Regional Shippers Pose New Threat to UPS, FedEx was the subject of an article in the Wall Street Journal. “Super regional” shipping companies are forming networks that can handle fast, and often cheaper, deliveries for e-commerce, posing a threat to the UPS-FedEx duopoly. Add this on top of the threat from the Amazon “Drone”!
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These and other small shippers, which handle packages for companies ranging from Amazon.com Inc. to Avon Products Inc. to Walgreen Co., are expanding their networks across the U.S., creating a “super regional” threat to the duopoly of United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp.