonus. Half the poll admit to tipping attractive delivery workers more than usual, giving them up to 30 percent more, on average.
Interestingly, married Americans are more likely to tip hot delivery workers than their single counterparts. Six in 10 married respondents say they give an attractive delivery driver a bigger tip, compared to 37 percent of single Americans and 35 percent of Americans in a relationship but not married.
Delivery worker fantasies do come true
The survey, commissioned by Circuit Route Planner, also found that many Americans have a favorite delivery worker — and make sure companies send them over as often as possible. One in three (35%) say they order more from certain businesses just so they can see a specific delivery worker. Out of these Americans, 72 percent admit they actually request that the business send over a certain driver by name — talk about being “thirsty!”
Once they arrive, 37 percent say they flirt with the delivery worker — and 45 percent claim the driver flirted with them. It’s not just package delivery workers getting Americans all hot and bothered, respondents say food delivery workers are cute too.
In fact, one in four have food delivery workers hand them their orders just so they can get a better look at them. Another 29 percent admit to texting a driver after the delivery. Americans say Uber Eats has the most attractive delivery workers, followed by DoorDash and Postmates.
Top 8 Hottest Food Delivery Workers:
- Uber Eats
As for those naughty delivery worker fantasies, it turns out they really do come true! Nearly one in five Americans (18%) say they’ve kissed a delivery driver. However, that’s not the only thing package delivery workers are getting away with on duty. One in four delivery workers confess that they’ve hooked up with someone on their delivery route. In the words of Lloyd Christmas, “so you’re telling me there’s a chance.”
Circuit surveyed 1,000 Americans about how they view couriers. Respondents ranged in age from 18 to 81; 49% were male, and 51% were female. Generationally, 11% were baby boomers, 25% were Gen Xers, 54% were millennials, and 10% were Gen Zers. As for relationship status, 60% were married, 23% were single, and 13% were in a relationship but not married; the remaining respondents were either divorced or widowed.