How Many Shipping Days Till Christmas?

THE THREATENED JOB ACTION at Federal Express is good news for United Parcel Service and other shippers, right? Nope. With the holiday season at hand, Federal Express rivals say they will be at capacity--and can't help those the No.1 package carrier turns away. The crunch comes on Nov. 25, when a federally mandated cooling-off period ends and FedEx's pilots are free to stage a work slowdown or even strike.

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