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1 hr ago | Newsday

Earnings: UPS profit slides; Pfizer tops estimates; Merck doubles; Aetna inches higher

United Parcel Service driver Marty Thompson starts his truck up after making a delivery in Cumming, Ga.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA

5 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

UPS slashes forecast as it spends to boost capacity for the holidays

United Parcel Service driver Marty Thompson starts his truck up after making a delivery in Cumming, Ga.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA, Prison

6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

UPS Profit Misses Expectations

United Parcel Service Inc.'s second-quarter profit missed analysts' expectations, while the company lowered its earnings outlook for the year as it cited higher costs related to preparing for its peak shipping season.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

UPS 2Q profit drops 58 percent

The Atlanta-based company said profit declined to $454 million, or 49 cents per share, from $1.07 billion, or $1.13 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Business News

11 hrs ago | Benzinga

Stocks To Watch For July 29, 2014

Wall Street expects Pfizer to report its Q2 earnings at $0.57 per share on revenue of $12.46 billion.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Biotech, Pfizer, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Transportation, Travelers Express Company, Financial Services, Fresh Del Monte Produce, Agriculture

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Today's Trucking

ExpoCam 2015 Returns to Montreal Bigger Than Ever

For three days, Place Bonaventure in Montreal will be the heartbeat of the trucking industry as ExpoCam, the biggest trucking show happening in 2015, returns for another year.

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Seeking Alpha

Will United Parcel Top The Whisper Number This Quarter?

UPS has a 42% positive surprise history . The overall average post earnings price move is 'positive' when the company reports earnings.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Trucker

Landstar opens training, service center in Metroplex

Landstar System has opened a training and service center near the heavily-travelled Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex to provide its Business Capacity Owners - Landstar's term for the independent contractors who provide the company with transportation capacity under exclusive lease arrangements - a safe and comfortable home away from home.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Landstar System, Grand Prairie, TX

The City Wire

P.A.M. Transportation posts record quarter, adds drivers

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. posted record quarter earnings behind 8.5% more loads hauled and a roughly 1.4% rise revenue per mile, before fuel surcharges.

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Related Topix: Transportation, PAM Transportation Services

Transport Topics

P.A.M Reports 2Q Profit

P.A.M. Transportation Services reported second-quarter net income of $4.95 million, or 62 cents per share, from $2.68 million, or 31 cents, the prior year.

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Related Topix: Transportation, PAM Transportation Services

Business Journal

ABF quietly assembles Memphis properties for $20.5M expansion

ABF Freight is planning to move its Little Rock hub to the Mid-South, an investment of $20.5 million that would create at least 283 jobs.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Transportation, ABF Freight System

Trucker

Boy Scouts learn trucking safety at Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Even the Boy Scouts came to Walcott as Trucker Buddy and the Iowa Council and the Hawkeye Council of the Boy Scouts of America partnered to bring almost 40 Boy Scouts, scout leaders and parents to the recent Walcott Truckers Jamboree here.

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Courthouse News Service

UPS Driver Charged With Stealing Guns

A United Parcel Service truck driver was arrested Friday on federal gun-trafficking charges, accused of stealing dozens of guns going through a UPS hub and selling them on the black market through a crony.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

New York Post

Lack of truck drivers jackknifes Swift profits

Swift Transportation, the largest trucker in North America, saw its shares crater 16 percent on Friday after it said it could not find enough truck drivers and that it would hurt future earnings.

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Related Topix: Truckers, Transportation, Swift Transportation Co

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Firefighter's license suspended over misconduct

The state Department of Health on Friday said 53-year-old Michael James Sulak's license would be suspended for five years after he admitted to "sexual misconduct" with a 15-year-old Lynden girl.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Lynden, WA, Lynden

The Motley Fool

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Ltd. Take on Online Gambling

Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson has been outspoken on many topics, and online gaming is one of them.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas Sands, Gaming, Wynn Resorts, Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Destination Hotels and Resorts, Hotels

The Motley Fool

An Interesting Bet on Twenty-First Century Fox in Las Vegas

While investors have mostly put Las Vegas on the back-burner in favor of the more profitable Macau, things are starting to pick up again in Las Vegas, to the benefit of gaming companies that have a lot to gain from the Vegas rebound.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Universal Studios, World News, Indonesia

Seeking Alpha

Swift's (SWFT) CEO Jerry Moyes on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good morning. My name is Lisa, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Swift Transportation Second Quarter 2014 Question-and-Answer Session.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co

BroadwayWorld.com

The Texas Tenors Perform This Weekend at the Suncoast Showroom

The Texas Tenors will bring their country roots and classical sound to the Suncoast Showroom this weekend, July 26 and 27. The classical crossover trio vocal group was formed in 2009 and showcased their talents on NBC's "America's Got Talent," winning over the hearts and votes of millions of viewers.

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Related Topix: Branson, MO, Transportation, DICE, Boyd Bros Transportation, IP Street

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Swift Falls Most Since IPO as Trucker Shortage Crimps Forecast

Swift Transportation Co. tumbled the most since its 2010 initial public offering, after the trucking company forecast third-quarter profit that trailed analysts' estimates as a shortage of drivers hurts margins.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co, Business News

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