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U.S. surfboard makers not so stoked about China tariffs

16 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES President Donald Trump's decision to slap 10% tariffs on imported surfboards convinced surf executive Sue Bowers to move factory jobs out of China - but not back to the United States, which was one goal of Trump's tariffs. | Video

UPS profit beats expectations as demand for next day service surges

24 Jul 2019

United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday a jump in demand for its Next Day Air service drove better-than-expected profit in the second quarter as large retailers rushed packages to online shoppers.

UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots

24 Jul 2019

LOS ANGELES United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications needed to expand the business.

UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots

23 Jul 2019

LOS ANGELES, July 23 United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications needed to expand the business.

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown

18 Jul 2019

Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions.

CSX profit hit by trade-related weakness; shares slide after hours

17 Jul 2019

LOS ANGELES CSX Corp on Tuesday posted quarterly profit that missed Wall Street's target and cut its full-year revenue forecast after weakness in its trade-related intermodal business weighed on results, sending shares down 6.1% in after-hours trade.

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup

25 Jun 2019

LONDON/LOS ANGELES U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months.

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat

19 Jun 2019

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns.

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