FedEx and UPS rate increases recently took effect while fuel prices, a key cost for shippers, are at record lows. Crude oil broke $50 a barrel, the lowest in nearly six years. So what else is driving changes in shipping prices? The answer, in short, likely includes the Amazon effect. U.S. trucking tonnage is at …

A dockworkers’ slowdown at West Coast ports is costing companies millions of dollars.

The USPS plans to deliver up to 475 million packages this holiday season. Morgan Brennan takes a look at how they will handle that volume.

Morgan Brennan followed the shipping route of one holiday gift box to see just how complex the process really is.

Morgan Brennan tells us what the major shippers are doing to make sure holiday packages are delivered on time.