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UPS Acquires Freightex Ltd. To Accelerate Expansion Of U.K. And European Truckload Brokerage Business

“The U.K. and Europe are strategic 3PL freight brokerage growth markets for UPS and there is significant cross border opportunity,” said Alan Gershenhorn, UPS Chief Commercial Officer. “This acquisition provides UPS customers an immediate, knowledgeable and competitive U.K. and European presence. In turn, Freightex operations will provide UPS customers a turn-key U.K. and European solution where brokered freight movements provide the most competitive option. “We are excited to join the UPS organ

The UPS Store Marks First Rose Parade Appearance with Award-Winning Float

US 01/02/17San Diego, CAThe UPS Store celebrated more than just the debut of its first-ever float in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade® today taking home the Isabella Coleman Award for its float “Books Bring Us Together,” a float designed to highlight the importance of childhood literacy. The Isabella Coleman Award, named after the first female float designer for the Tournament of Roses Parade, is given to the float that represents the best in presentation of color and color harmony through fl

The UPS Store Celebrates Literacy at the 2017 Rose Parade

US 12/28/16San Diego, CAThe UPS Store today officially announced the company’s first-ever float in the 2017 Tournament of Roses® Parade. Don’t miss The UPS Store float, “Books Bring Us Together,” in the 128th Rose Parade on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 8:00 a.m. PST. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE: UPS). For additional information on The UPS Store, including information on franchise opport

Additional 2017 Stamps Announced

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service today announced more stamps to be issued in 2017. Postal Service Director, Stamp Services. Art director Derry Noyes designed the stamps. Art director Antonio Alcalá designed the 2017 Patriotic Nonprofit stamp using the 2016 USA stamp art he designed with Leslie Badani. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf.

National Returns Day: Online Holiday Shopping Drives Record Returns

National Returns Day, when the most UPS returns packages are sent back to retailers, will reach a new peak on Thursday, January 5, according to UPS (NYSE:UPS). Holiday shoppers are projected to return 1.3 million packages with UPS on National Returns Day and more than 5.8 million packages during the first full week of January 2017. In 2016, shoppers returned more than 1 million packages on National Returns Day and 5 million packages during the peak returns week. Online shoppers report the best r

Deutsche Post DHL Group completes UK Mail acquisition

UK Mail has made significant strategic progress in recent years, investing heavily in IT and in product and service innovation.

UPS Completes Acquisition Of Marken

US 12/22/16Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) today said it completed the acquisition of Marken, a global provider of supply chain solutions to the life sciences industry and leader in clinical trials material storage and distribution. The transaction, which closed on Wednesday, makes Marken a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS and provides UPS with growth opportunities across the life sciences customer base. “Healthcare logistics is a strategic market for UPS. Our acquisition of Marken strengthens our portf

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