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Inside FedEx's 'Superhub' During Christmas Rush

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ABC's John Donvan heads into the shipping company's largest hub during the busy season.
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gary63693 (10 hours ago)
FedEx? so good at handling your parcels that parcels say "this way up" and you see their boxes on their sides. Look closely. What a joke
Kiki Fluff Butt (1 day ago)
I’m sure one of my packages are there for sure
Shiri Schrecker (3 days ago)
Random fun fact about FedEx and their superhub, it's so big that it has it's own zip code.
GingerGilligan (6 days ago)
Some people seem to think online shopping is a magic thing, that they just order online and in a few days the thing just shows up at your house. They don't see all the ugliness that goes on in the process. I much prefer to shop in person, preferably small, locally owned stores.
Sexy Bastard (6 days ago)
I used to work night shift at the dhl sorting hub here in the uk which is based at east midlands airport
DILLAN Kadri (8 days ago)
I do picking and packing orders it's crazy as fuck
skyseasun333 (9 days ago)
Fedex does not care about it's employees. Due to their negligence, I lost a pinky finger and now I won't be plucking strings on my guitar the same way...less in fact since I used to play Flamenco style. They left me to bleed after I was blown off the truck as all the trucks are improperly loaded and not secured. I flew 9 feet through the air and after I hit the floor, not one person in that warehouse asked if I was okay while I was bleeding. No ambulance ...they stuffed me in an employee's car after 30 minutes of debate about what to do. Then...the employee/driver could not find the hospital. He drove into TDK corporation as I told him..."There's no hospital here...this is TDK." Anyway... Fedex was fined with two violations... Failure to call for an Ambulance and Improper load of trucks with no safety straps securing the loads. What did I get for losing a finger...? Nothing except medical attention and surgery. Since it's Workman's Compensation, you're screwed. You get NOTHING. Think easy on this one...it's a no-brainer when children are running the show. You are nothing but a slave/animal with zero rights. Found out a visitor was chewed up by one of the roller gear machines that was supposed to be turned off for repair. It seems that whomever had the key turned it back on before any repair. The woman got caught in it and she was chewed up alive. This happened in around early 2016 according to the employee that shared this in orientation. There's quite a bit more...best wishes to anyone that decides to put their life on the line for a corporation that could care less if you live or die.
twopliesman (9 days ago)
Imagine watching this after shitting out that pie
Randy Leifer (12 days ago)
I never knew pies could fly.
Randy Leifer (12 days ago)
Which has a better likelihood for being true ?.... An undamaged PIE flying to Honolulu ? ...or PIGS flying to Honolulu ? .
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BIG BEARVEVO (15 days ago)
If it went threw the Matrix it would have got smashed
Giovanni Sanseviero (15 days ago)
One pie for one sweet dish!
Kyyhky ez (15 days ago)
Marcus Martinus... 2:44
matt karl (16 days ago)
well, not shipping anything fragile through fedex after seeing the processing and handling side, boxes all slamming into other boxes, some falling on the ground even...
mctwerker (16 days ago)
When they said "Tarmac", i puked a little...
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Israel Peralta (18 days ago)
Every body wanting everything... until at some point the system eventually explodes.
Taylor Ogan (18 days ago)
I just spent 5 minutes tracking a pie
David May (19 days ago)
I had NO IDEA Honolulu was in Hawaii! Or Memphis, Tennessee!! 🙄
Dom (20 days ago)
Don't ever say Tarmac again. It's called a ramp.
Chris Gayler (20 days ago)
Could you imagine being that guy sorts all those ahhh fu--- no i`ll pass
connor smith (22 days ago)
matanuska high (22 days ago)
ive never had a FEDEX package arrive on time..not even if i pay the top price for overnight shipping..costs me thousands of dollars once when i couldnt get a product to a show. NEVER AGAIN will i use FEDEX.. USPS has never failed me. which blows my mind cause i hate government and they usually suck at anything they do but apparently they can get a package from point A to point B on time every time..
ChortleChortle Chortle (22 days ago)
Darius Eggos (23 days ago)
PLOT TWIST: she’s allergic to the pie
Mohammad Mm (25 days ago)
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Lulu (26 days ago)
I love how they didn't put the pie in a container because it would have gotten crushed lmao
Shae Is Fam (28 days ago)
Why is this recommended to me after nearly six years.
