Express Cargo

Express Cargo

The latest news from the parcel and package industry, covering major parcel shippers, demand, economics and more.

Commentary

The latest earnings from UPS reveal two trends that might at first seem contradictory: e-commerce is growing in leaps and bounds globally, and customers are choosing to defer delivery on packages to get greater savings.

News & Analysis

17 Sep 2014
Strong domestic volumes in the air and on the ground delivered double-digit profit growth for FedEx in the first quarter of its new fiscal year.
The acquisition of Pacer International earlier this year tapped several trends driving growth at XPO
13 Sep 2014
Fast-growing third-party logistics companies are tuning into and tapping broad trends driving logistics growth in the U.S. and globally, including increased cross-border trade and the expansion of intermodal rail. Here are seven trends picked by XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs.
11 Sep 2014
Three global funds will invest $700 million in XPO Logistics, accelerating the fast-growing company's acquisition plans for 2014.
01 Sep 2014
Deutsche Post DHL will use India to pilot the development of its e-commerce business model for the Asia-Pacific region via subsidiary Blue Dart Express.
27 Aug 2014
A U.S. appellate court panel ruled that as many as 2,300 FedEx Ground drivers in California and Oregon were employees, not independent contractors, when they worked for the package delivery company in the last decade.
Weekly wrap-up for Aug. 23, 2014
23 Aug 2014
In the latest instance of drayage-related disruption, violence flared at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port as thousands of striking truck drivers clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields of trucks crossing a picket line. The past week’s protests brought the world’s sixth-largest container port to a standstill, with carriers reportedly diverting ships.
16 Aug 2014
U.S. authorities added money laundering to the list of drug-trafficking charges facing global shipping giant FedEx.
14 Aug 2014
Both UPS and FedEx have received long-awaited approval from the Chinese government to widen operations in the country.
29 Jul 2014
Blue Dart Express, India’s leading air express and logistics services provider, reported its net profit fell 16 percent in the first fiscal quarter.
TNT truck
28 Jul 2014
TNT Express today posted improved second-quarter results, driven by an ongoing restructuring program, cost cuts and a continued recovery at its previously loss-making Brazilian business.