DELIVERY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DELIVERY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) FedEx to raise ground, express delivery rates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421817-79/fedex-rates-delivery-express.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421817-79/fedex-rates-delivery-express.html.csp">FedEx to raise ground, express delivery rates</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T17:52:01.706-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Memphis • FedEx says it will raise U.S. rates for express, ground and home-delivery shipments by an average of 4.9 percent in January. The company said Tuesday that rates also will change for FedEx SmartPost, which uses the U.S. Postal Service for final delivery, although it didn’t say how much. The Memphis-based company says the express increase will apply to deliveries in, to or from the U.S. FedEx Freight will also boost prices an average of 4.9 percent within North America. Also starting Jan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584218172014-09-16T17:52:01.706-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T17:52:01.706-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421817@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:52:01 MDT UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420757-79/ups-seasonal-workers-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420757-79/ups-seasonal-workers-company.html.csp">UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T13:19:02.69-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 01:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping. The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers. Last year, UPS underestimated the surge in deliveries during the holiday shipping season, which peaked several days later than the company had expected as shopping jumped at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584207572014-09-16T13:19:02.69-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T13:19:02.69-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420757@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:19:02 MDT India spurs gold rebound from eight-month low http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416827-79/percent-gold-futures-december.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416827-79/percent-gold-futures-december.html.csp">India spurs gold rebound from eight-month low</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Debarati Roy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T14:18:02.024-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gold futures rebounded from an eight-month low on signs of increased demand for bars and jewelry in India, the world’s second-largest consumer. Gold imports more than doubled to shipments worth $2 billion from $739 million a year earlier, Indian government data showed Monday. Demand climbed after the government allowed more banks and traders to buy the metal overseas. China is the top consumer. In four of the past five weeks, gold fell on concern that the Federal Reserve will move closer to rais...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416827@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:18:02 MDT Letter: Delivery woes doom the Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378138-82/delivery-arrive-business-customer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378138-82/delivery-arrive-business-customer.html.csp">Letter: Delivery woes doom the Tribune</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:52:02.147-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Tribune is truly doomed to failure as I see it. I have been a subscriber for more than 35 years and I am in the process of canceling my subscription. I refuse to put up with horrible customer service any longer. I moved to St. George exactly three years ago after retiring. My paper delivery here has been the worst I have ever seen. Most days it doesn’t arrive until after 10 a.m. Many days it doesn’t arrive at all. There are no local contacts, so subscribers must call the toll-fre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378138@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:52:02 MDT Supply concerns lift palladium to a 13-year high http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58353133-79/palladium-percent-month-ounce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58353133-79/palladium-percent-month-ounce.html.csp">Supply concerns lift palladium to a 13-year high</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Debarati Roy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T17:55:01.657-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 05:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Palladium futures jumped to the highest since 2001 as supply concerns mounted amid prospects for further sanctions against Russia, the world’s biggest producer. The U.S. and Europe accuse Russia of escalating the five-month conflict in Ukraine by sending troops over the border to support rebels. An ounce of palladium, which is used mainly in pollution-control devices in cars, bought as much as 0.6383 ounce of platinum in London, the most since August 2002, data compiled by Bloomberg s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353133@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:55:01 MDT Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317119-79/cities-innovation-bloomberg-foundation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317119-79/cities-innovation-bloomberg-foundation.html.csp">Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEEPTI HAJELA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:27:02.123-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s charitable foundation. Bloomberg Philanthropies is announcing Wednesday that it’s putting $45 million into Innovation Delivery grants. The grants are to help cities create teams that use data and other tools to come up with ideas for how to tackle problems. “We’re asking cities to do so much more,” said James Anderson, who leads ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583171192014-08-20T09:27:02.123-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T09:27:02.123-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317119@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:27:02 MDT At Wal-Mart, it’s often a matter of try, try again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288491-79/mart-wal-customers-shoppers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288491-79/mart-wal-customers-shoppers.html.csp">At Wal-Mart, it’s often a matter of try, try again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wal-Mart thought shoppers would like the opportunity to use a smartphone app to scan items they want to buy as they walk through store aisles. In theory, they could speed through self-checkout. But customers couldn’t figure out how to work the “Scan & Go” app during tests in 200 stores, so Wal-Mart nixed it. Instead of looking at the app as a failure, though, Wal-Mart took what it learned from “Scan & Go” to create another service: It found that customers like being able to track thei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582884912014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288491@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:17:02 MDT Whole Foods plans a major marketing push http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243272-79/foods-percent-company-cents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243272-79/foods-percent-company-cents.html.csp">Whole Foods plans a major marketing push</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T18:35:01.624-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 06:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Whole Foods is getting ready to launch its first national marketing campaign and expand home delivery as it looks to fend off bigger players muscling into the organic and natural foods category. Based in Austin, Texas, the company said this fall’s marketing campaign will explain to customers what makes it different and why it’s better than other supermarkets. “We believe there are real and substantive differences in the company and in the values and the foods that we sell,” said Walter Robb, co-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582432722014-07-30T18:35:01.624-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T18:35:01.624-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243272@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:35:01 MDT