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Postal Service Delivers New Health Benefits Plan

Postal Service today awarded UnitedHealthcare a contract to support a Postal Service health plan for all eligible non-career employees. The new contract ensures the Postal Service’s compliance with PPACA while providing non-career employees affordable essential health plan coverage at group rates provided through the Postal Service. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 152 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. (No change is required for Postal Service career employees since the coverage provided under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program satisfies PPACA requirements.) The Postal Service has a long history of being a responsible employer and today’s announcement builds on that history.

By | 2016-09-07T01:18:27+00:00 April 30th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Taking on Responsibility Together: Deutsche Post DHL releases its Corporate Responsibility Report 2012

The report covers the Group’s core “Living Responsibility” programs – GoGreen, GoHelp, and GoTeach – as well as issues and topics relating to Human Resources and health within the Group. The company also reports on the latest developments in its core CR programs GoGreen, GoHelp and GoTeach. Prevention was the focus of the Group’s disaster management activities in 2012. Deutsche Post DHL air-logistics experts, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), conducted so-called “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” (GARD) workshops in Lebanon, Indonesia and Turkey. Ultimately, the only way to ensure business success over the long term is to assume our place as a responsible company within the community.”

By | 2016-09-20T01:23:36+00:00 April 30th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

The report covers the Group’s core “Living Responsibility” programs – GoGreen, GoHelp, and GoTeach – as well as issues and topics relating to Human Resources and health within the Group. The report covers the Group’s core “Living Responsibility” programs – GoGreen, GoHelp, and GoTeach – as well as issues and topics relating to Human Resources and health within the Group. The company also reports on the latest developments in its core CR programs GoGreen, GoHelp and GoTeach. Prevention was the focus of the Group’s disaster management activities in 2012. Deutsche Post DHL air-logistics experts, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), conducted so-called “Get

By | 2016-10-01T10:50:51+00:00 April 30th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Coming to a Main Street Near You

The new The UPS Store franchise model allows qualifying franchisees to save $20,000 in fees and an additional $40,000-$60,000 in other The UPS Store franchise costs compared to Franchisees in more urban locations. For more information about The UPS Store's Main Street franchise model please visit theupsstore.com/mainstreet. "Rural small businesses are often challenged to easily find resources that can help them grow," said Mark J. Dobosz, president of The SCORE Foundation. The UPS Store offers a range of products and services to meet the needs of small business owners. "They can offer insights, advice and services relevant to other small businesses in their neighborhoods."

By | 2016-09-13T17:39:33+00:00 April 30th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

The UPS Store: Coming to a Main Street Near You

The new The UPS Store franchise model allows qualifying franchisees to save $20,000 in fees and an additional $40,000-$60,000 in other The UPS Store franchise costs compared to Franchisees in more urban locations. "SCORE believes that with greater expansion into rural areas, The UPS Store can help small businesses grow, and ultimately help improve the economic fabric and overall health of their communities." The UPS Store offers a range of products and services to meet the needs of small busines

By | 2016-10-01T12:55:33+00:00 April 30th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Joins the Masters as International Partner Beginning in 2014

US 04/30/13Atlanta, GAUPS Expands Its Global Golf SponsorshipToday, it was announced by Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, that UPS (NYSE: UPS) will become an International Partner of the Masters Tournament, beginning at the event in 2014. UPS Joins the Masters as International Partner Beginning in 2014About UPSUPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS or follow @UPS_News on Twitter. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at ups.com® and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com.

By | 2016-09-13T17:39:57+00:00 April 30th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet May 10

Postal Service will meet May 10 in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 152 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. The Postal Service has been named the Most Trusted Government Agency for seven years and the fourth Most Trusted Business in the nation by the Ponemon Institute. Postal Service would rank 42nd in the 2012 Fortune 500.

By | 2016-09-07T01:18:43+00:00 April 29th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Postal Service Salutes Supplier Performance Award Winners

Postal Service Supplier Performance Award for helping maintain reliable and efficient power systems at Postal Service facilities across the nation. At a recent ceremony at the Postal Service headquarters in Washington, the winning companies from 2012 received awards in five categories: Supplier Performance, Supplier Excellence, Supplier Innovation, Supplier Diversity and Supplier Sustainability Excellence. Postal Service Supplier Performance Award for the outstanding support provided by our employees and our IP and data networking solutions. Postal Service Supplier Diversity Award, which highlights our commitment to establishing and maintaining a strong competitive supplier base. Through continued collaboration between the Postal Service and Asset LifeCycle the opportunities for environmental sustainability are limitless.”For more information about the Postal Service’s supplier initiatives, visithttp://about.usps.com/suppliers/performance-awards.htm.

By | 2016-09-07T01:18:54+00:00 April 25th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

DHL unveils Hands-On-Lab and Trend Radar at Innovation Day

The new lab is an integral part of DHL’s Innovation Center in Germany and makes logistics innovations even more tangible. Interactive modules of current research & development topics such as 3D-printing are on display, with DHL’s Logistics Trend Radar as the newest addition to the exhibition. “Unlike other trend studies, the Logistics Trend Radar doesn’t just offer a snapshot of trends at a certain point in time. The very first edition of the Logistics Trend Radar was created by DHL’s Solutions & Innovation team in cooperation with Detecon Consulting. It is based on social, business and technology trends and evaluates their potential impact on logistics.

By | 2016-09-20T01:24:04+00:00 April 25th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS, Teamsters Agree on New Five-Year Contracts

US 04/25/13Atlanta, GANew Accords Cover Small Package and Freight GroupsUPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Teamsters) on two, new five-year contracts in the small package and freight business units. The tentative contracts, which must be presented to the UPS Teamster-represented employees for ratification, were concluded well in advance of the July 31, 2013, expiration of the current contracts. "The fact that we have reached agreements well before our current contracts expire is a testament to the skills and determination of all those involved in these negotiations." The new contracts enable UPS to remain highly competitive, customer-focused, and positioned to deliver transformative technologies in such areas as healthcare logistics and e-commerce on a global scale. "These agreements are a 'win-win-win' for our people, customers and shareholders," said Scott Davis, UPS chairman and CEO.

By | 2016-09-13T17:40:25+00:00 April 25th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments