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FedEx Predicting Heavy Shipping This Holiday Season

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)-- FedEx expects holiday shipments to increase this year. The shipping company estimates it will carry more than 22 million shipments on Monday, December 2nd alone. About 19.9 million shipments were distributed on December 17th of last year. 

The week of December 13th could see as many as 85 million shipments as a result of online shopping and retailers stocking up on goods. FedEx expects to hire 20,000 seasonal workers this year to help with the demand. 

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