Jan. 25, 2016—The blizzard that hit the East Coast interrupted shipping operations Friday and logistics companies cautioned that some deliveries could be delayed.
According to the Wall Street Journal, transportation companies across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions scaled down operations to prepare for the storm, which already accosted southern states with heaps of snow on as it slowly progressed north.
FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc. notified customers that the storm began to hit their operations as of late Thursday. FedEx said its Memphis air hub encountered “substantial flight and sort disruptions” due to weather, and some Express packages that were to be delivered Friday may be delayed. UPS’s hub in Louisville and regional sorting operation in Newark said that severe winter weather was prohibiting pickups and deliveries in some areas of Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.
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