Business, TCA

FedEx Office to Open in 500 Walmart Stores Across US in Next Two Years

Mike Mozart/Flickr

You can get everything from food and clothing to tools and toys at Walmart. Now, add packing and shipping to that list.

Zlati Meyer | USA Today
March 20, 2018
Business, Logistics

As Transportation Costs Mount, Amazon Is Squeezing Suppliers to Curb Losses in Price Wars

A box for an Amazon prime customer moves through the new Amazon Fulfillment Center, Feb. 9, in Sacramento, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press) Inc., locked in a margin-crushing price war, is offloading costs onto suppliers and limiting the number of single, low-priced items shoppers can purchase in an effort to offset rising shipping costs.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
March 20, 2018

Tracy Morgan Video: Wal-Mart Has 'Stepped Up'

TODAY show

In his first extensive interview in almost a year, actor-comedian Tracy Morgan told host Matt Lauer and NBC's "TODAY" show audience June 1 that Wal-Mart has "stepped up to the plate in a tremendous way" in apologizing for causing the accident on the New Jersey Turnpike last June that killed one of Morgan's colleagues and left Morgan in a coma.

June 1, 2015

Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart Settle Lawsuit Over Jersey Crash

Bloomberg News

Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. settled the actor-comedian’s lawsuit over a New Jersey Turnpike crash that had left him in a coma for days and killed another comedian.

May 28, 2015
Business, Technology

Carriers, Retailers Struggle to Absorb Costs From Free Shipping for Online Purchases

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The surge in electronic commerce from customers who are seeking free delivery is taxing delivery companies and retailers alike, forcing them to figure out how to absorb the expense.

February 16, 2015

Supercube Permit Rules Tightened

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has tightened rules for permits on trials of Walmart’s extended length semi-trailer known as the “supercube,” addressing several safety concerns, the Ontario Trucking Association said.

December 4, 2012