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Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers
Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers

FedEx brought in nearly all of its 185 employees at its Linthicum station early Monday to handle the crush of packages needing delivery around Baltimore on what was expected to be the parcel service's busiest day of the year. "We started earlier just because of the expected volume," said Sam Stepanovich, a FedEx senior manager in Linthicum. "We have an all-hands-on-deck approach." The station near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport was on track to deliver more than 12,000 packages, up from a typical daily volume of 8,500, Stepanovich said. The hub handles pickups and deliveries in Baltimore and Baltimore County and parts of Anne Arundel and Howard counties. Both...

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