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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | January 23rd, 2017|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Joins Americans For Modern Transportation

FedEx Joins Americans For Modern TransportationToday the Americans For Modern Transportation (AMT) coalition launched with FedEx as a founding member. The coalition is being formed at a pivotal time as we lay the groundwork for safe, efficient and sustainable future for our nation’s transportation system, which is at the core of FedEx daily operations. Updating the country’s transportation network will help millions of U.S. businesses connect with customers and suppliers around the world and pro

By | January 11th, 2017|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Human Rights Campaign Awards UPS Perfect Score On Corporate Equality Index

In 2016, The UPS Foundation will contribute up to $11.6 million to 36 non-profit organizations aligned with these priority focus areas. The Human Rights Campaign is the largest LGBT civil rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in the United States. It is a preeminent community partner of The UPS Foundation which has funded the Workplace Project. Founded in 1951, The UPS Foundation leads its global citizenship programs and is responsible for facilitating community involvement t

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

UPS To Release 3rd Quarter Results On Thursday, October 27, 2016

US 10/17/16Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) will announce its 2016 third-quarter results on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, 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 and click on Earnings Webcast. The Webcast audio will remain accessible on the Investor Relations Webs

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

Rwanda Launches World’s First National Drone Delivery Service Powered By Zipline

The drones and delivery service are built and operated by Zipline, a California-based robotics company. The work in Rwanda is being further supported by an international partnership between Zipline, UPS and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. “This project will also act as an important test for whether drones are a viable way to improve targeted vaccine delivery around the world. Founded in 1951, The UPS Foundation leads its global citizenship programs and is responsible for facilitating community invol

By | October 13th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Worldwide Express Plus Service Guarantees Morning Delivery To More Places Around The World

The UPS Express Plus service offers guaranteed delivery on the next business day as early as 8:00 a.m., depending on the destination. J.Hilburn, a luxury menswear brand, uses the UPS Worldwide Express Plus service for their inbound shipments of made-to-measure suits and custom shirts from Portugal and Malaysia to the U.S. “Before using UPS Worldwide Express Plus, we couldn’t start processing customer orders until midday. Automotive customers depend on the UPS Worldwide Express Plus service for c

By | October 12th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments