Mary Schlangenstein

Business, Logistics

FedEx Will Shun Most Home Holiday Fees, Unlike UPS

FedEx and UPS Plane Tomás Del Coro/Flickr

FedEx Corp. will forgo most holiday surcharges on home deliveries this year, drawing a contrast with plans for stepped-up fees at UPS Inc. amid a surge in online shopping.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
August 3, 2017

FedEx Says Cyberattack Will Hurt Earnings as TNT Systems Damaged

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FedEx Corp. said information systems at its TNT delivery unit may not fully recover from a June cyberattack, reiterating that the incident will hit the company’s financial results.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
July 17, 2017
Business, Technology

FedEx’s TNT Unit ‘Significantly’ Affected by Cyberattack

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FedEx Corp. said the worldwide operations and communications systems of its TNT Express unit in Europe have been “significantly” affected by a cyberattack, causing delays in deliveries.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
June 29, 2017

UPS Adds Saturday Deliveries to Meet Online Shopping Demand

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UPS Inc. will add Saturday ground deliveries, making one of the biggest shipping-time changes in its 109-year history in response to rising demand from online shoppers.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2017

FedEx Names Dave Bronczek to Newly Created Post of COO Starting 2018

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FedEx Corp. named Dave Bronczek to the newly created post of chief operating officer and shifted the president’s title to him from company founder Fred Smith. 

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
September 26, 2016

FedEx CEO Calls Amazon Challenge Reports 'Fantastical'

FedEx CEO Fred Smith by Aaron M. Sprecher/Bloomberg

When FedEx Corp. CEO Fred Smith looks at, he sees a valuable customer — not a mortal danger.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
March 17, 2016

FedEx to Hire 55,000 to Handle Online-Fueled Holiday Shipping

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FedEx Corp. will hire about 55,000 temporary workers to grapple with an expected 12% increase in shipping this holiday season, bolstered by an extra day of shopping and continued growth of online purchases.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
October 26, 2015

FedEx Pilots Approve 6-Year Contract With Bonuses, Raises

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Pilots at FedEx Corp., owner of the world’s biggest cargo airline, approved a six-year contract that provides a signing bonus, annual increases in hourly pay and more options for health-care benefits.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
October 20, 2015