FedEx to Take $2B Charge on Accounting Change
FedEx's switch to mark-to-market pension accounting allows gains and losses to flow into earnings sooner.
How to Halve Your Potential State Tax Burdens
If tax officials find that a business has “nexus” in a state, the penalties and interest they charge can easily double the tax the company otherwise owes.
UPS Profit Hit By Costs of ‘High Quality’ Holiday Service
The delivery service muscled up for Christmas to avoid delivery problems, but demand came in below expectations.
Lowe’s Case Highlights Worker Misclassification Lessons
The rising use of independent contractors could cause more companies to become entangled in costly lawsuits.
Seating Tax at the Strategy Table
Tax professionals should have more input into strategic decisions, say finance chiefs.
Apple, Others Ally with Obama to Pay Small Suppliers
SupplierPay, a new White House initiative, is designed to help small businesses increase their working capital.
Companies are increasingly turning to third parties to handle order fulfillment.
How Truck Overhauls Are Saving Staples, UPS Carbon and Cash
Large companies are turning to electric and hybrid trucks in a bid for big shipping efficiencies.
Alan B. Graf Jr. – Fedex Corp.
Category: REVENUE GROWTH The sweat labor that helped turn this package-delivery company into an overnight sensation.