Monthly Archives: September 2015

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FedEx Pledges $1 Million in Aid to Support European Migrant Crisis

FedEx Pledges $1 Million in Aid to Support European Migrant CrisisMEMPHIS, Tenn., September 30, 2015— FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has committed approximately $1 million in cash and transportation support to deliver emergency supplies and critical medical aid to the thousands of migrants and refugees arriving in Europe, and provide ongoing assistance to both the people and the local communities affected by the crisis. The company will also use existing relationships with international organizations,

By | September 30th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Opens Its First Facility To Offer Comprehensive Medical Device Replenishment Services

The multi-client hub is the first in UPS’s network to offer medical device companies comprehensive logistics services such as autoclave capabilities, instrument inspection and surgical set replenishment, among other services. Click here to learn more about UPS’s medical device solutions. These and other strategic investments to support pharmaceutical, biopharma and medical device companies continue to make UPS a leader in healthcare logistics. This UPS announcement follows the 2014 introduction of a healthcare-compliant network of FSLs to improve time-in-transit for medical device shipments and to enhance inventory visibility. Field stocking locations are strategically placed centers designed to support warehousing and time-sensitive distribution of products for patient services.

By | September 30th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

FedEx Pledges $1 Million in Aid to Support European Migrant Crisis

Through the company’s monetary and transportation contribution, FedEx will deliver immediate relief and longer-term support for those affected by the crisis. FedEx will also provide “bags to the future” for the youngest refugees affected by this crisis. FedEx Pledges $1 Million in Aid to Support European Migrant CrisisMEMPHIS, Tenn., September 30, 2015— FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has committed approximately $1 million in cash and transportation support to deliver emergency supplies and critical medical aid to the thousands of migrants and refugees arriving in Europe, and provide ongoing assistance to both the people and the local communities affected by the crisis. The company will also use existing relationships with international organizations, including Direct Relief and Heart to Heart International, working closely with local partners in the most affected countries. Transporting on behalf of Heart to Heart International large volumes of essential hygiene kits for use on the ground by International Medical Corps in providing emergency healthcare to refugees in Greece.

By | September 30th, 2015|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Charlie Brown Christmas Forever stamps kick-off national stamp collecting month

Stamp CollectingThe Charlie Brown Christmas Forever stamps provide youngsters with the perfect start for getting into stamp collecting. Ordering First-Day CoversThe Postal Service also offers first-day covers and Postal Service stationery items postmarked with the official first-day-of-issue cancellation. The Christmas Classic“A Charlie Brown Christmas,” the first animated special featuring “Peanuts” characters aired on CBS Dec. 9, 1965. Postal Service is dedicating the A Charlie Brown Christmas Forever stamps tomorrow at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, CA. Watched in more than 15 million American homes, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” was a smash hit.

By | September 30th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

The UPS Foundation To Award $7.9M In Diversity Grants

US 09/29/15Atlanta, GAMartinez Named UPS Chief Diversity & Inclusion OfficerThe UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced it will award more than $7.9 million to 37 non-profit organizations. These grants will support programs that champion diversity and inclusion by furthering economic empowerment, education, inclusion and mentorship. He will continue his role as the president of The UPS Foundation. The UPS Foundation can be found on the web at UPS.com/Foundation. Founded in 1951, The UPS Foundation leads its global citizenship programs and is responsible for facilitating community involvement to local, national, and global communities.

By | September 29th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

FedEx Freight Technicians Sweep Top Spots at 2015 TMC SuperTech

FedEx Freight Technicians Sweep Top Spots at 2015 TMC SuperTechEric Vos Earns Grand Champion TitleMEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 25, 2015 — Fleet maintenance technicians from FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), swept the top four spots at the 2015 TMC SuperTech competition held in Orlando, Florida, Sept. 20-23. Eric Vos, a technician based in Boise, Idaho, captured the Grand Champion award. Eric has 11 years of experience with FedEx Freight. “These technicians are dedicated to being t

By | September 25th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Freight Technicians Sweep Top Spots at 2015 TMC SuperTech

FedEx Freight Technicians Sweep Top Spots at 2015 TMC SuperTechEric Vos Earns Grand Champion TitleMEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 25, 2015 — Fleet maintenance technicians from FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), swept the top four spots at the 2015 TMC SuperTech competition held in Orlando, Florida, Sept. 20-23. Eric has 11 years of experience with FedEx Freight. We are proud to have them represent FedEx Freight.” “These technicians are dedicated to being the best at what they do, and it showed in the competition. Eric Vos, a technician based in Boise, Idaho, captured the Grand Champion award.

By | September 25th, 2015|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Cares Week Expands to 500 Cities around the World

FedEx Cares Week Expands to 500 Cities around the WorldTeam members from Memphis to Hong Kong will volunteer 55,000 service hoursMEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2015 — More than 10,000 FedEx team members from around the world will volunteer nearly 55,000 hours this week to celebrate the 11th annual FedEx Cares Week. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) began this tradition in a handful of U.S. cities in 2005 and has since expanded it to nearly 500 global communities where its team members live and work. All over t

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

FedEx Cares Week Expands to 500 Cities around the World

FedEx Cares Week Expands to 500 Cities around the WorldTeam members from Memphis to Hong Kong will volunteer 55,000 service hoursMEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2015 — More than 10,000 FedEx team members from around the world will volunteer nearly 55,000 hours this week to celebrate the 11th annual FedEx Cares Week. This year’s FedEx Cares Week service projects include:Preparing, packaging and delivering meals with Food & Friends in Washington, D.C. Video b-roll from last year’s FedEx Cares Week activities can be found at: https://vimeo.com/user7822394/review/139022494/e5fced0092 All over the world, our team members proudly support causes in their hometowns every day.”FedEx Cares Week serves as the formal kick-off to the annual FedEx Cares United Way volunteer campaign. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) began this tradition in a handful of U.S. cities in 2005 and has since expanded it to nearly 500 global communities where its team members live and work.

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

Press Release

The world's leading logistics provider is undertaking one of its largest challenges ever in the UK to help deliver the year's biggest international sporting event to millions of fans around the world. Delivering Rugby World Cup 2015 – Tournament logistics in numbers:48,200 kilos of team freight from the 20 participating nations is being delivered for the Tournament, with 26 eighteen-ton vehicles covering about 88,700 road kilometers over the event’s durationDHL will be relocating team equipment 192 times and will deliver 300 official match balls and 20 sets of uprights, to the 13 match venuesTraining equipment is being delivered to teams across 38 training venues throughout the Tournament, to

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