FedEx

A California Highway Patrol officer walks past the demolished cab of a FedEx truck at a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

NTSB: No evidence of pre-impact fire in bus crash

RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) – Federal investigators said Sunday that they haven’t found physical evidence confirming a witness’ claim that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus carrying high school […]

04/14/2014

An Amazon.com employee walks down one of the miles of isles at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Online shopping grows, with some growing pains

Americans waited until the last minute to buy holiday gifts, but retailers weren’t prepared for the spike. Heavy spending in the final days of the mostly lackluster season sent sales up 3.5 percent between Nov. […]

12/26/2013

Package handler Chris Addison arranges packages before loading a delivery truck at a FedEx sorting facility in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Santa’s sleigh delayed after snags at UPS, FedEx

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa’s sleigh didn’t make it in time for Christmas for some this year due to shipping problems at UPS and FedEx. The delays were blamed on poor weather earlier this week […]

12/26/2013

Dec. 2, 2013: FedEx cargo planes on the tarmac outside the FedEx hub at Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

FedEx CEO says drones unlikely to make big impact

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The CEO of FedEx doesn’t see drones taking over the package delivery business anytime soon. Fred Smith says FedEx has several drone studies underway. But the idea of delivering items by drone […]

12/18/2013

Dec. 16, 2013: Specialist William Geier, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks slip as Federal Reserve meeting begins

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged lower in early afternoon trading Tuesday as the Federal Reserve begins a two-day policy meeting. Good news on the U.S. economy this month, including a blockbuster jobs report and […]

12/17/2013

Jobs

US–Job Market-Winners and Losers

WASHINGTON (AP) – As the U.S. job market improves, it’s also evolving, with winners and losers. Warehouses and trucking companies are doing more holiday hiring than the stores they’re working for. Factory workers are getting […]

12/08/2013

Jim Dobbs, left, helps pull a tractor trailer rig out of a ditch Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Henderson, Ark.  (AP Photo/The Baxter Bulletin, Kevin Pieper)

Ice storm snarling deliveries nationwide

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Whether you’re ready to ship that holiday package across the country or waiting for your next shipment of cooking grease, now’s not the best time to be in a hurry. Businesses […]

12/06/2013

This image provided by Amazon.com shows the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs. (AP Photo/Amazon)

Amazon.com sees delivery drones as future

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less — by drone. Consider it the modern version of a pizza delivery boy, minus the […]

12/02/2013

A United Parcel Service driver unloads packages from a truck and arranges them for delivery. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

UPS sees busier, intense holiday shopping season

  ATLANTA (AP) — UPS expects this holiday season to be busier than last, thanks to the growing popularity of online shopping. And more intense, thanks to the calendar. The world’s biggest package delivery company […]

10/25/2013

Committee Chairman Sen. Thomas Carper, D-Del., holds up a Priority Mail flyer during the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Postmaster says USPS may need emergency rate hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday his agency is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in postage rates to keep operating. “The Postal Service as […]

09/19/2013

Roger Keeney prepares to hit a ball during a blind baseball game in Albany, Ga. on May 5, 2012.  (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Game of blind baseball helps players cope

ATLANTA (AP) — In the game of blind baseball, players use their sense of sound to make up for their lack of sight. They play the game known as Beep baseball with an oversized softball […]

09/17/2013

YouTube video of a FedEx driver and an unidentified man tossing boxes into the truck.

Video captures FedEx driver tossing boxes into truck

This is exactly what you hope doesn’t happen behind the scenes at FedEx. A covertly filmed video in midtown Manhattan shows a female FedEx employee and an unidentified man throwing boxes into the back of […]

07/26/2013

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