Express Cargo

In-depth coverage of express cargo shipping news and companies such as UPS and TNT Express.

Commentary

EU regulators recently approved FedEx’s acquisition of TNT after considering restrictions to ensure competitiveness in the market just a month earlier. If any customers or competitors are thinking of filing objections, they should be reminded that there would be no sound basis for any such move.

News & Analysis

07 Nov 2016
Net profit at Nippon Express Co., Japan’s biggest international freight forwarder, surged in the first half of fiscal 2016 despite a revenue decline.
27 Oct 2016
As e-commerce volumes rise, UPS is adding more capacity.
18 Oct 2016
The US delivery company will spend 200 million euros to expand its sorting facility at Charles de Gaulle airport and 1.2 billion euros on a 30-year lease.
12 Oct 2016
Shorter fulfillment cycles are pushing UPS to expand its fastest package and freight services to new countries.
21 Sep 2016
TNT's European road network, and its ability to handle profitable palletized freight, will be important to FedEx as it integrates global express operations.
20 Sep 2016
FedEx raised revenue, profit in its first quarter as owner of TNT Express, despite integration costs following acquisition.
02 Aug 2016
Dicom looks to integrate cross-border trucking, parcel business with last-mile service as e-commerce grows.
Profits at Yusen Logistics and Nippon Express were both impacted by declines in their Americas business.
01 Aug 2016
Profits at two of Japan’s leading logistics companies fell in the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.
25 Jul 2016
TransForce's package division increased sales 6 percent, but its trucking business struggled in the second quarter.
13 Jul 2016
Established logistics companies and brokers could partner with digital start-ups to speed the "evolution" of technology demanded by shippers, the CEO of Echo Global Logistics says.