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  • Teamster takes down Wall Street Journal

    Teamster Vincent Kloss from Ohio responds to a hideous Wall Street Journal editorial that repeats Fred Smith's talking points:

    FedEx has developed a significant ground operation to compete with UPS. FedEx even uses ground transportation to transport its "air" packages where feasible. UPS simply wants a level playing field to compete with FedEx.

  • This just in: FedEx pilots are delivering your packages

    Ace reporter John Hughes at Bloomberg has the scoop:

    FedEx has said Express should be regulated under the railway law because the unit delivers most parcels by air and UPS ships mostly by truck.

    I'm sure most people who get FedEx packages think they were delivered by delivery truck drivers, not airline pilots. Who knew?

  • Thu, 04/29/2010 - 09:53

    FedEx flack Maury Lane claims most FedEx packages are delivered by airplane.

    “This new campaign is further evidence of how desperate the Teamsters are to help UPS secure a competitive bailout,” Maury Lane, a FedEx spokesman, said in a statement. “Americans across the country are making it clear that they have corporate bailout fatigue.”
    FedEx has said Express should be regulated under the railway law because the unit delivers most parcels by air and UPS ships mostly by truck.
  • Hours of Service Listening Sessions End

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ended its nearly three-month-long listening sessions regarding changes in Hours of Service rules. The Teamsters testified at the first hearing in Washington, D.C. This is an important issue for Teamster truck drivers.

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