posts tagged with Holiday

It's a Matter of Trust - Having a Safe Holiday Driving Season

master_dm_13_004_02_06_01_045_160-110-2_jpg.jpg FedEx is in the midst of its busiest time of the year – the holiday shipping season starting with Black Friday and continuing with Cyber Monday and all the way up to Christmas Day. We call it Peak. And yes, it’s capitalized because it is that significant to our business. While it is the time of year when we have the most packages to deliver, it is often combined with the worst weather conditions.

Between all the FedEx operating companies, there are tens of thousands of vehicles on the roads every day. In fact, there probably is not a minute in the 1,440 in a day when there is not a FedEx vehicle on a road somewhere in the U.S.

Given the statistics on congestion and...

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...

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.