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United Parcel Service UPS-N said on Wednesday it would hire more than 100,000 holiday workers in 2022, in line with last year, to deal with a surge in packages.

The logistics company said the job openings are mainly for full-time and part-time drivers and package handlers.

Both UPS and rival FedEx Corp FDX-N hire thousands of temporary workers each year to move more parcels between the months of October and January. This year, they face the added headache of a tight labor market although supply of workers seems to be gradually improving.

Both the companies benefited from a surge in online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although overall e-commerce demand has fallen from those highs, they have gained by prioritizing delivery of parcels that bring in more money.

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