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Boxed in: Online shopping increase puts holiday crunch on package companies to fill job openings

Boxed in: Online shopping increase puts holiday crunch on package companies to fill job openings

Spurred by rising online sales, package handlers in the Billings area are scrambling to find temporary help during the mad rush of the holiday season.

November 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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FedEx Ground unveils new $38m shipping center

FedEx Ground unveils new $38m shipping center

FedEx Ground has opened its new West End transfer hub.

November 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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FedEx Ground unveils new Billings hub

FedEx Ground unveils new Billings hub

With conveyor belts whirring in the background, officials at FedEx Ground introduced its new transfer hub to local leaders Wednesday on Billings’ West End.

October 15, 2014 2:22 pm Photos

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Biker cafe opens on Billings West End

Biker cafe opens on Billings West End

Cycle-N-Hyde is the only place in town where you can order a latte and sandwich while sitting indoors on a Honda 350 motorcycle.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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At airport, Matheson struggling to find package handlers

At airport, Matheson struggling to find package handlers

With 5,000 packages daily and rising coming through Billings Logan International Airport, officials at Matheson Flight Extenders say they need more help.

September 22, 2014 4:39 pm Photos

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Business licenses

The following business licenses were issued during July 2014. The information is collected by the city of Billings. Fed Ex Ground Package System Inc., 3605 Hesper Road, 412-859-5903. Supreme Construction, 1915 Burnstead Drive, 927-7685. Prestige Powder Coating & Upholstery, 2224 Minneso…

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Baucus at summit: Keep best, brightest in Montana

Baucus at summit: Keep best, brightest in Montana

BUTTE — A crowd of 3,500 people heard ideas from some of the nation’s top corporate executives Monday on how to create jobs and grow the Montana economy.

September 16, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Workforce key to Montana’s economic growth

Gazette opinion: Workforce key to Montana’s economic growth

When 3,000 people gather in Butte on Monday and Tuesday to talk up Montana business with the CEOs of some of America’s largest and fastest-growing corporations, they will be starting at a better point than many other states. The Sixth Economic Development Summit organized by U.S. Sen. Max Ba…

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FedEx drivers win big at driving championship

Thirteen FedEx drivers have placed among the top finishers at the 2013 Montana State Truck Driving Championship in Helena on June 15. Local drivers taking honors include:

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Have You Heard? Steak ‘n Shake diners to make Montana debut

Have You Heard? Steak ‘n Shake diners to make Montana debut

Georgia native Spencer “Spence” Erwin and his wife, Mary Catherine Erwin, came to Montana to ski and wound up moving here.

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CEO of FedEx is keynote speaker at Montana Economic Development Summit

CEO of FedEx is keynote speaker at Montana Economic Development Summit

Frederick Smith, chairman and CEO of FedEx, will serve as a keynote speaker at the sixth Montana Economic Development Summit on Sept. 16-17 at Montana Tech, according to U.S. Sen. Baucus, D-Mont.

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Neighbors balk at Avenue E development plans

Neighbors balk at Avenue E development plans

Neighbors of a proposed residential development on the 1600 block of Avenue E fear that the project will disrupt their lives and lower the value of their property.

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Gardner Distributing building bigger Billings warehouse for its wholesale operation

Gardner Distributing building bigger Billings warehouse for its wholesale operation

Gardner Distributing Co., a regional distributor of pet supplies and lawn and garden products, is expanding in Billings rather than choosing a larger city in its nine-state territory.

April 28, 2013 12:10 am Photos

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FedEx still negotiating with neighboring opponents of transportation hub

FedEx still negotiating with neighboring opponents of transportation hub

Representatives of FedEx Ground are still negotiating with neighbors of a proposed transportation hub on the West End, hoping to win over opponents before the Billings City Council meets Monday.

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Billings City Council postpones FedEx vote; company will work with neighbors

After weeks of mounting contention over plans by FedEx Ground to build a large transportation hub on the West End, a truce was called Monday night.

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Have you heard: Hurricane Sandy’s economic ripple reaches Laurel restaurant

Hurricane Sandy is affecting at least one area business.

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Trucking giant Old Dominion adds new hub to growing area freight system

Trucking giant Old Dominion adds new hub to growing area freight system

In Billings, the number of freight shipments have tripled since one of the nation’s largest trucking companies, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. bought out a Montana business five years ago.

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FedEx drivers take top places in competition

Billings-based drivers representing FedEx Corp. operating companies placed among the top finishers at the 2012 Montana State Truck Driving Championship in Helena.

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Wyoming contract driver for FedEx accused of stealing

ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County sheriff's officials have arrested a delivery driver accused of stealing close to $9,000 in equipment and goods from FedEx.

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Special delivery: Billings grows as freight hub

Special delivery: Billings grows as freight hub

The holiday mailing crunch is the Ironman marathon for package handlers, who work through Christmas Eve.

December 25, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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