Courier Industry News

The UPS Foundation And UPS Airlines Continue To Support Humanitarian Relief Needs
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:10:42 GMT

"Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey, together with the earthquake in Mexico, have left behind an almost unprecedented need for humanitarian aid throughout the Carribbean and southeastern U.S.," said Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation and chief diversity and inclusion officer. "When the International Federation of the Red Cross called to request assistance to aid those in Cuba, we knew how important it was to answer that call.

Netflix - The Water-Cooler, The Executive, And The Money
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:54:55 GMT

Although Netflix is a company of significant present-day fame, this article looks at the streaming services company as one that you might well be advised to go long in, if you haven't already, suggesting that the California-based company is on track to continue its growth and make further inroads into the entertainment consumption market. There is the case to be made that beyond an Internet company's financials, its spirit ought to be taken into account and, much as Amazon was once rubbished by analysts, Netflix sceptics might consider how well the company has succeeded in infiltrating the minds of consumers and come to view the company as a solid long option.

UPS will hire about 95,000 extra workers for holiday season
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:26:12 GMT

United Parcel Service Co. said Wednesday that it plans to hire about 95,000 workers to handle the surge in packages from late November through January.

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Sold by Gateway Investment Advisers LLC
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:05:20 GMT

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC cut its holdings in United Parcel Service, Inc. by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 570,659 shares of the transportation company's stock after selling 21,133 shares during the quarter.

Critical Contrast: FedEx Corporation
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:23:39 GMT

FedEx Corporation and XPO Intermodal are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for FedEx Corporation and XPO Intermodal, as provided by MarketBeat.

Granite Investment Partners LLC Takes $402,000 Position in FedEx Corporation
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:48:17 GMT

Granite Investment Partners LLC bought a new position in FedEx Corporation in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm bought 1,850 shares of the shipping service provider's stock, valued at approximately $402,000.

FedEx Quarterly Profits Decline on TNT Cyberattack, Hurricane Harvey
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:31:40 GMT

FedEx Freight, North America's largest LTL, posted gains in quarterly revenue, operating income, margin and revenue per hundredweight. FedEx Corp. remained profitable during the three months ended Aug. 31, but at a lower level than a year ago as the Memphis, Tenn.-based carrier had to overcome challenges from a malware attack in Europe as well as Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas.

'Thank Q': FedEx airlifts barbecue to Irma victims in Florida Keys
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:18:20 GMT

FedEx is airlifting tons of still-warm barbecue to hurricane victims in the Florida Keys in cooperation with charitable Operation BBQ Relief. 'Thank Q': FedEx airlifts barbecue to Irma victims in Florida Keys FedEx is airlifting tons of still-warm barbecue to hurricane victims in the Florida Keys in cooperation with charitable Operation BBQ Relief.

Research Analysts Set Expectations for FedEx Corporation's Q3 2018 Earnings
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:49:41 GMT

Equities researchers at Seaport Global Securities dropped their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for shares of FedEx Corporation in a research note issued on Wednesday. Seaport Global Securities analyst K. Sterling now forecasts that the shipping service provider will post earnings per share of $2.74 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $3.04.

Comparing XPO Intermodal
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:04:44 GMT

XPO Intermodal and United Parcel Service are both industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation. This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for XPO Intermodal and United Parcel Service, as reported by

FedEx Is Ready to Ship Out to New Highs
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:36:20 GMT

I feel more confident trying to buy FDX around $200 risking below $190." With a few months of hindsight we can see that our road map for FDX was pretty good.

Corrections & Amplifications
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:12:43 GMT

FedEx Corp.'s chief information officer, Robert Carter, said during a conference call with analysts on Tuesday: "This was not an ordinary cyberattack. We believe that this attack was the result of a nation-state targeting Ukraine and companies that do business there."

Bank of America Corporation Reiterates Buy Rating for FedEx Corporation
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:35:48 GMT

's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Bank of America Corporation in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $240.00 target price on the shipping service provider's stock.

