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  1. January 30, 2014

    UPS to invest to avoid delivery problems

    UPS, the express parcel service, is to boost capital spending by 25 per cent this year to enhance its US domestic capacity...

  2. July 23, 2013

    Cheaper shipping choices hamper performance at UPS

    UPS, the express parcel delivery group, promised to adapt to tough market conditions after reporting what it admitted was a...

  1. April 25, 2013

    UPS benefits from rise in post-Christmas returns

    A rise in returns of online purchases after Christmas helped UPS, the express parcel delivery service, offset weak...

  2. January 31, 2013

    Slower holiday season dents UPS growth

    A slow US holiday season and the effects of October’s superstorm Sandy produced lower-than-expected net income growth at...

  3. January 14, 2013

    UPS abandons €5.2bn TNT Express takeover

    UPS has abandoned its €5.2bn bid for Dutch delivery group TNT Express in the face of stiff opposition from Europe’s...

  4. October 23, 2012

    US results raise fresh fears for economy

    US companies have warned of weaker global demand and are cutting jobs, raising fresh fears about the health of the world...

  5. October 23, 2012

    UPS reaffirms guidance in tough market

    United Parcel Service, the express package operator, stuck with its guidance for fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday in what...

  6. October 16, 2012

    Chinese slowdown a drag on US earnings

    The slowdown in the Chinese economy shows no clear sign of ending and has become a drag on US manufacturers’ earnings,...

  7. July 24, 2012

    UPS cuts outlook on global slowdown

    UPS, the bellwether package delivery company, has cut its 2012 profit forecast, blaming worries among its customers that the...

  8. July 8, 2012

    US set for earnings roadblock as growth falters

    US manufacturers are set to report their slowest growth in earnings since 2009, hit by the European crisis and a slowdown in...

  9. April 26, 2012

    Strong domestic growth supports UPS

    United Parcel Service, the global parcel delivery company, reported solid revenue and profit gains on Thursday for the first...

  10. March 25, 2012

    UPS plans fresh route after TNT deal

    The delivery vans and trucks of TNT Express, the Netherlands-based logistics company, will over the next four years undergo...

  11. March 19, 2012

    TNT is vital piece in UPS jigsaw puzzle

    Scott Davis, UPS chief executive, portrayed himself as having completed a tricky jigsaw puzzle on Monday after announcing...

  12. January 31, 2012

    UPS hit by pension accounting change

    UPS, the global package delivery company, gave a cautiously optimistic outlook for 2012 on Tuesday, forecasting improved...

  13. October 25, 2011

    UPS profits rise on higher prices

    United Parcel Service warned there were signs of slowing global growth due to decelerating technology exports from Asia as...

  14. October 21, 2011

    Global demand boosts GE industrial revenues

    General Electric, the US conglomerate, reported a sharp increase in third-quarter industrial revenues and predicted...

  15. September 16, 2011

    UPS sets ambitious growth targets

    United Parcel Service, the international package delivery company, has laid out ambitious growth targets for the next five...

  16. July 26, 2011

    New York stocks down on debt worries

    US stocks stumbled for a second straight session on Tuesday as investors waded through a heavy volume of quarterly earnings...

  17. July 26, 2011

    UPS warns debt crisis is hurting world trade

    Dithering over the debt ceiling in Washington, weak consumer confidence and slowing growth in Asia are restraining the...

  18. May 22, 2011

    UPS backs carbon tax, with conditions

    United Parcel Service, the package delivery company, would throw its weight behind a carbon tax to help tackle global...

  19. April 26, 2011

    UPS delivers strong results despite fuel costs

    United Parcel Service, one of the world’s largest package delivery companies, shrugged off higher fuel prices and bad...

  20. February 15, 2011

    FedEx slashes earnings forecast

    FedEx on Monday cut its earnings forecast for the third quarter of 2011 by at least 22 per cent, blaming the move on bad...

  21. February 4, 2011

    UPS to increase quarterly dividends

    United Parcel Service on Thursday said it would increase its quarterly dividend by 11 per cent to $0.52 per share payable on...

  22. February 1, 2011

    UPS predicts stronger US economic growth

    United Parcel Service expects US economic growth to strengthen in 2011 as the impact of recent monetary and fiscal stimulus...

  23. October 21, 2010

    UPS upbeat on growth prospects

    Tight supply chains and companies’ need to rebuild stocks could provide a boost to the global economy, according to UPS, one...

  24. July 22, 2010

    US needs to deliver certainty, says UPS

    A lack of clarity about energy and healthcare policy is restraining the pace of economic recovery among small businesses in...

  25. July 24, 2009

    UPS and D Post deliver warning

    United Parcel Service and Deutsche PostDHL, two of the largest package-delivery companies, yesterday warned investors that...

  26. July 23, 2009

    UPS and D Post in gloomy outlook

    United Parcel Service and Deutsche Post DHL, two of the largest package-delivery companies, on Thursday warned investors...

  27. April 24, 2009

    UPS warns of another difficult period

    United Parcel Service yesterday warned that the current period "would be another difficult one" as quarterly profits at the...

  28. April 24, 2009

    UPS warns of another difficult period

    United Parcel Service yesterday warned that the current period "would be another difficult one" as quarterly profits at the...

  29. February 4, 2009

    UPS delivers lower than expected profits package

    United Parcel Service, the world's largest package delivery company, yesterday missed Wall Street's quarterly profits...

  30. February 3, 2009

    UPS offers gloomy outlook

    United Parcel Service, the world’s largest parcel delivery company, missed Wall Street’s quarterly profits estimates on...

  31. October 24, 2008

    UPS warns of tough quarters

    United Parcel Service, the world's biggest packagedelivery company, yesterday conceded it would face a "challenging...

  32. October 23, 2008

    UPS warns of tough quarters

    United Parcel Service, the world’s biggest package-delivery company, conceded it would face a “challenging environment for a...

  33. August 8, 2008

    Gloom descends on US finance executives

    US finance chiefs' outlook for America's economy sank to a four-year low amid mounting concern over high oil prices, waning...

  34. August 8, 2008

    Gloom among US finance chiefs deepens

    US finance chiefs' outlook for America's economy sank to a four-year low amid mounting concern over high oil prices, waning...

  35. August 7, 2008

    Gloom descends on US finance executives

    US finance chiefs’ outlook for America’s economy sunk to a four-year low amid mounting concern over high oil prices, waning...

  36. April 24, 2008

    UPS cuts forecast as US economy weakens

    UPS, the biggest package delivery company in the world, cut its earnings forecast after a "dramatic" weakening in the US...

  37. April 23, 2008

    UPS downbeat on outlook for economy

    UPS, the largest package delivery company in the world, cut its earnings forecast after a “dramatic” weakening in the US...

  38. March 25, 2008

    UPS chief calls for infrastructure improvement to keep US on track

    The US must reinvest in its ageing, overused transportation networks or risk losing ground to the world's other leading...

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