Monthly Archives: May 2016

Press Release

In line with its continuous improvement strategy, DHL Global Forwarding is working with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to raise the bar in the transport of pharmaceuticals by implementing IATA’s CEIV Pharma Certification across its key facilities... The DHL Global Forwarding station in Brussels, Belgium has already been awarded the CEIV Pharma Certification. In the first phase it includes 30 of its key DHL Air Thermonet GDP Compliant stations worldwide. The project will be conducted in close coordination between DHL and IATA. A door-to-door courier transport solution, ‘Life Sciences graded Specialty Courier’, covers for the specific needs of the life sciences industry and complements another product offer, Medical Express, which is based on

By | May 31st, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Life Sciences and Healthcare network of DHL reaches new quality standard through IATA CEIV Pharma Certification

The DHL Global Forwarding station in Brussels, Belgium has already been awarded the CEIV Pharma Certification. In the first phase it includes 30 of its key DHL Air Thermonet GDP Compliant stations worldwide. The project will be conducted in close coordination between DHL and IATA. A door-to-door courier transport solution, ‘Life Sciences graded Specialty Courier’, covers for the specific needs of the life sciences industry and complements another product offer, Medical Express, which is based on DHL Express’s global network and time definite express service. With ‘DHL Clinical Trial Logistics’, DHL provides logistics services for clinical trial materials including investigational medication, ancillaries and lab kits.The facilities selected for the IATA CEIV pharmaceuticals certification are part of DHL Global Forwarding’s Thermonet network.

By | May 31st, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

NASA’s breathtaking planet images get stamps of approval

Postal Service dedicated Forever stamps to commemorate the historic event, while dedicating a second set of stamps depicting NASA’s stunning images of our planets. Visit Our Planets Forever Stamps to view images of the stamps and background on the planets. 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. There are nine philatelic products for the View of Our Planets stamp issue:473606, Press Sheet with Die-cut, $60.16473610, Keepsake, $9.95. 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 31st, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

USPS honors Service Cross Medal recipients

Postal Service honored military service members who have been awarded one of the four Service Cross Medals — the Army Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, which includes the Marine Corps, the Air Force Cross and the Coast Guard Cross. The Service Cross Medals are the second highest military decoration for valor in combat, after the Medal of Honor. The Distinguished Service Cross was the first of these decorations to be established, in 1918, followed the next year by the Navy Cross. 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. Reporters interested in speaking with regional Postal Service public relations professionals should visit this link.

By | May 30th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Anniversary of repeal of Stamp Act commemorated

Postal Service today dedicated a Forever stamp souvenir sheet commemorating the 250th anniversary of the repeal of the Stamp Act in 1766. The commemorative stamp art depicts a crowd gathered around a “liberty tree” to celebrate the repeal of the Stamp Act. The Stamp Act was British legislation that proved historic in galvanizing and uniting the American colonies, setting them on a path toward independence. The stamp ceremony was held at the World Stamp Show— NY 2016 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, which continues through June 4. World Stamp Show Souvenir Portfolio, a coffee-table book featuring each of the eight stamp issues released during the show will include 3-D, augmented reality.

By | May 29th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

USPS dedicates 2016 World Stamp Show folio

USPS StampApp, the only official cloud-based U.S. stamp collecting app that includes an entire stamp reference library along with user-generated content for stamp collectors to upload their own stamp collection. Postal Service dedicated a Forever Stamp Folio celebrating World Stamp Show-NY 2016, which opened today at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City and continues through June 4. World Stamp Show Souvenir Portfolio, a coffee-table book featuring each of the eight stamp issues to be released during the show will include 3-D, augmented reality. The stamps are produced as an elegant folio presenting two panes of stamps, similar in design to the stamps issued in 2015 to announce World Stamp Show-NY 2016. Antonio Alcalá served as art director and Michael Dyer was both designer and typographer for the stamp pane.

By | May 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Pluto—Explored! and Views of Our Planets Forever Stamps

Earth – Credit line: NASAJupiter – Credit line: NASA, ESA and E. Karkoschka (Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona)Mars – Credit line: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSSMercury – Credit line: NASA/The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of WashingtonNeptune – Credit line: NASA/JPL-CaltechSaturn – Credit line: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)Uranus – Credit line: NASA, ESA and E. Karkoschka (Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona)Venus – Credit line: NASA/JPL-Caltech# # #Please Note:For broadcast quality video and audio, photo stills and other media resources, visit the USPS Newsroom at about.usps.com/news/welcome.htmFor 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. EarthOne of the most detailed views we have of Earth is also featured on the stamp pane. When reproducing the stamp images for media use only, please provide the copyright sign (the “c” inside the circle) and 2016 USPS. This color image highlights differences—chemical, mineralogical and physical—between the rocks on the planet’s surface. The false color image of Venus shown on the stamp pane was created in 1991 mainly from surface data generated by the Magellan sensor.

By | May 26th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service to announce innovative new stamp products at World Stamp Show-NY 2016

Postal Service will announce several new and innovative stamp products during the World Stamp Show-NY 2016, which begins Saturday, May 28 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. 2015 eGuide to U.S. StampsThe Postal Service crosses philately’s digital divide with the brand new 2015 Postal Service eGuide to U.S Stamps. The August 2015 World Stamp Show-NY 2016 stamp pane is included. The World Stamp Show Souvenir PortfolioThe World Stamp Show Souvenir Portfolio is a coffee-table book that features information about each of the eight stamps to be released during the Show. Browse the entire USPS stamp archive, from the Postmaster's Provisionals of 1845 to the 2016 first quarter issues.

By | May 26th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

FedEx Acquires TNT Express

FedEx Acquires TNT ExpressCombination Builds Upon Competitive Positioning in Global Transportation and Logistics IndustryThis is a joint press release by FedEx Corporation, FedEx Acquisition B.V. and TNT Express N.V. in connection with the recommended public offer by FedEx Acquisition B.V. for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the share capital of TNT Express N.V., including all American depositary shares representing ordinary shares (the Offer). FedEx Acquires TNT ExpressCombina

By | May 25th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

DHL expands Airfreight Plus network to Russia and CIS region

The air freight solution provides customers with intra-European or intra-Asian door-to-door air transportation for cargo up to two tons. Businesses have access to more than 11,000 daily departures across Europe and Asia carried out by DHL’s owned fleet as well as commercial carriers. Flexibility is provided by the option to schedule later pick up times and earlier deliveries as well as the possibility to ship oversized and dangerous cargo. DHL Airfreight Plus also offers customers extensive support of industry experts that can tailor solutions to meet the specific needs of the customers´ cargo type. In combination with a simple all-inclusive pricing system, the product is tailor-made for companies which demand a time and, above all, cost efficient logistics solution.

By | May 25th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments