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Christmas comes late with UPS swamped

Amazon delivery timings missed as high volume, bad weather cause delay

Hard at work: UPS staff sorting packages at the UPS Worldport All Points International Hub during the peak delivery season in Louisville, Kentucky last week. - PHOTO: REUTERS

[NEW YORK] A high volume of holiday packages overwhelmed shipping and logistics company UPS, the company said on Wednesday, delaying the arrival of Christmas presents around the globe and sending angry consumers to social media to vent. responded with an email to affected customers