The parcel empires strike back as smaller players take stock
Over the past couple of years small parcel carriers have gained ground, as behemoths FedEx, ...
FedEx and UPS are to award themselves pay rises again with new handling charges for certain package sizes. Last week, FedEx added a surcharge on large packages, swiftly followed by a similar measure by UPS. As the two companies leading the market in the US, “they did it because they can” a source told Logistics Management. Do two similar announcements, within days of each other, by two hugely profitable companies in a near duopoly, amount to price signaling though?
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