DHL opens China Rail Competence Center in Stuttgart

Rail freight volumes between Germany and Asia have increased 10-fold in just one year. It is for this very reason that we decided to establish a central China Rail Competence Center,” states Volker Oesau, CEO DHL Global Forwarding Germany and Central Europe, explaining the strategic rationale behind the decision.DHL Global Forwarding’s German-based China Rail team has been expanded both in terms of freight handling and customer service. The experts in the Stuttgart Rail Competence Center primarily provide support to German customers in the automotive, technology, mechanical engine

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

FedEx Freight CEO Michael L. Ducker Testifies on Freight Transportation Infrastructure and the U.S. Economy

FedEx Freight CEO Michael L. Ducker Testifies on Freight Transportation Infrastructure and the U.S. EconomyIn testimony today on Capitol Hill, FedEx Freight CEO Michael L. Ducker underscored FedEx focus on safety and innovation in the trucking industry and the need for modern infrastructure. “Collaboration and sustained commitment to modernization will be vital to ensuring a reliable transportation system for American consumers, businesses and the growing e-commerce marketplace,” Mr. Ducker told

By | 2017-04-04T00:53:00+00:00 April 4th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Expands China-Europe Rail Service

“Our China-Europe rail services can save customers up to 65% versus air freight and improve time-in-transit by 40% versus traditional ocean freight service,” said Cindy Miller, president of UPS Global Freight Forwarding. In Europe, Duisburg is in the heart of the industrial Ruhr area of Germany and provides access to river, rail, road and air transport. UPS China-Europe Rail service also offers the following features:Full Service Offering of both FCL and LCL moved in both directions between Chin

By | 2017-03-28T00:53:00+00:00 March 28th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL to ship remote-controlled helicopters for Shenzhen Youkeshu Technologies

“We’re excited to be working with Shenzhen Youkeshu Technologies to further grow their global market share and optimize their supply chain for growing reliance on e-commerce,” said Steve Huang, CEO, Greater China, DHL Global Forwarding. Dedicated DHL control tower will oversee Shenzhen Youkeshu’s air, sea, and rail shipments of consumer electronics to Europe and AsiaDHL solution will constantly adapt to meet fluctuating e-commerce demand from Shenzhen Youkeshu’s customers and optimize fulfillment efficiencyDHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, will transport remote-controlled helicopters, parts, and other hobbyist items this year for Shenzhen Youkeshu Technologies, a major C

By | 2017-03-21T00:53:00+00:00 March 21st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Coyote Logistics Expands Brokerage Model To Guadalajara, Mexico

US 03/14/17Chicago & Mexico CityCoyote Logistics Expands Brokerage Model To Guadalajara, MexicoCoyote Logistics can now better assist customers throughout Latin America by opening its new office in metropolitan Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. As a UPS company, Coyote, through the Guadalajara office, will continue to offer truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal brokerage and transportation management services to shippers. “The Guadalajara office is a smart expansion for Coyote and our customers

By | 2017-03-14T00:53:00+00:00 March 14th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

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 | 2017-02-12T23:53:00+00:00 February 12th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Labeling Improves Time In Transit

UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today the addition of origin labeling capability for UPS Trade Direct Air and Ocean services. UPS Trade Direct solution allows importers and manufacturers to bypass distribution centers by adding the final destination label to individual packages for immediate last mile delivery. Leveraging the breadth and reliability of the UPS® global network, UPS Trade Direct tools provide consolidation of international freight, air, ocean and ground transportation, customs clearance

By | 2017-02-01T23:53:00+00:00 February 1st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Three FedEx Freight drivers named to America’s Road Team

Three FedEx Freight drivers named to America’s Road TeamFedEx Freight drivers Steve Brand, Chris Outen and Tim Taylor have been named to the 2017-18 America’s Road Team, announced by the American Trucking Associations. The ATA named 20 drivers to America’s Road Team for 2017-18. “We are extremely proud of Steve, Chris and Tim’s accomplishments,” said Michael Ducker, president and CEO of FedEx Freight. Brand, Outen and Taylor are part of a lengthy list of FedEx Freight drivers who have served as

By | 2017-01-17T21:20:45+00:00 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 | 2017-01-10T10:21:27+00:00 January 9th, 2017|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 | 2016-11-18T17:30:45+00:00 November 18th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments