111.00 +0.09 (0.08%)
Pre-Market: 8:00AM EDT
|Bid||110.21 x 100|
|Ask||110.79 x 100|
|Day's Range||109.57 - 111.20|
|52 Week Range||102.12 - 135.53|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||19.77|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.64 (3.32%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) said it's moving forward in its machine learning capabilities by expanding its "chatbot" to Google Assistant. The chatbot lets customers retrieve information on package deliveries and other UPS services via the Assistant on Android phones, iPhones, smart speakers like Google Home and other compatible devices. The chatbot is designed for a conversational interface.
Express service aimed at e-commerce shipments will start in major cities and will offer new competition for growing online commerce delivery to homes.
DHL is turning up the heat on UPS following an announcement Friday that it will be launching a delivery service for online retailers in eight U.S. cities, including Atlanta. The German logistics company said it will be "piloting a range of new technologies" in its U.S. operations, including DHL Parcel Metro, a service that uses customized software that lets DHL create a 'virtual delivery network" of local and regional contractors that will make same-day or next-day deliveries from retailers and fulfillment centers to homes. "For consumers, the service creates a seamless experience: an online and mobile interface allows consumers to track shipments in real-time, communicate special instructions to their courier, reschedule a delivery and rate their delivery experience," DHL said in a news release.
Shares of FedEx (FDX) have fallen year-to-date, as investors remain concerned that Amazon.com (AMZN), once a boon to it and rival United Parcel Service (UPS), has become a threat. The Bull, however, contend that FedEx bears are oversimplifying, and Oppenheimer's Scott Schneeberger is optimistic that FedEx will deliver the goods when it releases its earnings next week. Schneeberger, who reiterated an Outperform rating on FedEx today, believes that the company has executed well during the peak holiday season "delivering strong service levels as it seemingly achieved its operational/financial objectives." Given this, and the quality of FedEx's revenue and its focus on pricing, he anticipates that its Ground segment should see margins expand, as it leverages its growing automated network.
SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Deutsche Post AG's DHL said on Thursday it was launching a delivery service for online retailers in eight U.S. cities, as the German logistics company takes a swipe at dominant players UPS and FedEx. Through DHL eCommerce's Parcel Metro service, first reported by Reuters, contractors will make same-day or next-day deliveries from retailers and fulfilment centres directly to homes, the company said. "This sector (e-commerce) offers a tremendous amount of opportunity to the logistics space," DHL eCommerce Americas Chief Executive Officer Lee Spratt said when announcing the service at an event in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Deutsche Post AG's DHL said on Thursday it was launching a delivery service for online retailers in eight U.S. cities, as the German logistics company takes a swipe at dominant players UPS and FedEx. Through DHL eCommerce's Parcel Metro service, first reported by Reuters, contractors will make same-day or next-day deliveries from retailers and fulfillment centers directly to homes, the company said. "This sector (e-commerce) offers a tremendous amount of opportunity to the logistics space," DHL eCommerce Americas Chief Executive Officer Lee Spratt said when announcing the service at an event in San Francisco.
It’s a different market than it was just two months ago. Volatility has returned, even if it remains modest relative to historical levels. Big names like Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) and Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT), among others, have seen precipitous share price declines just in the past few weeks.
Work is under way on a new flight training facility for pilots at United Parcel Service Inc. The facility, which is located near UPS Airline's Global Operations Center at Louisville International Airport, will give the company more space to train new pilots as well as the 2,745 it has on staff now. The new facility will be one of several that UPS operates at the airport, including its massive UPS Worldport sorting hub.
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Georgia's largest privately owned company is reportedly joining the tax reform bonus parade. Fox Business reported that Cox Enterprises said earlier this week that the most of the company's nearly 60,000 employees will receive bonuses of $1,000-$2,000 because of the $1.5 trillion tax bill. The bonuses will be distributed on Tax Day to employees who have worked at Cox Enterprises for at least a year and are not part of an executive incentive plan, according to Fox.
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Stifel analyst David Ross upgraded UPS stock to Buy and said the shipping giant's current valuation is compelling.