Dec 19, 2012 After a rush of homebuilding in October, November turned out to be a little muted. Much of that you can blame on Sandy -- the storm definitely seems to have slowed down construction in the Northeast.
Dec 19, 2012 As companies and customers cut shipping costs by using slower, cheaper rail and truck, FedEx's expensive air-cargo fleet suffers.
Nov 30, 2012 Online retailers and shippers say that despite high unemployment, they have unfilled temporary positions.
Oct 10, 2012 The shipping company said it could boost its bottom line by nearly $2 billion.
Sep 18, 2012 Apple says it received two million orders for the iPhone 5 in the first 24 hours of availability. That is good news of course for Apple. It's also good news for shipping companies like Fed Ex.
Sep 5, 2012 FedEx has downgraded -- again -- its quarterly earnings estimate for the period ending in August.
May 30, 2012 Despite global economic woes and nervous markets, FedEx announced today that it will purchase the Brazilian shipper Rapidao Cometa Logistica e Transportes for $6.8 billion.
Dec 27, 2011 FedEx will start charging higher rates in part so it can afford to hold on to good employees.
Dec 12, 2011 Questions are being raised as to the economic future of England and the rest of Europe following Friday's summit. Demand for larger pickups is up, and Ford is discontinuing its Ranger line of smaller trucks. More and more young people are taking on full-time jobs as yoga instructors.