UPS Wraps Up The Holidays With Returns

  • Peak Season Preparations Helped Retailers to Take Advantage of Holiday Season Demand
  • UPS Survey: Online Shoppers Expect Easy Returns
  • Easy Holiday Returns via The UPS Store, UPS Access Point Locations or Driver Pickup

With a record number of consumers shopping online for the holidays, post-holiday returns and exchanges will keep UPS (NYSE: UPS) busy right through the new year. UPS National Returns Day is Jan. 6, 2015, when the company expects consumers will ship more than 800,000 packages back to retailers and merchants. By the end of the first full week in January, UPS anticipates transporting 4 million return packages in the United States.

“We have successfully completed two of three phases of the Peak holiday delivery season. Our Cyber Weekend and pre-Christmas performance helped retailers take advantage of holiday demand. We are now preparing for a surge in volume driven by Returns Week beginning next Monday,” said Alan Gershenhorn, UPS executive vice president and chief commercial officer.

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