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The Busiest Day in the 40 Year History of FedEx is Monday, December 2

The Busiest Day in the 40 Year History of FedEx is Monday, December 2WHAT: The Busiest Day in FedEx history is Monday, December 2. On this day FedEx will handle 22 million packages in one day – the most out of any one day in the 40 year history of the company! December 2 also kicks off the Busiest Week for FedEx, during which the company will be handling more than 85 million packages. WHEN: Monday, December 2 – also known as Cyber MondayFUN FACTS ABOUT THE FEDEX BUSIEST DAY:– FedEx is shipping 1

By | November 29th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

The Busiest Day in the 40 Year History of FedEx is Monday, December 2

The Busiest Day in the 40 Year History of FedEx is Monday, December 2WHAT: The Busiest Day in FedEx history is Monday, December 2. WHEN: Monday, December 2 – also known as Cyber MondayFUN FACTS ABOUT THE FEDEX BUSIEST DAY:– FedEx is shipping 11% more packages this year than last year’s Busiest Day – Package volumes on Busiest Day have almost doubled since 2007 when we shipped 11.5MM packages on that day – More than 125 packages per second will be handled on Busiest Day – This is the earliest Busiest Day in the company’s history, a testament to the growing power of eCommerce in the holiday season HOW DOES FEDEX MANAGE ALL THOSE PACKAGES IN ONE DAY? On this day FedEx will handle 22 million packages in one day – the most out of any one day in the 40 year history of the company! December 2 also kicks off the Busiest Week for FedEx, during which the company will be handling more than 85 million packages. The FedEx network is vast and well-equipped to manage the high package volumes.

By | November 29th, 2013|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL GoGreen environmental protection program receives eco-seal ‘Green Brands’

Deutsche Post DHL the first logistics company to be recognizedQuality seal for environmental sustainabilityDeutsche Post DHL became the first logistics company to receive the ‘Green Brands’ eco-seal for its Group-wide environmental protection program GoGreen. “We are very pleased to be the first logistics company to receive the ‘Green Brands’ award for our GoGreen program. The overarching goal of the program is to improve Group-wide carbon efficiency by 30 percent by the year 2020. By 2012 Deutsche Post DHL had already achieved a 16 percent gain in carbon efficiency. The ‘Green Brands’ seal is a recognized quality seal for sustainability.

By | November 28th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

The quality seal internationally recognizes brands that have proven their commitment to the practice and communication of environmental sustainability internally and externally in a way that is both transparent and verifiable. Deutsche Post DHL the first logistics company to be recognizedQuality seal for environmental sustainabilityDeutsche Post DHL became the first logistics company to receive the ‘Green Brands’ eco-seal for its Group-wide environmental protection program GoGreen. “We are very pleased to be the first logistics company to receive the ‘Green Brands’ award for our GoGreen program. The overarching goal of the program is to improve Group-wide carbon efficiency by 30 percent by the year 2020. By 2012 Deuts

By | November 28th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

UPS and most UPS stores will be closed on Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday. UPS will not be picking up or delivering on Thanksgiving Day with the exception of UPS Express Critical. Normal UPS pickup and delivery will resume on Saturday. In addition, there will be no UPS Ground, UPS Standard or UPS 3 Day [...]

By | November 27th, 2013|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments

UPS Delivering 15,000 Pounds of Vital Medical Relief Supplies to Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

US 11/27/13Atlanta, GAOn Thanksgiving Day, a UPS "Browntail" aircraft will depart Louisville, KY, loaded with approximately 15,000 pounds of donated vital medical relief supplies, valued at $1.5 million, headed for Cebu, Philippines, to assist the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan. Getting these medicines and medical supplies to the Philippines is very critical." This includes programs that prepare communities for a crisis, supplying them with urgent relief when a crisis occurs, and, giving post-crisis recovery phase support. Through a combination of in-kind shipments, technical and expertise sharing and funding of relief organizations, UPS contributed in excess of $6.5 million in 2012. The pledge was a combination of cash grants, in-kind transportation movements and technical expertise to provide urgent relief as well as strategic support for long-term recovery needs.

By | November 27th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

World Champion Vettel wins DHL Fastest Lap Award 2013

In a carbon copy of his dominant performance in 2012, Vettel triumphed in both the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship™ for Drivers and the DHL Fastest Lap Award 2013. He is the only driver to have recorded a fastest lap on the Austin circuit to date. The DHL Fastest Lap is not just about recognizing one lap in a race. More importantly, it celebrates the hard work that goes on behind the scenes into honing the skills and reflexes to be the quickest, a quality that is very important to DHL. In securing the trophy yet again, Sebastian Vettel has demonstrated the dedication and drive that are crucial to delivering success in any business.”

By | November 25th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

In a carbon copy of his dominant performance in 2012, Vettel triumphed in both the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship™ for Drivers and the DHL Fastest Lap Award 2013. In a carbon copy of his dominant performance in 2012, Vettel triumphed in both the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship™ for Drivers and the DHL Fastest Lap Award 2013. He is the only driver to have recorded a fastest lap on the Austin circuit to date. The DHL Fastest Lap is not just about recognizing one lap in a race. More importantly, it celebrates the hard work that goes on behind the scenes into honing the skills and reflexes to be the quickest, a quality that is very important to DHL. I

By | November 25th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Delivering So Much More Than Boxes This Holiday Season

MEDIA NOTE: For holiday shipping information, tips and solutions visit the UPS holiday season media resource site - pressroom.ups.com/holiday. UPS Delivers Holiday Gifts with Pinterest 'Pin It To Win It' PromotionUPS wants customers to display to the world what they really want this holiday by creating a Pinterest board titled "UPS Delivers Holiday Gifts" and pinning your favorite holiday wish list images. US 11/22/13Atlanta, GAFor Shop Owners and Shoppers, UPS Provides Memorable Holiday Experiences with New InitiativesAs UPS® ramps up for its 107th holiday season, the company will launch several initiatives to help customers and small businesses enjoy the magic of the season. UPS Infographics For Real Life: Tips for Surviving the Holiday SeasonUPS is helping customers handle this year's holiday season through a series of infographics offering tips and solutions. Send with Love: UPS Online Shipping Discounts for Small BusinessUPS understands that during the holidays small businesses are not shipping boxes, they are shipping promises to their customers.

By | November 22nd, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

UPS Sets 2014 Rates

UPS Ground, Air and International, and Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average net of 4.9 percent. Customers can download the 2014 UPS Rate and Service Guide on Dec. 30, 2013, when the new rates take effect. US 11/21/13Atlanta, GANew Pricing Takes Effect December 30, 2013UPS® today released new published rates for 2014. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS or follow @UPS_News on Twitter. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.

By | November 21st, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments