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Over the past two years, the company increased its green electricity share by half – from 42 percent in 2012 to over 60 percent by 2014. Over the past two years, the company increased its green electricity share by half – from 42 percent in 2012 to over 60 percent by 2014. Already today Deutsche Post DHL utilizes green electricity of over 90 percent, for example in Germany, the U.S., Great Britain, Ireland and France. In 2010 the share of green electricity was 37 percent of the overall consumption Group-wide. On the basis of market availability of green electricity and economic considerations, the Group focuses on the regions of

By | 2016-10-01T10:34:19+00:00 August 28th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Expands Menifee, Calif. Facility

The expanded facility will increase processing capacity from 4,000 pieces to 10,000 pieces per hour. In addition to expedited package processing capability supported by advanced technology and conveyor systems, the facility will have expanded vehicle parking and an enlarged UPS Customer Center. US 08/28/14Menifee, CAExpanded Facility Will Accommodate Increased Shipping VolumeUPS announced today a $17.5 million expansion of its delivery center in Menifee, Calif., to handle increased shipping volume from customers throughout the region. The expanded space will cover 49,407 square feet and include 10 tractor-trailer doors and room for 108 delivery vehicles. UPS purchased the building in 2007, along with adjacent land, to serve the southern portion of Riverside County, including Menifee, Murrieta, Perris and Temecula.

By | 2016-09-13T16:52:27+00:00 August 28th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL reaches green electricity benchmark

Over the past two years, the company increased its green electricity share by half – from 42 percent in 2012 to over 60 percent by 2014. Already today Deutsche Post DHL utilizes green electricity of over 90 percent, for example in Germany, the U.S., Great Britain, Ireland and France. In 2010 the share of green electricity was 37 percent of the overall consumption Group-wide. On the basis of market availability of green electricity and economic considerations, the Group focuses on the regions of Europe and North America. For the forthcoming years, the company aims to further expand its green electricity in additional regions as for example Asia Pacific, provided the required conditions are met.

By | 2016-09-20T00:59:52+00:00 August 28th, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Federal Court Issues Decision in Appeal of Three Contractor Cases

Federal Court Issues Decision in Appeal of Three Contractor CasesFedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, (NYSE: FDX) reports today that a decision by a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed previous rulings by the District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in three class action cases involving mostly former independent contractors for FedEx Ground. Since 2011, FedEx Ground has only contracted with incorporated businesses, which t

By | 2017-01-31T09:49:42+00:00 August 27th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

California Hot Rods Get Postal Service Stamp of Approval

LOS ANGELES — The two iconic hot rods that modeled for the Postal Service’s recently issuedLimited Edition Hot Rods Forever stamps took center stage today at the Petersen Automotive Museum. “The Postal Service honoring Hot Rods and Hot Rodding is a giant step in the long over-due recognition and appreciation of this pure American art form,” said Meyer. “These Hot Rods stamps personify the beginning of America’s fascination with customizing fast cars,” said Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe in presenting the stamps. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf. “Hot Rods are like jazz and baseball when it comes to American achievements, and the McGee Roadster is the Holy Grail of early hot rodding.

By | 2016-09-07T00:43:05+00:00 August 27th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Federal Court Issues Decision in Appeal of Three Contractor Cases

Circuit – upholding our contractual relationships with thousands of independent businesses,” said FedEx Ground Senior Vice President and General Counsel Cary Blancett. FedEx Ground will seek review of these decisions, including review by the entire Ninth Circuit. In Oregon, more than 100 independent businesses provide services for FedEx Ground. Federal Court Issues Decision in Appeal of Three Contractor CasesFedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, (NYSE: FDX) reports today that a decision by a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed previous rulings by the District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in three class action cases involving mostly former independent contractors for FedEx Ground. Since 2011, FedEx Ground has only contracted with incorporated businesses, which treat their drivers as their employees.

By | 2016-09-02T06:46:16+00:00 August 27th, 2014|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postmaster General Appoints New Members to Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee

“We are truly grateful and honored to have these accomplished individuals serve on the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee,” said Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe. The Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC), created in 1957, evaluates all stamp proposals received by the Postal Service. Committee members, appointed by the Postmaster General, provide expertise on history, science and technology, art, education, sports and other subjects of public interest. “The Postal Service is grateful to Benjamin for his service and contributions to the Committee, and before that, as Postmaster General,” said Donahoe. WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe appointed noteworthy individuals to his committee that evaluates 40,000 stamp proposals annually before submitting approximately 25 to 30 stamp recommendations for his review and approval.

By | 2016-09-07T00:43:29+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

DHL and FC Bayern Munich with new partnership

DHL becomes official platinum partner and international logistics and eCommerce full-service partnerFC Bayern Munich expands merchandising efforts in AsiaDHL is now an official platinum partner and the new international logistics and eCommerce full-service partner of FC Bayern Munich. The football club now also intends to profit from the international eCommerce expertise of the logistics industry's leading company. "FC Bayern Munich is now a global player whose fan base is constantly expanding in a large number of countries and on all continents," said Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Chairman of FC Bayern Munich's Executive Board. "We are really looking forward to our strategic alliance with such a highly respected partner as FC Bayern Munich," said Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL. Two strong, internationally respected brands like FC Bayern Munich and DHL will also profit from each other in the sponsoring partnership they have set up.

By | 2016-09-20T01:00:09+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

The six-year agreement running until 2020 was announced today at the Allianz Arena in Munich. DHL becomes official platinum partner and international logistics and eCommerce full-service partnerFC Bayern Munich expands merchandising efforts in AsiaDHL is now an official platinum partner and the new international logistics and eCommerce full-service partner of FC Bayern Munich. The football club now also intends to profit from the international eCommerce expertise of the logistics industry's leading company. "FC Bayern Munich is now a global player whose fan base is constantly expanding i

By | 2016-10-01T10:34:35+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Announces Two New Dallas-Fort Worth Buildings

With the addition of these sites, UPS now has eight buildings serving the Dallas-Fort Worth area with more than 7,500 employees. "UPS continues to see growth in and around the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex," said Craig Wiltz, president of the Red River District. New facilities bring approximately 500 new jobs to the area.UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the addition of two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The 495,000 square-foot building will serve UPS customers in the North Tarrant and South Denton counties. The 215,000 square-foot facility will serve UPS customers in Collin County.

By | 2016-09-13T16:52:44+00:00 August 21st, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments