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Happy Birthday Mississippi!

Postal Service today debuted a Forever stamp at a first-day-of-issue ceremony during the South Mississippi bicentennial celebration at Centennial Plaza commemorating the 200th anniversary of Mississippi statehood. The Mississippi Statehood commemorative Forever stamp is the latest addition to the Postal Service’s Statehood series. Postal Service. It is my hope that the 200th anniversary of Mississippi statehood, combined with this wonderful stamp, can begin a dialogue about what Mississippi has

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The UPS Foundation Commits $14.1 Million To Humanitarian Relief & Community Safety

This year, The UPS Foundation will award $14.1 million in grant funding and in-kind support to advance humanitarian relief and community safety initiatives around the world. The UPS Foundation also is working with UNICEF on the rollout of Visibility for Vaccines (ViVa), a cutting-edge tracking system that enables early identification of potential stock outs and overstocks of vaccines. ViVa will help global communities ensure supply of life-saving vaccines by providing alerts of critical shortage

By | 2017-03-29T00:53:00+00:00 March 29th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Expands China-Europe Rail Service

“Our China-Europe rail services can save customers up to 65% versus air freight and improve time-in-transit by 40% versus traditional ocean freight service,” said Cindy Miller, president of UPS Global Freight Forwarding. In Europe, Duisburg is in the heart of the industrial Ruhr area of Germany and provides access to river, rail, road and air transport. UPS China-Europe Rail service also offers the following features:Full Service Offering of both FCL and LCL moved in both directions between Chin

By | 2017-03-28T00:53:00+00:00 March 28th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

USPS honors Henry David Thoreau

The public may RSVP online at usps.com/thoreau . Followers of the U.S. Postal Service’s Facebook page can view live streaming video of the event at facebook.com/USPS . The media is asked to share the news on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #ThoreauStamps. BACKGROUND:

By | 2017-03-27T00:53:00+00:00 March 27th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Honored As WBENC Top Corporation For Women Business Enterprises

Gary Kallenbach, UPS chief procurement officer, and, Estrella Cramer, UPS supplier diversity director, received the Platinum distinction award on behalf of UPS and were recognized in front of an audience of more than 1,500 business leaders at the WBENC Summit & Salute to Women's Business Enterprises award ceremony that took place March 23, 2017, in New Orleans. “Our UPS supplier diversity process ensures that the small, minority and woman-owned businesses that drive economic development in the c

By | 2017-03-24T00:53:00+00:00 March 24th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group continues successful concert series “Begegnungen” (Encounters) as main sponsor of the Beethovenfest

The company not only supports the event financially, but also offers a venue at the Post Tower for free concerts. Free three-week side program in the Post Tower LoungeOpen-air viewing on September 10, 2017, on the Bonn MarktplatzDeutsche Post DHL Group is once again a partner of the international Beethovenfest in Bonn. The company not only supports the event financially, but also offers a venue at the Post Tower for free concerts. One highpoint is the series “Begegnungen” (Encounters), successfully started in 2016.“Bonn‘s Beethovenfest is a delight to the people in Bonn, the region and beyond,” said Christo

By | 2017-03-24T00:53:00+00:00 March 24th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL and Gatwick open new waste management plant – becoming the first airport in the world to turn Category 1 airline waste into energy onsite

DHL’s new £3.8million waste plant not only disposes of Category 1 waste safely onsite, but converts it and other organic waste into energy to heat Gatwick’s waste management site and power the site's water recovery system. Gatwick currently treats 2,200 tonnes of Category 1 waste each year, around 20% of the total generated at the airport (10,500 tonnes). The new energy plant will process around 10 tonnes per day, whereas all Category 1 waste was previously processed offsite. “On our journey to become one of the greenest airports in the world, our new world-beating waste plant turns a difficult waste problem into a sustainable energy source. Disposing of Category 1 waste can be very costly and time-consuming, but

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USPS issues two new stamps

Postal Service will issue two new stamps this spring — a $1.15 Global Forever international rate stamp and a 3-cent stamp. The Green Succulent Global Forever international rate stamp will be available in panes of 10 stamps to be issued April 28. It can be used to mail a 1-ounce letter to any country where First-Class Mail International service is available. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its opera

By | 2017-03-23T00:53:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

USPS issues two new stamps

Postal Service will issue two new stamps this spring — a $1.15 Global Forever international rate stamp and a 3-cent stamp. The Green Succulent Global Forever international rate stamp will be available in panes of 10 stamps to be issued April 28. It can be used to mail a 1-ounce letter to any country where First-Class Mail International service is available. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its opera

By | 2017-03-23T00:53:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

FedEx Express to launch Liege-Memphis flight

FedEx Express to launch Liege-Memphis flightImportant milestone in the integration of TNT gives TNT customers direct access to FedEx Express North America networkMEMPHIS, Tenn., March 21, 2017 — FedEx Express (FedEx), the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), will begin operating a new flight linking TNT’s European air hub in Liège (Belgium) to the FedEx World Hub in Memphis (U.S.) beginning in early April 2017. This is an important step in c

By | 2017-03-21T00:53:00+00:00 March 21st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments