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 | March 21st, 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

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UPS Enhances Tracking Technology

UPS supply chain customers logging into Flex™ Global View after January 9 will see upgrades including:New ocean container dashboard –a visibility dashboard specifically for ocean containers. –a visibility dashboard specifically for ocean containers. UPS transportation invoice – customers billed in the U.S. and Canada can now view an image of the UPS invoice associated with their air and ocean freight shipments. – customers billed in the U.S. and Canada can now view an image of the UPS invoice as

By | February 12th, 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

Walgreens and FedEx Team Up to Offer FedEx Dropoff and Pickup at Thousands of Walgreens Locations Nationwide

Walgreens and FedEx Team Up to Offer FedEx Dropoff and Pickup at Thousands of Walgreens Locations NationwideWalgreens and FedEx customers to benefit from additional convenient and secure delivery locationsMEMPHIS, Tenn., and DEERFIELD, Ill., Jan 11, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and Walgreen Co., one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, announced a long-term alliance agreement that will offer convenient access to FedEx dropoff and pickup services at thousands of Walgreens locations across th

By | January 11th, 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

World’s largest post office serves millions

Postal Service announced that Monday, Dec. 19, will be the busiest mailing day of the year. Of the 12 million customers visiting the nation’s 31,000 plus Post Offices, 7 million will visit the world’s largest Post Office — Postal Service Chief Customer and Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President Jim Cochrane, referring to the ability to schedule next-day package pickup online at As the world’s largest e-commerce deliverer, the Postal Service is projecting about 750 mil

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

UPS Launches Chatbot And Accelerates On Path Toward Use Of Artificial Intelligence

The UPS chatbot, available through Facebook Messenger, Skype and Amazon platforms, provides users with a convenient and conversational interface that is different from those offered on the UPS website or UPS mobile apps. For example, UPS customers can use simple phrases like “shipping rates” to get prompt voice responses in English. Amazon users can access the UPS chatbot through Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa, which features voice-recognition capabilities. “The UPS chatbot and the upcoming in

By | November 21st, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Boyes Hot Springs Post Office offers walk-in passport service

BOYES HOT SPRINGS, CA — To help customers who otherwise cannot schedule an appointment for passport service, the Boyes Hot Springs Post Office at 18092 Sonoma Highway, Boyes Hot Springs, CA 95416-9998, will accept walk-ins for passport applications on Friday, November 18, 2016, from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Postal clerks will be on hand to provide passport information and to accept passport applications, with no appointments necessary. Application forms and information on the costs and how to apply

By | November 18th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS And Sealed Air Partner To Provide Powerful E-Commerce Packaging And Shipping Solutions

As part of the partnership, UPS customers gain access to additional package engineering expertise and services through Sealed Air’s Packaging Application Centers, which provide design, testing, and packaging performance analysis for customers from 27 global locations. Additionally, Sealed Air will participate in the UPS Customer Technology Program (CTP), providing packaging systems and materials. “E-commerce is perhaps the most important consumer goods revolution of the last 15 years and compani

By | November 14th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments