Consumers and businesses around the world are gearing up for the festive season. Every year this period becomes busier as more people order gifts online and more small businesses are developing e-commerce operations to capitalize on this.
FedEx expects to move more than 290 million packages between late November and December 24 – that’s 8.8% more than last year. And 22.6 million packages will be shipped on Monday, December 15 – this will be the busiest day in FedEx history. The number of packages being moved this year has almost doubled over the past seven years, up from 11.5m in December 2007.
So to make holiday shipping process as smooth as possible, here’s a graphic with 11 packing & shipping tips to ensure you enjoy a joyous and prosperous festive season: