8 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies ListMEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb 27, 2014—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine. The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. “We are honored to be included on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List,” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer, FedEx Corp. “This recognition
UPS Commends Chairman Camp and House Ways and Means Committee on Taking the First Step Towards Achieving Comprehensive Tax Reform
"UPS welcomes a process that leads to comprehensive tax reform that will strengthen American businesses and create jobs in the United States," said Scott Davis, UPS chairman and CEO. US 02/26/14Washington, DCProposals Such as this Comprehensive Tax Reform Discussion Draft are the Right Path to Lead to Economic Growth and American CompetitivenessUPS (NYSE:UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for comprehensive tax reform, applauds the release of a tax reform discussion draft by the House Ways and Means Committee. Today's proposal is the result of hard work by Members of the Ways and Means Committee and the leadership of Chairman Dave Camp (R - MI). The company can be found on the web at ups.com® and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS or follow @UPS_News on Twitter.
Bill Hook, a 20-year healthcare logistics industry expert, will be retiring after joining UPS in 2000 with the acquisition of Livingston Healthcare Services, Inc. Over the past decade plus, Hook has catapulted UPS into a leadership position for global healthcare logistics and helped set the company's global long-term growth strategy in healthcare logistics across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. He launched the first Pain in the (Supply) Chain survey - an annual report which measures healthcare executive's logistics' pain points as director of the initial global healthcare strategy team. UPS's healthcare logistics footprint now encompasses more than 6.4 million square feet of storage and distribution space. In addition to network expansion, the healthcare segment has made strategic acquisitions during the past three years, including healthcare logistics companies Pieffe (Italy), CEMELOG (Hungary) and, most recently, Polar Speed (U.K.). US 02/25/14Atlanta, GALong-Time UPS Executive John Menna to Lead Priority Segment, Industry Veteran Bill Hook to RetireUPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced John Menna has been named Vice President of Global Strategy for Healthcare Logistics.
US 02/24/14Atlanta, GABrand Finance has named UPS (NYSE: UPS) to its Brandirectory list of 500 most valuable global brands in 2014. Brand Finance, based in London, has been ranking global brands since 2007. UPS is also the only package delivery, freight and logistics services provider to make the Top 50 and is the world's most valuable brand in this industry, according to the directory. "The UPS brand is highly valued by our customers due to the industry specific solutions and innovation we bring to their supply chains," said Alan Gershenhorn, UPS chief sales, marketing and strategy officer. UPS received a rating of AA+ in 2014, which puts the brand between "very strong" and "extremely strong."
Safely transporting these beautiful but endangered animals furthers our own commitment to supporting conservation and environmental causes around the world. Thanks to the unique challenges of planning and executing a project like this, it also gives us a great opportunity to showcase our expertise and capabilities.”“The detailed organization of the transport of Hao Hao and Xing Hui allowed us to meet, from the operational support to the highest levels of management, a great team at DHL.” said Eric Domb, Founder and President of Pairi Daiza. “It is a real privilege to benefit from the logistics capabilities and vast experience of DHL in this extraordinary adventure for Pairi Daiza. We are confident that Hao Hao and Xing Hui are in the best hands ever. We are highly appreciative of DHL’s support for this important and historic project,”
Safely transporting these beautiful but endangered animals furthers our own commitment to supporting conservation and environmental causes around the world. Thanks to the unique challenges of planning and executing a project like this, it also gives us a great opportunity to showcase our expertise a
The female, Hao Hao, and the male, Xing Hui,, both aged four, were successfully delivered via DHL’s global transportation network to their new home at the Pairi Daiza animal sanctuary in Brugelette, Belgium on February 23. Safely transporting these beautiful but endangered animals furthers our own commitment to supporting conservation and environmental causes around the world. Thanks to the unique challenges of planning and executing a project like this, it also gives us a great opportunity to showcase our expertise and capabilities.”“The detailed organization of the transport of Hao Hao and Xing Hui allowed us to meet, from the operational support to the highest levels of management, a great team at DHL.” said Er
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FedEx Welcomes New Customs ProceduresFedEx welcomes the new efforts by the Obama administration to modernize and streamline U.S. customs clearance procedures. “We look forward to further trade facilitation efforts now in the process of being negotiated with key U.S. trading partners.” “These latest steps by the United States will cut bureaucracy and time-consuming paperwork for our customers, especially the small and medium businesses,” said Michael Ducker, President, International, FedEx Express. The 2016 deadline for establishing a single electronic portal for data necessary for the U.S. government to clear exports and imports will slash bureaucratic red tape.
“This Executive Order will be beneficial to improving our supply chain efficiency and moving goods and services that cross our borders,” said Scott Davis, UPS chairman and CEO. The Executive Order instructs all agencies to be compliant with the system by December 2016. US 02/19/14Washington, DCCreating a Single Window Will Deliver Immediate Measurable Benefits to America's BusinessesUPS(NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, commends President Obama on taking decisive action to reduce a major barrier to U.S. exports. Davis is a member of the President's Export Council, which has supported the goal of a single window to help facilitate commerce and increase compliance with trade laws. By completing the International Trade Data System (ITDS), the processing and approval times for U.S. businesses that export American-made goods and services will be cut from days to minutes.