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DHL teams up with Rugby World Cup 2019 as Official Logistics Partner

The partnership will see DHL again team up with one of the biggest international sporting events, which will take place in host country Japan from 20 September to 2 November 2019. DHL teams up with Rugby World Cup 2019 as Official Logistics PartnerDHL was Official Logistics Partner of Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. Builds on successful Rugby World Cup partnerships for 2011 and 2015 events, and longstanding affiliation between DHL and global Rugby communityDHL, the world’s leading express and logistics provider, and World Rugby today announced that DHL will be the Official Logistics Partner and a Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cu

By | 2017-05-24T00:53:00+00:00 May 24th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Henry David Thoreau Commemorated on a Forever Stamp Today

Postal Service celebrated writer, philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau during the bicentennial year of his birth with a Forever stamp today. The first-day-issue stamp dedication ceremony took place at the Walden Pond State Reservation Visitors Center. Thoreau, born July 12, 1817, lived at Walden Pond from 1845-1847. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. For reporters interested

By | 2017-05-23T00:53:00+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|companies|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

UPS To Release 1st Quarter Results On Thursday, April 27, 2017

US 04/17/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) will announce its 2017 first-quarter results on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Eastern Time. ET, UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Abney and Chief Financial Officer Richard Peretz will lead an investor conference call. This call will be open to reporters and the public via a live Webcast. To listen to the live Webcast, go to http://www.investors.ups.com and click on Earnings Webcast. The Webcast audio will remain accessible

By | 2017-04-17T00:53:00+00:00 April 17th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Launches 2017 Bags 4 Birdies Campaign

US 04/03/17Atlanta, GAHelping golf’s future talent succeed on the greensAfter a successful inaugural campaign, UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced Bags 4 Birdies will return in 2017 to deliver more clubs to children around the world. Bags 4 Birdies is a unique program, created to help the next generation of champions make their mark on the course. “UPS is committed to inspiring our people and business partners to do their best, and Bags 4 Birdies inspires children to do their best on the course.”With 103

By | 2017-04-03T00:53:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL and Gatwick open new waste management plant – becoming the first airport in the world to turn Category 1 airline waste into energy onsite

DHL’s new £3.8million waste plant not only disposes of Category 1 waste safely onsite, but converts it and other organic waste into energy to heat Gatwick’s waste management site and power the site's water recovery system. Gatwick currently treats 2,200 tonnes of Category 1 waste each year, around 20% of the total generated at the airport (10,500 tonnes). The new energy plant will process around 10 tonnes per day, whereas all Category 1 waste was previously processed offsite. “On our journey to become one of the greenest airports in the world, our new world-beating waste plant turns a difficult waste problem into a sustainable energy source. Disposing of Category 1 waste can be very costly and time-consuming, but

By | 2017-03-24T00:53:00+00:00 March 24th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

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.

By | 2017-02-21T23:53:00+00:00 February 21st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Evonik optimizes supply chains with DHL Resilience360

The consequences can mean halted production, sales losses or damage to a company’s image. Risk management strengthens resilience of supply chains and minimizes potential impact on operating businessWhether it’s heavy rainfall, manufacturing issues or road closures – a variety of causes can disrupt supply chains and the flow of goods in a globalized world. In order to avoid such scenarios, the logistics arm of Evonik Technology & Infrastructure GmbH will work with the risk-management solution DHL Resilience 360 in the future. On this basis, the software proposes countermeasures – such

By | 2017-02-21T23:53:00+00:00 February 21st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.3 Million To Expand Global Volunteerism

US 02/01/17Atlanta, GAUPS Drives United Nations’ Sustainable DevelopmentGoals Through ServiceUPSers Hit Record 2.7 Million Employee Volunteer HoursThe UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it is awarding grants totaling more than $2.3 million to non-profit organizations to increase global volunteerism. UPS is on track to meet its goal to contribute 20 million global volunteer hours by the end of 2020. The UPS Foundation also will award grants

By | 2017-01-31T23:53:00+00:00 January 31st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS To Release 4th Quarter Results On Tuesday, January 31, 2017

US 01/23/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) will announce its 2016 fourth-quarter results on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Eastern Time. ET, UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Abney and Chief Financial Officer Richard Peretz will lead an investor conference call. This call will be open to reporters and the public via a live Webcast. To listen to the live Webcast, go to http://www.investors.ups.com and click on Earnings Webcast. The Webcast audio will remain accessible o

By | 2017-01-23T17:30:47+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments