A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Amazon's next move may be to shake up the shipping industry in the US.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
United Parcel Service (UPS) trucks are rolling again at a warehouse in San Francisco one day after an employee shot and killed three colleagues and wounded two others before killing himself in front of police officers.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
After crashing, the plane went down a steep, wooded hill.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
At least 50 people were shot dead when a gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
A company that formed part of the consortium that introduced Eircode has denied that a new delivery code it has offered the courier industry is an alternative to the controversial postcode system.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
The Irish arm of logistics company, TNT Express slumped into the red, last year, arising from the cost of a redundancy programme at the business.
Fri, 06 May, 2016
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Thu, 15 Oct, 2015
A parcel posted from Britain with Ireland clearly marked as its destination ended up in Canada — leaving the intended recipient to question whether the Eircode he gave in his address may have played a role in the mix-up.
Sun, 06 Sep, 2015
Over the last year, and it has seemed like that long, we’ve read several articles on the proposed new postal codes.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015
The company behind Eircode expects the postcode to be widely used within two years, despite the teething problems that plagued the system on launch day and sustained criticism from courier companies.
Tue, 14 Jul, 2015
The State’s new postcode will not deliver the value for money when it is launched next month, a senator and professor of economics at Trinity College has warned.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
Senior civil servants have been accused of “peddling falsehoods” to an Oireachtas committee in order to promote the controversial design of the nation’s new postcode.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
The fast-growing Irish packets and parcels market is currently worth up to €520m, and the average small business spends €11,000 a year sending items by post and courier, a survey by the Commission for Communication Regulation.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
FedEx said yesterday that it would buy Dutch package delivery firm TNT Express for €4.4bn, aiming to take on bigger rivals United Parcel Service (UPS) and Deutsche Post in Europe.
Wed, 08 Apr, 2015
Parcels delivery firm TNT Express is set for a takeover by rival FedEx after the Dutch firm backed an offer worth €4.4bn.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has ruled out a deal on Cork Airport’s debt despite the impending loss of another service.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
The European Commission has described Ireland’s response to its findings on the flawed Eircode tendering process as “unclear” and “not satisfactory”.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Plans to introduce a postcode system this year have created more questions than
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
The Ombudsman has said it is precluded from investigating a complaint by the body representing the freight industry over the country’s new postcode.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
The Ombudsman has declined to investigate a complaint by the body representing the freight industry over the country’s new postcode system.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
Taylor Swift melted the hearts of hundreds of her fans by giving them hand-picked Christmas presents.
Fri, 02 Jan, 2015
The chief executive of Ireland’s largest independent parcel delivery company has declared his support for the controversial new postcode system due to be introduced next year.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
A former UPS employee has told a court he was told he could be "a bomb-maker or an IRA terrorist" when he could not produce evidence of previous employment.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2014
The introduction of Ireland’s new postcode service will be as problematic as Irish Water, some of the country’s biggest transport delivery firms confirmed.
Thu, 06 Nov, 2014
The US stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note today, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big US companies.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
A US man who was fired a day earlier from delivery service UPS put on his work uniform, drove to an Alabama package sorting centre and killed two managers, police said.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014
Three people have been killed in a shooting at a United Parcel Service (UPS) facility in Alabama, US police have said.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
Our tech gadgets are no longer being shipped from China to Europe. These days they are loaded on a train to Poland, according to Flextronics vice-president of operations John Scanlon.
Wed, 14 May, 2014
Streets with rude-sounding names like Crotch Crescent, Turkey Cock Lane, Bell End, and The Knob could turn out to be a haven for property hunters looking to snap up a bargain, research suggests-
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014
Two Limerick men involved in a sophisticated million-euro drugs network that stretched through the Netherlands, Germany, England, and the North to a rural cottage in Limerick were yesterday jailed at Limerick Circuit Court.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2014
An international courier company’s tracking system uncovered a sophisticated drugs trail stretching through the Netherlands, Germany, England, and the North to a rural cottage in Co Limerick, a court heard.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2013
The HSE has been ordered to pay €70,000 compensation to an employee after the Equality Tribunal ruled it had failed to take reasonable steps to accommodate her disability.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2013
A probe is under way after a UPS cargo plane crashed into a field near a US airport, killing two pilots and scattering wreckage over a rural area.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2013
A cargo plane has crashed in an open field on approach to an airport in Alabama, killing the two crew members aboard.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
It remains to be seen if Amazon will succeed where others failed in trying to make selling groceries online profitable, writes Alistair Barr.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will travel to Brussels today for a meeting of the European Council.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2013
The US Scout movement is signalling its readiness to end a ban on gay members and leaders after a wave of protest.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013
A proposed takeover deal between delivery firms United Parcel Service (UPS) and TNT Express collapsed today.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013
Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of international courier firm TNT Express last year dropped by 36% to €2.6m.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2012