As of 2014, FedEx offers services that deliver packages on Saturdays. In fact, Saturday delivery services are considered a standard part of FedEx shipping services. Many FedEx locations are also open on Saturdays, allowing shipments and pickups during business hours.
FedEx considers Saturday a standard delivery day. As such, the private delivery service company makes both deliveries and shipments on that day. For example, if a sender chooses FedEx Home Delivery for a package that other delivery service companies schedule for a Monday delivery, then the receiver
The delivery time for FedEx depends on the shipping option chosen by the customer. If a customer chooses FedEx First Overnight shipping, for instance, the package will be delivered by 8:30 a.m. the next day. The "Delivery Options" page on FedEx.com lists the delivery times for all shipping options.
As of 2014, the USPS delivers on Saturdays. There are tentative plans to roll back USPS service to five days per week by the fourth quarter of 2017 if mail volume falls below 140 billion pieces per year.
DHL offers Saturday and even Sunday delivery services in certain postal codes where those days are not considered normal business days. Delivery on a weekend typically incurs an extra fee, which may be as much as $50.00 per shipment.
The United States Postal Service delivers mail six days per week, including Saturday. In February 2014, the U.S. Congress proposed an amendment that requires the U.S. Postal Service to continue Saturday mail delivery until late 2017.
UPS will deliver a package on Saturday if it has a Saturday Delivery sticker on it. The time of delivery on Saturday depends on the shipping option selected by the customer.
As of 2014, FedEx does not deliver on Sundays. Saturday, however, is a standard delivery day in most U.S. cities for FedEx Home Delivery at no extra cost.
FedEx delivery hours differ depending upon the type of delivery service the customer orders. FedEx Express delivers Monday through Friday until 6 p.m. and through 6 p.m. on Saturday when the customer selects the Saturday delivery option. FedEx Ground delivers Monday through Friday until 7 p.m. FedEx
UPS is a larger company globally than FedEx, and has a slightly higher percentage of packages delivered on time. While FedEx has a larger fleet of airplanes, UPS's ground fleet of trucks is almost five times the size of FedEx's.