The Memphis, Tennessee-based company did not say how many positions it wants to eliminate or from what locations. But its Indianapolis International Airport hub is part of the Express division that will be targeted for the buyouts.
Jeff Bezos boldly predicted five years ago that drones would be carrying Amazon packages to people's doorsteps by now. Amazon customers are still waiting.
The upgrade and expansion of the giant shipper’s 320-acre, 2.5 million-square-foot complex is driven by the need to keep pace with steady growth in e-commerce activity.
International flights for Roche Diagnostics from Indianapolis International Airport expand city’s export capacity, bolster airport’s cargo ambitions.
The state nicknamed the "Crossroads of America" wants to become a preferred landing spot for cargo planes, but industry leaders say Indiana could have a tough time attracting flights from neighboring states because many airports are competing for the same business and freight companies are resistant to change.
Growing cargo and logistics business overshadows such titillating concepts as solar farm, recreation campus.
Officials of Texas-based Dean Baldwin Painting signed a 29-year lease deal last week with Miami County officials for hangar space in the Grissom Aeroplex near the city of Peru.
Some smaller airports have excess cargo capacity.
Retailers restocking lean inventories and more online purchases could be driving cargo uptick.
The cash-strapped Indianapolis Airport Authority suddenly can’t look soon enough at developing some of its vast real
estate holdings, including the city’s former passenger terminal. This month, it plans to conduct final contract
negotiations with a firm that would study reuse of the old terminal, adjacent land and other airport holdings.
FedEx brass have been trying to counter legislation pending in Congress being pushed by arch rival United Parcel Service
and the Teamsters union.
Indianapolis airport officials are considering building a smaller version of FedEx’s 2-million-square-foot hub here, one
that could accommodate several cargo carriers from around the globe. The “international air cargo facility” could be up to
several hundred thousand square feet large and could cost tens of millions of dollars to build.