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UPS & FedEx announce busiest holiday shipping days

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(NBC) Get those holiday packages ready, both UPS and FedEx are predicting a busy holiday shipping season this year, but they're not predicting the same busiest day.

UPS expects its busiest holiday shipping day to be Monday, December 22nd. The company is predicting it'll deliver more than 34 million packages that day that's double the amount on a normal day.

FedEx expects its busiest day of the holiday season to be Monday, December 15th a full week earlier than UPS. It's anticipating 22.6 million shipments that day.

Both companies recently announced they're hiring additional seasonal workers to handle the workload.

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