FedEx business forecast for 2015 looks bright

FedEx lost money last year by shipping large boxes that contained small, low-value items.
Despite a challenging 2014, FedEx is anticipating strong growth in the new year. 

USPS package deliveries increased by 18 percent in December

USPS handled a record-setting number of packages this December.
According to The Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) delivered about 524 million packages in December, which shows an increase of 18 percent when compared with last year's holiday results.

Grocery delivery service Instacart raises $210 million in funding

Sick of buying your own groceries? With Instacart, you can get them delivered.
Instacart, a San Francisco-based grocery delivery startup, raised almost $210 million in a recent funding round. 

Amazon reports that customers saved $2 billion in holiday shipping

Amazon reported that its customers saved $2 billion in shipping costs this holiday season.
Amazon announced that its customers saved about $2 billion on shipping costs this holiday season, thanks to its Prime two-day shipping program as well as its free shipping offer for orders over $35. 

UPS and FedEx raise shipping prices

Shipping prices are going up for large boxes delivered by FedEx and UPS.
Beginning in January, both UPS and FedEx will be changing their pricing structure, effectively raising their prices for many.