FedEx ups its service to go after UPS

Apr 23, 2013
FedEx launches more flexible delivery to better cater to customers and nab a bit of UPS's business.
Posted In: UPS, fedex

Homebuilding slows down in November

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.
Posted In: fedex, Housing

Overnight delivery loses appeal, hurting FedEx

Dec 19, 2012
As companies and customers cut shipping costs by using slower, cheaper rail and truck, FedEx's expensive air-cargo fleet suffers.
Posted In: fedex, shipping

Shippers still seeking seasonal workers

Nov 30, 2012
Online retailers and shippers say that despite high unemployment, they have unfilled temporary positions.
Posted In: fedex, UPS, shipping

FedEx to restructure to cut costs

Oct 10, 2012
The shipping company said it could boost its bottom line by nearly $2 billion.
Posted In: fedex

What's good for iPhones is good for FedEx

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.
Posted In: iphone 5, China, fedex, shipping

FedEx earnings down, global economy to blame

Sep 5, 2012
FedEx has downgraded -- again -- its quarterly earnings estimate for the period ending in August.
Posted In: fedex

FedEx to acquire Brazilian shipper

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.
Posted In: fedex, UPS, shipping, brazil

FedEx to raise prices in the coming year

Dec 27, 2011
FedEx will start charging higher rates in part so it can afford to hold on to good employees.
Posted In: fedex, shipping, Transportation

PODCAST: Cameron in the doghouse, a dent in the debt

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.
Posted In: david cameron, fedex, American Airlines, New Year's eve