Inside the sortation hub

With the growth of e-commerce has come increasing business for the big express companies. And increasing headaches, too, as tens of millions of online shoppers expect overnight delivery, regardless of conditions.

Below is an interesting documentary shot by one of the big TV news networks. It is presented as a sort of “Battle of the Titans” between FedEx and UPS, but it actually provides a pretty good look into the inner workings of the world’s two biggest and busiest sortation hubs, with the FedEx portion shot during the big storms that plagued the US integrators in the 2013 peak season.

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