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in full swing. According to the National Retail Federation, traditional holiday sales are expected to increase 2.3 percent this year, with online sales forecasted to climb 15 percent. As online and in-store shoppers begin checking off their lists, FedEx expects to see more than 223.3 million shipments pass through its global network between Thanksgiving and Christmas -- an 11 percent jump from last year.
More than half of the increase will likely be driven by online retailers and cataloguers who ship items such as books, apparel, personal consumer electronics and luxury goods. FedEx anticipates its busiest day in company history to be December 13th, when it will move almost 16 million shipments around the world. Available Material: Behind-the-scenes FedEx footage, FedEx planes and vehicles, holiday packages being sorted at hubs and delivered by FedEx, FedEx team members packaging and shipping holiday gifts.
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