UPS to drop health care for many employees' spouses, blames Obamacare

Aug 22, 2013
It’s a common scenario. You and your spouse have jobs that offer health insurance. You both pick the better one. Well, UPS says they’ve got to cut that perk.
Posted In: health care, UPS, health insurance

UPS profits: Alarming news comes next day air

Jul 12, 2013
UPS is out this morning with a warning that its profits will be lower than expected. What does that signal for the rest of the economy?
Posted In: UPS, China

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

The math behind tracking holiday packages

Dec 17, 2012
So how do all those packages really get from point A to point B anyway?
Posted In: free shipping, shipping, UPS

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

Weak earnings drag down stock market

Oct 24, 2012
Just in time for Halloween something has Wall Street spooked. Yesterday, the Dow fell by more than 200 points for the second time in three trading days.
Posted In: Dow, stock market, UPS, 3M

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

UPS buys Dutch shipping rival 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.
Posted In: UPS, TNT Express, shipping, acquisition

What UPS earnings signal about the economy

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.
Posted In: UPS, shipping

Brown goes green

Dec 19, 2011
UPS new chief sustainability officer rings in holiday environmental goals.
Posted In: sustainability, green fuel, UPS