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Rating Reiterated by Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:54:44 GMT

's stock had its "buy" rating restated by equities researchers at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. in a report issued on Wednesday. They presently have a $123.00 price objective on the transportation company's stock.

UPS Hiring 95,000 Seasonal Workers to Keep Up With Holiday Surge
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:17:54 GMT

U.S. package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc. said on Wednesday it expected to hire about 95,000 seasonal employees for the upcoming, crucial peak holiday season. These employees would support the expected increase in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January, UPS said.

Fed Decision, Mexico Earthquake - 5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:34:43 GMT

U.S. stock futures are flat on Wednesday, following another day of record highs for Wall Street and as investors await monetary policy decisions from the Federal Reserve. 1 . -- U.S. stock futures were flat on Wednesday, Sept.

Tax reform push irking deficit conscious lawmakers
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:13:44 GMT

At a dinner with three of the most prominent supply side economists in the United States on Monday, House Budget Chairman Diane Black was given a reality check on what the final tax reform plan could look like if a budget resolution is not agreed upon with significantly more cuts, FOX Business has learned. Black had dinner at The Capital Grille in Washington D.C. with Heritage Foundation economist Stephen Moore, conservative economist Larry Kudlow and former economic adviser under Ronald Reagan Art Laffer as well as approximately 30 other attendees including FedEx Chief Executive Officer Fred Smith as well as Sens. Ted Cruz and Dan Sullivan , according to sources familiar with the matter.


FedEx Corporation News

Andy Murray Opens With Victory in Madrid
Tue, 09 May 2017 23:56:27 -0500
The top-ranked Murray made his debut with a straight-set victory over Marius Copil.
FedEx Extends Sponsorship of PGA Tour Through 2027
Tue, 09 May 2017 09:46:43 -0500
The renewal means that the tour playoffs, with a structure that is sometimes criticized, are unlikely to change significantly.
Commerce Dept. to Revise Growth Figures; Nike and FedEx to Announce Earnings
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 16:39:54 -0500
What?s ahead this week: The Commerce Department will release its updated predictions for the economy?s trajectory; and Nike, FedEx and Rite Aid will announce earnings.
Dustin Johnson Shares Lead, but FedEx Cup Title Is in Reach
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:44:06 -0500
After Johnson made three straight birdies to go up by three shots in the third round of the Tour Championship, Kevin Chappell caught up with him.
Where the Sidewalk Ends, Abruptly: Delivery Ramp Vexes Condo?s Residents in Lower Manhattan
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:35:07 -0500
Residents at 20 Pine Street, a condominium conversion in the financial district, are troubled by a sidewalk ramp for FedEx?s new Lower Manhattan distribution center.
FedEx Is Hit With Delays After Storms Across South
Fri, 25 Dec 2015 20:56:44 -0500
The carrier was still delivering packages on Christmas Day in some parts of the country, ?due to unforeseen volume and severe weather,? a spokesman said.
Q & A with Austin Meyer, 2015 Win-a-Trip Winner
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:46:39 -0500
Austin Meyer traveled to Baltimore, India and Nepal with Nick Kristof. Here’s his advice for 2016 applicants and thoughts on the trips.
Morning Agenda: Credit Suisse to Raise $6.3 Billion in Capital
Wed, 21 Oct 2015 06:20:40 -0500
A $9.8 Billion Valuation for Ferrari | Low-Income Americans Hit by RushCard Problems | JPMorgan Nears Deal to Spin Off Private Equity Unit
At 41, Jason Gore Brings a Different Look, and Sensibility, to the FedEx Cup Playoffs
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:14:05 -0500
Gore?s lone win on the PGA Tour was 10 years ago. Late-season momentum has carried him to the FedEx playoffs.
Tracking People Like Packages: Republicans? Inhumane Immigration Ideas
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:52:24 -0500
Chris Christie’s latest proposal is just one of many Republican strategies that treat immigrants like objects, diseases or invaders.
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