Monthly Archives: May 2013

UPS Freight Announces 2013 Rate Adjustment

The rate adjustment will take effect on June 10, 2013, and applies to minimum charge, less-than-truckload (LTL) and truckload (TL) rates, and accessorial charges. US 05/31/13Richmond, VAUPS Freight®, one of the nation's largest heavy freight carriers, announced today a general rate increase of 5.9 percent for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico. 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 | 2016-09-13T17:37:06+00:00 May 31st, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

UPS Officially Opens Hangzhou Healthcare Facility As Part Of Global Expansion

MSD, an innovator in healthcare, is the first company in the UPS Hangzhou Healthcare Facility. A Global Healthcare ApproachEarlier this month, UPS was awarded the International Standardization Organization (ISO) 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008 certifications recognizing its quality management system across its global healthcare logistics network. The opening of the Hangzhou facility is part of global healthcare expansion strategy. With this facility, UPS aims to introduce a new and efficient business model into the Chinese market. Additionally, all UPS healthcare customers have access to its global IT platform, which provides product visibility during the entire supply chain journey.

By | 2016-09-13T17:37:35+00:00 May 30th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Prof. Wulf von Schimmelmann once again elected as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG

Shareholders with 99.94 percent of the company's share capital present at the AGM resolved, among other issues, to pay a dividend of €0.70 per share. Shareholders with 90.32 percent of the company's share capital present also elected Prof. Wulf von Schimmelmann once more to the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG. Moreover, shareholders with 99.70 percent of the company's share capital present also voted to convert the remuneration of the Supervisory Board to a purely fixed remuneration. This step ensures that Supervisory Board members provide their guidance and supervision irrespective of remuneration interests. The Annual General Meeting also once again authorized the Board of Management to increase the share capital by up to €240 million by issuing up to 240 million shares.

By | 2016-09-20T01:21:53+00:00 May 29th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

At the Annual General Meeting, Deutsche Post DHL CEO Frank Appel confirmed the Group’s targets for 2013 as well as the company’s mid-term outlook. At EUR 13.4 billion, revenues had risen by 0.6 percent above the level generated in the same period last year. The MAIL division is still expected to contribute between EUR 1.1 billion and EUR 1.2 billion. In the process, the MAIL division’s EBIT contribution should stabilize at a level of at least EUR 1 billion. Excluding this nonrecurring effect the MAIL EBIT would have increased to EUR 1.2 billion in 2012 from EUR 1.11 billion in the prior year. Calculated on the basis of the share’s year-end

By | 2016-10-01T10:49:24+00:00 May 29th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL confirms short-term and mid-range targets – stable dividend proposed

At EUR 13.4 billion, revenues had risen by 0.6 percent above the level generated in the same period last year. The MAIL division is still expected to contribute between EUR 1.1 billion and EUR 1.2 billion. In the process, the MAIL division’s EBIT contribution should stabilize at a level of at least EUR 1 billion. Excluding this nonrecurring effect the MAIL EBIT would have increased to EUR 1.2 billion in 2012 from EUR 1.11 billion in the prior year. Calculated on the basis of the share’s year-end closing price, the dividend proposal reflects a dividend yield of 4.2 percent.

By | 2016-09-20T01:21:41+00:00 May 29th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL receives the “Helping Hands” award from the German Red Cross Blood Donation Service

The German Red Cross has awarded its “Helping Hands” medal of honor to Deutsche DHL in recognition of the company’s decade-long commitment to the German Red Cross Blood Donation Service. The Group has been an active partner of the Red Cross blood donation programme for 54 years. During this time a total of 42,000 employees have donated blood at 560 blood drives conducted throughout Germany. “By promoting the ‘Helping Hands’ initiative, we are doing what we can to proactively support people in need. With its initiative, the German Red Cross aims to encourage companies and organizations to actively support blood donation.

By | 2016-09-20T01:22:14+00:00 May 28th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

The Group has been an active partner of the Red Cross blood donation programme for 54 years. The German Red Cross has awarded its “Helping Hands” medal of honor to Deutsche DHL in recognition of the company’s decade-long commitment to the German Red Cross Blood Donation Service. The Group has been an active partner of the Red Cross blood donation programme for 54 years. During this time a total of 42,000 employees have donated blood at 560 blood drives conducted throughout Germany. “By promoting the ‘Helping Hands’ initiative, we are doing what we can to proactively support people in ne

By | 2016-10-01T10:49:44+00:00 May 28th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Gettysburg, Vicksburg Civil War Forever Stamps Issued Today

It also includes some of the lyrics of “Lorena,” a popular Civil War song by Henry D. L. Webster and Joseph P. Webster. This issuance is the third of a five-year series commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The Postal Service began the Civil War Sesquicentennial Forever stamp series in 2011 with the issuance of the Fort Sumter and Battle of Bull Run Forever stamps. First-Day CoversThe Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamp issues and Postal Service stationery items postmarked with the official first-day-of-issue cancellation. Thulstrup’s work was one of a series of popular prints commissioned in the 1880s by Boston publisher Louis Prang & Co. to commemorate the Civil War.

By | 2016-09-07T01:14:08+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

FedEx Boosts Efforts to Connect the World in Responsible and Resourceful Ways

In October 2012, FedEx broke ground on its solar energy facility at the FedEx Express hub in Newark, N.J. FedEx Boosts Efforts to Connect the World in Responsible and Resourceful WaysMEMPHIS, Tenn., May 23, 2013—FedEx today has released its fifth annual Global Citizenship Report, outlining the company’s efforts in its focus areas of Economics & Access, Environment & Efficiency, Community & Disaster Relief, and People & Workplace. Community & Disaster ReliefIn 2012, FedEx continued its long-standing support for organizations focused on disaster relief, pedestrian and road safety, and environmental sustainability. FedEx also announced a revised, more aggressive goal to increase the vehicle fuel efficiency of its fleet 30 percent by 2020. Also in March 2013, FedEx Express announced the introduction of ten all-electric vehicles for use in Hong Kong—the first fleet of zero-emissions electric vehicles for FedEx in Asia Pacific.

By | 2016-09-02T07:05:07+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Mobilizes Its Disaster Relief Program To Support Oklahoma Recovery Efforts

Through a combination of in-kind shipments, technical and expertise sharing and funding of relief organizations, UPS contributed in excess of $6.5 million in 2012. UPS believes in giving support before disasters occur so relief agencies will have funds and in-kind support at their disposal to act immediately when a disaster strikes. UPS has a long history of working with disaster relief organizations to deliver critical, life-saving aid to communities in need around the world," said Martinez. This includes programs that prepare communities for a crisis, providing them with urgent relief when a crisis occurs and post-crisis recovery phase support. to aid individual and small business financial recovery by providing assistance completing disaster aid application and documentation and securing payment deferrals through mortgage lenders.

By | 2016-09-13T17:38:00+00:00 May 22nd, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments