Amazon.com is testing delivery packages using drones, CEO Jeff Bezos says in an interview.
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The post office expects to deliver nearly 15 billion pieces of mail and 420 million packages during the holiday season, the agency says.
UPS posted a bigger quarterly profit, led by increased demand in domestic ground shipments, and the courier company said it expects online sales to boost holiday volume.
FedEx expects that holiday shoppers will be more nice than naughty this year, with shipments rising from 2012.
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says his agency is in "the midst of a financial disaster" and may need an emergency increase in postage rates to keep operating.
UPS said Tuesday that second-quarter profit fell 4 percent as customers shifted from premium toward lower-priced shipped services.
UPS and FedEx might be worried about international shipments to slowing economies, but perhaps they should be more concerned about what's going on in their own backyards.
FedEx posted a bigger than expected quarterly profit as its ground shipment business did well, and the company saw benefits from lower jet fuel prices.
Among the big wins and rough patches revealed in the business world this week: Tesla ramps up for coast-to-coast drives, and Trina Solar has its share of ups and downs.
Virgin America said it's close to turning around its financial losses and could be ready for an initial public offering as early as next year.
UPS reports a higher first-quarter profit attributable in part to post-holiday consumer spending.
Shipping company UPS agreed Friday to pay $40 million to end a federal criminal probe connected to deliveries it made for illicit online pharmacies.
The SpaceX Dragon capsule returns to Earth with a full load from the International Space Station, splashing down in the Pacific five hours after leaving the orbiting lab.
A Boeing 787 with a redesigned battery system made a 2-hour test flight on Monday, and the company said the event "went according to plan."
Boeing plans to conduct two flight tests of its revamped 787 battery system, possibly as soon as the end of the week, sources say.
Delta Air Lines is in talks to purchase small and wide-body jets from Airbus and Boeing in deals potentially worth about $6 billion at list prices, sources say.
FedEx reports its third-quarter profit fell 31 percent as customers opted for less-expensive ground shipping, hurting the company's airfreight business.
Boeing expects to finish testing its battery fix for the 787 within the next week or two, but says it's up to the regulators to decide when the planes fly again.
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