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At midnight, a FedEx cargo plane lands at New York's JFK International Airport. U.S. customs officers greet the crew with a list of packages they want to inspect. No problem -- all the boxes are ready and waiting near the door of the plane. The customs officers examine them and send the plane on its way. The packages reach their recipients, as promised, before 10 a.m.

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