Fed Ex gears up for busiest day of year

Shipping giant Federal Express is gearing up for the busiest shipping day of the year today.The company will ship more than 16 million packages globally.

THE BRONX - Shipping giant Federal Express is gearing up for the busiest shipping day of the year today.

The company will ship more than 16 million packages globally. That's an increase of 12 percent since last year and marks the largest amount of shipments in the company's history.

Fed Ex says more than 223 million packages ship between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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