FedEx Prepares for its Busiest Days Across EMEA In History of the Company
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 27 November, 2014 – FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is gearing up for the busiest day across Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (EMEA) in the history of the company.
The busiest day for shipments going out from the region is expected to be 16 December.
FedEx Corp. expects to move more than 290 million shipments globally between Black Friday and Christmas Eve, an 8.8% increase in overall year-over-year Peak seasonal volume. According to eMarketer’s forecasts, worldwide business-to-consumer (B2C) ecommerce sales will increase by 20.1% this year to reach $1.500 trillion.
“As our customers prepare for the holiday season, FedEx is on hand with a choice of express and deferred shipping options,” said David Binks, president, FedEx Express EMEA. “Our team members are committed to ensuring our customers experience the same, exceptional service for their holiday shipping as they do any other day throughout the year.”
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