Neil Edmiston (1 month ago)
howard (1 month ago)
Top Doge (1 month ago)
Funny how they don’t show the loaders lmao
BlackCat (1 month ago)
"Ship it like FedEx" Ah, I get it now...
Christian Reitzell (1 month ago)
Where the fuck is Wilson?????????
Father Bertolucci (1 month ago)
Is this fake news?
Fatalsprigs (1 month ago)
I used to work for fedex, that job sucked ass. The would only give me 4 hour shifts and expected me to Load or Unload a minimum of 3 trucks a shift. Now tell me does moving a 3-4 fully packed houses worth of shit and neatly stacking all the items for 12 bucks an hour in a 4 hour shift sound reasonable to anyone else.
Yolo Solo (1 month ago)
Fatalsprigs Im thinking about quiting. Im unsure. I've been there for a month and I'm 50 50.
Thota Srikanth (1 month ago)
Great FedEx excilent service I love fedex
I'm unsubscribing. (1 month ago)
thats such fucking bullshit
Erik M (2 months ago)
I'm not watching videos that have long, unSKIPable commercials in front. bye.
DarkFlame Master (2 months ago)
International input, northeast input, north input south input southeast input and courtyard input. They don't never show them
DarkFlame Master (2 months ago)
They don't show the input lines
G Ste (2 months ago)
This guy keeps saying everyone's last name wrong. Even his supposed friend!
Cyndi Martinez (2 months ago)
I enjoyed watching this! Very informative for an everyday person such as myself. Great!
Ansel Diama (2 months ago)
Justin Hopkins (2 months ago)
I've never had issues with FedEx, but it seems 90% of people have according to the comments.
asserkhattab1 (2 months ago)
Who' else is watching this while waiting for their package to arrive?
Tony Saitta (3 months ago)
They took special care of that pie for you guys because you're abc news doing a piece on their company, randomly ship a pie and repot to us how messed up/smashed it is even getting sent to the next town over lmao
Dennis Vasquez (3 months ago)
5:00 I freaked out then noticed it was just fast forwarded.
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Since The World's been turning (3 months ago)
Who was that woman. THIS DOES NOT MAKE SENSE!
Jacob (3 months ago)
I think I saw my package in there
MEEG0L (3 months ago)
rim my twink ass
Pogi Boy (3 months ago)
(After reading the comments) First time using FedEx, I hope that camera I ordered comes in one piece...
john smith (3 months ago)
They walked it through because had that arm smashed it down a conveyor it would have been splattered. Lol
RandomGeordieGirl (3 months ago)
Lol really? That pie looks like something you can simply get from any local supermarkets for £4.50 xD
GingerGilligan (6 days ago)
Maybe British pies are just better than American pies. :)
Elis Fraguada (3 months ago)
Man fed ex is a peace of shit I work there there greedy as hell giving hours and work you until you get hurt fuck this greedy ass company
MuMu124 (3 months ago)
Working overnight should banned..I've worked overnight and it's inhumane
john smith (3 months ago)
it be better if they just let the pie whit no one watching it to see what it look like
Evan Garcia (3 months ago)
I worked at ups for about 3 months in a completely automated facility where the only hands the package touch are people like me unload the box off a trailer and people like me to reload it on a different one and I can guarantee that pie would have been demolished even during offseason. One of my fellow employees told me he had a HEAVY ceramic toilet that he picked up alone and sort of dropped on the conveyor belt, whole thing shattered and a plume of white dust lifted above the box. He didn't tell the supervisor and didn't feel compelled to. Our supervisor/swamped by the admin who makes us do too many bays and too many trailers hated admin and laughed his ass off and said f**k admin, the day my buddy told him about it. There are no repercussions for those that break stuff, just sort of happens. No incentive to be nice to a package. But I did feel personal gratification when I was nice to a box, about a year before the job, I bought a laptop online, opened it when it arrived at my casa. Screen was shattered. Was so upset but after working the job for months I completely understood how it was broken and wasn't even mad anymore. Everyone should just assume their shit comes broken when you buy it online. Your playing with fire.
SloppyEngineer (3 months ago)
This is all bullshit.
halfasemitone (4 months ago)
Is the name Darryl short for Duane? Or did he just fuck up the dudes name?
John Hill (4 months ago)
Surely that pie would have gone cold by the time it arrived?
