posts tagged with Christmas

Pack Like a Pro with FedEx Office - All Your Gift Packing How-To’s Right Here

FEBox_XL_X1_Lifestyle.jpg With the seasonal shopping season well underway online and in the stores, it’s no surprise that FedEx Office locations are filling up with gifts our customers are sending out to loved ones near and far.

To help those still packing up gifts, we’ve got a Top 10 list of insider tips to help you pack like a pro...

Don’t Let Grinches Get Your Packages

It’s the time of year when people are shopping and shipping at breakneck pace, determined to find the perfect gifts for their family and friends as the days before Christmas dwindle.

Whether it’s a package ordered from a favorite online store, or a gift shipped to or from friends and family across the country, each box we deliver is important to FedEx and our customers. So this year we’re sharing a few tips on how to help make sure those packages get into the right hands safely and securely – and stay out of the hands of “Grinches” who may want to do their holiday shopping off your front porch!

To help protect your packages from getting stolen, FedEx recommends the following package security tips for both senders and recipients:...

Your Busiest Day Powers Our Busiest Day: Celebrating Small Businesses

While most of us are sound asleep, Julie Campbell hammers away in the garage of her California home. She’s not tuning up her car, rather fine tuning her passion—creating the intricate details that take shape in her one-of-a-kind jewelry.

Five years ago, the self-taught designer turned a crafting hobby into juliethefish designs, introducing many of us to the concept of “hand stamped” jewelry. Today, Campbell’s hands are stamping more than ever. She expects to do more holiday business she did last year, as her jewelry continues to reach new fans from England to Italy to Australia...

The Story of the Purple Hat

And now, introducing the story of the purple hat...

We aren’t just busier this year – we’re earlier, too!

master_k03367 (1).jpg.jpeg Working for FedEx during the holidays is like being a quarterback before the big game – you’ve spent all year preparing, and now the moment is here.

Today is the day we’ve all been working for – the busiest day of the year when we are expected to ship 22 million packages –11% more than our busiest day last year and more than twice as much as an average day at FedEx. Today also marks the beginning of the busiest week of the year, when we expect to handle more than 85 million shipments globally.