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DHL eCommerce launches new Fulfillment Center in Hong Kong

Catering to the growing demand for cross-border products in Asia Pacific particularly from the Greater China region, the new Fulfillment Center will allow e-tailers to move their goods closer to their end customers, responding to their demands of quick and easy... E-tailers will benefit with easy access to consumers in Hong Kong, Mainland China and rest of Asia PacificDHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group, has launched a new Fulfillment Center in Hong Kong, adding to its global fulfillment network in U.S, Mexico, India, Europe and Australia. “Cross-border e-commerce is expected to grow to USD 1 trillion by 2020, and with approximately 40% of China’s online consumers buying foreign goods¹, linking forei

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

DHL expands green urban delivery with City Hub for cargo bicycles

The City Hub is a customized trailer which can carry up to four containers for the DHL Cubicycle, a customized cargo bicycle which can carry a container with a load of up to 125 kg (one cubic meter in volume). Containerized trailer can act as mobile hub for up to two DHL CubicyclesPilot projects launched by DHL Express in Utrecht, Netherlands and Frankfurt, GermanyDHL Express, the world's leading international express services provider, is piloting a new City Hub concept that will enable increased use of cargo bicycles for inner-city deliveries. The City Hub is a customized trailer which can carry up to four containers for the DHL Cubicycle, a customized cargo bicycle which can carry a container with

By | February 28th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Tests Residential Delivery Via Drone Launched From atop Package Car

Workhorse built the drone and the electric UPS package car used in the test. “Imagine a triangular delivery route where the stops are miles apart by road. Sending a drone from a package car to make just one of those deliveries can reduce costly miles driven. It is a high-efficiency, octocopter delivery drone that is fully integrated with Workhorse’s line of electric/hybrid delivery trucks. Unlike all of the previous tests, the most recent UPS drone test shows how drones might assist in making no

By | February 20th, 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

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 — usps.com. 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 usps.com. 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

First UPS U.S. Delivery eBike Debuts In Portland, Ore.

US 12/07/16Atlanta, GAeBike To Help Solve Ever-Evolving Demands of Urban LogisticsUPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced its first eBike in the U.S. This new electrically-assisted tricycle began delivering packages in Portland, Ore., on November 21. UPS anticipates this eBike prototype could become a component of its delivery capabilities in some other cities across the country. UPS placed four containers at central locations in the city for interim storage of packages for UPS service providers. Due to

By | December 7th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Survey: Get More Clicks From High-Tech Shoppers This Holiday Season

Thirty-seven percent of high-tech purchasers say that social media influences their purchasing decisions and 25 percent are making purchases on social media sites. “These shoppers hold a lot of purchasing power this holiday season, and it’s important to understand what makes them click.”The UPS How to Click with High-Tech Online Shoppers study reveals what high-tech online purchasers want in their shopping experience. Compared to non-high-tech purchasers, high-tech purchasers use mobile advertis

By | December 5th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Breaks Ground To Expand Columbus Hub

The 375,000 square-foot-addition and retrofit to the 5101 Trabue Road facility brings advanced technology and operations automation to respond to growing customer needs. Earlier this spring, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved UPS participation in an incentive program for the project commitment. “UPS’s investment will create high- paying jobs, generate greater economic opportunity for the entire region and also improve and expand UPS delivery services. High-speed UPS Smart Label® applicators

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

UPS Delivers Magic Again This Holiday Season One Wish At A Time

US 11/17/16Atlanta, GAThree charities to benefit from annual Wishes Delivered campaignUPS (NYSE: UPS) has launched the annual Wishes Delivered campaign, created to spread goodwill and share stories of people making a difference. UPS finds magic and hope with each wish delivered during the holiday season. Since first launching during the 2014 holiday season, Wishes Delivered has surprised and delighted deserving individuals and organizations who put others first. More ways UPS is making the holid

By | November 17th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments