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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 | March 14th, 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 Completes Acquisition Of Marken

US 12/22/16Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) today said it completed the acquisition of Marken, a global provider of supply chain solutions to the life sciences industry and leader in clinical trials material storage and distribution. The transaction, which closed on Wednesday, makes Marken a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS and provides UPS with growth opportunities across the life sciences customer base. “Healthcare logistics is a strategic market for UPS. Our acquisition of Marken strengthens our portf

By | December 22nd, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS And Optoro Form Strategic Alliance To Enhance Retail Reverse Logistics Services

More than 1.3 Million packages to be returned with UPS on National Returns Day. More than 5.8 million packages will be returned with UPS during the first full week of January 2017. UPS recently invested in Optoro through the UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund. Investments made through the UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund help the company better understand new technologies and develop new business models in the rapidly changing retail business environment. About the UPS Strategic Enterprise FundThe UPS S

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

3D printing to disrupt selected manufacturing techniques says DHL

DHL has been testing a variety of both 3D printing hardware and techniques for several years and has identified applications that have potential to redefine manufacturing and supply chain strategies. Also known as additive technology, 3D printing involves manufacturing products by layering heated plastic or metal injected from the nozzle of a 3D printer onto a plate to create a three-dimensional object, potentially replacing processes such as forging and molding at a fraction of the cost. Mercedes Benz Trucks has launched a 3D printed spare parts service and in healthcare, 3D printing allied to scanners is creating custom-made external and internal items from prosthetics to dental crowns. Bu

By | November 29th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service Ready to Deliver Holiday Cheer

Postal Service today announced it was ready to deliver a lot of cheer — in the form of roughly 16 billion cards, letters and packages — this holiday season. “Our customers can count on the entire Postal Service workforce to deliver their holiday gifts, cards and letters,” said Megan J. Brennan, Postmaster General and CEO. Holiday Advertising CampaignThe 2016 holiday campaign emphasizes the proud tradition of delivering cheer and the value the Postal Service offers consumers and businesses during

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

UPS To Acquire Marken, A Leader In Global Clinical Supply Chain Solutions

Clinical trials require strict regulatory compliance, streamlined logistics services and global reach. Marken operates a global network of clinical supply chain services to meet the increasingly complex demands of its clients. The acquisition of Marken follows multiple UPS acquisitions that have expanded the company’s healthcare logistics services portfolio. “UPS’s capabilities, particularly in mature markets, will provide many opportunities for us to enhance our service offerings in clinical tr

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

DHL to tap Iranian import market for European companies

For this purpose, DHL Freight installed two competence centers at the gateways in Frankfurt, Germany, and in Istanbul, Turkey, for seamless exports to Iran. For this purpose, DHL Freight installed two competence centers at the gateways in Frankfurt, Germany, and in Istanbul, Turkey, for seamless exports to Iran. Due to the reduction of economic sanctions and the positive development of trade in Iran, the demand for logistics solutions is increasing. DHL Freight supports companies exporting their goods to the region by offering pan-European part- and full truck loads as well as weekly departures for groupage shipments.“We are delighted about the new

By | October 20th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Office Celebrates Grand Opening of On-Campus Center At Stanford University

FedEx Office Celebrates Grand Opening of On-Campus Center At Stanford UniversityLeading Print and Shipping Provider Continues Expansion in University Sector; Helps Campuses Manage Print and Shipping NeedsPALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2016—FedEx Office, a world-class commercial print and shipping provider, celebrated the grand opening of its on-campus center at Stanford University on Wednesday. With more than 16,000 students enrolled at Stanford University, services including print and shipping are

By | October 20th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service Announces 2017 Shipping Prices

Postal Service today filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of price changes for Shipping Services products to take effect next year, following the end of the holiday mailing season. The filing does not include any price increase for First-Class Package International Service, Priority Mail Express International and Priority Mail International. The Postal Service continues to provide excellent value and reliability for the shipping industry, along with convenient choices for con

By | October 19th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments