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  1. UPS Plans Mobile Villages to Add Peak Shipping CapacityRead the original story

    11 min ago | Bloomberg

    United Parcel Service Inc. , working to prevent a repeat of 2013's holiday crunch, plans to open 14 temporary shipping facilities it calls "mobile distribution center villages" to help expedite deliveries. The groups of modular structures -- similar to portable school buildings, pieced together in parking lots with dozens of bays that UPS trucks back into -- are part of $500 million in capital spending being expedited for the seasonal holiday peak.

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  2. UPS Plans Mobile Villages to Add Peak-Season Shipping CapacityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    United Parcel Service Inc., working to prevent a repeat of 2013's holiday crunch, plans to open 14 temporary shipping facilities it calls "mobile distribution center villages" to help expedite deliveries. The groups of modular structures -- similar to portable school buildings, pieced together in parking lots with dozens of bays that UPS trucks back into -- are part of $500 million in capital spending being expedited for the seasonal holiday peak.

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  3. Breaking It Down: FedEx Corporation's Q1 FY 2015 Earnings CallRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    On September 17, 2014, FedEx Corporation reported Q1 FY 2015 net income of $606 million on sales of $11.7 billion, compared to net income of $489 million on sales of $11.0 billion in the same period last year. These figures beat Estimize -reported consensus estimates of $1.97 per share on sales of $11.47 billion.

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  4. Why I Would Rather Own Amazon Than AlibabaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Today's debut of Alibaba has generated an abnormal amount of handwringing among analysts, who should know better. To hear these doomsayers tell it, Amazon.com is dead and so is America.

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  5. UPS to hire 8,700 in ChicagolandRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

    All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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  6. Fedex Shareholder Alert: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Launch an...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Click here to learn about the case: http://docs.wongesq.com/FDX-Info-Request-Form-406 . There is no cost or obligation to you.

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  7. Wal-Mart, retailers increase their 2014 holiday hiringsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The City Wire

    The largest retailer and private employer in the world is beefing up its payrolls with the addition of at least 60,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season, according to Gisel Ruiz, chief operating officer for Walmart U.S. Wal-Mart also said the 10% increased holiday hiring won't take away from its employees working additional hours if they so chose. "We know this is the busiest time of year for our stores and we are going to make sure we are delivering for our associates and customers.

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  8. China Hacked Military Contractor NetworksRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Data Storage Today

    China's military hacked into computer networks of civilian transportation companies hired by the Pentagon at least nine times, breaking into computers aboard a commercial ship, targeting logistics companies and uploading malicious software onto an airline's computers, Senate investigators said Wednesday. A yearlong investigation announced by the Senate Armed Services Committee identified at least 20 break-ins or other unspecified cyber events targeting companies, including nine successful break-ins of contractor networks.

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  9. Fitch Affirms Memphis Airport Bonds; Outlook Revised to StableRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    The Stable Outlook reflects a stabilizing financial position despite Delta Air Lines's removal of hubbing operations from the airport. In Fitch's view, continued sound financial operations bolstered by the expansive and stable presence of the Federal Express world cargo hub and the fully residual airline agreement mitigate recent Delta developments.

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  10. 7 Great Stocks for the Next 15 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

    When you purchase a stock, you should think of yourself as a partner in the business forever-or until you need the cash. But forever, or even 30 years, is way out on the dim horizon.

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  11. Teamsters call on FedEx to stop paying personal taxes for executivesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - ISS, the country's leading proxy voting advisor, has recommended that shareholders vote for a Teamsters-sponsored shareholder proposal at FedEx that calls on the board of directors to eliminate the practice of paying the personal taxes owed on restricted stock awards on behalf of CEO Fred Smith and other named executive officers. 'Shareholders are fed up with FedEx paying personal taxes for the company's well compensated executives,' said Ken Hall, General Secretary-Treasurer of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

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  12. High Volume And Fuel Surcharge Drive FedEx's EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Great Speculations' contributor page is devoted to investing ideas that will help make you wiser and richer. Most articles will contain actionable advice.

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  13. FedEx Announces Price IncreasesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Counselor

    FedEx this week revealed plans to increase shipping rates of ground, freight and express services by an average of 4.9%, effective Jan. 5. The announcement comes on the heels of a May decision to charge for box size as well as weight, which will effectively increase prices on some ground shipments. The dimensional weight pricing will also take effect in January.

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  14. FedEx says potential adverse court ruling could impact resultsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Theflyonthewall.com

    FedEx reaffirms FY15 EPS view $8.50-$9.00, consensus $8.84 The outlook assumes no net year-over-year fuel impact and continued moderate economic growth. The capital spending forecast for fiscal 2015 remains $4.2B.

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  15. Hawkins: stop fracking, promote clean energy, adjust the state tax ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    In 2010, Howie Hawkins succeeded in getting 50,000 votes in the governor's race, which qualified the Green Party for official ballot status in New York for four years. This year, making a repeat run, his goal is to not just qualify for ballot status, but to get 250,000 votes, about 5 percent of the total vote.

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  16. Air T Ceo Ao Partners I, Lp Acquires 3,050 SharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Air T CEO Ao Partners I, Lp acquired 3,050 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, September 18th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $12.89 per share, with a total value of $39,314.50.

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  17. Happy holidays, from UPS: Company looks to hire 1,000, including some post-seasonal, Portland workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    UPS looks to line up some 95,000 workers nationally, 1,000 of whom are in the Portland area, for seasonal and full-time work this fall. UPS officials said Thursday they plan to hire more than 1,000 people in the Portland area for both seasonal and permanent tenures.

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  18. Senate: China hacked military contractor networksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFBB

    China's military hacked into computer networks of civilian transportation companies hired by the Pentagon at least nine times, breaking into computers aboard a commercial ship, targeting logistics companies and uploading malicious software onto an airline's computers, Senate investigators said Wednesday. A yearlong investigation announced by the Senate Armed Services Committee identified at least 20 break-ins or other unspecified cyber events targeting companies, including nine successful break-ins of contractor networks.

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  19. UPS seeks to hire 650 people in Harrisburg areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPMT-TV York

    HARRISBURG, Pa.- United Parcel Service of North America, Inc, one of the world's largest shipment companies wants to hire more than 650 people in the Harrisburg area. The openings are a combination of seasonal and permanent jobs, and include part-time package handlers and supervisors, full- and part-time delivery and tractor-trailer drivers, and driver-helpers.

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  20. Federal Express Corp - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    GENERAL The following Management's Discussion and Analysis of Results of Operations and Financial Condition, which describes the principal factors affecting the results of operations and financial condition of Federal Express Corporation , is abbreviated pursuant to General Instruction H of Form 10-Q. This discussion should be read in conjunction with the accompanying quarterly unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements and our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended May 31, 2014 .

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