FedEx

By Jeff Berman · April 17, 2012
FedEx said this morning it is in discussions about a potential plan to acquire TATEX, a France-based B2B express transportation company focused on heavy shipments. This potential deal follows FedEx’ early April acquisition of Poland-based courier company Opek Sp.Z o.o.
By Jeff Berman · April 5, 2012
Company officials said that this acquisition, which is expected to close this summer, is part of its growth strategy in Europe and is expected to supplement FedEx’ service portfolio in Poland.
By Jeff Berman · March 30, 2012
Company says this network design provides choice for shippers in all lengths of haul, which is part of the company’s value-add proposition.
By Jeff Berman · March 29, 2012
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade subsidiary, said this week it has opened three new U.S.-based offices in Phoenix, St. Louis, and Milwaukee as part of an ongoing expansion effort.
By Jeff Berman · March 22, 2012
CEO Fred Smith says FedEx has a profitable multi-billion dollar business in Europe and it is growing strongly.
By Jeff Berman · March 22, 2012
Quarterly revenue of $10.56 billion was up 9 percent from last year’s $9.66 billion, and operating income at $813 million was up 107 percent from $393 million. Its operating margin—at 7.7 percent—was up from 4.1 percent. FedEx reported earnings per share of $1.55, edging Wall Street estimates of $1.52.
By Jeff Berman · February 21, 2012
FedEx recently announced that its FedEx Express subsidiary has expanded its network coverage from Asia to Middle East markets.
By Jeff Berman · February 21, 2012
While UPS has made a bid and FedEx has yet to join the party, TNT focuses on recovering recent losses.
By Jeff Berman · January 12, 2012
Spurred to a large degree by a decent holiday shopping season, December retail sales showed sequential and annual growth, according to data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2012
Following a December ruling by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) focused commercial airline pilot scheduling, which provides pilots with a longer opportunity for rest before entering the cockpit, union groups representing pilots at FedEx and UPS have spoken out about how the rule does not apply to air cargo operators.
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2012
While it has only been a few months since Seattle-based EquaShip made its entrance into the parcel sector marketplace, the company appears to be highly committed to making itself a cost-efficient alternative for shippers that traditionally turn to the parcel duopoly of FedEx and UPS.
By Jeff Berman · December 15, 2011
During its fiscal second quarter earnings announcement today, FedEx announced it has inked a deal with The Boeing Company to modernize its FedEx Express aircraft fleet.
By Jeff Berman · December 15, 2011
Driven by a continued focus on yield management, FedEx reported today that fiscal 2012 second quarter net income at $497 million was up 76 percent annually. The company’s quarterly revenue of $10.59 billion was up 10 percent from last year’s $9.63 billion.
By LM Staff · December 12, 2011
The company said that Monday, December 12 is expected to be the busiest day in its almost 40-year history, pegging today’s shipment count to check in at around 17 million, which is about twice as much a typical day’s average volume.
By Jeff Berman · December 5, 2011
FedEx Ground and FedEx Home delivery rates will increase by a net average of 4.9 percent.

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