FedEx 777F. Courtesy, FedEx FedEx signed an agreement Thursday to buy Polish courier company Opek, part of an attempt to at least partially counter the blockbuster United Parcel Service (UPS)-TNT Express merger (ATW Daily News, March 20). UPS’s proposed $6.8 billion purchase of Amsterdam-based TNT is largely viewed as relegating FedEx to second-tier status in Europe, where FedEx’s presence is well below market leader DHL and soon to be significantly behind UPS/TNT, which ...

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