US 02/25/15Atlanta, GACompany Recognized for Beating Its Climate GoalThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized UPS® (NYSE: UPS) with one of its Climate Leadership Awards for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. "We are honored to be named a climate leadership award winner by the EPA and its NGO partners," said Mitch Nichols, UPS senior vice president, transportation, engineering and labor relations. UPS received the Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management "Goal Achievement Award" for reporting publicly, verifying organization-wide greenhouse gas inventories and achieving publicly-set aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goals. "This award reaffirms the measurable impact of UPS sustainability initiatives and recognizes our actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions intensity in our operations." Three non-governmental organizations, the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry, co-sponsor the awards with the EPA.
FedEx Signals Strong Support of Open SkiesAmid news that three major U.S. passenger carriers have requested that the U.S. government review and renegotiate Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, FedEx Express President and CEO David J. Bronczek weighed in with a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to express strong support for honoring our Open Skies agreements. Read the Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry (PDF)
12 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies ListMEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 19, 2015—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine. Since 2001, FedEx has ranked among the top 20 in the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies list. Hay Group, which has conducted the research for the World’s Most Admired Companies list since 1997 and for America’s Most Admired Companies since 2001, is a global management consulting firm. The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. A company’s score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to be listed.
FedEx Launches Access Magazine and Digital AppApp Highlights Global Trends for 2015MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 18, 2015 — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), the worldwide provider of transportation, e-commerce and business services, announces the launch of Access digital magazine app—featuring 25 ideas, trends, people, places and policies defining global opportunity and connectivity for 2015. In addition to the digital app and an annual print magazine, Access also features monthly online articles that celebrate the opportunities that a more connected world provides. The Access app, available for iPad, Kindle Fire and Android devices, is a digital version of the print magazine. “A more open and connected world makes it easier for business to prosper.”The Access app launches with this year’s Access 25, a list of 25 people, places and ideas defining global connectivity. “At FedEx, we’re constantly monitoring changes in customer needs and analyzing economic trends across the globe.
DHL Exported is a global platform that offers regionally established designers the opportunity to expand their businesses internationally. DHL Exported is a global platform that offers regionally established designers the opportunity to expand their businesses internationally. The Spring/Summer 2015 season saw designersandandleave their home turf for the opportunity to further their brand footprint in one of four international markets.The designers now return to their selected location for a second round, this time as local favorites. The program assists designers in streamlining their internal logistics while growing their busines
DHL Exported is a global platform that offers regionally established designers the opportunity to expand their businesses internationally. The Spring/Summer 2015 season saw designersandandleave their home turf for the opportunity to further their brand footprint in one of four international markets.The designers now return to their selected location for a second round, this time as local favorites. The program assists designers in streamlining their internal logistics while growing their businesses internationally. DHL Exported is for fashion designers established in their local market looking to further expand their brand across international borders. In addition, DHL Exported provides a venue and production costs for designers to debut their collections on-schedule for two consecutive seasons at one of the following trade events: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week or Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo.
BungoBox, a Florida-based moving company that's one of the largest and fastest-growing moving box rental franchises in North America, has expanded to Hawaii with its 20th location in the United States, the state's franchisee recently told PBN. Joshua Rosen, a St. Louis School alumnus who began majoring in biology and was trying to get into [...]
Before ever making a delivery, all UPS drivers are taught safe driving methods through the company's defensive driving platform. She is one of 62 active UPS drivers to reach the milestone out of 102,000 drivers worldwide. UPS extends its safe driving expertise to the communities it serves through UPS Road Code training, a teen safe driving program available in the United States and internationally. The company's first 5-year safe driver, Ray McCue, was honored in 1928 by founder Jim Casey. Orlando tractor-trailer driver Ginny Odom has become the company's first female driver to reach 40 years without an accident.
Postal Service will honor Maya Angelou — the beloved author, poet, actress and champion of equality — with a Forever Stamp. 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, go to usps.com and usps.com/postalfacts. “Maya Angelou inspired our nation through a life of advocacy and through her many contributions to the written and spoken word,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan.
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. For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.comand 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. 587721, Digital Color Postmark, $1.64. 587821, Digital Color Postmark, $1.85.