Amazon Shifting Business Away from Fedex to UPS

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by worldwide, Jun 26, 2014.

  1. worldwide

    worldwide Active Member

    FedEx (NYSE: FDX) may be losing Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) as a customer, an analyst speculated Thursday.

    In a conference call Thursday, FedEx told investors it had lost "one large customer" for its FedEx SmartPost service in the recent quarter, driving down volume for the segment by eight percent.

    FedEx didn't identify the customer, but Ben Schachter of Macquarie believes "it's highly likely that Amazon is moving traffic away from FedEx and tendering packages directly to UPS for final-mile delivery."

    http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-rat...nalyst-amazon-shifting-business-away-from-fed
     
  2. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    It would be nice if it wasnt wasn't surepost volume, but I guess more is more, regardless of service level
     
  3. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    It says tendering directly to ups for final mile delivery.
     
  4. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    UPS????!!!!!!

    Those :censored2: ruined my Christmas.
     
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  5. And mine, too!
     
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  6. sigreq

    sigreq Member

    And it also said an analyst speculated, that sounds concrete.
     
  7. PiedmontSteward

    PiedmontSteward RTW-4-Less

    If it's "SmartPost" volume being lost, then it might be switching over to SurePost for us.. not sure and the article is largely speculative, at best.

    Either way, if it's true, it means more volume in the hub and hopefully my OT will start coming back. $$
     
  8. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    There aren't too many shippers out there that can take "mid teens growth" and turn it into a -8 loss.
     
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  9. sigreq

    sigreq Member

    Analyst speculated, highly likely ups will get final mile delivery. I mean these guys are just guessing.
     
  10. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    There is an amazon building between Houston and San Antonio, and we have definitely seen increased volumn (added a few runs) just for them. Never been there, but judging by the array of stuff they sell, it must be a huge operation. Hell, I've ordered everything from gun holsters to auto parts from them. They're cheap, too.
     
  11. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    What's this "we" stuff? You are retired and are no longer part of "we". You are now "they".


    Resident know-it-all.
     
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  12. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    just wait until they make us work on Christmas Day!
     
  13. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

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  14. My Back Hurts

    My Back Hurts New Member


    Once a Brown, always a brown. BTW Stop being a douche.
     
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  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I'm sorry, who are you?


    Resident know-it-all.
     
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  16. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Third party speculation for the win. I speculate that Apple will stop making the iphone and open a chain of apple juice stands. Press release please.

    Sent from Droid 4 using Brown Cafe mobile app
     
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  17. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    So your user name is your real name and your avatar is a selfie? Way to stay anonymous....
     
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  18. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    We're getting a little elitist there Dave.
     
  19. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Hey, lighten up! New guy not afraid to bust on Dave!!








    (I see a ban in his future.)
     
  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I am way beyond elitist.

    I know exactly where the line is.


    Resident know-it-all.