Delivery Companies Take Heat for Late Christmas Packages, But Aren’t the Only Ones to Blame

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UPS, and to a smaller degree FedEx, have fallen under fire by both consumers and retailers for failing to meet Christmas delivery deadlines. However, they were in fact victims of a perfect storm of problems that made on time deliveries impossible. According to industry sources, retailers and the weather conditions contributed to other problems, such as the lack of enough cargo planes, to prevent many Christmas packages from arriving on time.

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