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UPS, Pilots Reach Tentative Agreement On New Labor Contract

Specific details of the agreement will not be disclosed before the IPA presents the proposed contract to all UPS pilots. US 06/30/16Louisville, KYFollowing Ratification Process, Would Go into Effect Sep 1, 2016The Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines (NYSE:UPS) today announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year labor contract. “This tentative agreement has been unanimously approved and endorsed by both the IPA Executive Board and our Negotiating Committee. The contract must be ratified by a majority of UPS’s 2,600 pilots. “This is an excellent offer and we are pleased to have reached this agreement,” said Brendan Canavan, UPS Airlines president.

By | 2016-09-13T15:18:05+00:00 June 30th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

DHL delivers black rhino Eliska to Africa

“We were very excited to have the opportunity to transport this beautiful animal home to Africa and to play our part in these critical efforts to help revive endangered Eastern black rhino populations. The 900 kilogram female was transferred from ZOO Dvur Kralove in the Czech Republic, where she was born in 2012, to the main DHL European Hub in Leipzig, Germany. She was then loaded on to a dedicated 28-ton Boeing 757-200 freighter, specially modified for animal transport, and flown more than 6,500 kilometers directly to Kilimanjaro Airport in Tanzania, from where she was transferred by truck to her new home. Along the way, she was accompanied and monitored by a team of support staff, including Dr. Pete Morkel, one of the world’s leading black rhino veterinarians. Five containers of food and water supplies were also loaded for the journey.

By | 2016-09-19T14:58:20+00:00 June 30th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

Three-year-old female Eliska was moved to a natural park in Tanzania as part of an ongoing conservation project run by the George Adamson Wildlife Preservation Trust, aimed at helping endangered animal populations to grow and prosper in their natural habitat.... “We were very excited to have the opportunity to transport this beautiful animal home to Africa and to play our part in these critical efforts to help revive endangered Eastern black rhino populations. The 900 kilogram female was transferred from ZOO Dvur Kralove in the Czech Republic, where she was born in 2012, to the main DHL European Hub in Leipzig, Germany. She was then loaded on to a dedicated 28-ton Boeing 757-200 freighter, specially modified for animal transport, and flown more than 6,5

By | 2016-10-01T09:58:57+00:00 June 30th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

MEDION brings trend-setting consumer electronics products to European consumers with DHL’s new multimodal service

MEDION brings trend-setting consumer electronics products to European consumers with DHL’s new multimodal serviceMEDION, a Lenovo company, has been the first to trial DHL's new multimodal service via Xiamen, China. MEDION’s products are distributed across Europe, Scandinavia, UK, US, Canada and Asia. “Our multimodal solutions offer MEDION additional freight options and complement the existing DHL air, ocean and road freight services that they are already using. The successful inaugural shipment shows the service’s capabilities in supporting MEDION in its Europe-wide growth strategy,” said Steve Huang, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding China. DHL’s multimodal routes are closely mapped to China’s “Belt and Road” initiative with the Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road.

By | 2016-09-19T14:58:45+00:00 June 30th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Expands European Field Stocking Locations to Support Medical Device Industry

The company’s healthcare solutions also include a full suite of UPS Temperature True® packaging, transportation and risk mitigation solutions. UPS also opened an air freight forwarding facility at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol that is regulatory compliant and temperature-controlled, and expanded its European healthcare distribution campus in Roermond. For more information on UPS’s healthcare logistics solutions, visit: www.ups.com/healthcare. “A significant portion of medical devices are routinely stored in the trunks of field sales representatives’ vehicles, or what’s called in the industry ‘trunk stock,’ ” said Jan Denecker, director of healthcare marketing and strategy, UPS Europe. All of UPS’s facilities are enabled by industry-leading quality assurance and compliance programs, and fully integrated into UPS’s global transportation network.

By | 2016-09-13T15:18:17+00:00 June 30th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

UPS Access Point Locker Program Expanded to Help Online Retailers Increase Sales

For example, UPS My Choice® members can redirect their deliveries to a UPS Access Point locker, UPS Access Point retail location, or another alternate delivery location. Retailers that are interested in becoming a UPS Access Point location or hosting a UPS Access Point locker can learn more and apply online at UPS.com. UPS My Choice members who choose a UPS Access Point locker can also receive a barcode on their smartphone for even faster pickup. All that’s needed to pick up the package at a UPS Access Point locker is the UPS InfoNotice® alert or tracking number and a valid photo identification card. “UPS Access Point lockers can be easily accessed when it fits the shopper’s schedule, giving an online retailer added value to present at checkout.

By | 2016-09-13T15:17:44+00:00 June 30th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

USPS celebrates Soda Fountain Favorites

Postal Service today dedicated the Soda Fountain Favorites Forever Stamp booklet featuring the cold, sweet treats beloved by people of all ages. The words “Soda Fountain Favorites” appear across the top of the booklet cover. Customers may purchase the Soda Fountain Favorites stamp booklet at usps.com/stamps, at the Postal Store usps.com/shop, by calling 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724) and at Post Offices nationwide. Soda Fountain Favorites is being issued as a First-Class Mail Forever booklet of 20. In cities and towns across the United States, the soda fountain was an important gathering place.

By | 2016-09-06T23:44:48+00:00 June 30th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Press Release

This was announced by DHL at a joint event with Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) at the logport site in Duisburg-Rheinhausen. This was announced by DHL at a joint event with Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) at the logport site in Duisburg-Rheinhausen. DHL is further expanding its offering through the Duisburg hub with the rail transport service for groupage transport. Shorter routes to customers and excellent intermodal connections provide many opportunities for faster delivery and the leveraging of cost advantages. The expansion of the network together with a comprehensive presence in Asia allows DHL to cover the entire

By | 2016-10-01T09:59:14+00:00 June 29th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

DHL expands connections between Asia, Europe and North Africa

This was announced by DHL at a joint event with Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) at the logport site in Duisburg-Rheinhausen. DHL is further expanding its offering through the Duisburg hub with the rail transport service for groupage transport. Shorter routes to customers and excellent intermodal connections provide many opportunities for faster delivery and the leveraging of cost advantages. The expansion of the network together with a comprehensive presence in Asia allows DHL to cover the entire transport chain. By expanding the overland route via rail, DHL is creating essential value for customers through cost and time advantages.

By | 2016-09-19T14:59:13+00:00 June 29th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

He takes over responsibility from his predecessor Paul Graham, who has left the company for personal reasons. DHL Supply Chain appoints Oscar de Bok as new CEO for Mainland Europe, Middle East and AfricaMost recently, Oscar de Bok was CEO Asia Pacific, DHL Supply Chain. DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, has appointed Oscar de Bok as the new CEO for Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa (MLEMEA). Oscar de Bok will continue to execute the strategy outlined by the business and reports directly to John Gilbert, CEO Supply Chain. Most recently, Oscar de Bok

By | 2016-10-01T09:59:27+00:00 June 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments