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1 hr ago | TheStreet.com

Why United Parcel Service (UPS) Stock Is Gaining Today

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Mozilla, Financial Markets

1 hr ago | Insider Monkey

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Is Cramer's Coiled Spring Ready To Pop

United Parcel Service, Inc. is all set to show big numbers on its earnings report and this is hinted by the 90,000-95,000 people that the company is expected to hire during the holiday season. Jim Cramer, chairman of TheStreet.com and host of CNBC's Mad money, revealed on TheStreet that United Parcel Service, Inc. is like a coiled spring, all set to pop.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, TheStreetcom, Media, Computers, TheStreet, FedEx, Amazon

6 hrs ago | JD Journal

As Enrollment Decreases, Boyd Law School Plans to Increase Tuition

Summary: Although many law schools have cut tuition in hopes of increasing their enrollment, the University of Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law plans to hike tuition costs. The University of Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law is ranked as one of the top 100 law schools by U.S. News and World Report.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation

8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

As UPS Knows, It's Never Too Early to Think About Christmas

UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 temporary workers to handle the holiday rush, but that reflects a structural shift in American shopping habits - not so much a bet on a blockbuster season. Although the U.S. calendar still needs to flip through Halloween and Thanksgiving , retailers and businesses are gearing up for the important holiday shopping season.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Science / Technology, Internet

8 hrs ago | Switched

Waiting for Data Breaches Like Home Depot & Target to Stop? Don't Hold Your Breath.

"When is this going to end?" you've probably asked yourself, after hearing about the Home Depot data breach of up to 60 million consumer credit cards. The breach is the latest--and possibly largest--of a series of massive exposures of sensitive consumer information over the past few months.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

11 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season - an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping. Last year, UPS underestimated the surge in deliveries during the holiday shipping season, which peaked several days later than the company had expected as shopping jumped at offers of free shipping right up until a few days before Christmas.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

15 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand

Menlo is a leading global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services with operations on five continents. With a base of more than 36 operating locations in the region, the company's services range from dedicated contract logistics to warehousing, distribution and transportation management; supply chain engineering and other value-added services across multiple industries.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Con-Way

16 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

UPS Begins Hiring for 2014 Holiday Season

UPS announced today that it expects to hire between 90,000 - 95,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated holiday surge in package deliveries that will begin in October and continue through January 2015. The company is gearing up for increased holiday delivery volume in 2014 as it prepares to play a pivotal role in helping retailers take advantage of the holiday gift-giving season.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

16 hrs ago | Fox News

UPS to Hire 95K Holiday Seasonal Workers

United Parcel Service Inc, the world's largest courier company, said it would hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees ahead of an expected surge in package deliveries through the holiday shopping season.

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17 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Supreme Court to hear UPS pregnancy case

The former part-time air driver for the United Parcel Service in Landover, Maryland said the company asked her to get a doctor's note listing her restrictions. She got the note and when she turned it in, she said her building manager told her she couldn't work.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group

21 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Celadon Group Inc - 10-K - Management's Discussion and Analysis of...

We believe that an improving economy and decreased industry-wide trucking capacity in fiscal 2014 compared to fiscal 2013 were the major factors contributing to the improvement in our operating metrics. Average freight revenue per loaded mile for fiscal 2014, excluding fuel surcharge, increased 2.7% to for fiscal 2013, as an improvement in rates was partially offset by fewer miles per seated tractor.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Survey Shows Large Carriers Have An Edge Over Smaller Carriers

In its inaugural trucking industry benchmarking survey, Katz, Sapper & Miller and McLeod Software released key findings about large, medium and small truckload carriers. The survey found that large carriers posted better operating ratio, higher average fuel mileage, and lower fuel cost per mile than small and medium carriers Large carriers posted an operating ratio of 92 compared with 94 for medium carriers and 95 for small carriers.

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Daily Times

USFC approves Optic Fibre Cable project for KP : September 16, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Universal Service Fund Company approved an Optic Fibre Cable project for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , benefiting un-served population of about 3.2 million residing in twenty-one tehsils of the province. Board meeting of directors of USFC on Monday approved this during USFC 35th meeting with Mrs Anusha Rahman Minister of State Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom in chair.

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Business Journal

Old Dominion Freight brings in customers to tour new service center

The company's new service center is located in the Scotia-Glenville Business and Technology Park in Glenville, New York. Mike McGinness is inviting vendors and shippers to visit Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.'s new service center for an open house Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Scotia, NY, Glenville, NY

Benzinga

Who Benefits From The Bankruptcy Of Trump Entertainment Resorts?

Atlantic City certainly does not benefit from the planned closure Trump Plaza and threatened closure of Trump Taj Mahal, the only remaining properties of Trump Entertainment Resorts, which filed for bankruptcy last week. The struggling city has seen a number of casino closures, for which many blame increasing competition from other states and from online gambling.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Las Vegas Sands, Gaming, Penn National Gaming, Pinnacle Entertainment

The Daily Record

Letter: Trucking vital to nation's economy

Do you know how you get the clothes you wear, food you eat or medicine you take? All these items, and basically everything we use in our daily lives, are delivered by a professional truck driver. Most Americans don't recognize the vital role the trucking industry plays in our everyday lives.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Final photo family's tragic reminder

Donald and Patricia Logan look on proudly as they meet their great-granddaughter Olivia for the first time, just six weeks after the little girl was born prematurely. However, the touching image is now the last photo ever taken of Donald and Patricia Logan, who were killed just hours later on January 24, 2012, when drug-addicted truckie Vincent George veered onto the wrong side of the Hume Highway at Menangle, killing them and their son, Calvyn.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KDWN

Doctors: Finding source unlikely in E. coli deaths

Investigators say they don't expect to find the specific sources of fatal strains of E. coli that killed two children in the Pacific Northwest and left a Washington boy fighting for his life. Dr. Paul Cieslak, medical director of the communicable disease section of the Oregon Health Authority, said Thursday they need at least twice as many cases to pin down a source, which might be tainted food, lake water, or contact with livestock.

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Related Topix: Washington, Oregon Government, Oregon, Brooklyn (Portland, OR), Whatcom County, WA, Transportation, Lynden

AmericanBankingNews.com

Con-way Hits New 1-Year High at $53.51

Con-way hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday , Analyst Ratings.Net reports. The stock traded as high as $53.51 and last traded at $53.27, with a volume of 273,262 shares traded.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Con-Way

Transport Topics

Covenant Forecasts Higher 3Q Earnings

Covenant Transportation Group Inc. said its third-quarter earnings per share will be triple what they were a year ago, excluding charges. Covenant said it will earn 35 to 40 cents per share for the quarter that ends Sept.

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