Monthly Archives: August 2015

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DHL invests about 47 Million Euro in Sub-Saharan Africa

DHL invests about 47 Million Euro in Sub-Saharan AfricaDHL has established world-class facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa to support its global network. The visit demonstrated the overall importance of emerging markets in the Group’s Strategy 2020: Focus.Connect.Grow., and in specific the encouraging development of Sub-Saharan Africa. During his stay in South Africa and Nigeria, Frank Appel met with employees and customers, and visited several logistics facilities. DHL already has a strong footprint in Africa, but we see some excellent opportunities to further increase our presence in the Sub-Saharan region. We are committed to Sub-Saharan Africa and will continue to build on our successful four-decade legacy in the region.”

By | August 27th, 2015|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

The visit demonstrated the overall importance of emerging markets in the Group’s Strategy 2020: Focus.Connect.Grow., and in specific the encouraging development of Sub-Saharan Africa. DHL invests about 47 Million Euro in Sub-Saharan AfricaDHL has established world-class facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa to support its global network. The visit demonstrated the overall importance of emerging markets in the Group’s Strategy 2020: Focus.Connect.Grow., and in specific the encouraging development of Sub-Saharan Africa. During his stay in South Africa and Nigeria, Frank Appel met with employees and customers, and visited several logistics facilities. DHL already has a strong footpri

By | August 27th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Recommended Public Cash Offer by FedEx for All Issued and Outstanding Ordinary Shares of TNT Express

Transaction highlightsThe Offer is a public cash offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares, including ordinary shares represented by American depositary shares of TNT Express, at an offer price of € 8.00 (cum dividend) per ordinary share. Rationale for the OfferBy combining their businesses (the Combination), TNT Express and FedEx have the intention to create a leading global player in providing logistics, transportation, express delivery and related business services, drawing on

By | August 21st, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Recommended Public Cash Offer by FedEx for All Issued and Outstanding Ordinary Shares of TNT Express

Transaction highlightsThe Offer is a public cash offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares, including ordinary shares represented by American depositary shares of TNT Express, at an offer price of € 8.00 (cum dividend) per ordinary share. Executive BoardAs from the Settlement Date, David Binks, currently Regional President Europe, FedEx Express, will join the TNT Express Executive Board as Chief Executive Officer. Any joint press release issued by the Offeror and TNT Express will be made available on the websites of FedEx (http://investors.fedex.com) and TNT Express (www.tnt.com). The networks of TNT Express and FedEx are largely complementary, given that FedEx’s strength is providing US domestic and extra-EEA international services, while TNT Express’ focus is on providing intra-European services. Rationale for the OfferBy combining their businesses (the Combination), TNT Express and FedEx have the intention to create a leading global player in providing logistics, transportation, express delivery and related business services, drawing on the considerable strengths of both TNT Express and FedEx.

By | August 21st, 2015|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Ingrid Bergman honored with Forever stamp

The Ingrid Bergman commemorative Forever stamp, the 19th stamp in the Legends of Hollywood series, goes on sale nationwide in the U.S. on August 20, with Posten AB of Sweden issuing their Bergman stamps on the same day. In celebration, a special Ingrid Bergman stamp and philatelic product sales event will be held at the West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd., on August 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Postal Service, Los Angeles District7001 South Central AvenueLos Angeles, CA 90052-9614After applying the first-day-of-issue postmark, the Postal Service will return the envelopes through the mail. Postal Service and Posten AB of Sweden will jointly honor Swedish-born actress Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982), who lit up American and European films for decades. 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 | August 20th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

UPS Freight Announces New Service Center In Franklin Park

US 08/20/15Franklin Park, ILUPS Freight now features five Chicago-area facilitiesUPS Freight (NYSE: UPS) today announced the addition of a new facility in Franklin Park. The Franklin Park location complements nearby UPS Freight centers in Aurora, Chicago, Palatine and South Holland. The building at 11201 Irving Park Road houses roughly 90 UPS Freight employees including truck drivers, dock workers, administrative and management workers. The 28,000 square-foot building features 66 docks for the loading and unloading of less-than-truckload (LTL) freight. About UPS FreightUPS Freight (NYSE:UPS) is one of the largest LTL carriers in the U.S. and a leading TL service provider.

By | August 20th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Special Forever stamps announced for next year’s World Stamp Show in NYC

The Postal Service celebrated this news by dedicating the World Stamp Show-NY 2016 Forever stamps today. Text surrounding the circle reads “2016 World Stamp Show” and “New York City.” The header on the stamp sheet reads: “JOIN US FOR A WONDERFUL WEEK AT WORLD STAMP SHOW-NY 2016.” Text on the back of the sheet provides details about the show. “With the issuance of the World Stamp Show New York 2016 Forever stamp, the Postal Service proudly continues its 100-year tradition of celebrating these exhibitions in the United States.”Joining Howe in dedicating the stamps were World Stamp Show-NY 2016 President Wade Saadi; U.S. 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 and some 50 postal bureaus from around the world will be selling their latest stamp issuances.

By | August 20th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

UPS Completes Coyote Logistics Acquisition

US 08/18/15Atlanta and ChicagoUPS (NYSE:UPS) today completed the closing of the acquisition of Coyote Logistics, a technology-driven, non-asset based truckload freight brokerage company. About CoyoteCoyote Logistics, a UPS subsidiary, is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and was founded in 2006 and is one of the most innovative, fast-growing third-party logistics (3PL) service providers in North America. The $1.8 billion acquisition adds large scale full-truck-load (FTL) and other transportation management services to the UPS portfolio. Coyote will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS under the leadership of CEO Jeff Silver. “Coyote is a transportation and logistics innovator which has changed traditional business models to serve their customers in new, unique and more satisfying ways,” said David Abney, UPS chief executive officer.

By | August 18th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

DHL to establish parcel network in Austria by 2016

Benefit from the growth potential of international e-commerceDHL’s plans call for investments in a three-digit million range in infrastructure as well as in setting up recipient services such as parcel shops and Packstations. Additional delivery options are to follow, enabling Austrian consumers to satisfy their individual needs by making their own choices about how to receive their parcels. Priority will be to ensure that as many parcels as possible are delivered on the first attempt so that yellow notes for recipients can be avoided. At the same time, DHL will in the long run also be facilitating diverse opportunities for the Austrian economy. DHL Parcel has already taken the first step by moving into its Vienna headquarters, where Günter Birnstingl, Managing Director Austria, will oversee the network build-out during the coming months together with his team.

By | August 18th, 2015|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

DHL will be the first service provider to precisely tailor both its infrastructure and its services to the requirements of e-commerce. Benefit from the growth potential of international e-commerceDHL’s plans call for investments in a three-digit million range in infrastructure as well as in setting up recipient services such as parcel shops and Packstations. Additional delivery options are to follow, enabling Austrian consumers to satisfy their individual needs by making their own choices about how to receive their parcels. Priority will be to ensure that as many parcels as possible are delivered on the first attempt so that ye

By | August 18th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments