• traffic Mar 3

    Fedex Tractor-Trailer Stuck on Guardrail Causes Big Traffic Delays

    A tandeum Fedex truck stuck on a guardrail on the overpass of Route 128 in Weston, Mass., blocked two lanes and lead to nearly two-hour delays for some drivers Tuesday morning.

  • FedEx Jan 24

    FedEx Issues Warning About Text Message and Email Scam

    FedEx is warning customers about a scam involving fake text messages and emails, saying people should not click on the link to set “delivery preferences” The company tweeted a statement Wednesday saying it does not send “unsolicited texts or emails requesting money, package or personal information.” “Have you received a suspicious text or e-mail that appears to be from us?” the...

  • Philadelphia Dec 19, 2019

    FedEx Driver Who Killed Would-Be Robber Had License to Carry Gun, Police Say

    A FedEx driver used a legally registered weapon to kill a would-be robber during a gun battle in Northeast Philadelphia, police said Wednesday. The 32-year-old driver, who police still consider a victim, was delivering a package to a home on the 600 block of Unruh Avenue Tuesday night when was approached by an armed robber who stole his wallet and…

  • Amazon Dec 17, 2019

    Amazon Bans Sellers From Using FedEx for Some Deliveries

    Amazon is banning its third-party merchants from using Fed-Ex ground service to deliver to Prime members, suggesting that it thinks the service is too slow to get packages to their destinations in time for Christmas. The temporary ban will block those companies from using Fed-Ex Ground service, although they can still use pricier Fed-Ex Express shipping for Prime shipments.

  • United States Dec 2, 2019

    Save These Dates: 2019 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

    Want to make sure your holiday cards and gifts arrive in time for Christmas? Save these dates, and keep in mind there may be extra surcharges for rush delivery during the holiday season.

  • CEO Nov 25, 2019

    Grocery Carrying Robots Are Coming. Do We Need Them?

    The first cargo-carrying robot marketed directly to consumers is on sale this holiday season. But how many people are ready to ditch their second car to buy a two-wheeled rover that can follow them around like a dog? Corporate giants like Amazon, FedEx and Ford have already been experimenting with sending delivery robots to doorsteps. Now Piaggio, the Italian company...

  • Facebook Nov 9, 2019

    Pot or Not? Police Busts Highlight Growing Confusion Over Hemp, CBD

    The CBD craze is leaving the war on drugs a bit dazed and confused. The extract that’s been showing up in everything from candy to coffee is legally derived from hemp plants, which look and smell an awful lot like that other cannabis — marijuana. They’re so similar, police officers and the field tests they use on suspected drugs sometimes...

  • CEO Oct 1, 2019

    UPS Gets Government Approval to Become a Drone Airline

    UPS has won government approval to operate a nationwide fleet of drones, which will let the company expand deliveries on hospital campuses and move it one step closer to making deliveries to consumers. Many regulatory obstacles remain, however, before UPS — or other operators who are testing drones — can fill the sky over cities and suburbs with drones carrying...

  • Jennifer Vazquez Sep 25, 2019

    NYPD: Fake FedEx Worker, Accomplice Tie Up Brooklyn Family, Steal $125K in Cash, Jewelry

    A man posing as a FedEx worker and an accomplice tied up a Brooklyn family and robbed them of more than $100,000 in cash and jewelry, police tell News 4.

  • player Aug 25, 2019

    McIlroy Ends Season With a $15 Million Bang at East Lake

    Rory McIlroy marched to the 18th green Sunday at East Lake with victory in hand and $15 million in the bank. Even better was what he saw — and heard — behind him. The scene was all too familiar. The gallery ducked under the ropes and rushed to encircle the green to watch the finish of a class performance in...

  • golf Aug 19, 2019

    Justin Thomas Hangs On to Win BMW Championship

    Staked to a six-shot lead, Justin Thomas spent more time Sunday worrying about what could go wrong than ending 12 months without winning.

  • CEO Aug 15, 2019

    Walmart Just Showed It’s Being Even More Aggressive to Take on Amazon

    Walmart’s latest quarterly earnings report just revealed how the biggest retailer in the world is being even more aggressive in order to take on Amazon. In the midst of a trade war between the U.S. and China, and in the wake of two deadly shootings at Walmart stores, everyone is tuned in to what Walmart has to say about tariffs...

  • Facebook Aug 11, 2019

    Amazon’s Quest for Constant Growth Is Not Leaving It With Many Friends — Except for Wall Street

    From industry stalwarts to high-profile politicians, seemingly everyone’s turning their backs against Amazon these days. Except one: Wall Street. Just this week, old players in two major categories — logistics and pharmacies — turned into foes. FedEx terminated its ground-delivery contract with Amazon, two months after ending its U.S. express shipping deal. Meanwhile, CVS and Walgreens were accused of unfairly...

  • surgery Aug 9, 2019

    Tiger Woods Withdraws From FedEx Cup Playoffs, Citing Oblique Strain

    It was the first time Woods has pulled out in the middle of a tournament since the Dubai Desert Classic in February 2017, two months before he had a fourth surgery on his back to fuse his lower spine.

  • United States Aug 7, 2019

    FedEx Is Ending Ground-Delivery Contract With Amazon

    FedEx said Wednesday it will end its ground-delivery contract with Amazon and won’t renew it at the end of the month. “This change is consistent with our strategy to focus on the broader e-commerce market, which the recent announcements related to our FedEx Ground network have us positioned extraordinarily well to do,” a FedEx spokesperson said. Shares of FedEx and...

  • Boston Jul 31, 2019

    72-Year-Old Man Killed in Head-on Crash in Woburn, Massachusetts

    A 72-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash in Woburn, Massachusetts, on Wednesday. The crash was reported around 11 a.m. at Cambridge and Locust streets. At least two cars were involved, and police confirmed that a man in one of those vehicles has died.

  • California Jun 7, 2019

    Want to Visit the Space Station? Now You Can — But It Won’t Be Cheap

    You’ve heard about the International Space Station for years. Want to visit? NASA announced Friday that the orbiting outpost is now open for business to private citizens, with the first visit expected to be as early as next year. There is a catch, though: You’ll need to raise your own cash, and it won’t be cheap. A round-trip ticket likely...

  • Associated Press May 29, 2019

    Huawei Asks Court to Rule US Security Law Unconstitutional

    Fighting to maintain its access to major markets for next-generation communications, Chinese tech giant Huawei is challenging the constitutionality of a 2018 U.S. law that bars it from selling telecoms equipment to U.S. government agencies and contractors. In a motion filed late Tuesday in eastern Texas federal court, Huawei argues for summary judgment in the case in filed in March...

  • California May 24, 2019

    NASA’s First-of-Kind Tests Look to Manage Drones in Cities

    NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unmanned devices in droves above busy streets and buildings. Multiple drones took to the air at the same...

  • United States May 14, 2019

    Walmart Ups Delivery Game With Next Day Shipping

    Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The nation’s largest retailer said Tuesday it’s been building a network of more efficient e-commerce distribution centers to make that happen. The next-day service will cover 220,000 popular items from diapers and non-perishable food items to toys and electronics. That’s...

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