by Angela Delaney

Christmas Logistics - facts and figures

Christmas is a magical time of year when people decorate their homes, visit family and friends to exchange gifts, and prepare delicious food as they celebrate the holiday season.

But what about the logistics behind the festive season? Have you ever thought about where Christmas trees come from and how do they get to the UK? What about the number of cards, parcels and presents that are sent every year - how many miles do they travel? And, most importantly, how fast does Santa need to travel to ensure all the gifts are delivered in time?

In the below infographic, we took at look at the facts and figures that make for a merry Christmas.

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