With $61 billion of our online dollars up for grabs this holiday, many more retailers are offering free shipping this season.
FedEx will ship a projected 22.6 million packages on Monday. Company officials say Dec. 15 is expected to be the busiest day in history for shipping.
Police said a FedEx delivery truck and BNSF freight train collided Friday afternoon in Yellow Medicine County. The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s office responded to a 911 call that a FedEx delivery truck and BNSF train crashed around 2 p.m. Friday at the rail crossing with Yellow Medicine County Road 39.
For a lot of people, a return means a trip to the post office. Amazon.com says its Prime customers ordered enough stuff this holiday season to ship at least one gift to every house in America.
Rate increases helped FedEx Corp. post net income that was 14 percent higher than a year earlier, when superstorm Sandy hurt business. However, the second-quarter profit of $1.57 per share was lower than the $1.64 per share expected by analysts surveyed by FactSet.
A FedEx driver died Friday morning in northwestern Minnesota after the truck left the road and struck an approach, authorities said.
On a tarmac built for planes, hundreds of people crowded together for a glimpse at history. A Boeing 727 FedEx cargo jet was coming in for its final landing at St. Paul’s Holman Field. But even as the 1979 built jet was being decommissioned, it was being prepared for its new life as a classroom.
Many of us out there shop online to avoid the long lines at stores, and with that companies like FedEx and UPS are preparing for yet another busy shipping season.
FedEx employees are working hard, hustling to get out holiday packages.