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FedEx Freight Drivers in Louisville Reject Teamsters

“We look forward to working with the team members at all service centers to maintain positive lines of communication and continue providing excellent service to our customers.”About FedEx FreightWith corporate offices in Memphis, Tenn., the FedEx Freight Segment includes FedEx Freight, a leading U.S. provider of LTL freight services; FedEx Freight Canada, an LTL operating company serving most points in Canada; and FedEx Custom Critical, North America's largest time-specific, critical shipment carrier. FedEx Freight Drivers in Louisville Reject TeamstersFedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) announced that a union representation election was held today at its hub in Louisville, KY. “Our people are our most important asset,” said Pat Reed, FedEx Freight Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. FedEx Freight drivers in Delanco, NJ, and Newark, NJ, have also voted against union representation. FedEx Freight also serves Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

By | 2016-09-02T06:42:55+00:00 November 27th, 2014|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.4 Million To Organizations For Global Volunteerism Initiatives

Additional initiatives that the volunteerism grants will support include leadership training programs, youth development and education, financial literacy and pro-bono counsel. Since 2011, UPS employees and their families have completed more than 5 million volunteer service hours to support disaster relief, youth leadership development and educational programming, among a wide range of initiatives. US 11/25/14Atlanta, GAFoundation champions nine volunteer groups that support leadership training, youth development, financial literacy and disaster reliefThe UPS Foundation announced that it will award more than $2.4 million to nine nonprofit organizations focused on volunteer efforts. By supporting the efforts of our partner organizations that focus on increasing volunteerism, UPS has been able to create lasting and impactful efforts for organizations committed to leadership, youth development, financial literacy and disaster relief. National Youth Leadership Council toward initiatives that develop young leaders (K-12) and to expand current partnerships with schools in Georgia, Minnesota and Illinois from a current total of 11 schools to 27 schools.

By | 2016-09-13T16:39:29+00:00 November 25th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

UPS Applauds New Modernized U.S.-Mexico Aviation Agreement

"This new U.S.-Mexico aviation agreement will improve the optimization and connectivity of our intermodal network in the region" said Mitch Nichols, UPS's Senior Vice President for Transportation and Engineering. "UPS thanks the U.S. and Mexican delegations for their diligent efforts," stated both Barber and Nichols. UPS established its presence in Mexico in 1989, now employing more than 2,000 employees and operating a delivery fleet of more than 520 vehicles. 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.

By | 2016-09-13T16:39:50+00:00 November 24th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Press Release

Hamilton, FIA Formula One™ Drivers’ World Champion of this year and 2008, won the award a nose ahead of Nico Rosberg, who scored 5 fastest laps this season. The DHL Fastest Lap 2014 Award was handed over by Ken Allen, Chief Executive Officer DHL Express, at a special handover ceremony. “We are very proud to hand over the DHL Fastest Lap Award to Lewis Hamilton for the very first time. The fastest lap in a race is a special challenge and a result of speed, dedication, teamwork and experience. He was followed in the ranking by his team colleague Nico Rosberg, who set the fastest lap during 5 Grands Prix of this season. The Mercedes team has every reas

By | 2016-10-01T10:29:38+00:00 November 24th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS driver Lewis Hamilton wins DHL Fastest Lap Award 2014

The DHL Fastest Lap 2014 Award was handed over by Ken Allen, Chief Executive Officer DHL Express, at a special handover ceremony. “We are very proud to hand over the DHL Fastest Lap Award to Lewis Hamilton for the very first time. The fastest lap in a race is a special challenge and a result of speed, dedication, teamwork and experience. He was followed in the ranking by his team colleague Nico Rosberg, who set the fastest lap during 5 Grands Prix of this season. The Mercedes team has every reason to celebrate.For further information, including all highlights of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship™, please visit www.dhl-in-motion.com

By | 2016-09-20T00:53:10+00:00 November 24th, 2014|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service Letters FROM Santa Program Keeps Children’s Holiday Spirit Alive

And the Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter to Santa — complete with a North Pole postmark! 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. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and usps.com/postalfacts. Be sure to include: Santa Claus, North Pole, as the return address on the envelope.

By | 2016-09-07T00:36:54+00:00 November 21st, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Teamsters Withdraw Another Petition

Teamsters Withdraw Another PetitionToday, Thursday, November 20, for the second time in two days, the union withdrew its petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for an election the day before a vote, this time for the FedEx Freight service center in Richmond, VA. Yesterday, the union withdrew its petition in South Newark, NJ. These withdrawals are a clear indication that the union lacks support among FedEx Freight team members. FedEx Freight remains committed to its team members and to delivering industry leading service offerings to our customers. This is the third petition to be withdrawn in three weeks.

By | 2016-09-02T06:42:13+00:00 November 20th, 2014|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Delivers Hope with Pack. Ship. Give. Holiday Program

With Pack.Ship.Give., gift givers can trust a FedEx Office packing pro to professionally pack and ship special items to their loved ones. program, which turns the act of packing and sending gifts from FedEx Office during the holidays into financial support for the American Red Cross. From November 28 through December 14, FedEx will donate $1 to the American Red Cross, up to $250,000, for each packing and shipping transaction completed at FedEx Office locations nationwide. The financial and in-kind support from FedEx helps the American Red Cross respond to nearly 70,000 disasters nationwide each year, such as home fires, tornadoes and hurricanes. All customers have to do is send an item via the pack and ship services and FedEx will make the $1 donation per transaction.

By | 2016-09-02T06:42:26+00:00 November 20th, 2014|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Update on Labor Union Elections

FedEx Update on Labor Union ElectionsEarlier today, the Teamsters withdrew their petition for an election at the FedEx Freight service center in South Newark, NJ. A union representation election was held on Wednesday, November 19, at the FedEx Freight service center in Charlotte, NC. With respect to the Charlotte, NC election results, FedEx Freight is considering an appeal. It remains business as usual at FedEx Freight and our nationwide network won’t miss a beat. City and road drivers voted for union representation.

By | 2016-09-02T06:41:59+00:00 November 20th, 2014|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Christmas Magi Stamps Celebrate Visitors Bearing Gifts

Postal Service commemorates one of the most beloved stories of the holiday season by issuing the Christmas Magi Limited Edition Forever stamps today. The Christmas Magi Limited Edition Forever stamps will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and usps.com/postalfacts. 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. Ordering 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.

By | 2016-09-07T00:37:15+00:00 November 19th, 2014|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments