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TransportationFeb 24, 2015 11:50 AM By Amine Khechfe
Business owners are seeing the cost impact of new dimensional weight pricing from FedEx and UPS and exploring their options.
TransportationFeb 20, 2015 12:20 PM By Mike O'Brien
The intractable West coast port labor dispute may lead to shutdowns costing the U.S. economy $1.9 billion per day, but where’s my Turkish backgammon board?
TransportationFeb 13, 2015 4:44 PM By Mike O'Brien
The West Coast port shutdown will continue through Monday as the two parties appear no closer to a resolution, as many call on President Obama to step in.
TransportationFeb 05, 2015 5:51 PM By Mike O'Brien
Barring a major breakthrough, a crippling West Coast port shutdown could happen in 5-10 days, costing the economy $2 billion per day, according to the NRF.
TransportationFeb 03, 2015 1:04 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS CEO David Abney said the company will add peak season surcharges on residential deliveries to recoup network investments and improve operating results.
TransportationFeb 03, 2015 11:28 AM By Mike O'Brien
Megan J. Brennan officially becomes the 74th Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service on Feb. 1, succeeding Patrick R. Donahoe.
TransportationFeb 02, 2015 4:26 PM By Mike O'Brien
Effective Feb. 2, UPS raised its fuel surcharge rates for ground and air services, as did rival FedEx.
TransportationJan 30, 2015 1:37 PM By Mike O'Brien
Jet.com, a disruptive startup based in Montclair, NJ, is going after Amazon by taking a new approach that allows sellers to undercut the ecommerce giant on price by using a system that finds and exploits cost efficiencies in the ecommerce fulfillment process.
TransportationJan 27, 2015 1:08 PM By Mike O'Brien
As it continues to battle UPS, FedEx and DHL for a larger slice of the ecommerce shipping pie, the USPS has asked the PRC to keep its competitive Priority Mail rates unchanged for domestic delivery while raising Parcel Select – the primary last-mile option of the major carriers – by 8%.
TransportationJan 27, 2015 10:34 AM By Mike O'Brien
As it lowered guidance on its earnings for Q4 and fiscal 2015, UPS also talked about possible adjustments to its peak season pricing later this year.