No sweat for FedEx with peak day shipping

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  1. cheryl

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    No sweat for FedEx with peak day shipping - Reuters

    On Dec. 14, FedEx Corp's (FDX) busiest day this year, when the shipper handled almost double its normal number of packages, the entire system stretched to accommodate the global gift-giving frenzy that culminates nearly two weeks later around Christmas.

    Sound like shipping on steroids? FedEx folks insist it is just part and parcel of regular business.

    "It's just a slightly longer night," said John Dunavant, the slightly hyperactive FedEx lifer who runs the company's primary hub in Memphis.