Holiday Shipping Deadlines Near for USPS, FedEx, UPS
Here's a look at upcoming holiday shipping deadlines for USPS, UPS and FedEx if you want those packages to arrive before Dec. 25.
Cyber Monday Sales on Track to Break Record Despite Inflation
U.S. shoppers spent $11.3 billion on Cyber Monday, a robust showing that suggests steep discounts attracted inflation-stung shoppers.
Carriers Feeling Cheery About On-Time Holiday Deliveries
The nation’s major shipping companies are in the best shape to get holiday shoppers’ packages delivered on time since the start of the pandemic, suggesting a return to normalcy.
US Online Holiday Spending Grows at Slowest Rate in Seven Years
Online shopping for holiday gifts last year in the U.S. grew at the slowest rate since at least 2014, according to Adobe Analytics, after a blowout year in 2020.
Return to Sender: Gift Returns Swamping Shippers
Last week, customers at the UPS Store in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood got a pretty good demonstration of what the global supply chain looks like when you try to run it backward.
Cyber Monday Misses Estimates on Short Supply, Weak Deals
Final sales for Cyber Monday fell short of estimates and didn’t surpass last year’s record as lackluster sales and scarce inventory kept shoppers from breaking out their credit cards during the start of the holiday shopping season.
USPS Hires Hundreds, Leases Extra Space for Holidays
A year after COVID-19 staff shortages delayed mail and packages, the U.S. Postal Service says it is ready for the expected rush of holiday packages and cards.
UPS, FedEx, USPS Set Holiday Shipping Dates
Though it’s not yet Halloween, delivery companies UPS Inc., FedEx Corp. and the U.S. Postal Service have released their recommended deadlines to ship packages in time for the holidays.
Carriers Face Compounded Demand This Holiday Season
The trucking industry, working since March to replenish inventories depleted by the coronavirus, now has to grapple with holiday season demand.
XPO Robots Assist UK Workers With Holiday Volumes
XPO Logistics has increased its use of robots in the United Kingdom in anticipation of holiday retail volumes, the Connecticut-based company said in a Nov. 19 news release.November 19, 2019