FedEx Delivers for Millions of Moms this Mother’s Day

  FedEx Delivers for Millions of Moms this Mother’s Day

         Options include Same-Day and Sunday Delivery for Mom’s Gift

Business Wire

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- May 08, 2013

With Mother’s Day just a few days away, FedEx makes it easy to celebrate mom.
According to the National Retail Federation, almost 30% of consumers plan to
purchase their Mother’s Day gifts online this year. And whether shoppers
planned ahead or wait until the very last minute, FedEx has a shipping
solution to secure their place as mom’s favorite.

FedEx Express is teaming up with ProFlowers and Shari's Berries to deliver
flowers and gifts on Moth ...

FedEx Express is teaming up with ProFlowers and Shari's Berries to deliver
flowers and gifts on Mother's Day itself - Sunday, May 12. (Photo: Business

More than two million e-commerce shipments containing fresh flower bouquets,
hand dipped chocolates and other Mother’s Day gifts will be delivered by FedEx
to moms around the U.S. between May 6 and May 12, with large numbers of
shipments being sorted in Memphis, Indianapolis, Oakland and Newark. More than
one million of these shipments will travel through the FedEx Ground network.

FedEx Express is again teaming up with ProFlowers ( and
Shari’s Berries ( to deliver flowers and gifts on Mother’s Day
itself—Sunday, May 12. This is the fourth year that last-minute shoppers can
order from special collections of fresh flowers and dipped strawberries at and on Saturday, May 11 for delivery on Sunday, May
12. This exclusive arrangement makes FedEx the only nationwide delivery
company delivering flowers and other gifts to moms on Mother’s Day Sunday.

FedEx offers a wide variety of shipping solutions for gift-givers still
looking to send a special present to mom. Procrastinators can ship their gifts
as late as Friday, May 10 using FedEx Priority Overnight® and FedEx Standard
Overnight® services for delivery in time for mom’s special day. And for those
who truly wait until the last minute, FedEx SameDay® and FedEx SameDay® City
services will have Mother’s Day gifts at her door on the same day it is
shipped. FedEx Home Delivery® offers evening and appointment delivery
services, making it more convenient for moms to be home to receive their
Mother’s Day gifts. Further, moms can use FedEx Delivery Manager[SM] to
schedule dates, locations and times of delivery so they won’t have to spend
time waiting around for their gifts to arrive.

For shoppers who have spent time selecting or making the perfect gift, FedEx
Office will pack it for you so mom’s gift gets the protection it deserves.
FedEx Office team members specially trained in packing services have the tools
to get Mother’s Day gifts expertly boxed up and shipped out, backed by our
money-back guarantee.

FedEx makes it easy and convenient to thank mom. With all of these shipping
options and gift ideas, there are no excuses for forgetting Mother’s Day. And
whether customers have already shipped their gifts or plan to log on Saturday
morning to order a bouquet, don’t forget to celebrate mom on Sunday.

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