United Parcel Service Inc


  • Workers servicing a plane at the TIMCO hangar in Greensboro, N.C.

    Growing global demand and an aging workforce mean jobs are opening up to service the world's fast growing fleet of aircraft.

  • March 5- United Parcel Service Inc is spending $70 million to add 1,000 propane trucks to its delivery fleet, the biggest bulk purchase of propane-fired vehicles yet as output of the fuel in the United States hits record highs.

  • UPS to buy 1,000 propane-fueled delivery trucks Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    March 5- United Parcel Service Inc, the world's largest courier company, said it would buy 1,000 propane-fueled delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations in the United States at a total cost of about $70 million.

  • *Insurance stocks rise after Humana comments. Humana Inc and UnitedHealth Group ranked among the S&P 500' s biggest percentage gainers, with Humana's stock jumping 10.6 percent to $113.69 after it said the government's proposed cuts to the private Medicare program appeared to be less than it had forecast. UnitedHealth shares rose 3 percent to $76.01.

  • How mean winter weather could hurt stocks Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    An overturned tractor-trailer on the I-495 in Oxon Hill, Md., on Feb. 13.

    So far, the stock market has looked past the weather impacts on manufacturing, housing, consumer spending and even hiring.

  • Early movers: JOSB, SJM, AIG, CPB, MSFT, PG & more Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

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

  • Love's labor's lost as snow buries Valentine's Day Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    Procrastinators may find that a snowy Valentine's will put their plans on ice—or at least, result in one heck of a no-gift excuse.

  • Obamacare stuck in government 'abyss': Health CEO Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 8:13 AM ET
    A couple purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act on Jan. 15, 2014 in Miami.

    The White House needs to embrace a public-private sector partnership in order to keep Obamacare from unraveling, a former supporter of the health-care law told CNBC.

  • A Chicago seat maker's quest for skilled workers Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Freedman Seating Company, Chicago.

    Freedman Seating is among the U.S. manufacturers that struggle to find skilled workers to meet demand.

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 31- Blu LNG, one of the biggest names in the move to wean U.S. trucks off diesel onto natural gas, has laid off 20 percent of its staff, ousted several senior executives and slowed down development of fueling stations as it waits for more truckers to embrace the switch to the cheap and cleaner-burning fuel.

  • Treasurys trim losses after 5, 7-year debt auction Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Treasurys held on to earlier losses after of the Treasury Dept's auction of five-year notes and seven-year debt and after the release of US GDP data.

  • *UPS prepared to have "great peak season" this year- CFO. Jan 30- United Parcel Service Inc has vowed to avoid a repeat of last year's Christmas holiday season when unexpectedly high volume and huge delays frustrated customers who wanted their packages delivered on time.

  • Midday movers: Blackstone, Exxon, ADT & More Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • United Parcel Service is reporting Q4 EPS of $1.25 ex-items on revenue of $15 billion, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • US stock-index futures higher after GDP, jobless claims Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Thursday, on what will be the busiest day of fourth quarter earnings season.

  • UPDATE 1-UPS Q4 profit in line, sees a stronger 2014 Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    Jan 30- United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday posted fourth-quarter profit that met expectations as a surge in online shopping just before Christmas led to late deliveries and higher costs, but it forecast a stronger year ahead.

  • UPS posts fourth-quarter profit in line with estimates Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    UPS, the biggest U.S. courier company, said earlier in the month it expected diluted earnings of $1.25 per share, well short of the average analyst estimate of $1.43 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. On Thursday, UPS posted net earnings of $1.2 billion, or $1.25 a share, compared with a net loss of $1.7 billion, or $1.83 a share, last year.

  • UPS posts earnings in line with estimates Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    UPS posted quarterly profit that met expectations and said a surge in online shopping just before Christmas led to late deliveries and higher costs.

  • Early movers: MMM, UPS, V, GOOG & more Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • FedEx & UPS warn of delays     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports FedEx and UPS are saying they are expecting some delays in certain areas of the Midwest and the South due to severe winter weather.