Saturday, April 19 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:12:37 GMT
The search coordination center says an underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week,...More >>
A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continued to dive Sunday after completing about half of its search on the bottom of the Indian Ocean with no luck, prompting an official to express the...More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:02:25 GMT
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into...More >>
After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South Korea's southern shore, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the...More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:51:26 GMT
A Western official says the United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks.More >>
The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup...More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:02:31 GMT
Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...More >>
Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the...More >>
(WMC-TV) - FedEx employees have been prepping for their busiest day of the year, and perhaps -- their busiest day in the company's 40 year history.
Action News 5 was given exclusive access to the front lines of FedEx -- their drivers. Our cameras tagged along as packages made their way to their destinations.
Moving 19 million packages along 42 miles of conveyor belts is no easy task, but for FedEx driver John Evans, moving these packages is his mission during the busy holiday shipping season.
"Set your route up to the best of your ability, make sure you're on the right side of the street for delivery," said FedEx driver John Evans.
His mission is to safely serve his customers.
"I have a route...I'm a swing driver. I run different routes everyday. When somebody's on vacation, sick. A typical day for me is 80 to 90 stops," Evans said.
Monday may be more like 110 stops for Evans.
FedEx officials say Monday is not really any different than most, other than the number of packages being shipped.
"The process doesn't really change, what changes if the number of aircraft we have, the number of trucks that we have, the number of people it takes to deliver," said FedEx Vice President John Dunavant.
John Evans says he has been preparing for this day for months. He considers it the "Super Bowl of shipping".
"We have a lot of orders coming in. People are online shopping, getting ready for Christmas. So, basically, today is the busiest day," said Evans.
FedEx says Saturday, December 22 is the deadline for standard or priority mail, if you want to get your package to its destination by Christmas.