A North Texas-based company has been given the gift of shipping Oprah Winfrey’s favorite things.
FedEx Office, headquartered in Plano, has worked with O, The Oprah Magazine, since 2010 to ship gifts chosen by talk show mogul Winfrey each Christmas season. This year, 12 winners who submitted their names into a giveaway are being shipped 102 gifts each.
Each recipient will have four carefully-packed boxes delivered from FedEx. The shipping company works with O Magazine in three steps: The first is to assess each gift and how it can be shipped.
“We see what’s fragile and make sure we have the supplies necessary to get everything packed and shipped,” added Krystle Delgado, senior center manager for FedEx Office.
Second, FedEx begins packing the items at its New York City facility, deciding which items should be placed together or shipped separately, based on whether the products are fragile. Just two workers packed and placed the items this year.
Finally, the items are gift wrapped and put in FedEx boxes for shipment.