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Lisa Baertlein

Kansas City Southern profit soars, trade worry eases; shares climb

Oct 19 2018

Railroad operator Kansas City Southern's quarterly profit jumped 34 percent, even after network congestion crimped operations in Mexico, where it has extensive services.

Railroad operator CSX's quarterly profit tops Wall Street target

Oct 16 2018

CSX Corp on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that topped Wall Street's view and raised its full-year revenue forecast, as the No. 3 U.S. railroad operator benefited from ongoing cost-cutting and higher prices for moving freight.

Ahead of holidays, FedEx leans on special bonuses to keep pilots from retiring

Oct 04 2018

SEATTLE/LOS ANGELES Santa's sleigh cannot fly without its pilot. | Video

RPT-FOCUS-Ahead of Holidays, FedEx leans on special bonuses to keep pilots from retiring

Oct 04 2018

SEATTLE/LOS ANGELES, Oct 4 Santa's sleigh cannot fly without its pilot.

Millions of chickens drown in Florence floodwaters, manure pits damaged

Sep 17 2018

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES U.S. food companies kept slaughter plants shut on Monday in southeastern states swamped by Hurricane Florence as catastrophic flooding killed nearly 2 million chickens, collapsed the walls of at least two hog manure pits, and made stretches of major roads impassable.

FedEx quarterly profit misses Wall Street estimate

Sep 17 2018

FedEx Corp reported quarterly profit that missed Wall Street estimates on Monday, as employee compensation and other expenses weighed on results.

Florence shuts down slaughterhouses, hog manure pits collapse

Sep 17 2018

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES, Sept 17 U.S. food companies kept slaughter plants shut on Monday in southeastern states swamped by Hurricane Florence as flash floods collapsed the walls of at least two hog manure pits, made roads undriveable and delayed rail shipments.

UPS plan to boost business shipping falls short with investors

Sep 13 2018

United Parcel Service Inc is doubling down on shipments between businesses as part of a $20 billion overhaul aimed at automating its facilities and offsetting the profit squeeze from lower-profit home deliveries from large retailers like Amazon.com .

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