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What Is FedEx Management’s Outlook for the Future?
FedEx continues to see growth in the global economy. It expects the US GDP to grow by 2.4% in 2015 and by 2.6% in 2016, driven by increased consumer spending.
UPS and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Simplicity in Trade?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected open cross-border trade between member nations by increasing imports and exports and cutting taxes and tariffs.
FedEx Ground: Delivering on E-Commerce Growth
FedEx Ground is being driven by the booming growth in e-commerce, and it contributed to 35% of the company’s revenues but 44% of its profits.
Evaluating UPS’s Supply Chain and Freight Segment in 3Q15
UPS has the fourth-highest market share in US freight. As of 2014, UPS’s freight segment had a market share of 8%. FedEx enjoys the highest market share.
How Will UPS Deliver in the 2015 Holiday Season?
UPS expects package volumes during the 2015 holiday season to rise by 10%. On December 22, UPS expects to ship 36 million packages—double its daily average.
UPS and the Coyote Logistics Deal: New Capabilities and Synergies
UPS expects its acquisition of Coyote Logistics to provide high-tech light entry into the truckload brokerage market and help manage its backhaul capacity.
Analysts Optimistic about FedEx despite Reducing 2Q16 Estimates
Of the 28 analysts rating FedEx stock, 57.1% (16 analysts) have a “buy” rating, 42.9% (12 analysts) have a “hold” rating, and no analysts have a “sell” rating.
UPS’s Domestic Segment: Assessing 3Q15 Performance
In 3Q15, UPS’s domestic segment saw a strong 1.9% YoY growth in revenues, reaching $8.86 billion, due to strong base-rate improvements.
Will the TNT Express Deal Benefit FedEx?
Earlier this year, FedEx (FDX) declared its offer to purchase TNT Express for an all-cash offer of $4.8 billion. It wants to gain better market share.
What are UPS’s Revenue Drivers?
Revenue drivers There are three main drivers of revenue growth for United Parcel Service (UPS): package volumes, product mix and pricing, and fuel surcharges. Package volumes and product mix and pricing are in turn driven by economic growth. Economic growth Increasing economic growth increases e-commerce demand, which in turn increases demand for courier services. […]
Will United Parcel Service Increase Its Dividend Payout in 2016?
United Parcel Service (UPS) has been a consistent dividend payer for the last 20 years.
Should UPS’s Rising Leverage Be a Concern for Investors?
Industry acquisitions have come at the cost of increasing leverage. UPS’s debt has increased from $11 billion at the end of 2014 to ~$15 billion at the end of 3Q15.
FedEx Freight: Slower-than-Anticipated Growth in Fiscal 2Q16
Weak industrial production and global headwinds should continue to subdue growth for the FedEx Freight segment.
Why Is FedEx Adding Older Models of Boeing Planes to Its Fleet?
In a recent move, FedEx placed a firm order for 50 Boeing 767 airplanes with an option for up to 50 more to follow. They will be delivered up to 2023.
What Factors Will Help FedEx Stay Ahead in the Race?
FedEx (FDX) is in line to complete its profit improvement plan. It will help FedEx better recognize its strengths. The plan will result in an improved cost structure.
How Does UPS Benefit from Its Acquisition of Coyote Logistics?
United Parcel Services (UPS) announced its agreement to acquire Coyote Logistics. It’s a Chicago-based logistics firm with contract carrier companies.
The Courier Services Industry Is Riding High on Debt
High leverage often results in reduced return on invested capital (or ROIC). ROIC measures the returns the company generates on the total capital invested in the business.
Why Growing Air Freight Traffic Is Good for Courier Services
Air freight volumes have increased continuously since the 2009 recession, when world trade had declined significantly.
Possible Key Growth Drivers for UPS in the Near Future
The e-commerce industry is poised to grow rapidly in the future. With this growth will come the need for package delivery.
United Parcel Service: How It Delivers Packages to the World
United Parcel Service is the world’s largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. It forms the largest holding of 7.6% in IYT.
What Are FedEx’s Key Strategic Business Advantages?
FedEx has been in the marketplace for over 40 years. It has established a huge network spread across more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.
FedEx’s Financial Performance and Long-Term Goals
FedEx’s (FDX) financial performance during the last few years has been extraordinary. It successfully bounced back from the recessionary downturn.
Why FedEx Is Expanding Its Global Reach
FedEx has assembled a portfolio of solutions, from express and freight forwarding to critical inventory logistics, that can solve any global commerce challenge.
A Key Analysis of FedEx’s Business Model
Currently, FedEx is the global leader in the express delivery market. It offers delivery to and from individuals and businesses. It has various business units.