FedEx

By Bob Trebilcock · May 14, 2015
UPS and FedEx have changed they way they charge our customers to ship their orders. That's creating an opportunity for our industry to play a role in reducing packaging and shipping costs.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 9, 2015
UPS and FedEx have changed they way they charge our customers to ship their orders. That's created an opportunity for our industry to play a role in reducing packaging and shipping costs.
By Jeff Berman · May 4, 2015
So far, so good may be the best way to describe the current state of progress in the negotiating process regarding the announcement made last month by FedEx that it plans to acquire Netherlands-based TNT-NV and a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator for $4.8 billion.
By Jeff Berman · April 7, 2015
In a move with major implications for the global express delivery and parcel sectors, FedEx said today it plans to acquire Netherlands-based TNT-NV and a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator for $4.8 billion.
By Jeff Berman · March 19, 2015
Early returns on dimensional pricing changes are encouraging for FedEx, but an analyst says impact will be clearer after the fiscal fourth quarter results are issued in about three months.
By Jeff Berman · March 18, 2015
Quarterly net income of $580 million was up 53 percent annually, and revenue, at $11.7 billion, was up 4 percent. Operating income at $962 million was up 50 percent.
By Jeff Berman · February 6, 2015
In a move designed to expand and broaden its services for trade lanes that connect key destinations in Latin America, FedEx Trade Networks, the global forwarding arm of FedEx, said this week it has rolled out multiple new trade lanes.
By Noel P. Bodenburg · February 1, 2015
The explosive growth of e-commerce and the impact it has had on small package and LTL deliveries has forced carriers to turn the tables and push the inefficiency penalty back to the shipper. Bottom line: It’s time to re-think your packaging—or get ready to cut a bigger check.
By Patrick Burnson · January 27, 2015
Unlike other shipping companies, the Postal Service is not implementing any new dimensional weight charges with this pricing proposal
By Jeff Berman · January 16, 2015
Holiday package deliveries faced a far less bumpy road in 2014 compared to 2013.
By Jeff Berman · December 17, 2014
Memphis-based FedEx reported solid fiscal second quarter earnings results today. Quarterly net income of $616 million was up 23 percent annually, and revenue, at $11.9 billion, was up 5 percent. Operating income at $1.01 billion was up 22 percent.
By Jeff Berman · December 16, 2014
With an eye on further expansion of its e-commerce business and related reverse logistics processes, transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx last night announced it has inked an agreement to acquire Pittsburgh-based GENCO, a third-party logistics (3PL) services provider specializing in product lifecycle and reverse logistics.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 1, 2014
The yoga wear retailer’s new multichannel DC is speeding up time to market, streamlining e-commerce processes and reducing freight costs. Flexible automation is the key.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 1, 2014
WMS, lights, voice and conveyors bring a new level of efficiency to lululemon athletica’s Ohio distribution center.
By Jeff Berman · November 10, 2014
In an effort to meet anticipated holiday season demand in the form of double-digit volume growth, the United States Postal Service (USPS) last week said that it plans to deliver packages seven days per week in major cities and volume areas, effective November 17 through Christmas Day, December 25.

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