December 30, 2014 - Industry News
FedEx acquired third party logistics company Genco, expanding the company’s portfolio to include reverse logistics which deals with the processing of returns for retailers.
Tags: 3PL, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions, FedEx, FedEx Ground
December 17, 2014 - Industry News
Trucking and package delivery giant FedEx Corp. on Wednesday reported a big jump in profit for its fiscal year second quarter.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, FedEx, FedEx Freight
December 10, 2014 - Industry News
The Teamsters Union’s recent effort to organize drivers at FedEx Freight terminals is losing momentum with it pulling another organizing election petition.
Tags: drivers, Teamsters, Labor Unions, FedEx, FedEx Freight
December 4, 2014 - Industry News
For the fourth time in five weeks, the Teamsters Union has withdrawn an organizing election petition for drivers at one of FedEx Freight’s terminals.
Tags: drivers, Tennessee, Teamsters, Labor Unions, FedEx, FedEx Freight
December 1, 2014 - Industry News
Truck drivers at FedEx Freight’s Louisville, Kentucky, terminal last week voted against representation by the Teamsters Union.
Tags: Kentucky, Fleets, Teamsters, Labor Unions, FedEx, FedEx Freight
November 20, 2014 - Industry News
A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight's Charlotte, N.C., terminal have voted in favor of joining the Teamsters Union.
Tags: drivers, Con-way Freight, Fleets, Teamsters, Labor Unions, FedEx, FedEx Freight
November 19, 2014 - Industry News
For the 10th year in a row, FedEx Corp. and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation are making the holidays a little brighter for America’s service members and their families with the Trees for Troops program.
Tags: Charity, Fleets, FedEx
November 13, 2014 - Industry News
An effort by the Teamsters Union to organize drivers at the FedEx Freight terminal in Newark, New Jersey was rejected in a Wednesday vote.
Tags: drivers, New Jersey, Fleets, Teamsters, Labor Unions, FedEx, FedEx Freight
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
William J. Logue has been in the role at the less-than truckload carrier since 2010.
Tags: Fleets, People, FedEx, FedEx Freight
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
With 56 days left until Christmas UPS is expecting to set another record this holiday season in terms of the number of packages it will deliver.
Tags: UPS, Freight, FedEx, Holiday Driving
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
The season is expected to be bolstered by three volume spikes throughout December, occurring the first three Mondays of the month and each expected to surpass 20 million shipments in volume.
Tags: Fleets, Freight, FedEx
October 21, 2014 - Industry News
They will increase an average of 4.9% for UPS Freight along with the company’s ground, air and international operations for shipments within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.
Tags: UPS, Fleets, UPS Freight, Freight Rates, FedEx, FedEx Freight
September 17, 2014 - Industry News
Net income totaled $606 million or $2.10 per share, up 37% from last year’s $1.53 per share. Revenue was $11.7 billion, an increase of 6% from the same time a year earlier.
Tags: Earnings, FedEx, Equity Markets
July 22, 2014 - Industry News
Why is the government filing charges against parcel delivery and trucking giant FedEx? That is the key question said the investment firm Stifel in a note to investors following FedEx disclosing last week it had been indicted by the federal government for allegedly engaging in unlawful distribution of controlled substances.
Tags: Law Enforcement, Crime & Fraud, Fleets, FedEx
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
FedEx has reported its fiscal fourth quarter results showing net income increased to $730 million, or $2.46 per share, compared with $679 million, or $2.13 per share, from the same time a year ago.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, FedEx, FedEx Freight, FedEx Ground
May 20, 2014 - Industry News
The family of a Los Angeles student killed last month when the charter bus he was in was hit by a FedEx Freight truck in Orland, Calif., is filing a wrongful death lawsuit, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Tags: Accidents, California, Federal Fleet, Fleets, Safety & Compliance, Litigation, FedEx
May 5, 2014 - Industry News
The hike by three percentage points will be effective June 2, while FedEx Ground will begin applying dimensional weight pricing to all shipments, effective January 1, 2015.
Tags: Fleets, FedEx, FedEx Freight, FedEx Ground, Fuel Surcharge
April 27, 2014 - Industry News
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its preliminary report about the April 10 crash between a FedEx Freight truck and a bus in California killing 10.
Tags: Accidents, California, Investigation, NTSB, Fleets, I-5, Interstate 5, FedEx
April 23, 2014 - Industry News
The first known lawsuit stemming from a crash between a FedEx Freight truck and a bus that killed 10 people earlier this month has been filed.
Tags: Accidents, California, Safety & Compliance, Litigation, I-5, Interstate 5, FedEx
April 14, 2014 - Industry News
Connectivity continues making gains in and in the not too distant future every person, device and piece of equipment in trucking operation will be connected.
Tags: Fleet Management Software, Carrier Logistics, Fleets, Information Technology, FedEx, Pitt Ohio Express
April 2, 2014 - Industry News
Transportation provider FedEx Freight has opened a new container freight station in its Chicago Summit, Ill. facility to consolidate and sort freight bound for Puerto Rico.
Tags: Fleets, FedEx
March 19, 2014 - Industry News
Revenue was $11.3 billion, up 3% from $11 billion the same time a year ago, while net income totaled $378 million, up 5% from last year’s $361 million or $1.23 per share compared to $1.13 per share.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, FedEx
March 5, 2014 - Industry News
Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System will increase general rates and charges effective March 24.
Tags: Fleets, ABF, Freight Rates, FedEx
March 3, 2014 - Industry News
FedEx Freight will increase shipping rates by an average of 3.9%, effective March 31.
Tags: Fleets, Freight Rates, FedEx
January 21, 2014 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s newest enforcement tool is a shutdown order for carriers that flagrantly disregard the safety rules. Under a final rule to be posted this week, the agency can suspend or revoke the authority of willful repeat violators, and impose civil or criminal penalties.
Tags: FMCSA, ATA, OOIDA, MAP-21, Regulations, Fleets, drivers, GAO, Werner Enterprises, FedEx, Congress
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