FedEx expects to have a case of the Mondays this holiday season

Shipping companies are preparing for a spike in packages that swelling e-commerce sales will bring this holiday season. But FedEx Corp. says there are four Mondays – Nov. 28, which is Cyber Monday, Dec. 5, Dec. 12, and Dec. 19 – that will be particularly busy.

“The intensity of demand on Monday has accelerated in recent years as more and more retail locations have started serving as fulfillment centers for e-commerce orders,” said T. Michael Glenn, executive vice president of market development and corporate communications, on the company’s Tuesday earnings call, according to FactSet. “We expect each of the four Mondays during the upcoming peak period to be among the busiest in our company’s history.

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