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The UPS Store Makes 3D Printing Accessible to Start-Ups and Small Business Owners

The sample was drawn from Small Biz Buzz, The UPS Store private online community of small business owners. For more information on how The UPS Store supports small businesses, visit the Small Business Solutions portal at smallbiz.theupsstore.com. Poll MethodologyThe results of the poll are based on a national online poll with small business owners. "By offering 3D printing capabilities in-center, we're able to help further our small business customers' opportunities for success." The poll was conducted with 86 small business owners between June 3 and June 17, 2013.

By | 2016-09-13T17:33:12+00:00 July 31st, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

UPS Reports Reduction Of Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions

"UPS also set a new alternative fuel goal," said David Abney, UPS Chief Operating Officer. US 07/25/13Atlanta, GASets 2017 Goal of 1 Billion Alternative Fuel MilesUPS released its annual Sustainability Report announcing that while the total number of packages shipped in 2012 increased, the company reduced its total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. The new Sustainability Report also cites the greenhouse gas reductions, fuel savings and miles avoided through the innovative use of technology. In 2012, this growing fleet drove 49 million miles, a 43 percent increase compared to 2011. Environmental achievements included ground and air fuel savings, increased investments in alternative fuel vehicles, and retooled routes that shaved 12.1 million miles from ground deliveries.

By | 2016-09-13T17:33:24+00:00 July 25th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL StreetScooter roadworthy

Deutsche Post DHL, StreetScooter GmbH and RWTH Aachen University have developed this innovative electric car that is specifically designed for mail and parcel delivery. With a range of up to 120 km (maximum of 80 km in stop-and-go mail delivery service), the StreetScooter is ideal for joint delivery – i.e. the delivery of both mail and parcels.Deutsche Post DHL has partnered with many alternative drive system pilot projects. This includes hybrid engines, electric vehicles and both natural gas and biogas vehicles as well as testing dual fuel and aerodynamic modifications. Electric vehicles are especially suited for driving in stop-and-go traffic.

By | 2016-09-20T01:18:08+00:00 July 25th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

The subsidiaries nugg.ad, intelliAd and optivo will continue to cover the attractive display, search and e-mail marketing channels. Deutsche Post DHL, StreetScooter GmbH and RWTH Aachen University have developed this innovative electric car that is specifically designed for mail and parcel delivery. With a range of up to 120 km (maximum of 80 km in stop-and-go mail delivery service), the StreetScooter is ideal for joint delivery – i.e. the delivery of both mail and parcels.Deutsche Post DHL has partnered with many alternative drive system pilot projects. This includes hybrid engines, electric vehicles and both natural gas an

By | 2016-10-01T10:46:57+00:00 July 25th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

The UPS Foundation Donates $7.6M To Champion Diversity And Support Veterans

Beyond veterans and military support, The UPS Foundation also continues its long-time funding of diversity organizations. The UPS Foundation awarded nearly $1 million to support Escalera, a college and career readiness program benefitting high school juniors and seniors. "Supporting the PVA PAVE program is just one way UPS continues to recognize and support our military men and women for their service," said Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation. US 07/24/13Atlanta, GAOrganization increases diversity grants by more than $1.5M, including contributions to Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaFor more than 60 years, The UPS Foundation has championed corporate citizenship and supported under-served and under-represented members of society on behalf of UPS. UPS’s dedication to the PVA’s PAVE program, and its mission to assist paralyzed veterans in their search for good jobs and meaningful careers, complements the company’s veterans hiring initiative.

By | 2016-09-13T17:33:52+00:00 July 24th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

UPS Releases 2nd Quarter Results

Because non-GAAP financial measures are not standardized, it may not be possible to compare these financial measures with other companies' non-GAAP financial measures having the same or similar names. Domestic Package 2Q 2013 2Q 2012 Revenue $8.24 B $8.06 B Operating profit $1.13 B $1.13 B Operating margin 13.7 % 14.1% Average volume per day 13.33 M 13.08 MU.S. Furthermore, we use these adjusted financial measures to determine awards for our management personnel under our incentive compensation plans. UPS Freight revenue improved, however, operating profit and margin declined slightly, due to increases in compensation and benefit expense. Year-over-year changes in currency and fuel, as well as increased customer preference for non-premium products pressured operating margin.

By | 2016-09-13T17:34:05+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

FedEx to Send 132 Drivers to National Truck Driving Championships

FedEx to Send 132 Drivers to National Truck Driving ChampionshipsMEMPHIS, Tenn., July 15, 2013 — 132 drivers from 46 states representing FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) operating companies will compete in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Salt Lake City, August 20-24. Each FedEx driver earned the right to compete in the NTDC by winning at state-level truck driving championships. The 2013 FedEx NTDC team includes:In 2012, 137 driving professionals from 46 states representing FedEx Freigh

By | 2017-01-31T10:07:41+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx to Send 132 Drivers to National Truck Driving Championships

FedEx to Send 132 Drivers to National Truck Driving ChampionshipsMEMPHIS, Tenn., July 15, 2013 — 132 drivers from 46 states representing FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) operating companies will compete in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Salt Lake City, August 20-24. The 2013 FedEx NTDC team includes:In 2012, 137 driving professionals from 46 states representing FedEx Freight, FedEx Ground, FedEx Express, and FedEx Custom Critical qualified to compete at the National Truck Driving Championships by winning their respective state's competition and driving accident-free for at least one year. Each FedEx driver earned the right to compete in the NTDC by winning at state-level truck driving championships. In addition, FedEx drivers captured National Champion titles in the Flatbed, 3-Axle, and Step Van classes. Eight other FedEx drivers earned top-three finishes in their respective vehicle classes.

By | 2016-09-02T07:03:05+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Pioneers Aviation Safety, Implements New Fire-Resistant Shipping Containers

The Emergency Vision Assurance System (EVAS) for pilots: UPS has completed installation of this inflatable cockpit vision system on our 747-400 fleet. “These containers are a game changer, both for UPS and the industry as a whole,” said UPS Chief Operating Officer David Abney. The new containers are the most visible in a series of fire safety enhancements recommended by the UPS-Independent Pilots Association Safety Task Force. US 07/22/13Louisville, KYIndustry-Leading Devices Able to Contain Intense Fires for More Than Four HoursResearch became a reality when UPS placed an industry-first order for 1,821 fire-resistant shipping containers. “Fire safety is an industry-wide matter,” said Captain Houston Mills, UPS Airlines Director of Safety.

By | 2016-09-13T17:34:42+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Press Release

The subsidiaries nugg.ad, intelliAd and optivo will continue to cover the attractive display, search and e-mail marketing channels. Deutsche Post streamlines the structure of its online marketing subsidiariesDeutsche Post streamlines the structure of its online marketing subsidiaries. The subsidiaries nugg.ad, intelliAd and optivo will continue to cover the attractive display, search and e-mail marketing channels. For business reasons, Adcloud GmbH, acquired in 2011 by Deutsche Post as a start-up company, will cease its operations by the end of 2013. “Deutsche Post will continue to invest in the attractive and growing market

By | 2016-10-01T10:47:14+00:00 July 19th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments