Federal Express, now known simply as FedEx, is a logistics company that was founded in 1971 by Frederick W. Smith. Smith initially had the idea for an air cargo delivery service while he was a student at Yale, and he soon assembled a team of investors to help get the company off the ground.
Today, FedEx is one of the largest logistics companies in the world, with over 12,000 outlets and 400,000 employees. The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and it delivers packages to over 220 countries and territories.
FedEx is particularly well-known for its overnight delivery service, which has made it a favorite choice for businesses that need to send time-sensitive documents or parcels. The company also offers ground delivery, freight services, and even print and copy services at some locations.
In terms of competitors, UPS is perhaps the best-known; however, FedEx also competes with DHL and USPS. In terms of store count, California has the most FedEx locations of any state, with over 2200 outlets.
Reviews of FedEx are generally positive, with customers noting the company’s reliability and efficient delivery times.
FedEx stores are typically open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Friday; however, hours may vary depending on the location. Some stores are open on Saturdays, but Sunday hours vary widely. Many FedEx locations offer 24-hour drop-off boxes for customers who need to ship packages outside of normal business hours.
Overall, FedEx is a reliable and convenient option for those who need to send documents or parcels quickly and efficiently. If you’re looking for an alternative to UPS or USPS, FedEx is definitely worth considering.
The FedEx Store’s 2022 Holiday Schedule Calendar
|New Year’s Day||January 01, 2022||Saturday||Closed|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday||January 17, 2022||Monday||Open|
|Presidents’ Day||February 21, 2022||Monday||Open|
|Good Friday||April 15, 2022||Friday||Open|
|Easter Sunday||April 09, 2022||Saturday||Closed|
|Memorial Day||May 30, 2022||Monday||Special Holiday Hours|
|Juneteenth||June 19, 2022||Sunday||Closed|
|Independence Day||July 04, 2022||Monday||Special Holiday Hours|
|Labor Day||September 05, 2022||Monday||Special Holiday Hours|
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
|October 10, 2022||Monday||Open|
|Veterans Day||November 11, 2022||Friday||Open|
|Day Before Thanksgiving||November 23, 2022||Wednesday||Special Holiday Hours|
|Thanksgiving Day||November 24, 2022||Thursday||Closed|
|Day After Thanksgiving||November 25, 2022||Friday||Special Holiday Hours|
|Christmas Eve||December 24, 2022||Saturday||Special Holiday Hours|
|Christmas Day||December 25, 2022||Sunday||Closed (Observed December 26th)|
|New Year’s Eve||December 31, 2022||Saturday||Special Holiday Hours|
|New Year’s Day (2023)||January 01, 2023||Sunday||Closed|