O’Hare Plans Refrigerated Facility For Shipping Flowers, Food

A City Council committee has signed off on construction of a new $2 million facility at O’Hare International Airport to help get flowers, pharmaceuticals, and produce to market fresher and faster.

WBBM Newsradio–06/25/2013

A box is weighed for shipping. (Credit: CBS)

Severe Weather Impacting Christmas Shipping

Those Christmas presents you’re waiting on could be delayed by this week’s wintry weather.


Cartons of mail ready to be sorted sit on a shelf at the U.S. Post Office sort center. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Post Office Sees Its Busiest Day Of The Year

If you’re headed to the post office today, you could be greeted with some pretty long lines.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2012

A box is weighed for shipping. (Credit: CBS)

What’s The Cheapest Way To Ship Your Holiday Gifts?

‘Tis the season, and we’re all in a rush to get our holiday gifts bought and shipped. That means things are running full speed at shipping facilities like UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service.

CBS 2–12/06/2012

Things are eerily quiet at Shipping Express, a company that supposedly sent packages to the Philippines for customers. (CBS)

Holiday Packages Never Arrived Overseas, Families Say

The shipping company they hired to send the gifts has a poor rating with the Better Business Bureau.



Are Shippers Weighing Packages Accurately?

Tis the season for shipping out holiday gifts, but how do you know if your packages are being weighed correctly? And what differences are there in shipping costs? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker went out to get some answers.

CBS 2–12/14/2010