2009 “Busiest Day of the Year” shipping day forecasts:
§ FedEx forecasts shipping 12 million packages on its busiest shipping day
§ U.P.S. forecasts shipping 22 million packages on its busiest shipping day (Dec. 21)
§ The USPS forecasts shipping 830 million pieces of mail on its businest shipping day; and forecasts 2009 shipment totals at 16.6 billion total pieces
Source(s): NYT, FedEx, U.P.S.