Tuesday, October 23, 2012
FedEx: 13 percent boost in peak season deliveries
FedEx on Monday projected that the company's deliveries during the current peak season will increase by up to 13 percent year on year, and that the company also expects to experience their highest volume day ever over the 2012 holiday season.
Online purchases are likely to drive the total to 280 million deliveries over the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas. On December 10, Fed Ex forecasts they may hit more than 19 million deliveries, which would be 10 percent more than last year's highest day.
FedEx also announced it will hire 20,000 seasonal workers, comparable to 2011.
For more of the Kansas City Star story: kansascity.com
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