FedEx Prepares for 'Surge Voume' Event September 21-24, iPhone 5 Launch?

Posted September 7, 2012 at 3:02pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7283 views

FedEx is making preparations for a 'surge volume' event from September 21-24 which may be the launch of the iPhone 5, reports MacRumors.

FedEx seems to be limiting employee travel and training around this period, making sure as many workers as possible are on hand to deal with the surge of shipments. The carrier is generally Apple's primary shipping partner for U.S. orders, although Apple will sometimes use other carriers such as UPS during times of heavy demand.

The site obtained a note that reads:

"Due to the upcoming 'surge volume' event between Sep 21-24, this class has been postponed to the week of Nov 5-9 and you have automatically been moved to that class. If you are unable to attend the week of Nov 5-9, please send me an email and we'll remove you from the roster."

Notably, both AT&T and Verizon's vacation blackout dates are also said to begin on September 21st.

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Justabrake - September 7, 2012 at 6:44pm
Maybe we all should wait outside for them since they have a hard time delivering when it's suppose to be,
Jailbreak - September 7, 2012 at 6:38pm
100% TRUTH!
Justabrake - September 7, 2012 at 5:22pm
How many iPhones can be ordered online,I'm due for a new one but would like to order a second one for my sons tmobile
Fucking your wife. - September 7, 2012 at 6:43pm
No one gives a flying fuck.
Man walks on Moon! - September 7, 2012 at 10:16pm
This guy always throws shit in about his faggot ass son.
Morilla - September 9, 2012 at 9:25am
You can order how many ever, as long as they with contract. If buying from apple then I believe the limit is 1-3.
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