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Mid-South News
5:53 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

Busiest Time Of Year For Changing Shipping Industry

Owner Mark Weber behind the counter at The Mail Center.
Eleanor Boudreau

At The Mail Center on Madison Avenue, Mark Weber pours foam peanuts into a box of Christmas gifts. Weber is the only one working this Saturday. He’s also the owner. There’s a steady stream of customers, but Weber can handle it. He says years ago the shop was more frenetic.

“At various times we’d ship 400 or 500 boxes a day out of here,” Weber said. “And let me tell you—with six or seven employees running around—and peanuts everywhere—it was nuts! Pandemonium!”

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