FedEx Forecasting Record Holiday Shipments
COLUMBIA, S.C. (CNN) - An increase in Internet shopping is prompting FedEx to forecast an increase of holiday shipments this season.
The shipping company says the forecast of 280 million shipments would be a record number.
To prepare for the holiday rush the company reportedly expects to hire 20 thousand seasonal workers.
This hiring would be in addition to the 300 thousand permanent workers the company employs worldwide.
Rival UPS has yet to publish its holiday shipment forecast.
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