Business, Logistics

FedEx Expects Fewer Packages During Holiday Season

A courier with FedEx boxes A courier with FedEx boxes in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York. (Angus Mordant/Bloomberg News)

FedEx Corp. plans to pare parcel volume forecasts at its key ground unit as its customers plan to ship fewer packages during the holiday season.

Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
October 7, 2022

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December 20, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS, FedEx, Walmart Hunting for Holiday Staffing

UPS, FedEx and Walmart trucks along with a Christmas tree display UPS and Walmart photos by John Sommers II for Transport Topics; FedEx Ground by Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press; Christmas sales display in a Costco warehouse by David Zalubowski/Associated Press

NEW YORK — All employers want for Christmas is some holiday help. But they might not get their wish. Companies like UPS Inc., FedEx Corp. and Walmart Inc. that typically hire thousands of seasonal workers are heading into the holidays during one of the tightest job markets in decades, making it unlikely they will find all the workers they need.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
October 12, 2021
Government, Business

Holiday Ramp-Up Portends Glad Tidings for Trucking

Christmas tree at mall A shopper walks past the Christmas tree set up in an outlet mall Nov. 9, 2020, in Lakewood, Colo. (David Zalubowski/AP)

A leading supply chain economist and data from a trucking industry research company show warehouses are filling up in advance of what could be a very busy holiday season.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
November 10, 2020