Well, at my job slaving at UPS for my tuition reimbursement, I noticed a precipitous decline in volume in the first two months of the year compared to the same period last year. Peak season, the month preceding December, also saw a large decrease in volume compared to the year before, perhaps off by 20,000 to 30,000 per night. Now volume seems to be picking up to more normal levels. Whereas post-peak volume seemed to be off by about 20,000, it has closed to a decrease of 10,000 (100-110,000 total volume this time last year). There have been no new hires so far this year, but beginning next week the Minneapolis hub will be hiring 3 new people every other week.