In its fiscal third quarter earnings report released March 21, FedEx announced record volume during its post-Thanksgiving peak. The quarter, which closed Feb. 28 and included December and January, encompassed most of that peak holiday season.
When you think of the biggest shopping day of the year, your first thought might be Black Friday. That’s understandable—over the years, it’s become synonymous with the idea of deep sales and the commencement of the holiday shopping season.
Why a 4.9% increase may have a bigger impact than you think. During a recent conversation with a coworker, we discussed the difficulties companies are facing with ever-increasing shipping costs, so I decided to test his knowledge.