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Reuters: UPS offers consumers more options as "etail" grows

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept 14 (Reuters) - United Parcel Serviceis launching a new service in time for the peak holidayshipping season that gives residential consumers -- a growingportion of its business -- more control over when and how theirpackages are delivered. Full story

Parcel Wars

   CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the details on an investigation into America's biggest transport companies, FedEx and UPS.

Inside UPS on busiest day of year

   The sprawling Louisville, Ky., UPS facility is more like Santa's workshop these days, where the shopping rush has become the shipping rush. WAVE-TV's Matt McCutcheon reports.

UPS CEO on Meeting With Obama

   Scott Davis, CEO of UPS, shares the highlights of the meeting he and other corporate executives had with President Obama.

FedEx vs. UPS

   Discussing whether FedEx or UPS is a better investment, with Kevin Sterling, BB&T Capital Markets, and Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners.

UPS to require IDs for shipping packages

UPS is now requiring photo identification from customers shipping packages at retail locations around the world, a month after explosives made its way on to one of the company's planes. Full story

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  Holiday Shipping Buys

The holidays are peak season for UPS and FedEx, with Jason Seidl, Dahlman Rose director.

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