January Boost To Calls To Delivery Toll Free Numbers

Returns of holiday gifts are creating a surge in the number of calls to the 800 numbers for FedEX and UPS this month. Customers are calling the toll free services to arrange pick-up for returns and new deliveries. Also, gift cards received for the holidays are being used on Internet retail sites are causing a boost in business for these types of delivery companies who rely on their toll free phone numbers to assure solid customer service.

Beware of Toll Free Hoarders

To overcome severe shortages of available 800, 888, 877, and 866 numbers, hoarding of these cherished phone numbers by toll free providers, and also by individual subscribers, has emerged into an unwelcome black market.
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Owners of Spare 1-800 Numbers Urged to Release Them

The value of toll free service has become a necessity for any business. The limited availability of new numbers and the limited turnover of used numbers have created an intense and competitive demand for 1-800, 888, 877 and 866 numbers. According to the FCC, popularity of toll free service is increasing for both business and personal use.

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