• online shopping Nov 12

    Online Shopping Surge Could Lead to Holiday Delivery Delays

    Retailers and carriers are preparing for an online holiday shopping surge that could tax shipping networks and lead to delivery delays

  • FedEx Oct 20

    FedEx Employee Injured in Workplace Accident

    A FedEx employee was injured on the job in Middletown Monday night, according to police. Police said they responded to the FedEx Campus for a report of an injured employee. It was determined that the employee had a minor, non-life threatening injury to his hand, police said. The employee was transported to the hospital for treatment. Police said the incident…

  • FedEx Sep 17

    FedEx to Offer 1,300 Seasonal Jobs in Hartford

    FedEx announced it will be adding more than 70,000 seasonal positions throughout their network to help deliver for the holidays this year, including more than 1,300 positions in the Hartford area. “Open positions are available for package handlers,” said FedEx officials. “Many of which may become full-time job opportunities as demand for our services grows and our networks expand.” Applicants…

  • football Jul 14

    Washington Football Team to Change Name, Logo After Decades of Pressure

    Washington’s NFL team announced Monday that it will change its name, following decades of pressure to stop using a dictionary-defined racial slur.  A new name and logo will be announced at a later date after a thorough review, the team said in a statement Monday morning. “Dan Snyder and Coach Rivera are working closely to develop a new name...

  • Washington Redskins Jul 4

    Washington's Football Team to Review Name With NFL's Support

    The Washington Redskins say they will “undergo a thorough review of the team’s name” as pressure builds to change the name the owner has defended for years. Moments after the team’s announcement, Pepsi joined calls for a new name. The previous day, FedEx, which sponsors the team’s stadium, said the same. Team owner Dan Snyder said in a statement...

  • FedEx Jul 3

    FedEx Asks Washington Football Team to Change Name

    FedEx has asked the Washington Redskins to change the team’s name. “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,” FedEx confirmed in a statement. FedEx owns the naming rights to the stadium in Landover, Maryland, where the team plays its home games, through 2025, having signed a deal in 1999 reported at…

  • Singapore May 15

    US Pilot Jailed in Singapore for Breaking Quarantine Order

    An American cargo pilot who admitted to “poor judgment” in breaking a quarantine order to buy medical supplies has become the first foreigner imprisoned in Singapore for breaching its restrictions meant to curb the coronavirus

  • 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 17, 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 26, 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.

  • China Aug 16, 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.

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