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  • Five myths about Uber

    Five myths about Uber
    This month, the ride-hailing app Uber announced that it had raised an additional $1.2 billion from investors, who valued the company at about $40 billion. That staggering number, and the aggressive corporate culture that drove the start-up there, have...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Retailers, carriers improve holiday shipping performance

    After last year's holiday delivery debacle, more retailers managed to keep their shipping promises this season as they and their carriers adapt to the rising tide of online shopping. Two companies that tested whether last-minute online purchases would...
  • Seasonal UPS delivery man pleads not guilty to Christmas Eve burglary attempt

    A 25-year-old seasonal UPS worker pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he tried to break into a Glendale apartment in his assigned delivery area, authorities said. Around 5:15 p.m. on Christmas Eve, officers responded to an apartment building in the...
  • Police warn South Austin residents, delivery drivers of recent robberies

    Police warn South Austin residents, delivery drivers of recent robberies
    Police are alerting residents and delivery drivers in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side of a recent increase in robberies. Four robberies occurred from Dec. 19 to Dec. 26, according to statements from the Chicago Police Department. Two...
  • Man sentenced in mailing of meth in mannequin heads

    Man sentenced in mailing of meth in mannequin heads
    A man was sentenced Thursday for his role in the mailing of four pounds of crystal methamphetamine to Hawaii that was stuffed in two mannequin heads. Zebulon Bates, 37, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, was sentenced to 52 months in prison and has until next month to...
  • Supreme Court weighs whether pregnant workers can claim lighter duties

    Supreme Court weighs whether pregnant workers can claim lighter duties
    Since the 1970s, employers have been warned not to discriminate against pregnant employees, who "shall be treated the same" as other workers, according to a 1978 law. But as a Supreme Court argument revealed Wednesday, it is still not exactly clear what...