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Women’s, civil rights legend Dorothy Height honored with Forever stamp

Postal Service today kicked off this year’s Black History Month observances by dedicating the Dorothy Height Forever stamp during a ceremony at Howard University. The Dorothy Height stamp features artist Thomas Blackshear II’s, portrait of Height. The Dorothy Height stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp, which will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. Customers may purchase the Dorothy Height Forever stamp at usps.com/stamps, at the Postal Store usps.com/sho

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Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith Testifies on 21st Century Infrastructure

Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith Testifies on 21st Century Infrastructure“We are at a critical crossroad, given the economic challenges that face our nation. If we want to maintain the U.S.’ status as a global economic and policy leader, we must work together on policy and infrastructure solutions that will modernize and drive our economy forward,” Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and CEO of FedEx Corporation, told members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee at a hearing toda

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Space Florida Names FedEx Preferred Logistics Provider

Space Florida Names FedEx Preferred Logistics ProviderFedEx Express Aircraft to Operate at Kennedy Space CenterMEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 1, 2017—Space Florida today announced that it has named FedEx as its preferred provider of logistics, transportation and cargo related services. Space Florida maintains and operates the historic launch and landing strip—15,000 feet long and 300 feet wide—at the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center (KSC). With the commercial Space industry growing at such

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The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.3 Million To Expand Global Volunteerism

US 02/01/17Atlanta, GAUPS Drives United Nations’ Sustainable DevelopmentGoals Through ServiceUPSers Hit Record 2.7 Million Employee Volunteer HoursThe UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it is awarding grants totaling more than $2.3 million to non-profit organizations to increase global volunteerism. UPS is on track to meet its goal to contribute 20 million global volunteer hours by the end of 2020. The UPS Foundation also will award grants

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UPS Revenue Accelerates In 4Q And Produces Record $61 Billion For 2016

4Q 2016 operating loss of $570 million; adjusted operating profit was $1.3 billion. International Segment 4Q 2016 Adjusted4Q 2016 4Q 2015 Adjusted4Q 2015 Revenue $3,335 M $3,175 M Operating profit $281 M $706 M $580 M $624 MInternational segment produced strong volume growth across all major products. 4Q 2016 operating profit was $281 million; adjusted operating profit was $706 million. Currency-neutral revenue and revenue per piece are calculated by multiplying prior period reported U.S. dollar

By | 2017-02-01T10:39:21+00:00 January 31st, 2017|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Delivers Vince Lombardi Trophy to Houston in Advance of Super Bowl LI

FedEx Delivers Vince Lombardi Trophy to Houston in Advance of Super Bowl LIIconic Tiffany & Co.-Crafted Trophy Delivered to NFL Experience Prior to The Big GameMEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 28, 2017—As players, coaches and fans head to Houston in preparation for Super Bowl LI, one special piece of hardware has already arrived via FedEx® delivery services. As the Official Delivery Service Sponsor of the NFL and the Super Bowl, FedEx provided safe and on-time delivery of the Vince Lombardi Trophy to the NF

By | 2017-01-31T09:23:05+00:00 January 28th, 2017|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

USPS releases U.S. flag stamp

Flag stamp today at the Southeastern Stamp Expo in Norcross, GA, continuing the organization’s tradition of celebrating patriotism through stamps that feature one of our nation’s most recognizable symbols. Flag stamp adds a touch of majesty and patriotic grace to First-Class Mail correspondence,” said Jeffrey C. Williamson, the Postal Service’s chief human resources officer and executive vice president, who dedicated the stamp. Gen. Mitchell Zais , president, American Philatelic Society; Mary-An

By | 2017-01-26T23:53:00+00:00 January 26th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

David J. Bronczek promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of FedEx Corp. David L. Cunningham to succeed as President and CEO of FedEx Express

David J. Bronczek promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of FedEx Corp. David L. Cunningham to succeed as President and CEO of FedEx ExpressMEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2017— FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced that David J. Bronczek is assuming a new role as President and Chief Operating Officer of FedEx Corporation, effective February 1, 2017. Bronczek will be responsible for marketing, sales, and all FedEx operating companies. He is uniquely qualified to take on the position of President

By | 2017-01-23T17:30:34+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS To Release 4th Quarter Results On Tuesday, January 31, 2017

US 01/23/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) will announce its 2016 fourth-quarter results on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Eastern Time. ET, UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Abney and Chief Financial Officer Richard Peretz will lead an investor conference call. This call will be open to reporters and the public via a live Webcast. To listen to the live Webcast, go to http://www.investors.ups.com and click on Earnings Webcast. The Webcast audio will remain accessible o

By | 2017-01-23T17:30:47+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

The UPS Store Introduces On-Demand Delivery Service For Online Print Products

The one-hour* print delivery service is the first of its kind and is available now at more than 180 The UPS Store locations in Chicago and Dallas. The Print on Demand service enhances The UPS Store product and service offerings by adding a new level of convenience for printing and rapid delivery. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE: UPS). For additional information on The UPS Store, inc

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