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Postal Service previews 2016 stamps

PetsTo celebrate America’s love for pets, the Postal Service will issue a booklet of 20 Forever stamps featuring photographs of 20 pets. It’s an educational hobby the entire family can enjoy.”The Postal Service is also previewing a number of new holiday stamps. Jack-O’-LanternsIn the spirit of Halloween, the Postal Service issues these delightfully eerie stamps featuring photographs of four different jack-o’-lanterns. 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.

By | 2016-09-07T00:07:38+00:00 December 30th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Return To Sender: UPS Wraps Up Holiday Shipping Season With Easier Returns

With consumers breaking online shopping records, post-holiday merchandise returns and exchanges will extend the UPS® (NYSE: UPS) holiday peak shipping season into the New Year. By the end of the first week of January, UPS expects to deliver more than 5 million returns packages – 500,000 more than last year. Consumers also want a hassle-free returns experience: 66% want free returns shipping and 47% want an easy-to-print return label. Additional UPS research reveals an appealing returns policy ha

By | 2016-10-01T12:29:56+00:00 December 29th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Wraps Up Holiday Shipping Season With Easier Returns

With consumers breaking online shopping records, post-holiday merchandise returns and exchanges will extend the UPS® (NYSE: UPS) holiday peak shipping season into the New Year. Consumers also want a hassle-free returns experience: 66% want free returns shipping and 47% want an easy-to-print return label. By the end of the first week of January, UPS expects to deliver more than 5 million returns packages – 500,000 more than last year. Additional UPS research reveals an appealing returns policy has the power to attract customers and many retailers need improvement. They can also visit any of the 4,500 The UPS Store® locations or give the packages to a UPS driver.

By | 2016-09-13T15:49:48+00:00 December 29th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

FedEx Trade Networks Receives 2015 Business Superbrands Prize in Hungary

FedEx Trade Networks Receives 2015 Business Superbrands Prize in HungaryMEMPHIS, Tenn., December 21, 2015— FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding and customs brokerage arm of global shipping giant FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), earned the 2015 Business Superbrands Prize in Hungary for the second consecutive year. A jury of independent professionals elects which brands are granted the exclusive trademark for Business Superbrands. To learn more about FedEx Trade Networks, go to ftn.fedex.com. Abou

By | 2017-01-31T09:34:48+00:00 December 21st, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service ready to deliver on busiest day of 2015

Reporters interested in following up locally on the busiest delivery day may contact regional Postal Service public relations professionals at about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf. For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and usps.com/postalfacts. WASHINGTON — The Postal Service is prepared to deliver more than 30 million packages across the United States today on the busiest delivery day of the year. Additionally, the Postal Service will deliver last-minute packages on Christmas Day in select locations. 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 | 2016-09-07T00:07:51+00:00 December 21st, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

FedEx Trade Networks Receives 2015 Business Superbrands Prize in Hungary

FedEx Trade Networks Receives 2015 Business Superbrands Prize in HungaryMEMPHIS, Tenn., December 21, 2015— FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding and customs brokerage arm of global shipping giant FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), earned the 2015 Business Superbrands Prize in Hungary for the second consecutive year. About FedEx Trade NetworksFedEx Trade Networks and its predecessor companies have more than 100 years of experience in international trade. To learn more about FedEx Trade Networks, go to ftn.fedex.com. FedEx Trade Networks has the resources and support to help customers of all sizes navigate the intricacies of shipping goods globally. A jury of independent professionals elects which brands are granted the exclusive trademark for Business Superbrands.

By | 2016-09-02T06:25:36+00:00 December 21st, 2015|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS To Power Memphis And Jackson Alternative Fuel Fleet With Natural Gas From Landfills

It is then distributed through the natural gas pipeline system, making it available for use as liquefied natural gas (LNG) or compressed natural gas (CNG). In addition to natural gas, UPS also uses many other alternative fuels in the UPS fleet, including propane, ethanol, renewable diesel, and electricity. The RNG will fuel more than 140 heavy duty trucks in Memphis and Jackson, part of UPS’s natural gas fleet, which includes more than 3,800 medium and heavy duty vehicles worldwide. US 12/18/15Atlanta, GASigns Deal with Memphis Light, Gas and Water to Fuel Fleet with Renewable FuelsUPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it will supply its fleet in Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson, Miss., with an estimated 15 million diesel gallon gas equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) as part of a multi-year agreement with Memphis Light, Gas and Water and Atmos Energy Marketing, LLC. “Kudos to UPS for not only talking the talk but walking the walk.”Mark Bergeron, president of Atmos Energy Marketing, LLC, commented “Renewable natural gas is one of the most environmentally friendly transportation fuels.

By | 2016-09-13T15:50:11+00:00 December 18th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

FedEx Corp. Reports Solid Second Quarter Earnings Growth

FedEx Corp. Reports Solid Second Quarter Earnings GrowthImproved Base Yields and E-Commerce Growth Drive ResultsMEMPHIS, Tenn., December 16, 2015 … FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today reported adjusted earnings of $2.58 per diluted share for the second quarter ended November 30, compared to adjusted earnings of $2.16 per diluted share a year ago. Without adjustments, FedEx reported earnings of $2.44 for the second quarter compared to $2.31 per diluted share last year. International export revenue per

By | 2017-01-31T09:34:40+00:00 December 16th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Corp. Reports Solid Second Quarter Earnings Growth

FedEx Corp. Reports Solid Second Quarter Earnings GrowthImproved Base Yields and E-Commerce Growth Drive ResultsMEMPHIS, Tenn., December 16, 2015 … FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today reported adjusted earnings of $2.58 per diluted share for the second quarter ended November 30, compared to adjusted earnings of $2.16 per diluted share a year ago. Without adjustments, FedEx reported earnings of $2.44 for the second quarter compared to $2.31 per diluted share last year. FedEx Ground average daily volume grew 9% in the second quarter, primarily driven by growth in e-commerce. Additional information and operating data are contained in the company’s annual report, Form 10-K, Form 10-Qs and second quarter fiscal 2016 Statistical Book. International export revenue per package decreased 9% as lower fuel surcharges and unfavorable currency exchange rates more than offset higher base rates.

By | 2016-09-02T06:25:26+00:00 December 16th, 2015|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Take a picture with Charlie Brown characters

“Thanks to our new AR app, you can take a photo with the Peanuts characters and share it on social media. “Our Charlie Brown Christmas Forever stamps allow you to decorate your holiday mailings with Peanuts characters,” said U.S. As the nation counts down to the holidays, the Postal Service will be adding new experiences every few days. 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. Scroll down to collection boxes and then enter a ZIP Code or City and State.

By | 2016-09-07T00:08:25+00:00 December 16th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments