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  • Happy holiday means big things for economy Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Here are 6 things a merry holiday-shopping season says about the economy for 2015, says retail analyst Brian Sozzi.

  • Weighty change in shipping  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 8:25 AM ET

    Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners, discusses a move by shippers to a system based on package size rather than weight.

  • In 2013, some 2 million express packages were left stranded on Christmas Eve, according to shipment-tracking software developer ShipMatrix Inc. The reasons given were, in part, a surge in demand triggered by last-minute online promotions and bad weather. The four retailers with the most aggressive cutoff date of Dec. 23- Apple Inc, Dell Inc, Nordstrom Inc and...

  • Who spoiled Christmas? Fewer packages arrive late Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 12:46 PM ET
    An employee sorts packages at the UPS Worldport in Louisville, KY.

    Santa's sleigh delivered more on-time packages this Christmas, though a few retailers still broke their delivery promise.

  • "Really it started almost at the level of cold-calling, talking to people who really hadn't spoken to us in a long time," said Nagisa Manabe, who joined the USPS in May 2012 as chief marketing and sales officer from Coca-Cola Co after a career in the private sector. With further drops in its traditional bread-and-butter products ahead, the USPS wants to capitalize on...

  • Early movers: DTV, WMT, UPS, GSK, SNE & more Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 7:46 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries: Report Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 6:45 AM ET
    UPS cargo planes in Louisville, KY.

    UPS and FedEx started limiting air express deliveries after an increase in packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits.

  • UPDATE 1-UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries - WSJ Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 8:20 PM ET

    Dec 23- United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp started limiting air express deliveries after a last-minute increase in shipped packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the situation. This year, both UPS and FedEx held some retailers to their volume commitments during the final...

  • UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries - WSJ Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Dec 23- United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp started limiting air express deliveries after a last-minute increase in shipped packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the situation. This year, both UPS and FedEx held some retailers to their volume commitments during the final...

  • Oil drop a mixed blessing for U.S. corporate results Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec 23- The sharp decline in oil prices has taken a toll on earnings estimates for the U.S. energy sector, but investors expecting a benefit to other sectors of the market may be disappointed, Thomson Reuters research shows. S&P energy earnings are seen shrinking by 19.5 percent, while on Oct. 1, a rise of 6.4 percent was expected. Thomson Reuters analyst David...

  • Retailer Colleen Rast, who sells new brand-name apparel and vintage collectibles through eBay and Amazon, was hit with a $150 customs bill when a New Zealand boutique returned a shipment with a retail value of $1,000. Small firms accounted for more than half of eBay's U.S., British and German cross-border holiday transactions in 2013. This year, 27 percent of...

  • Ding dong! No concierge, no problem: Doorman CEO Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:28 PM ET
    A package delivery from a San Francisco-based start-up called Doorman.

    Enter the growing number of virtual doorman apps, services acting as middlemen between the big shipping companies such as FedEx and UPS and the front door.

  • Last-minute delivery: FedEx, UPS gear up for rush Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:11 AM ET
    FedEx workers sort packages at a FedEx global hub.

    Delivery companies, as well as USPS, brace themselves for last-minute shipping orders as the Holiday season reaches peak. The NYT reports.

  • Jim Chanos: Here's what I'm shorting Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 8:24 AM ET
    Jim Chanos, president and founder of Kynikos Associates.

    This year was a better year for short sellers than last year, Jim Chanos said. Here's what he's shorting now.

  • USPS plan to deliver Christmas  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    The USPS is expecting to deliver up to 475 million packages this holiday season. CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at how they plan to handle that volume.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 17- Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports remain far from a deal with union dockworkers after seven months of contract talks, the companies said on Wednesday, again blaming the union for waterfront cargo slowdowns. The Pacific Maritime Association statement came a day before the companies were slated...

  • Stocks rally on oil turn as Fed vows rate patience Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 5:03 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 29, 2014.

    Stocks rose Wednesday as investors bet the Fed would continue to support the economy.

  • *FedEx shares fall after earnings. NEW YORK, Dec 17- U.S. stocks climbed in early afternoon trading on Wednesday as energy sector shares surged more than 4 percent, though investors were preparing for a Federal Reserve statement that may set the stage for interest rate hikes in 2015.. "Volatility should be expected after the statement because so much is riding on...

  • *FedEx shares fall after earnings, drags transports. NEW YORK, Dec 17- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday on the heels of a three-session losing streak and ahead of the U.S. "I don't know that it really makes a huge difference because ultimately they will hedge anything they do in that regard by simply saying it is all data-dependent," said Randy Frederick, managing director...

  • Fluctuating fuel impacts FedEx: Analyst  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Stifel analyst David Ross, provides his outlook for shipping outfits FedEx, and how fuel is impacting the shipper's bottom line.