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UPS Names Information Technology Expert Rod Adkins To Its Board Of Directors

Adkins will serve on the Audit Committee and his appointment expands the UPS board to 13 directors. US 06/28/13Atlanta, GAUPS announced the Board of Directors named Rodney (Rod) C. Adkins, senior vice president of Corporate Strategy at IBM, a company director effective immediately. He has also held a number of product management and executive roles at IBM, including running the Desktop PC and UNIX Systems businesses. Such forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of UPS and its management regarding the company's strategic directions, prospects and future results, involve certain risks and uncertainties. "His perspective on strategy, manufacturing and supply chain management, engineering, technology development, and operations, will be important as UPS advances innovative solutions to our customers."

By | 2016-09-13T17:35:16+00:00 June 28th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Press Release

This expands the Bonn-based company's portfolio in the online advertising market to include the attractive technological field of email marketing. This expands the Bonn-based company's portfolio in the online advertising market to include the attractive technological field of email marketing. Since 2010, we have been successively building up our Online Marketing business unit. With its email marketing software, optivo® broadmail, companies can send customized newsletters and campaign emails and evaluate them effectively. The company is one of the market leaders and a trendsetter in professional email marketing. The current management and s

By | 2016-10-01T10:47:46+00:00 June 28th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Deutsche Post acquires email specialist optivo

This expands the Bonn-based company's portfolio in the online advertising market to include the attractive technological field of email marketing. Since 2010, we have been successively building up our Online Marketing business unit. With its email marketing software, optivo® broadmail, companies can send customized newsletters and campaign emails and evaluate them effectively. The company is one of the market leaders and a trendsetter in professional email marketing. The current management and staff will continue to independently operate the business.Deutsche Post's parent group, Deutsche Post DHL, already includes other online marketing players.

By | 2016-09-20T01:19:42+00:00 June 28th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

USPS Closed on July 4th for the Independence Day Holiday, No Mail On July 4th

The US Postal Service (USPS) will be closed July 4th in honor of the Independence Day holiday. All Post Offices will be closed on July 4th and no pickups or deliveries will take place with the exception of USPS Express Mail designated for holiday delivery. Normal USPS pickup and delivery service will resume on July [...]

By | 2015-12-06T21:50:36+00:00 June 27th, 2013|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments

Press Release

For 2013, DHL Freight has evaluated all transport related emissions for the renowned orchestra’s concerts in Bayreuth, Toblach, Ljubljana, Salzburg, London, Paris and Vienna. For 2013, DHL Freight has evaluated all transport related emissions for the renowned orchestra’s concerts in Bayreuth, Toblach, Ljubljana, Salzburg, London, Paris and Vienna. The resulting eight tons of CO2 will be offset via the verified GoGreen service through external climate protection projects.“We’re glad that DHL forges new paths together with us. We have been relying on the company’s expertise for our worldwide concert tours for many years. As the world’s leading logistics company, we hav

By | 2016-10-01T10:48:05+00:00 June 26th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

DHL transports instruments of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra with carbon-neutral service

For 2013, DHL Freight has evaluated all transport related emissions for the renowned orchestra’s concerts in Bayreuth, Toblach, Ljubljana, Salzburg, London, Paris and Vienna. The resulting eight tons of CO2 will be offset via the verified GoGreen service through external climate protection projects.“We’re glad that DHL forges new paths together with us. We have been relying on the company’s expertise for our worldwide concert tours for many years. As the world’s leading logistics company, we have a corporate responsibility to contribute to the protection of the environment. This objective also takes into account the carbon emissions of subcontractors in the transport sector, who account for the greatest share of all emissions.

By | 2016-09-20T01:20:08+00:00 June 26th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Launches Industry-First Service For High-Value Time- And Temperature-Sensitive Shipments

"With the addition of UPS Proactive Response Secure, we are giving customers an additional solution only available through UPS." The new Proactive Response Secure service is optimal for healthcare shipments, including specialty pharmaceuticals, biologics, diagnostic specimens, implantable surgical materials and clinical trial shipments. UPS Proactive Response Secure is available throughout the U.S., including Puerto Rico, and for outbound shipments to the European Union**. Customers interested in UPS Proactive Response Secure can call 1-877-263-8772 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. EDT for more information. By leveraging our proprietary technology, UPS can identify shipments that will be impacted by a delay," said Bill Hook, Vice President of UPS Global Healthcare Strategy.

By | 2016-09-13T17:35:44+00:00 June 26th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL adding 20,000 DHL parcel shops in Germany

At the DHL parcel shops, consumers will be able to drop off franked parcels, small packages and returns. The first approximately 100 DHL parcel shops opened today in Berlin, and other shops around the country will go into operation on a step-by-step basis in coming weeks and months. In this year alone, Deutsche Post DHL expects a total of 10,000 new DHL parcel shops will be opened. The rest will follow through the end of 2014.For some time now, the private customers of DHL Parcel have been able to give their franked small packages, parcels and returns to their carrier. Over the long term, these investments will help the parcel business join the traditional mail operation and e-products as a key pillar of the MAIL Division.

By | 2016-09-20T01:20:24+00:00 June 26th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Employees Approve National Master Contract

While the National Master contract was approved, the union today informed the company that the agreement covering UPS Freight employees and some local agreements will require additional negotiation. UPS is committed to quickly resolving remaining issues on UPS Freight and supplemental agreements. US 06/25/13Atlanta, GABusiness As Usual As UPS and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Resolve Remaining IssuesUPS employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have voted to approve a new contract. Such forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of UPS and its management regarding the company's strategic directions, prospects and future results, involve certain risks and uncertainties. The National Master contract, which covers approximately 235,000 full- and part-time employees in the United States, was negotiated well in advance of the current contract's expiration of July 31, 2013, and will extend contract coverage through July 31, 2018.

By | 2016-09-13T17:36:08+00:00 June 25th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

FedEx Trade Networks Opens In Dublin to Support Global Growth

FedEx Trade Networks Opens In Dublin to Support Global GrowthDUBLIN, June 25, 2013— FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of global shipping giant FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced today it has established new operations in Dublin as part of its ongoing expansion initiative. “With the new operation in Dublin, we can provide global shippers and businesses in the region with the local support they need,” said Christian Blain, vice president EMEA Operations, FedEx Trade Networks. The addition of Dublin to the existing freight forwarding offices in Europe strengthens the company’s global capabilities with increased coverage across the region. The flexible freight forwarding options enable customers to manage their supply chains efficiently, while controlling their goods from origin to destination. The Dublin office is the first in the Republic of Ireland, the 24th in Europe, and will offer customers amplified access to major global markets and the company’s comprehensive portfolio of freight forwarding solutions.

By | 2016-09-02T07:04:14+00:00 June 25th, 2013|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments