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FedEx Earns No. 8 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

8 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies ListMEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb 27, 2014—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine. The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. “We are honored to be included on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List,” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer, FedEx Corp. “This recognition

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FedEx Earns No. 8 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

8 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies ListMEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb 27, 2014—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine. “We are honored to be included on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List,” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer, FedEx Corp. “This recognition is possible because of our 300,000 team members who strive to make every FedEx experience outstanding.”Since 2001, FedEx has ranked among the top 20 in the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies list. Hay Group, which has conducted the research for the World’s Most Admired Companies list since 1997 and for America's Most Admired Companies since 2001, is a global management consulting firm. The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. A company's score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to be listed.

By | 2016-09-02T06:53:18+00:00 February 27th, 2014|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Commends Chairman Camp and House Ways and Means Committee on Taking the First Step Towards Achieving Comprehensive Tax Reform

"UPS welcomes a process that leads to comprehensive tax reform that will strengthen American businesses and create jobs in the United States," said Scott Davis, UPS chairman and CEO. US 02/26/14Washington, DCProposals Such as this Comprehensive Tax Reform Discussion Draft are the Right Path to Lead to Economic Growth and American CompetitivenessUPS (NYSE:UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for comprehensive tax reform, applauds the release of a tax reform discussion draft by the House Ways and Means Committee. Today's proposal is the result of hard work by Members of the Ways and Means Committee and the leadership of Chairman Dave Camp (R - MI). The company can be found on the web at ups.com® and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS or follow @UPS_News on Twitter.

By | 2016-09-13T17:13:06+00:00 February 26th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

UPS Appoints New Global Healthcare Logistics Leader

Bill Hook, a 20-year healthcare logistics industry expert, will be retiring after joining UPS in 2000 with the acquisition of Livingston Healthcare Services, Inc. Over the past decade plus, Hook has catapulted UPS into a leadership position for global healthcare logistics and helped set the company's global long-term growth strategy in healthcare logistics across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. He launched the first Pain in the (Supply) Chain survey - an annual report which measures healthcare executive's logistics' pain points as director of the initial global healthcare strategy team. UPS's healthcare logistics footprint now encompasses more than 6.4 million square feet of storage and distribution space. In addition to network expansion, the healthcare segment has made strategic acquisitions during the past three years, including healthcare logistics companies Pieffe (Italy), CEMELOG (Hungary) and, most recently, Polar Speed (U.K.). US 02/25/14Atlanta, GALong-Time UPS Executive John Menna to Lead Priority Segment, Industry Veteran Bill Hook to RetireUPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced John Menna has been named Vice President of Global Strategy for Healthcare Logistics.

By | 2016-09-13T17:13:31+00:00 February 25th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Press Release

The female, Hao Hao, and the male, Xing Hui,, both aged four, were successfully delivered via DHL’s global transportation network to their new home at the Pairi Daiza animal sanctuary in Brugelette, Belgium on February 23. Safely transporting these beautiful but endangered animals furthers our own commitment to supporting conservation and environmental causes around the world. Thanks to the unique challenges of planning and executing a project like this, it also gives us a great opportunity to showcase our expertise and capabilities.”“The detailed organization of the transport of Hao Hao and Xing Hui allowed us to meet, from the operational support to the highest levels of management, a great team at DHL.” said Er

By | 2016-10-01T10:40:55+00:00 February 24th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Hao Hao and Xing Hui on ‘Pandastic Journey’ with DHL

Safely transporting these beautiful but endangered animals furthers our own commitment to supporting conservation and environmental causes around the world. Thanks to the unique challenges of planning and executing a project like this, it also gives us a great opportunity to showcase our expertise and capabilities.”“The detailed organization of the transport of Hao Hao and Xing Hui allowed us to meet, from the operational support to the highest levels of management, a great team at DHL.” said Eric Domb, Founder and President of Pairi Daiza. “It is a real privilege to benefit from the logistics capabilities and vast experience of DHL in this extraordinary adventure for Pairi Daiza. We are confident that Hao Hao and Xing Hui are in the best hands ever. We are highly appreciative of DHL’s support for this important and historic project,”

By | 2016-09-20T01:10:11+00:00 February 24th, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Rises on List of 2014 Most Valuable Global Brands

US 02/24/14Atlanta, GABrand Finance has named UPS (NYSE: UPS) to its Brandirectory list of 500 most valuable global brands in 2014. Brand Finance, based in London, has been ranking global brands since 2007. UPS is also the only package delivery, freight and logistics services provider to make the Top 50 and is the world's most valuable brand in this industry, according to the directory. "The UPS brand is highly valued by our customers due to the industry specific solutions and innovation we bring to their supply chains," said Alan Gershenhorn, UPS chief sales, marketing and strategy officer. UPS received a rating of AA+ in 2014, which puts the brand between "very strong" and "extremely strong."

By | 2016-09-13T17:14:01+00:00 February 24th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Muscle Car Stamps Among Sports Items to be auctioned on eBay

The Postal Service and eBay relationship is based on providing value and convenience to the eBay marketplace. For a wide selection of stamps and related collectible products, please visit the official Postal Service Store on eBay at ebay.com/stamps. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to http://about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf. Early proofs were made from the original steel dies on which stamp designs were engraved. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

By | 2016-09-07T00:56:19+00:00 February 21st, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

FedEx Welcomes New Customs Procedures

FedEx Welcomes New Customs ProceduresFedEx welcomes the new efforts by the Obama administration to modernize and streamline U.S. customs clearance procedures. The 2016 deadline for establishing a single electronic portal for data necessary for the U.S. government to clear exports and imports will slash bureaucratic red tape. “These latest steps by the United States will cut bureaucracy and time-consuming paperwork for our customers, especially the small and medium businesses,” said Michael Ducke

By | 2017-01-31T10:00:20+00:00 February 20th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments