Express and e-Commerce drive DP-DHL’s fourth quarter

Deutsche Post-DHL reported fourth-quarter 2017 net profit down slightly (0.5% y-o-y) to €837 million as total revenue rose 4.5% to €16.11 billion. Operating profit (EBIT) for the quarter was up 6.3% to €1.18 billion. Revenue was up in all four of the company’s operating divisions, despite the negative foreign exchange impact of a strong euro. […]

Expeditors flies high!

US-based forwarder and logistics services provider Expeditors International reported fourth-quarter net income up 51.2% y-o-y to $168 million, as net revenue increased 14.6% to $629 million. Operating income for the quarter was up 15.6% to $199 million. At first glance, the more than 50% increase in profit looks odd, but the quarter’s net income included […]

UPS to reinvest $12 billion

There was considerable news coming out of UPS’ Atlanta headquarters yesterday – and, for the most part, it’s coming up roses for the global integrator, starting with last December’s tax cut legislation, which, combined with increased demand for its services, translated into strong overall and division revenues in the fourth quarter. But UPS’ decision to […]
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