There is no charge on 2-day air shipping for most software products purchased from ibm.com.
Downloadable Software - Digital Delivery
For selected software on the site, you can place your order online, then download it directly to your desktop. No waiting, and no charge for shipping.
All shipping options start from the IBM ship date. UPS Ground = 3 to 5 business days, 2 Day Standard Air = 2 business days by 5pm, Standard Overnight Air = next business day by 5pm, Priority One Air = next business day by 10:30am. Shipment times provided are standard estimates provided by shipper. Actual delivery times may vary and are controlled by the shipper. IBM ship date is the date the shipper picks up the package from IBM.