Articles by FedEx

  • Shipping Companies Use Technology To Handle Holiday Volume

    November 26 2010 1:09 PM

    The holiday season means some of the busiest days for companies such as Fedex and UPS.

  • Cargo-bomb plot cost just $4,200 : Al Qaeda

    November 21 2010 1:32 PM

    Al Qaeda's recent Cargo-bomb plots which were foiled by the Saudi intelligence cost them just $4200, according the group's propaganda magazine. The Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) detailed the plot it called Operation Hemorrhage in its latest edition of the Inspire magazine.

  • German 'flight bomb' scare a security test: minister

    November 19 2010 12:57 PM

    A suspect package believed to be containing components of a bomb found at Windhoek airport on Thursday was only a security test, German officials said on Friday. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere stated that suitcase was only designed for security checks and no explosives of threat to passengers were found in the package.

  • German 'flight bomb' scare, a security test: minister

    November 19 2010 12:56 PM

    A suspect package believed to be containing components of a bomb found at Windhoek airport on Thursday was only a security test, German officials said on Friday. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere stated that suitcase was only designed for security checks and no explosives of threat to passengers were found in the package.

  • 'Suspect bomb' found on German flight

    November 18 2010 2:49 PM

    A suspect package believed to be containing components of a bomb was reportedly found at the Namibian Capital of Windhoek on Thursday. A suitcase checked on to a plane en-route to Munich Germany was intercepted during the loading of an Air Berlin flight. Initial reports from the Germany's Federal Crime Office suggest that the X-ray device revealed batteries that were attached with wires to a detonator and a ticking clock.

  • Lawmakers seek enhanced security for air cargo

    November 16 2010 9:25 PM

    According to government figures, in 2008, merchandise shipped into the U.S. by airplane accounted for 20 percent of the nation’s imports, with a value of $417 billion. That’s a great deal of items and only one, or two, would have to explode to have, through terror, a crippling effect upon the nation’s economy, to say nothing of the nation’s spirit.