Dominic Subryan (4 months ago)
abc news is a bad name for news channel
oliver bosch (4 months ago)
Don't ever send anything with fedex their Customer service sucks make you wait and they will not let anyone pick up package even after you call the 1 800 number .... the refund takes forever to get
Gabriel Zander (4 months ago)
As a Fedex employee, this is "Fake news!" sadly.
KrypticPatriot (4 months ago)
Dude just text her the recipe next time....
Patrick Walker (4 months ago)
Only $82.00 to overnight a pie from Memphis TN to Honolulu...
Damian Marin (4 months ago)
Lol Lawrence was like "get the fuck out my face, im trying to work".
Damian Marin (4 months ago)
Marquez Martinez? This dude has two spanish last names lol. Mexican redneck.
Damian Marin (4 months ago)
Never mind, its Marcus.
JJTOP SMILE (4 months ago)
And during november is when i will quit lol that shit is unbearbly heavy
NEPTUNE SILVER (4 months ago)
The People in the USA are Awesome very cool.
Kaiju (4 months ago)
Ray Reeves (4 months ago)
"I now penetrate the pie box with my massive hard cock and leave a cranberry apple cream surprise in the middle"
William Morris (4 months ago)
That pie would be upside down, and or on its side 20 times before it got there.
Scooby2142 (4 months ago)
4:26 Fucking Pie is deliberately inserted IN FRONT OF THE MASSIVE PILE OF INCOMING CRUSHING PARCELS !! preventing any crushing in the sorting area . ........ Pffffff !!!
Williams Raymundo (4 months ago)
Well done! the purple promise! d:
PsyCriminal5999 (4 months ago)
I work in amazon. At the pick time the packages are carefully . . . . . . . . flying around the fuckin warehouse nobody cares if you ordered a pie or a glass it's gonna be destroyed. 1 day in my fullfilment center and you will never order from the internet again ahahaha
manuel perez. 809 207 3528 (4 months ago)
Fed Express very good
DeathWing, Aspect of death (4 months ago)
does fed ex have their own airport?
Sam Thompson (4 months ago)
This video is BS.. I know when the packages are on the belt get jammed they will go up and start kicking the boxes to free them.. I have seen this myself in person. I guess that is why the carried the pie in person to one spot to another.
FlimFlamFerret (5 months ago)
So this is why I always get really bad packaging
mike watters (5 months ago)
FED EX are merging with UPS. the new firm will be called FED UP
I think therefore I err (5 months ago)
You would only wish that they handled the pie in the same way they handle your laptop.
G k (5 months ago)
when u realise a pie flew more than u didXD
Standup42003 (5 months ago)
42 miles!
Timothy Egoroff (5 months ago)
it would be nice to see complete automation of businesses like these, i have received more than one damaged package in my short life
Anne B. (5 months ago)
This hardly shows the true nature of how Fedx operates normally during the holidays. They knew he was carrying a pie and went the extra mile because they knew they were being featured on TV. Let's send some hidden cameras in and see how a pie fairs during any time of the year.
Jesse Norwalt (6 months ago)
This video is an example of how incredible capitalism is. About a dozen people who don't know or really care about each other do work to accomplish a goal for probably 10-20 dollars. If this guy would have tried to bring the pie himself to Hawaii it would have cost thousands. Specialization of labor is a miracle honestly...
NerfBoysProductions Piller (6 months ago)
Joe Taf (6 months ago)
America is great...
Hillary Hopkins (6 months ago)
What they don't show you is the irrepressible carpal tunnel syndrome you are left with after only three days of work as a package sorter/truck loader. There are no breaks, no stoppage of work. Just unbearable loud noises and voices urging you on to greater production. I was so beat I dozed off in truck after one brutal rush of packing a truck. They fired me. I said thank you went home and had the best sleep of my life. Was not worth the $12.00 an hour.
Alex C (6 months ago)
Wow! Amazing!
Palmerrip (6 months ago)
Quick how many safety violations were there? I counted 4...
Brooklyn Babe (6 months ago)
How the heck does a flight from Memphis to Honolulu take only 6 hours??
Rayans (6 months ago)
Fucking crazy
xCmOn3yxV777 (7 months ago)
5 years at fedex, this is actually "nothing" you should see how your packages are treated in the sorting centers
rexbk09 (7 months ago)