Monthly Archives: May 2014

Air Freight Markets in Modest Slowdown in April

Global air freight markets registered a “modest slowdown” last month in the wake of economic recession in developed countries, although industry members expect a “stronger finish” for 2014. “Trading conditions for air freight are difficult. Business activity and trade have shifted down a gear after a strong end to 2013. And this is taking its [...]

By | May 30th, 2014|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments

USPS celebrates Nevada statehood with Forever Stamp

Postal Service celebrated Nevada statehood today by dedicating a Forever Stamp to commemorate its 150th anniversary. Known by several nicknames — the Silver State, the Battle Born State, the Sagebrush State — Nevada became the 36th state Oct. 31, 1864. 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. The Nevada Statehood Forever Stamp is available at Post Offices, online at usps.com/stamps, at the Postal Store on eBay at ebay.com/stamps, and by calling 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724). 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.

By | May 29th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Cellairis Makes a Good Case for Smart Logistics

The success of UPS Worldwide Express Freight demonstrates the company's commitment to leverage growth opportunities in air freight transportation. Earlier this year, UPS Worldwide Express Freight was expanded into the United Arab Emirates. "From scheduled day-definite, guaranteed delivery for critical freight pallet shipments to same-day rate quotes, UPS Worldwide Express Freight is essential to the success of Cellairis's operations worldwide." According to a 2013 Seabury forecast, the global large express air freight market is expected to grow at an average annual rate of close to 6 percent through 2017. An important component is UPS Worldwide Express Freight, a successful global transportation solution that guarantees on-time service (1 to 3 days) and full visibility for urgent palletized air freight shipments.

By | May 29th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

DHL Exported supports fashion talent for international breakthrough

For us it was about finding the right designers whose design aesthetic and businesses are ready to enter a new region. We needed to ensure they all have the proper infrastructure in place so that they are able to use their runway show and DHL’s logistic offering to its full potential. Designers were asked to choose the market where their businesses objectives foresee growth in. Hakaan Yildirium from Turkey with his label Hakaan is booked for London Fashion Week. Nicholas and Christopher Kunz from the United States with their label Nicholas K are heading to Italy to Milan Fashion Week.

By | May 28th, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

Italy’s Francesca Liberatore, Turkey's Hakan Yildirum, Henry Holland from the UK and the duo Nicholas and Christopher Kunz from the U.S. have won the opportunity to further their international growth plans by showing their collections at the world’s leading... For us it was about finding the right designers whose design aesthetic and businesses are ready to enter a new region. We needed to ensure they all have the proper infrastructure in place so that they are able to use their runway show and DHL’s logistic offering to its full potential. Designers were asked to choose the market where their businesses objectives foresee growth in. Hakaan Yildirium from Turkey with his label Hakaan is booked for London Fashion Week. Nicholas and Christopher Kunz fro

By | May 28th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Continues to Expand Contract Logistics Reach in China to Serve Growing Demand

For more information on Contract Logistics Services in China, visit: www.ups.com/chinalogistics. "The Beijing facility is the latest addition to UPS's portfolio of contract logistics facilities nationwide, which strengthens our integrated China network," said Craig Foster, UPS Asia Pacific senior vice president of supply chain and healthcare logistics. With dedicated healthcare facilities in Hangzhou and Shanghai, UPS has further enhanced its capabilities in serving the needs of healthcare customers. Chinese customers have greater access to the growing market, backed by a strong and extensive integrated network," said Richard Loi, president of UPS China. US 05/27/14Atlanta, GANew distribution center in Beijing adds to Chengdu and Shanghai facilities to reach B2B and B2C customersUPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the opening of its new contract logistics distribution facility in Beijing.

By | May 27th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Dividend increase to €0.80 approved by large majority of Deutsche Post AG’s Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting provided its vote of confidence by large majorities to the Board of Management (with 99.93% of the casted votes) and the Supervisory Board (99.92%) for financial year 2013. In addition, Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann (with 97.37%), Dr. Ulrich Schröder (with 96.34%) and Dr. St

By | May 27th, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL confirms short and mid-range targets – dividend increase proposed

To live up to its commitment, Deutsche Post DHL systematically applies its core areas of expertise on behalf of society and the environment. The Group’s EBIT increased by 7.4 percent, or about EUR 200 million, to EUR 2.86 billion in 2013, finishing the year within the targeted range of between EUR 2.75 billion and EUR 3.0 billion. Planned changes on the Supervisory BoardThe agenda of this year's Annual General Meeting includes Supervisory Board elections made necessary by the expiration of the terms of four shareholder representatives. While the Supervisory Board is proposing the reelection of Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann, Dr. Ulrich Schröder and Dr. Stefan Schulte to the Annual General Meeting, Hero Brahms will be leaving the company's Supervisory Board on grounds of age. The election of Simone Menne would raise the share of women on the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post DHL to 35 percent.

By | May 27th, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL – Changes in Global Media Relations and Regional Communications

Silje Skogstad headed global Media Relations since 2009. In this function, she was instrumental in shaping the positive image for DPDHL in German as well as international media. She has further developed and successfully implemented the corporate digital media strategy. Silje Skogstad changes within Deutsche Post DHL into the Corporate Development function to head the Corporate Strategy department as Senior Vice President as of 1 June.

By | May 27th, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments