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Company Ships Your Luggage So You Can Avoid Airline Fees

There was a time when you could fly to a distant destination and not have to pay extra to have your luggage accompany you. Those were the days! In 2017, airlines collected $4.6 billion in checked baggage fees, which has launched a new startup company called LugLess which offers a cost-competitive...
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Christmas Shipping Deadlines

Holiday shopping is moving along at a swift pace simply because, it has to, as we enter the month of December. If you want all of your holiday gifts to arrive on time this year, you'd better finish your gift shopping soon. Don't be fooled into thinking you've got a lot f time left to drop those...
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Fedex Doesn't Believe Madonna is Madonna

There are not many people that are instantly recognizable by one name. Elvis, Beyoncé, Sting, Ke$ha and Madonna have risen to the point of one-name awareness. However Fedex isn't too convinced that Madonna is Madonna. Apparently she spent last week arguing with Fedex to release a package she had...
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Package Delivery Companies Struggle To Keep Up With Demand

Seems like your packages are being delayed a bit in delivery? You would be correct in that assumption. The trend of online shopping and free delivery offered by retailers means more packages in transit and even through UPS and FedEx were prepared for it, they may have underestimated it for the...
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Progress in Ocala and Gainesville With An Auto Parts Hub and New Apartment Building

It appears an additional 192 full time jobs may be heading to Ocala as Autozone wants to build a 444,000 square foot distribution and warehousing facility next to the recently opened Fedex building. The Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership has been working with the auto parts...
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Fedex Is Hiring 500 people for its new Ocala facility

Fedex is now hiring! And by hiring, it means to fill 500 positions for its recently competed 400,000 square foot Ocala distribution facility. Of those 500 positions, 150 will be full time. The positions for packers and package handlers will be filled at a two day hiring event at the College of...
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