FedEx worker found frozen to death outside Illinois facility

Authorities in Illinois say the bitter cold played a role in the death of a FedEx employee whose body was found outside a delivery hub in East Moline Thursday morning.Captain Darren Gault of the East Moline Police Department said the 69-year-old victim was discovered between two semi-trailers outside the freight facility by another FedEx employee around 9:30 a.m.Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson said the cause of death is unknown but added no foul play is suspected. An autopsy is scheduled for Feb. 4, WQADreports.In a statement provided to AOL News, FedEx said, "We are saddened by the loss of our team member and our sympathies go out to his family and friends. We are working with local authorities as they investigate."Temperatures across the U.S. Midwest dropped well below freezing this week, with certain regions recording wind chills as low as minus-70 degreesFahrenheit. A wind chill of just minus 25 can freeze skin within 15 minutes.More than a do…
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Types of Courier Services and Service Providers

Courier companies offer different services, so customers can choose among different options, depending on their budget and needs.Standard courier services involve collecting the parcels, sorting the parcels, and transferring the parcels to the closest depot to the delivery location. The parcel is then loaded on a van and delivered to the desired destination. This service takes a few days, and it is generally the cheapest of all courier services. Overnight service is the same as standard service, but slightly more expensive, and the parcel is guaranteed to be delivered by the next day. Same-day express courier is the most expensive of all courier services and used for deliveries that are of an urgent nature. International courier service is used for transfer of goods overseas. The price varies greatly depending on the size of the package and speed required. Pallet courier services are used for delivering goods on pallets. This service offers strict delivery schedules…
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