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TransportationSep 17, 2014 5:12 PM By Mike O'Brien
FedEx reported Q1 revenue and earnings that beat analyst expectations, and announced plans for 50,000+ seasonal hires to deal with holiday shipping volumes.
TransportationSep 17, 2014 11:02 AM By Mike O'Brien
FedEx announced a 4.9% increase in FedEx Ground, FedEx Express and FedEx Freight, effective January 5, doing so for the first time ahead of rival UPS.
TransportationSep 16, 2014 11:10 AM By Mike O'Brien
UPS is calling for 90,000 to to 95,000 temporary workers to handle the holiday season’s shipping crunch, a significant increase over 2013.
TransportationSep 09, 2014 11:24 AM By Mike O'Brien
Deeping their existing relationship, the U.S. Postal Service last month started a two-month test run of delivering groceries for AmazonFresh in San Francisco.
TransportationSep 05, 2014 7:28 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS this week detailed plans for ensuring that delivery issues which plagued the 2013 holiday shopping season aren’t a rerun this year
TransportationSep 05, 2014 5:03 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS announced last week it launched a customer pickup program trial in mid-July that allows people to pick up parcels from 172 retail locations in Chicago and New York.
TransportationAug 28, 2014 6:48 PM By Mike O'Brien
A federal court ruled that FedEx Ground drivers who worked in California and Oregon were misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees.
TransportationAug 28, 2014 9:14 AM By Mike O'Brien
Online marketplace Newegg this week rolled out same-day delivery service to customers in the Los Angeles area, joining the ranks of giants like Amazon, Google and Walmart.
TransportationAug 19, 2014 5:30 PM By Mike O'Brien
After five years of waiting, UPS and FedEx have been granted licenses by the Chinese government to expand their local parcel services to consumers.
TransportationAug 12, 2014 9:13 AM By Mike O'Brien
Experts and executives talk about steps being taken to avoid the holiday shipping snafus that caused delays and angry customers in 2013.