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The UPS Store Launches First-Ever National Pitch Off to Celebrate and Support Entrepreneurs

“Bringing value to small business owners is what our stores do every day,” said Tim Davis, president of The UPS Store. The next big idea is out there and we want to help get it off the ground.”The UPS Store® Pitch Off competition is officially open for submissions. 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, including information on franchise

By | April 18th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL’s Resilience360 recognized with Gold at German Stevie® Award

The prize, which is considered to be one of the world’s premier business awards, was granted to DHL by the Stevie® Awards organization in the category ‘best new product or service (business to business products, services and transportation)’. DHL’s Resilience360 recognized with Gold at German Stevie® AwardThe German Stevie® Awards are considered to be the most versatile business awards in Germany. DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation honored with additional Silver and Bronze awards by the international Stevie® Awards organizationDHL has been awarded Gold at the 2017 German Stevie® Awards for its risk management and mitigation platform DHL Resilience360. DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation has also been honored with a Silver Stevie Sal

By | April 3rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL Parcel introduces money-back guarantee on transit times

Parcel Prio promises delivery of domestic parcel shipments on the next business day after posting – now for the first time with a money-back guarantee. DHL Parcel Prio service offers delivery on next business day with money-back guarantee starting at 50 shipments per dayAlready underway in three pilot regions, nationwide launch plannedEffective immediately DHL Parcel is expanding service for business customers in Germany to include its new DHL Parcel Prio service. Parcel Prio promises delivery of domestic parcel shipments on the next business day after posting – now for the first time with a money-back guarantee. Eventually DHL Parcel plans to

By | April 3rd, 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 | 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