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FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...holiday workers hired last year.The hiring plan from FedEx Corp. came a day after rival UPS said it would hire up to...some packages didn't arrive until after Christmas.FedEx Corp. announced Wednesday that it earned $606 million in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/fedex-add-50000-seasonal-j
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FedEx raises optimism with earnings forecast NEW YORK --- FedEx Corp., the world's second largest package delivery company, offered a signal Friday that the global economy is improving, as it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/12/bus_547853.shtml
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FedEx reports 41 percent earnings gain

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- FedEx Corp. reported a 41 percent increase in third-quarter profits, due mostly to growth in international priority shipments and savings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/18/fin_409130.shtml
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FedEx readies campaign against UPS over labor bill

NEW YORK - FedEx Corp. is set to launch a multimillion dollar marketing campaign on Tuesday against chief rival UPS Inc., arguing the world's largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/09/bus_526930.shtml
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Business briefs

FedEx earnings rise, but shares drop MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Second-quarter earnings at FedEx Corp. rose 26 percent, though shares in the package delivery company slipped Wednesday after it said third-quarter results will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/20/bus_327571.shtml
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Look for busy shopping season, UPS says

...Monday on Dec. 2 will see a 10 percent increase in pickup volume, surpassing 32 million packages.UPS' smaller rival FedEx Corp. said it expects Dec. 2 to be its busiest day of the holiday season. FedEx expects to carry more than 22 million shipments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-25/look-busy-shopping-season-up
Santa's sleigh delayed after snags at UPS, FedEx

...we're contacting affected customers who have shipments available for pickup," said Scott Fiedler, a spokesman for FedEx Corp.Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, FedEx handled 275 million shipments, according to Fiedler. Those that were not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-25/santas-sleigh-delayed-afte
FedEx expects record holiday shipments again as shoppers buy more gifts online

...Memphis, Tenn., company expects Dec. 10 to be its busiest day with 19 million shipments, up 10 percent from 2011. FedEx Corp. said holiday shipments will be driven by sales of personal electronics, apparel, luxury goods and items from large...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-22/fedex-expects-record-holid
UPS to pay $40 million collected from online pharmacies to end criminal probe

...and has agreed to enhance its compliance policies with respect to Internet pharmacy shippers."Its biggest rival, FedEx Corp., remains a target in the federal investigation, according to its March 21 quarterly report filed with the Security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-29/ups-pay-40-million-collect
Business briefs

...that PC shipments are bound for their first annual decline in 11 years.FedEx plans cuts to restore profitsNEW YORK - FedEx Corp., the world's second-largest package delivery company, on Wednesday detailed its plan to boost profit by $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-10/business-briefs