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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 | March 24th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Recognized As One Of World’s Most Ethical Companies For Eleventh Consecutive Year

US 03/13/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere® Institute as a World’s Most Ethical Company for the eleventh consecutive year. The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, honored UPS in the Logistics & Transportation category. “We work hard to have high ethical standards in all our efforts across the globe. "Congratulations to everyone at UPS for being recognized as a World's

By | March 13th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

FedEx Express Expands First Overnight To More Than 4,400 Zip Codes

FedEx Express Expands First Overnight To More Than 4,400 Zip CodesFedEx Customers Will Benefit with Early Morning Delivery to More Businesses Across the U.S.MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 9, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced it has expanded its FedEx First Overnight® service to more than 4,400 zip codes across the U.S. With this expansion, the service now reaches more than 32,000 zip codes for next-business day delivery, representing 92 percent of the business population in the U.S.“The expansion of

By | March 8th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

FedEx Launches 5th Annual Small Business Grant Contest

FedEx Launches 5th Annual Small Business Grant Contest$120,500 in Total Cash and Prizes Up for Grabs in 2017 ContestMEMPHIS, Tenn., February 21, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced that it will launch its 5th annual Small Business Grant Contest on February 21, 2017. Included in the sum, this year the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is not only awarding grants, but the winners will also receive an additional dollar amount in credit to use towards FedEx Office print and business servic

By | February 23rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Names Franck J. Moison To Board Of Directors

US 02/08/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that its board of directors has named Franck J. Moison as a UPS company director effective immediately. Moison’s appointment to the UPS board brings the total number of directors to 12. “Franck brings valuable international experience to our board of directors,” said David Abney, UPS chairman and CEO. He also was the company’s president of Europe and South Pacific, president of Western Europe, and president of Central Europe and Russia. Moiso

By | February 7th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

FedEx recognized by WBENC

FedEx Honored as Top Corporation for Women Business EnterprisesWomen’s Business Enterprise National Council Issues 17th Annual ListMEMPHIS, Tenn., February 3, 2017 — FedEx Corp. has been recognized by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs). “FedEx is proud to be recognized by WBENC,” said Sue Spence, vice president of Sourcing at FedEx. FedEx will be honored in front of an audience of more than 1,500 b

By | February 2nd, 2017|shippers|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

By | January 17th, 2017|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Acquires Freightex Ltd. To Accelerate Expansion Of U.K. And European Truckload Brokerage Business

“The U.K. and Europe are strategic 3PL freight brokerage growth markets for UPS and there is significant cross border opportunity,” said Alan Gershenhorn, UPS Chief Commercial Officer. “This acquisition provides UPS customers an immediate, knowledgeable and competitive U.K. and European presence. In turn, Freightex operations will provide UPS customers a turn-key U.K. and European solution where brokered freight movements provide the most competitive option. “We are excited to join the UPS organ

By | January 9th, 2017|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Computerword Names Anthony Norris of FedEx A Premier 100 Technology Leader

Computerword Names Anthony Norris of FedEx A Premier 100 Technology LeaderMEMPHIS, Tenn., December 15, 2016—IDG’s Computerworld announces Anthony Norris, senior vice president, Information Technology, FedEx Services, as a 2017 Premier 100 Technology Leaders honoree. This year’s Premier 100 spotlights 100 leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges. “Anthony is an excellent technologi

By | December 15th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Computerworld Names Anthony Norris of FedEx A Premier 100 Technology Leader

Computerworld Names Anthony Norris of FedEx A Premier 100 Technology LeaderMEMPHIS, Tenn., December 15, 2016—IDG’s Computerworld announces Anthony Norris, senior vice president, Information Technology, FedEx Services, as a 2017 Premier 100 Technology Leaders honoree. This year’s Premier 100 spotlights 100 leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges. “Anthony is an excellent technolog

By | December 15th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments