United Parcel Service

This Is What Holiday Shoppers Worry About Most

Christmas is getting close and anxiety has gone up compared to last year.<p>More than twice as many Americans find themselves "stressed and frustrated" …

Stocks

Run Me My Money, Bih: UPS Lost A Man’s $846K Inheritance, Only Offered to Refund $32 Shipping Fee

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images<p>UPS Lost A Man’s Inheritance And The Bank Won’t Pay Him Back<p>According to a man in Canada, the United Parcel Service …

Money

Weekly Wrap: Retail Spending Figures Have The Financial Media Giddy, But Just How Strong Is The Consumer?

The biggest driver for the markets in the past week has been the increased likelihood of getting some sort of tax reform bill passed before …

Economy

After losing family’s $846K inheritance, UPS offers to refund $32 shipping fee

Brown left this Canadian family in the red.<p>The United Parcel Service lost a Canadian man’s $846,000 inheritance, and bank TD Canada Trust is refusing …

Money

Package Safety Tips From Baltimore County Police

Baltimore County police give tips for package deliveries to protect goods from thieves.<p><b>From Baltimore County Police Department:</b> Delivery trucks are …

Baltimore

UPS Delays Mount as Online Shopping Hobbles Courier's Network

United Parcel Service delays got worse last week as the world's biggest package delivery company struggled to cope with a surge in online shopping …

eCommerce

If you live in one of these 36 states, you might have a harder time getting wine sent to your door

You can order any number of clothes, kitchen gadgets, books and more at online retailers like Amazon. But when it comes to sending wine to your aunt …

Wine

What to Do if Your Holiday Package Is Stolen

Package theft takes pretty much all the good will out of your holiday shopping experience, but there's still hope for worried holiday shoppers.<p>United …

Entertainment Industry

Market Celebrated Rate Hike - Cramer's Mad Money (12/13/17)

Disney's acquisition of FOX gives it scale to expand.<p>JM Smucker might have found a bottom.<p>Cramer prefers FedEx and XPO Logistics over UPS.<p><b>Stocks</b> …

Business

UPS and Teamsters clash over 70-hour, 8-day holiday schedule

UPS and the Teamsters are at it again, this time over holiday working hours. With record-breaking demand for United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) …

Buffalo

Rising Dividends In 2018

With a mildly positive domestic economy, expect a plethora of healthy dividend increases throughout 2018.<p>Companies that raise their dividend …

Stocks

UPS and others warn that holiday deliveries are already falling behind

If it seems like your online orders are arriving later than expected, you’re not alone.An influx of online purchases – particularly during Cyber …

Amazon

Port Authority Subway Bomber Imports a Tactic From Overseas

Velcro. Zip ties. A pipe bomb.<p>And, after the smoke cleared and the commuters ran, a man slumped over in a tunnel beneath Midtown Manhattan, his midsection blackened and bloodied from the force of an explosive device strapped to his own body.<p>Of all the terrorist threats that loomed in New York in …

Terrorism

Here's How FedEx Corporation Crushed It in 2017

The package delivery company's stock has had another strong year in 2017 and looks well set for future profit growth.<p>It's been another good year for …

Stocks

Shipping deadlines: Dates you need to know for guaranteed Christmas delivery

Santa’s best helpers — FedEx, U.S. Postal Service and UPS — are getting ready to gas up their sleighs.<p>To make sure they deliver your gifts on time, take note of key shipping deadlines.<p>Having Christmas on a Monday helps procrastinators shop for last-minute gifts in stores, but it doesn’t do any …

Money

Transports Weekly Snapshot - Parity Has Been Reached, It's On To 2018

The XTN transports index is now up 18.4 percent; whereas the SPY is up 18.8 percent.<p>Parity has essentially been achieved by transports with broader …

Business

Morgan Stanley sees tough holiday road for UPS

Morgan Stanley thinks the delivery service issues at UPS (NYSE:UPS) from heavy Black Friday/Cyber Monday volume could lead to a "challenging" Q4 amid …

Business

Be Careful Shipping Drugs Through the Mail This Holiday Season

Thinking about shipping drugs this holiday season? People ship all sorts of stuff across the United States this time of year. There are literally …

Cannabis

Reminding E-Commerce Customers Who Delivers

For a recent commercial, FedEx tried something unusual. It was not set in a bustling office. It did not feature one of its distinctive delivery trucks, or even a single package.<p>Instead, there was a smiling Drew Brees, quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, ringing a doorbell and waving an app in …

Business

Business/mentoring groups WPO, 100 Black Men honor 10 Phila. Women of Color

The Women Presidents’ Organization and 100 Black Men of Philadelphia joined at the Warwick Hotel on Dec. 5 to recognize this year’s 10 Women of Color …

Philadelphia

UPS Vs. FedEx: Do Dividends Matter?

Warren Buffett has said dividends don’t matter, in part, because we can make our own distributions by selling a few shares at pre-set intervals. But, …

Investing

3 Top Freight and Logistics Stocks to Buy Now

With e-commerce taking off, it's time you consider buying these top freight and logistics stocks.<p>It's time to load up on freight and logistics stocks …

Stocks

When the World Was Young

There is a point in life when I stopped being the youngest person in a meeting and then was the oldest. I find myself talking with someone who I …

Mary Tyler Moore Show

UPS union concerned about 70-hour work week as holiday deliveries spike

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Unprecedented online orders the week after Thanksgiving left web-based retailers smiling and delivery services stressing.<p>Some …

Transportation

After 7 Years of Job Growth, Room for More, or Danger Ahead?

The economy’s vital signs are stronger than they have been in years. Companies are posting jobs faster than they can find workers to fill them. Incomes are rising. The stock market sets records seemingly every month.<p>The latest evidence of the revival came Friday, when the Labor Department reported …

Economy

UPS orders mandatory overtime for drivers during holidays

This Christmas, UPS drivers are getting the gift of overtime — whether they want it or not.<p>United Parcel Service on Dec. 1 called for mandatory …

Uber

UPS is overwhelmed with deliveries: Here’s how to avoid a delay

Online shopping just got more fraught this holiday season.<p>United Parcel Service UPS, +1.20% this week warned shoppers of delivery delays at the …

eCommerce

Online Shopping: Disrupting Retail, and Drivers’ Lives

At lunchtime Thursday, Miguel Lopez paused on his rounds in Elmhurst, Queens. He got hired part-time for United Parcel Service when he was 23. That was two decades ago. A small start-up mail order company called Amazon was then in its early days selling books online, a blip that became a behemoth. …

New York City

UPS Taps Wal-Mart Executive for a ‘Transformation’ Role

UPS said it is tapping Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executive Scott Price to be its chief transformation officer, effective Dec. 11.<p>The company said the role …

Fashion Industry

Should Google And Facebook Fear Amazon's Ad Business?

Caveats behind the ad business analysis for the triumvirate - Amazon, Google, and Facebook.<p>User interaction on the platforms and the role of …

Business