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  • Online retailers improve delivery times over Christmas, study finds

    Online retailers improve delivery times over Christmas, study finds
    This time last year, the nation’s biggest online retailers were reeling from a wave of delivery shortfalls that left countless consumers empty-handed Christmas morning. But warmer weather allowed many of those retailers to bounce back this holiday...
  • U.S. Postal Service eyes e-commerce to offset declining mail

    U.S. Postal Service eyes e-commerce to offset declining mail
    Facing a slump in the mail it had been delivering since the days of America's Revolutionary War, in 2012 the U.S. Postal Service began aggressively targeting e-commerce and lapsed customers as the way to salvage its declining business. "Really it started...
  • Evanston woman hit by UPS truck, seriously injured

    Evanston woman hit by UPS truck, seriously injured
    A 30-year-old woman has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a UPS delivery truck in Evanston on Monday afternoon, police said. The woman, who has not been identified, was walking across Ashland Avenue at Central...
  • UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries: WSJ

    United Parcel Service Inc  and FedEx Corp started limiting air express deliveries after a last-minute increase in shipped packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the...
  • Obama's executive action clouds long-term immigration changes

    To President Barack Obama, his executive action on immigration on Nov. 20 would give millions of undocumented immigrants "a chance to make amends, take responsibility, and give their kids a better future." To Republican House Speaker John Boehner, the...
  • FedEx, UPS confront busiest holiday season on record

    SAN JOSE, Calif. The next week will be a 24/7, backbreaking, sleep-deprived haul for couriers such as FedEx, the United Parcel Service and the U.S. Postal Service, the last connections to deliver many much-anticipated Christmas gifts. And there is no room...
  • Dec. 18 is Free Shipping Day

    Dec. 18 is Free Shipping Day
    Free Shipping Day, the last shopping holiday of the season, is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 18, seven days before Christmas Day. On Free Shipping Day, nearly 1,000 online merchants will offer free shipping with no minimum purchase requirement and...
  • Will lower oil prices be passed along?

    Will lower oil prices be passed along?
    Now that oil prices are at a 5-year low, are we going to get some reduction in our utility bills? FPL over the past several years was allowed to charge it's customers fuel surcharges because of the escalating price of fuel. UPS also added fuel...
  • FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days

    FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days
    Inside FedEx Corp.'s sorting facility, mechanical arms whir within a labyrinth of buzzing blue and yellow machinery. Cardboard boxes drop onto a conveyor belt with a thud, zipping down the line to be sorted before making it to shoppers' doorsteps for...
  • Here's how to prevent your holiday packages from being stolen after delivery

    Here's how to prevent your holiday packages from being stolen after delivery
    As online shopping grows, so does the opportunity for thieves to swipe packages left at your doorstep. Here are tips for how to prevent that from happening. The Better Business Bureau warns that package delivery thieves have been known to follow...
  • Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers

    Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers
    FedEx brought in nearly all of its 185 employees at its Linthicum station early Monday to handle the crush of packages needing delivery around Baltimore on what was expected to be the parcel service's busiest day of the year. "We started earlier just...