FedEx Reduces US Sunday Deliveries as E-Commerce Cools

FedEx Corp. plans to scale back Sunday delivery service in far-flung areas of the US, the latest evidence that the e-commerce surge spurred by Covid-19 is ending.

The courier’s Ground unit will pare service in rural and lightly populated areas, reducing its coverage to about 80% of the population from 95% now, according to a statement.

“As economic conditions have shifted, we are making operational adjustments to suspend Sunday delivery operations in certain low-density, rural markets,” FedEx said late Thursday.

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