Delivery Companies Struggling to Get Packages Out on Time

Online orders soared 14% this year, now, companies are finding it tough to make their delivery dates.
1:35 | 12/12/15

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Turned to the economy tonight into the new headline affecting your Christmas packages after American spent four point five billion dollars Almonte over Thanksgiving. There are new signs tonight UPS and FedEx are struggling to get your packages there on time ABC's chief business correspondent Rebecca Jarvis now an exactly how many days you have left. To mail them without paying a heavy premium. There as universal in Santa Claus in Christmas trees at the holidays. UPS and FedEx trucks Miki rounds. But this year with online order soaring 14%. Those deliveries are already hitting delays the on time delivery rate at both UPS and FedEx now down from this time last year. Flooded with orders after a surge in online sales over the Thanksgiving weekend UPS now delivering some packages in U haul trucks. During the holiday season it is very common for UPS to use U haul trucks to help handle the extra package deliveries that are needed. UPS bay hill already becoming a popular hash tag with consumers crying foul on their computers. Of course if you don't want to worry there's always the old fashioned way. There are huge benefits going into the store not just having a bit of fun shopping meal fast way but discounts that dust off them but penalties if you just off. David there's also. Let those stop this generally the cheapest option and you still have three more days to ship by standard post. And guarantee it gets there by Christmas they. Three more days at the standard price I'm doomed all right Rebecca thank.

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