United Parcel Service Inc


  • Procrastinators can wait even longer this holiday Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:11 AM ET
    A UPS truck in San Francisco

    Retailers are looking to get a leg up on the competition by pushing cut-off deadlines for online orders even later in the season.

  • Want a jolly Christmas? These 5 things must change Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Customers on the escalator at Macy's in New York.

    The roadmap for Christmas 2014 will need to look decidedly different for retailers to achieve 4 percent-plus sales growth.

  • Midday movers: Amgen, Ford, Vitamin Shoppe & more Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Online sales growth to slow this holiday: Forrester Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    File photo: A worker in a UPS sorting facility around the holidays.

    Online sales this holiday are expected to reach a record high, but the category's growth will decelerate, according to Forrester Research.

  • Cramer's secret oil strategy: Unlock profits Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 6:12 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer shares his tricks of the trade on how to benefit from the low price of oil, and how to pick the right stocks in a dazed and confused market

  • Shares in TNT Express hit lows after Q3 loss Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 10:44 AM ET
    A TNT delivery truck near Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Shares in TNT Express, one of Europe's largest package delivery companies, slumped to all-time lows after the company reported a 56 million euro loss.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 24- United Parcel Service Inc may charge major customers more for a surge in late, unplanned packages or turn down the business if it threatens disruptions during the peak holiday season, a top executive said on Friday, trying to avoid a repeat of last year's delivery meltdown. UPS and main rival FedEx Corp, both considered U.S. economic bellwethers, are...

  • UPS profit tops expectations; confirms guidance Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:46 AM ET
    A woman walks past the logo of United Parcel Service (UPS) at a job fair in Chicago, Illinois.

    UPS on Friday reported earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations, sending shares higher in early trading.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 24- Robust U.S. consumer and business demand plus strong growth in Asia drove a higher-than-expected quarterly profit at package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc and its top executive said that after a challenging holiday period last year the firm is ready for the 2014 peak season. UPS, the world's largest shipping company, and its main...

  • Early Movers: F, PG, UPS, AMZN, MSFT Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

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

  • CHICAGO, Oct 24- Robust U.S. consumer and business demand plus strong growth in Asia drove a higher-than-expected quarterly profit at package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc.. Atlanta- based UPS also confirmed its full-year profit outlook, predicting earnings per share of between $4.90 to $5.00. UPS posted revenue of $14.29 billion for the quarter,...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 24- United Parcel Service Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, driven by growing demand, improving margins in the United States and strong growth in Asia and Europe. UPS, the world's largest shipping company, reported earnings per share of $1.32, up 14 percent from $1.16 a year earlier. Atlanta- based UPS posted revenue of...

  • Market on track for strong week; wary of Ebola news Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks head into Friday on track for the best weekly performance in 22 months, yet new Ebola fears and other geopolitical headlines could be wild cards.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 23- Determined not to repeat a holiday season that left millions of packages delivered too late and customers seething, United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp are investing heavily in new infrastructure- but the continued dynamic growth of e-commerce will test those efforts. Even so, the rise in shipping originating with e-tailers including...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 22- Package delivery company FedEx Corp on Wednesday forecast a record holiday season this year, with 22.6 million shipments expected for its anticipated peak day on Dec. 15. With the rise of e-commerce, FedEx's annual peak has nearly doubled since 2007, when it moved 11.5 million packages on Dec. 17. Last year a later-than-usual surge before the...

  • Old-school industrials offer steely guidance Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    A welder works on side assemblies for intermodal railcars at the Greenbrier Cos.' Gunderson railcar plant in Portland, Oregon.

    A number of old-school industrial companies and and multi-industry conglomerates have given investors something to cheer about with upbeat guidance.

  • Early movers: MCD, VZ, KO, UTX, HOG, CMG & more Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:40 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 says U.S. rates to rise 4.9 pct as of Dec. 29 Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct 20- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Monday that rates for its services within and between the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico will rise by an average of 4.9 percent as of the end of the year. Last month, the company's main rival FedEx Corp announced a similar rate increase of 4.9 percent, which also includes shipments...

  • Merry Christmas! Hiring may hit dot-com boom level Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 10:11 AM ET
    A Now Hiring sign to attract seasonal employees

    Christmas season retail hiring is expected to significantly outpace the level seen in 2013.

  • Drone stunt sparks soccer riot Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:58 AM ET
    Serbia's Stefan Mitrovic grabs a flag with Albanian national symbols flown by a remotely operated drone during the Euro 2016 group I football match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade on October 14, 2014.

    A drone caused a mass brawl at an international soccer game in Europe on Tuesday evening which forced the match to be abandoned.