| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:38 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:25 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Truckers who own their vehicles loathe trips with an empty truck bed. But when Mishael Israel faced the money-sapping bind on a recent morning, he had a solution. An Uber-style solution.
Israel's first freight pickup awaited in La Mirada, about 60 miles...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: What does your experience and research suggest is the future of our jobs and career choices? -- E.W.
Technology and more technology! In this digital-everything world, galloping change is invading a wide swath of professions and industries.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:53 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Habitat for Humanity receives $35,000 gift
Doylestown Presbyterian Church recently contributed $35,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County's "House that Faith Built" campaign. This represents the largest contribution to the campaign thus far, and...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Mr. Chong doesn't want me to tell you about his store (or even to tell me his first name). In fact, he doesn't want you to come at all.
When I ask him for permission to take some photos for the Los Angeles Times, he refuses -- and almost chases me out...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:27 PM
UPS Store Inc, a unit of United Parcel Service Inc, warned of a potential data breach at about 51 of its franchised center locations in 24 states across the United States.
There was no evidence of fraud arising from the incident, the company said.