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  • FedEx to build large distribution center in Hampton

    FedEx to build large distribution center in Hampton
    FedEx Ground plans to finish construction of a new 200,000-square-foot distribution center near Langley Speedway next September, the company confirmed. The 22-acre site at 61 Floyd Thompson Drive in Langley Research and Development Park is close to...
  • Fired UPS employee kills 2 former co-workers and himself in Birmingham

    Fired UPS employee kills 2 former co-workers and himself in Birmingham
    A gunman who recently lost his job at UPS opened fire at a UPS facility in Alabama on Tuesday morning, killing two former co-workers and himself, Birmingham police said. UPS gave the man his final notice Monday, Police Lt. Sean Edwards told the Los...
  • UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified

    UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified
    Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun on himself. The victims in...
  • Alibaba, set for U.S. IPO, delivering boost to China's parcel services

    When shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding begins trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, 23-year-old express delivery man Diao Binghui will be wrapping up his typical 131/2-hour workday half a world away in Beijing's eastern...
  • Retailers ramping up holiday hiring efforts

    Wal-Mart and other retailers say they are boosting holiday hiring this year as they prep of what they hope will be a rosier shopping season. The ramp-up in temporary hiring could hit more than 800,000 workers in the last months of the year, the...
  • UPS to hire up to 95,000 temp workers for holiday season

    (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees it hires for this year's holiday shopping season as it aims to avoid a repeat of last year's network breakdown during the crucial period. The world's largest parcel...
  • FedEx units to raise shipping rates from January

    (Reuters) - FedEx Corp , the world's No.2 package delivery company, said it would increase shipping rates for its express, ground and freight services, effective Jan. 5, 2015. The rate change applies to FedEx freight shipments within the United States,...
  • FedEx pronostica récord de encomiendas en Navidad por mayor volumen de ventas por internet

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - FedEx se prepara para un récord de encomiendas en la temporada navideña gracias al continuado aumento de ventas por internet en Estados Unidos, dijeron funcionarios de la compañía el miércoles. Tras anunciar un aumento del 24 por...
  • FedEx sees e-commerce driving record holiday season

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp should enjoy a record holiday peak season thanks to the continued rise of online consumer sales in the United States, company officials said on Wednesday. Executive vice president Michael Glenn said...
  • Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor

    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor
    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, a counselor who was an outreach and volunteer coordinator for a Baltimore men's shelter, died of a heart attack Sept. 2 at his West Ostend Street home. He was 52. The son of Jesse James Phillips, a Secret Service agent and...
  • U.S. blames pilot errors, fatigue for 2013 UPS plane crash in Alabama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fatal crash of a United Parcel Service Inc cargo plane at an Alabama airport last year resulted from pilot errors that caused it to clip trees and slam into the ground just short of the runway, the National Transportation Safety...