Monthly Archives: March 2014

Home/2014/March

Deutsche Post DHL and United Nations Development Programme launch second “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” workshop in the Philippines

Most importantly, it helps all parties involved to develop a blueprint specific to each location in times of disaster”, said Christof Ehrhart, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL. A DHL Disaster Response Team supported at the local Mactan Cebu airport for almost three weeks, sorting relief goods and preparing them for their further transport. Following their deployment, the Cebu Provincial Government and Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority requested the GARD program to be run at the airport. This will be the second implementation of a GARD workshop in the Philippines after a first successful training in Manila in May 2013. The DRTs, in close cooperation with the UN, help keep the flow of incoming relief goods moving at disaster-site airports.

By | 2016-09-20T01:08:01+00:00 March 31st, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service Issues Yes, I Do Stamp

Ordering First-Day CoversThe Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamp issues and Postal Service stationery items postmarked with the official first-day-of-issue cancellation. Postal Service continues its celebration of weddings with its most recent issuance to the popular wedding stamp series — the 70-cent Yes, I Do stamp. 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. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. For more information about the Postal Service, go to usps.com and usps.com/postalfacts.

By | 2016-09-07T00:52:29+00:00 March 31st, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL and United Nations Development Programme launch second “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” workshop in the Philippines

Most importantly, it helps all parties involved to develop a blueprint specific to each location in times of disaster”, said Christof Ehrhart, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL. A DHL Disaster Response Team supported at the local Mactan Cebu a

By | 2016-09-26T22:06:01+00:00 March 31st, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

Running from March 31 to April 2, 2014, the workshop prepares airport personnel for the logistics of emergencies, including handling high volumes of incoming goods and passengers in the aftermath of a disaster. Most importantly, it helps all parties involved to develop a blueprint specific to each location in times of disaster”, said Christof Ehrhart, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL. A DHL Disaster Response Team supported at the local Mactan Cebu airport for almost three weeks, sorting relief goods and preparing them for their further transport. Following their deployment, the Cebu Provincial Government and Mactan Cebu International Airport Aut

By | 2016-10-01T10:39:34+00:00 March 31st, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL again serves as a main sponsor of the Beethovenfest in 2014

These free events are designed for Bonn residents who are interested in classical concerts and modern interpretations – and in particular for those who do not regularly listen to and experience classical music. "With our support, we want to make sure the motto of the Beethovenfest, 'Divine Spark,' is felt by many guests. "The program in the Post Tower Lounge is always free of charge to visitors. It will once again include a wide range of concerts, from classical music and chansons to “Young Persons’ Stage” and chamber music. This year's program will also offer concerts designed in particular for children who live in Bonn and the surrounding area.

By | 2016-09-20T01:08:24+00:00 March 28th, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

In addition to providing financial support to cultural life in the city where the company is based, the Group will offer an excellent supporting program in the Post Tower, just as it has done in years past. These free events are designed for Bonn residents who are interested in classical concerts and modern interpretations – and in particular for those who do not regularly listen to and experience classical music. "With our support, we want to make sure the motto of the Beethovenfest, 'Divine Spark,' is felt by many guests. "The program in the Post Tower Lounge is always free of charge to visitors. It will once again include a wide range of concerts, from classical music and chansons to “Young Pers

By | 2016-10-01T10:39:50+00:00 March 28th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Freight Opens New Container Freight Station In Chicago

FedEx Freight Opens New Container Freight Station In ChicagoMEMPHIS, Tenn., March 27, 2014 – FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), will open a new container freight station in its Chicago Summit, Ill., facility to consolidate and sort freight bound for Puerto Rico, effective March 31. “The container freight station in Chicago Summit is a key location in our network to better serve the needs of our customers,” said Grant Crawford, vice president of International, FedEx Freight.

By | 2017-01-31T09:59:16+00:00 March 27th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Freight Opens New Container Freight Station In Chicago

FedEx Freight Opens New Container Freight Station In ChicagoMEMPHIS, Tenn., March 27, 2014 – FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), will open a new container freight station in its Chicago Summit, Ill., facility to consolidate and sort freight bound for Puerto Rico, effective March 31. Freight bound for Puerto Rico was previously processed at the FedEx Freight facility in Newark, N.J.About FedEx FreightWith corporate offices in Memphis, Tenn., the FedEx Freight Segment includes FedEx Freight, a leading U.S. provider of LTL freight services; FedEx Freight Canada, an LTL operating company serving most points in Canada; and FedEx Custom Critical, North America's largest time-specific, critical shipment carrier. “The container freight station in Chicago Summit is a key location in our network to better serve the needs of our customers,” said Grant Crawford, vice president of International, FedEx Freight. “This more centralized location will help improve transits and rates for many Puerto Rico shipments.”The new Chicago container freight station is part of a network of more than 360 FedEx Freight service centers across North America. FedEx Freight also serves Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

By | 2016-09-02T06:51:51+00:00 March 27th, 2014|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Awards ‘Fat Toad Farm’ Small Business Grant

FedEx Awards ‘Fat Toad Farm’ Small Business GrantMEMPHIS, Tenn., March 25, 2014—Fat Toad Farm, a small business specializing in hand-crafted goat’s milk caramel sauces, has been announced the winner of the second-annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. Fat Toad Farm, which is based in Brookfield, Vermont, will receive a $25,000 grant to put toward its business and growth plan. Now in its second year, the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest attracted more than 5,000 entries and garnered more th

By | 2017-01-31T09:59:08+00:00 March 25th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments