Weekends are shrinking for employees of parcel carriers, another disruption wrought by the inexorable momentum of e-commerce.
This month FedEx Ground announced its US operations were now running six days a week, with management pointing to growing e-commerce demand and record volumes anticipated for the coming holiday season and beyond.
FedEx has run weekend operations during previous peak seasons and will increase hours for some employees while planning to take on about 55,000 more to cope …
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