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UPS Express Critical Service Launches In Europe

US 05/10/17Atlanta, GADedicated service for time-critical shipments that require special handlingUPS Express Critical® service launched in Europe for urgent, time-critical shipments that require special handling such as aircraft parts or surgical tools. UPS Express Critical® options include air, charter, surface and a personal courier who can carry the shipment by hand from origin to destination on a commercial flight. UPS Express Critical® also partners with aerospace and manufacturing clients

By | 2017-05-10T00:53:00+00:00 May 10th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Effective immediately, Amazon’s smart speaker “Alexa” can update DHL customers on their parcel shipment

By activating Alexa’s DHL Parcel “skill” via the Alexa app, users can ask their Amazon Echo or Echo Dot smart speaker to provide information on their shipment status, for example: “Alexa, ask DHL where my parcel is”. DHL Parcel is expanding its customer service to include a new voice-activated information service. Effective immediately, DHL customers can query Amazon’s digital smart speaker “Alexa” for information on their parcel’s current whereabouts. By activating Alexa’s DHL Parcel “skill” via the Alexa app, users can ask their Amazon Echo or Echo Dot smart speaker to provide information on their shipment status, for example: “Alexa, ask DHL where my parcel is”. The voice-controlled interaction with Alexa

By | 2017-05-08T00:53:00+00:00 May 8th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL invests in four new collaborative robots to provide a flexible and innovative solution for its UKI co-packing customers

The robots will be flexibly used across its 19 co-packing and Production Logistics centres nationwide. The robots will be flexibly used across its 19 co-packing and Production Logistics centres nationwide.Sawyer robots are some of the most advanced collaborative robots currently available and can support production and warehouse staff by automating repetitive tasks. The robots automatically stop if they touch something unexpected, which means that humans can physically be much closer to the robots without risk of harm. Following this initial investment, DHL plans a strategic investment of over £1

By | 2017-05-05T00:53:00+00:00 May 5th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS And Sealed Air Showcase Fulfillment Of The Future With New Packaging Innovation Center

US 05/02/17Atlanta and CharlotteUPS (NYSE:UPS) and Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) today announced the opening of a Packaging Innovation Center in Louisville, Kentucky on the UPS Supply Chain Solutions campus, near the Worldport® facility, which is the UPS Air Group’s global headquarters. Occupying 6,000 square feet in the UPS Supply Chain Solutions facility, the Packaging Innovation Center houses a wide array of Sealed Air’s cutting-edge packaging solutions. As part of the partnership with UP

By | 2017-05-02T00:53:00+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Appoints Mark Vale Growth And Emerging Markets President

US 05/01/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE: UPS) has named Mark Vale President of Growth and Emerging Markets. Vale and his team will expand and enhance the company’s market reach and global capabilities to better serve customers doing business in emerging and developing markets around the world. We continue to increase and enhance our international product and facility footprint, driven by cross-border and local market growth,” said Jim Barber, President of UPS International. “The World Bank forecasts sug

By | 2017-05-01T00:53:00+00:00 May 1st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL expands its global Cargo Insurance service

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group has expanded its ‘all-risks’ Cargo Insurance service to Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Mozambique. While DHL handles every shipment with utmost care, accidents such as natural... DHL extends its Cargo Insurance service to Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique and now offers Cargo Insurance in 74 countries worldwideAd-hoc or Annual Insurance Policy cover customers’ freight against loss or damageDHL Global Forwarding has developed Cargo Insurance service to protect customers against damage or loss during transportation. With its latest expansion, DHL Cargo Insurance service is now available for customers from all industries across 74 countries worldwide.“With DHL Cargo Insuran

By | 2017-04-27T00:53:00+00:00 April 27th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Boosts Saturday Operations To Increase E-Commerce Delivery Speed

This planned expansion is expected to create more than 6,000 new UPS jobs nationwide when operations are fully implemented by the end of 2018. “The addition of another ground operations day more efficiently utilizes our existing delivery network and offers customers an even faster ground delivery solution,” said Teresa Finley, UPS’s chief marketing officer. UPS began testing the Saturday delivery program in Atlanta, Philadelphia and Los Angeles in 2016. Additionally, shippers across multiple ind

By | 2017-04-03T00:53:00+00:00 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 | 2017-04-03T00:53:00+00:00 April 3rd, 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

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 | 2017-03-08T23:53:00+00:00 March 8th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments