Thousands of packages that were expected to arrive on Christmas Eve didn’t make it to their destinations. UPS, the world’s largest package delivery service, told CNN that they made a miscalculation, underestimating the number of packages they needed to ship. UPS officials say demand for packages was much higher than they expected, and their system was overwhelmed.
The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to deliver packages six days a week under a plan aimed at saving about $2 billion annually, the financially struggling agency says.
FedEx employees are working hard, hustling to get out holiday packages.