Wall Street Journal: UPS-TNT Talks Hit a Bump

March 8, 2012: United Parcel Service Inc.'s talks to take over Dutch rival TNT Express NV have slowed as a result of friction between the two package-shipping companies over a range of issues, according to people familiar with the matter.

Though the people expressed hope that the two sides will still reach a deal, they are unlikely to do so this week, and the talks could drag on beyond the following week as well.

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