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FedEx Trade Index: 8 in 10 Small Businesses Say Trade Will Improve the U.S. Economy

FedEx Trade Index: 8 in 10 Small Businesses Say Trade Will Improve the U.S. EconomyWASHINGTON, May 8, 2017 — An increasing majority of U.S. small business leaders overwhelmingly view global trade as beneficial to Americans. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has released results of the second FedEx Trade Index(1), a national survey of over 1,000 small business leaders which tracks the impact of international trade among the small business segment of the U.S. economy. Similarly, 8 in 10 small business leade

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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

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Teresa Finley, Chief Marketing And Business Services Officer, Announces Retirement

US 04/25/17Atlanta, GAMs. Finley Retires After 34 Years of Distinguished UPS ServiceUPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced Teresa Finley, Chief Marketing and Business Services Officer, is retiring after 34 years of UPS service. She leads the company’s Global Business Services staff which includes procurement and customer, financial and employee global shared services. She also heads up Marken, the clinical trials logistics business for UPS. Since joining UPS in 1984, Ms. Finley held positions in the com

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FedEx Supports WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

FedEx Supports WTO Trade Facilitation AgreementFedEx is a strong supporter of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement. Ratification by over 100 countries is a significant achievement that will help stimulate global trade and reduce costs. Simplifying the process of trade will help exporters, especially small and medium size companies, as they are most affected by complicated customs procedures around the world.

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UPS Applauds The Advancement Of Groundbreaking Global Customs Agreement

US 02/22/17Washington, DCCustoms deal helps propel exports by setting global standardsUPS (NYSE: UPS), commends the 110 countries who ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), a pact that will raise standards for customs processing and allow exports to reach their destinations more quickly and efficiently. “TFA ushers in a new customs framework, making businesses more competitive and facilitating their growth through exports,” said David Abney, UPS Chairman and CEO. TFA sets new standards

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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

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How Trade Keeps America Great: Chairman & CEO Frederick W. Smith

How Trade Keeps America Great: Chairman & CEO Frederick W. SmithIn a strong defense for U.S. involvement in global trade as the path to jobs and economic growth, FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith told the audience at the National Council on Competitiveness Forum, “Trade has made America great, and expanding trade has been a bi-partisan pursuit for over 80 years. The failure to continue to do so would be a severe mistake with enormous consequences for America and the world.”In addressing

By | 2016-12-11T12:34:30+00:00 December 9th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

How Trade Keeps America Great: Chairman & CEO Frederick W. Smith

How Trade Keeps America Great: Chairman & CEO Frederick W. SmithIn a strong defense for U.S. involvement in global trade as the path to jobs and economic growth, FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith told the audience at the National Council on Competitiveness Forum, “Trade has made America great, and expanding trade has been a bi-partisan pursuit for over 80 years. The failure to continue to do so would be a severe mistake with enormous consequences for America and the world.”In addressing

By | 2016-12-08T23:53:00+00:00 December 8th, 2016|shippers|0 Comments

Making Trade Work

Making Trade Work“With the election behind us, it’s time that trade politics be replaced with sound trade policies. Mr. Ducker was joined by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, Representative Kevin Brady (R-Texas), and leaders from industry, journalism and trade-focused think tanks. “Supporting international trade is something that we at FedEx are particularly passionate about because we live it every day,” stressed Mr. Ducker. He highlighted a recent FedEx Trade Index survey that found mo

By | 2016-11-15T17:30:55+00:00 November 15th, 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 | 2016-10-25T00:07:04+00:00 October 20th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments