SPOKANE, Wash. - The holiday shopping and shipping season results in more than 700 million packages delivered by UPS between Thanksgiving and the end of December. UPS brings on around 95,000 seasonal employees to help out. 380 of those are seasonal workers hired right here in Spokane.
FedEx says on an average shipping day, the company moves about 12 million packages around the world. During peak holiday shipping it's closer to 25 million packages. To keep up with demand, this year FedEx added 30 new aircraft, 4 new major distribution hubs, and 12 million square feet of new sorting space.
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