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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Earlier today, transportation and parcel bellwether UPS reported that fourth quarter revenue jumped 6 percent annually to $14.2 billion, and adjusted operating profit was up 17.3 percent at $2.024 billion. Earnings per share at $1.28 saw a 21 percent improvement, topping Wall Street estimates of $1.26 per share.
Posted on 01/31 at 11:55 AM
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Thursday, 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).
Posted on 01/12 at 11:08 AM
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Wednesday, January 04, 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.
Posted on 01/04 at 01:55 PM
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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.
Posted on 01/04 at 01:06 PM
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Monday, 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.
Posted on 12/12 at 09:46 AM
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Monday, December 05, 2011

FedEx Ground and FedEx Home delivery rates will increase by a net average of 4.9 percent.
Posted on 12/05 at 10:40 AM
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

USPS officials said that prices for Priority Mail and Express Mail will increase by an average of 3.1 percent and 3.3 percent, respectively, and added that the Postal Regulatory Commission will review the prices before they take effect on January 22, 2012.
Posted on 11/23 at 11:27 AM
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Monday, November 21, 2011

Non-contractual 2012 rates will be comprised of a net increase of 4.9 percent for UPS ground packages and a net increase of 4.9 percent on all UPS air services and U.S. origin international shipments
Posted on 11/21 at 11:47 AM
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Monday, November 07, 2011

When holiday shopping season picks up, December 12 and December 22 could shape up to be two of its busiest days.
Posted on 11/07 at 01:49 PM
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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

UPS Freight has begun freight pickup notifications for shippers in what the carrier says will provide shippers with an “an unprecedented level of pickup control” for the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry.
Posted on 11/01 at 02:05 PM
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