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Henry James in Literary Arts stamp series

The stamp, issued today and priced at 89 cents, is the 31st entry in the Literary Arts stamp series. Postal Service honors Henry James (1843–1916), a towering figure in American literature, with a non-denominated three-ounce-rate stamp. 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. Like a Forever Stamp, this stamp will always be valid for the rate printed on it. Ordering First-Day-of-Issue PostmarksCustomers have 60 days to obtain the first-day-of-issue postmark by mail.

By | 2016-09-06T23:41:21+00:00 July 31st, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

UPS Reporta Resultados Sólidos En El Segundo Trimestre

Perspectiva"UPS produjo resultados sólidos en el segundo trimestre, a pesar de la continua incertidumbre en la macroeconomía", dijo Richard Peretz, director financiero de UPS. Las mejoras en la productividad, reforzadas por la tecnología y combinadas con un menor costo de combustible, resultaron en una reducción del 0.2% en el costo por unidad en comparación con el mismo trimestre de 2015. Durante el trimestre, la industria del cuidado de la salud se convirtió en el sector con más altos ingresos en nuestro negocio de logística contractual. El crecimiento en las tasas bases compensó los cambios en la mezcla de productos y clientes. Paquetes internacionalesLa utilidad operativa internacional aumentó más de un 11% a USD$613 millones, lo que estableció un nivel récord en el segundo trimestre.

By | 2016-09-13T15:13:03+00:00 July 29th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

UPS Reports Strong 2Q Results

Because non-GAAP financial measures are not standardized, it may not be possible to compare these financial measures with other companies' non-GAAP financial measures having the same or similar names. The Distribution unit experienced strong revenue growth in the Healthcare, Aerospace and Automotive sectors. Furthermore, we use these adjusted financial measures to determine awards for our management personnel under our incentive compensation plans. Lower fuel surcharge rates reduced revenue growth by approximately 120 basis points. Strong business-to-consumer (B2C) growth trends continued this quarter, outpacing business delivery growth more than five to one.

By | 2016-09-13T15:14:36+00:00 July 29th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

UPS Registra Sólidos Resultados Para O 2º Trimestre

A receita por pacote sofreu queda de 1,9%, e em uma base de moeda neutra, a receita por pacote caiu 1,4%. Previsão"A UPS produziu resultados sólidos do segundo trimestre, apesar da incerteza contínua na macroeconomia”, disse Richard Peretz, diretor financeiro da UPS. A rota comercial da Europa para os EUA aumentou a um ritmo de dois dígitos, pois os clientes usaram a rede UPS para se beneficiar da força do dólar americano. Menores taxas de sobretaxa de combustível reduziram o crescimento da receita por pacote em cerca de 140 pontos base. A unidade Distribution registrou um forte crescimento da receita nos setores de saúde, aeroespacial e automotivo.

By | 2016-09-13T15:14:09+00:00 July 29th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Press Release

The Group’s objective is to exploit the global B2C e-commerce market for shipments crossing borders which is expected to grow from $400 billion today to a total global volume of $1 trillion in 2020. The planned expenditure of $137 million until the end of 2020 will be used for the further expansion of fulfillment capabilities by adding eight distribution centers and enhancing two existing facilities in Los Angeles and Columbus, Ohio. The new investment will also expand day definite deliveries and enhancements to support domestic and international services. In North America, the company operates 20 distribution centers, including four international gateways and one center each in Toronto and

By | 2016-10-01T09:57:17+00:00 July 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

DHL announces $137 million investment plan in U.S. e-commerce infrastructure and services

The planned expenditure of $137 million until the end of 2020 will be used for the further expansion of fulfillment capabilities by adding eight distribution centers and enhancing two existing facilities in Los Angeles and Columbus, Ohio. The new investment will also expand day definite deliveries and enhancements to support domestic and international services. In North America, the company operates 20 distribution centers, including four international gateways and one center each in Toronto and Mexico City. In the U.S., DHL eCommerce operates 18 distribution centers and is one of the largest partners of domestic provider USPS. Only last year FC Bayern Munich launched their Asian online shop together with its Official Logistics partner DHL.Take your chance and win a jersey worn by a FC Bayern player during the FC Bayern Audi Summer Tour USA 2016.

By | 2016-09-19T14:54:39+00:00 July 28th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx to Send a Record 174 Drivers to National Truck Driving Championships

FedEx to Send a Record 174 Drivers to National Truck Driving ChampionshipsCompetitors Reflect FedEx Commitment to Safety and ProfessionalismMEMPHIS, Tenn., July 27, 2016 — FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) operating companies will send 174 drivers from each of the 50 states to compete in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Indianapolis August 9-13. Each FedEx driver earned the right to compete in the NTDC by winning at state-level truck driving championships. These 174 drivers have more than

By | 2017-01-31T09:28:14+00:00 July 27th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx to Send a Record 174 Drivers to National Truck Driving Championships

FedEx to Send a Record 174 Drivers to National Truck Driving ChampionshipsCompetitors Reflect FedEx Commitment to Safety and ProfessionalismMEMPHIS, Tenn., July 27, 2016 — FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) operating companies will send 174 drivers from each of the 50 states to compete in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Indianapolis August 9-13. Each FedEx driver earned the right to compete in the NTDC by winning at state-level truck driving championships. These 174 drivers have more than 3,800 years of professional driving experience and more than 230 million safe driving miles among them. In addition, a FedEx Freight driver was named National Rookie of the Year and nine other FedEx drivers earned top-three finishes in their respective vehicle classes. Five drivers representing FedEx captured National Champion titles.

By | 2016-09-02T06:16:40+00:00 July 27th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

DHL enters strategic partnership with Ambatovy in Madagascar

DHL enters strategic partnership with Ambatovy in MadagascarThis agreement was secured and will be managed by DHL's Industrial Projects team which handles very large break-bulk and complex project logistics. DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, has entered into an initial three-year Global Freight Forwarding agreement with Ambatovy. This agreement was secured and will be managed by DHL’s Industrial Projects team which handles very large break-bulk and complex project logistics. Steven Cox, Director, Supply Chain Management at Ambatovy, said, “We are delighted to partner DHL for our freight forwarding needs. It is critical we have direct access to our global suppliers in order to keep the operations up and running.

By | 2016-09-19T14:55:13+00:00 July 26th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

Ambatovy is a joint venture between Sherritt International Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Korea Resources Corporation and a large-tonnage, long-life nickel and cobalt mining enterprise, which at full capacity will produce 60,000 tonnes of refined nickel,... DHL enters strategic partnership with Ambatovy in MadagascarThis agreement was secured and will be managed by DHL's Industrial Projects team which handles very large break-bulk and complex project logistics. DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, has entered into an initial three-year Global Freight Forwarding agreement with Ambatovy. This agreement was secured and will be managed by DHL’s Industrial Projects team which handles very large brea

By | 2016-10-01T09:57:33+00:00 July 26th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments