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FedEx Statement Regarding Georgia Shooting

FedEx Statement Regarding Georgia ShootingWe can confirm that an incident occurred early Tuesday morning at a FedEx Ground facility in Kennesaw, Georgia. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected, and with their families and friends. We are grateful for the assistance of law enforcement. The situation is now stabilized and we are focused on the needs of our team members and cooperating with the law enforcement investigation of this tragedy.

By | 2017-01-31T09:58:43+00:00 April 29th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Statement Regarding Georgia Shooting

FedEx Statement Regarding Georgia ShootingWe can confirm that an incident occurred early Tuesday morning at a FedEx Ground facility in Kennesaw, Georgia. We are grateful for the assistance of law enforcement. The situation is now stabilized and we are focused on the needs of our team members and cooperating with the law enforcement investigation of this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected, and with their families and friends.

By | 2016-09-02T06:51:05+00:00 April 29th, 2014|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

Founded in 1997 and led by youth volunteers, TECHO was also recently presented with a special donation of USD 250,000 from DHL for building a total of 100 new houses for families this year. “Since DHL began its partnership with TECHO, more than 2,000 of our colleagues have voluntarily helped build houses,” said Christof Ehrhart, Executive Vice President Corporate Communications and Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL. “We think that it is important that we not only donate money but also directly involve ourselves in the project. The construction of transitional housing involves the community itself working alongside the TECHO volunteers to improve their perception of housing. For i

By | 2016-10-01T10:38:39+00:00 April 28th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Fuels Growth for Aerospace Customers

"UPS has the deep understanding and solutions expertise to address the complexities and needs of our customers in the aerospace industry, said Derrick Johnson, vice president of segment marketing at UPS. US 04/28/14Atlanta, GAUPS®, (NYSE: UPS) one of the world's largest airlines, has taken its knowledge of the aerospace industry and combined it with the company's global logistics expertise to launch new resources and help companies in the aerospace industry boost supply chain efficiency and growth. In an effort to highlight capabilities and affirm its commitment to the industry, UPS is running an advertising campaign throughout 2014 to communicate how we can help customers achieve optimal supply chain efficiency, remain competitive and expand into global markets. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS or follow @UPS_News on Twitter. The solutions, outlined in the new online industry guide, www.ups.com/aerospace, showcase UPS's ability to help customers in six key areas: global transportation, production support, spares distribution, quality management, customs and compliance, and visibility and technology.

By | 2016-09-13T17:07:22+00:00 April 28th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

DHL volunteers support non-profit organization TECHO to reach goal of 100,000 emergency housing units in Latin America

“Since DHL began its partnership with TECHO, more than 2,000 of our colleagues have voluntarily helped build houses,” said Christof Ehrhart, Executive Vice President Corporate Communications and Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL. “We think that it is important that we not only donate money but also directly involve ourselves in the project. The construction of transitional housing involves the community itself working alongside the TECHO volunteers to improve their perception of housing. For instance, in Peru, 57 DHL employees helped TECHO and other volunteers build three out of five houses constructed in the Juan de Miraflores district near Lima last month. “This project is the most important event that happened in our community,” said Sandra, who benefits from a new home.

By | 2016-09-20T01:07:15+00:00 April 28th, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Top Officials Visit FedEx

Top Officials Visit FedExFriday April 25Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and Mayor AC Wharton visited the FedEx Memphis Hub on Friday to learn more about the new FedEx Cold Chain Center, a state of the art facility set to open in Spring 2015. The new FedEx Cold Chain Center is designed primarily for high-value, temperature-sensitive goods, like healthcare shipments and will also accommodate other perishables, including flowers and food products. The governm

By | 2017-01-31T09:58:33+00:00 April 25th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Red, White and Blue Forever Stamps Unfurled Today

Postal Service issued the Red, White and Blue Forever Stamps here today at the WESTPEX Stamp Showin the San Francisco suburb of Burlingame. For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and usps.com/postalfacts. 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. Ordering First-Day-of-Issue PostmarksCustomers have 60 days to obtain the first-day-of-issue postmark by mail. Reporters interested in speaking with regional Postal Service public relations professionals should visit this link.

By | 2016-09-07T00:50:01+00:00 April 25th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Top Officials Visit FedEx

Top Officials Visit FedExFriday April 25Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and Mayor AC Wharton visited the FedEx Memphis Hub on Friday to learn more about the new FedEx Cold Chain Center, a state of the art facility set to open in Spring 2015. The new FedEx Cold Chain Center is designed primarily for high-value, temperature-sensitive goods, like healthcare shipments and will also accommodate other perishables, including flowers and food products. The government officials toured various facilities in Memphis, as airport area development is a key factor in the support from the interagency partnership of HUD, DOT and EPA’s Sustainable Communities program.

By | 2016-09-02T06:50:52+00:00 April 25th, 2014|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Challenges Future Innovators at FIRST® Championship

FedEx Challenges Future Innovators at FIRST® ChampionshipST. LOUIS, April 24, 2014— FedEx today kicked off its support of the 2014 FIRST Championship in St. Louis with a social media based contest that challenges participating students to solve complex engineering and math problems via Instagram and Twitter. Among the top prizes in the FedEx Innovation Challenge (http://blog.fedex.com/innovationchallenge) are $10,000 and $5,000 grants to be administered by FIRST and available for use in future F

By | 2017-01-31T09:58:25+00:00 April 24th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx and the Arbor Day Foundation Announce Disaster Recovery Program

FedEx and the Arbor Day Foundation Announce Disaster Recovery ProgramNEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 24, 2014 — FedEx Corp. and the Arbor Day Foundation announced today the launch of the Community Tree Recovery program, which will connect disaster-stricken communities with the resources needed for sustainable recovery and community healing. Through this Arbor Day Foundation program, FedEx – as national sponsor — will enhance sustainable recovery efforts for these communities in the months and years t

By | 2017-01-31T09:58:17+00:00 April 24th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments