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FedEx Forecasts Record Holiday Volume

October 22, 2014

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FedEx is forecasting another record holiday.  The company expects to move more than 290 million shipments between Black Friday and Christmas Eve, an 8.8 percent increase in overall year-over-year Peak seasonal volume.

The season is expected to be bolstered by three volume spikes throughout December, occurring the first three Mondays of the month and each expected to surpass 20 million in volume.

Dec.15 is projected to be the busiest day in company history, with a forecasted 22.6 million shipments moving around the world. 

The company is adding more than 50,000 seasonal positions across its operating companies.  This includes package handlers, helpers, drivers and other support positions.  

http://news.van.fedex.com/holidayvolume2014

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