Sep 20, 2012 Shipping across the ice-free Arctic appears closer than ever. The new route will save fuel, but bring emissions and soot directly to the Arctic -- possibly accelerating the ice melt.
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.
Aug 1, 2012 The government of Nicaragua is paying two Dutch companies about $750,000 to study the feasability of building a canal -- a canal that would rival the Panama Canal and create another link from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea.
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.
Mar 19, 2012 The U.S. shipping giant said Monday it will acquire Europe's No. 2 delivery company, TNT Express, in effort to expand its global reach.
Jan 31, 2012 UPS earnings are out today. The company serves as a bellwether stock because as the economy improves, it sells -- and ships -- more items.
Dec 27, 2011 FedEx will start charging higher rates in part so it can afford to hold on to good employees.
Dec 12, 2011 FedEx is expecting to ship 17 million packages today, up from last year's peak of 15.6 million in a single day.
Nov 10, 2011 The Marketplace Daily Pulse is down today on news that the number of metal containers coming off boats has dropped on the biggest shipping route ...
Nov 1, 2010 Following Friday's mail-bomb scare in London, shipping and cargo industries respond to the idea of new threats. How will these changes affect...