Under pressure from the contractors who actually do a lot of the deliveries, the company will stop delivering on Sunday primarily in rural areas.
Companies could put a cap on the number of deliveries they accept, leaving the overflow to the postal service.
Retailers are increasing shipping fees while fielding more calls from customers, asking, "Where's my package?"
As FedEx reports its quarterly figures, what may be in store for companies trying to fulfill the demand for e-commerce deliveries?
Recent problems at the USPS could lead to more businesses using private companies for shipping — and that could have consequences for workers.
The pandemic has caused another sharp decline in business.
FedEx reported weaker than expected earnings for the most recent quarter.
This year's late Thanksgiving has put shippers on alert. They're reminding customers to send their gifts early.
But is there enough other delivery business out there?
The move is aimed at rural online shoppers.