posts tagged with Holiday

Trees for Troops: Delivering Holiday Joy Around the World for the Past Decade

Click here to follow the #TreesForTroops conversation below. For many, there is no better visceral image of the holiday season than the delicious scent and sight of a fresh cut Christmas tree. The Christmas tree embodies the spirit of the season, a symbol of tradition and cheer enjoyed each year. 

The Story of the Purple Hat

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

Pack Like a Pro with FedEx Office

Tip7.KeepWrappingsInBox.jpg Are you a packing pro? This time of year, FedEx Office is offering tips that will turn anyone into a perfect packer this holiday season.

4 Steps to Holiday Success for Your Business

LinkedIn_Ecommerce_Final.jpg When it comes to holiday shopping, Black Friday tends to dominate the headlines. But Cyber Monday is gaining ground. According to research from the comScore digital analytics agency, U.S. Cyber Monday sales totaled $1.735 billion in 2013, an 8 percent jump over 2012. And that was only the start — comScore reports that total online holiday sales reached a record $46.5 billion last year. Without question, this is good news for e-commerce retailers. But the holiday shopping rush also presents a number of challenges, particularly for...

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...