Monthly Archives: May 2015

DHL invests $108 million in its Americas Hub

“The expansion and service enhancements from this investment will provide additional infrastructure and efficiency. This in turn will support the continued growth in international shipments that we’re seeing as well as add to the economic well-being of this region.”The CVG hub, one of three DHL global hubs, connects the United States to the DHL global network spanning Asia, Europe and the Americas. Processing approximately 46 million international shipments annually, the CVG hub handles shipments bound for the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Latin America. It also connects nearly 100 service centers, gateways in Los Angeles and New York, and a hub in Miami to more than 220 countries and territories around the world. In the last 18 months, the company has announced major investments, including $200 million to double its European hub in Leipzig, $85 million in a new South East Asia Hub in Singapore, and $177 million expansion program in the Middle East and North Africa.

By | 2016-09-20T00:40:59+00:00 May 29th, 2015|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

The expansion will provide more gates to accommodate additional aircraft, warehouse space and new equipment to provide more capacity for sorting shipments as well as unloading and reloading planes. “The expansion and service enhancements from this investment will provide additional infrastructure and efficiency. This in turn will support the continued growth in international shipments that we’re seeing as well as add to the economic well-being of this region.”The CVG hub, one of three DHL global hubs, connects the United States to the DHL global network spanning Asia, Europe and the Americas. Processing approximately 46 million international shipments annually, the CVG hub handles shipment

By | 2016-10-01T10:22:05+00:00 May 29th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service to issue Elvis Presley 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. For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and usps.com/postalfacts. WASHINGTON —Postmaster General Megan Brennan announced today that Elvis Presley will be commemorated on a Forever stamp as the sixth inductee into the Postal Service’s Music Icon Series. The Postal Service previously honored Presley on a stamp in 1993. Elvis Presley is regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century.

By | 2016-09-07T00:19:37+00:00 May 28th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

FedEx Statement on DOD Anthrax Shipment

FedEx Statement on DOD Anthrax ShipmentWe can confirm that FedEx transported shipments for the Department of Defense (DOD) from the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. We are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure appropriate shipping protocols, policies and regulations are followed by the DOD on future shipments. All shipments have been safely delivered to their destinations without incident, and we’re confident that none of the shipments compromised the health or safety of our employees or customers.

By | 2016-09-02T06:34:59+00:00 May 28th, 2015|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service, American Postal Workers Union reach Impasse in Contract Negotiations

WASHINGTON — On May 27, negotiations on a new labor contract between the United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO (APWU) came to an impasse. 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. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. The parties will continue to follow the current agreement until a new contract is reached through the dispute resolution process.

By | 2016-09-07T00:19:25+00:00 May 28th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Postal Service recognizes top suppliers for outstanding performance

Companies were recognized in the following categories: Supplier Performance, Supplier Excellence, Supplier Innovation, Supplier Diversity, Supplier Sustainability Excellence, and Postal Supplier Council Excellence. Other factors include significant contributions to Postal Service cost reduction, service improvement, and revenue generation efforts. General Information Services, Inc., Chapin, SCHoneywell Scanning & Mobility, Fort Mill, SCInternational Paper, Memphis, TNMBA Consulting Services, Inc., Chantilly, VASupplier Innovation Award: This award recognizes Postal Service suppliers for innovative efforts that benefit the Postal Service in a special way. Postal Service Mail Transport Equipment Service Centers (MTESCs). We look forward to continuing to support the Postal Service in achieving their mission of providing excellent, cost effective service to customers.

By | 2016-09-07T00:19:51+00:00 May 27th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

FC Bayern Munich Launches Exclusive Flagship Store on Tmall Global to Offer Official Merchandise to Chinese Fans

For our market entry in China, Tmall Global is the best platform since many of our fans already use the platform today. DHL, as strategic partner of FC Bayern Munich, will leverage its international logistics and e-commerce expertise to help build the club’s global merchandise business amongst its over 400 million followers worldwide. The six-year partnership between DHL and FC Bayern Munich sees DHL as its exclusive logistics partner and full service provider for international e-commerce starting in China in 2015 with a planned roll-out across Asia-Pacific. We also have the added bonus to work even more closely with Tmall Global, China’s leading online retail platform. Just like FC Bayern Munich, DHL is constantly striving to improve on our services and to perfect our game to build even more loyalty with our end consumers.”FC Bayern Munich is also planning to return to China for a summer tour in July 2015.

By | 2016-09-20T00:41:47+00:00 May 27th, 2015|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

With the new online store, over 90 million Chinese fans will now be able to purchase official fan merchandise from the world’s leading football team and enjoy a premium shopping experience. For our market entry in China, Tmall Global is the best platform since many of our fans already use the platform today. DHL, as strategic partner of FC Bayern Munich, will leverage its international logistics and e-commerce expertise to help build the club’s global merchandise business amongst its over 400 million followers worldwide. The six-year partnership between DHL and FC Bayern Munich sees DHL as its exclusive logistics partner and full service provider for international e-commerce starti

By | 2016-10-01T10:22:21+00:00 May 27th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group confirms earnings targets

Operating profit is expected to increase to between EUR 3.05 billion to EUR 3.2 billion. For the following years, however, Deutsche Post DHL Group expects the earnings trend once again to be considerably more dynamic. For 2016, the company is maintaining its forecast of a rise in EBIT to between EUR 3.4 billion and EUR 3.7 billion. As a logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group creates connectivity and enables global trade. Deutsche Post DHL Group aims to improve the CO2 efficiency of both the company and its subcontractors by a total of 30% by 2020.

By | 2016-09-20T00:41:17+00:00 May 27th, 2015|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Forever stamps now available for postcards

Customers purchasing these Forever stamps can easily determine their use by the descriptions on the stamps: ADDITIONAL OUNCE, POSTCARD, NON-MACHINABLE SURCHARGE, TWO OUNCE and THREE OUNCE. These Forever stamps will always be equal in value to the applicable price for the price category at the time of use. The stamp art features an elaborate floral line drawing of a tulip similar to the design of the 2015 Vintage Rose Forever stamp. A similarly designed companion stamp, Where Dreams Blossom — a Forever stamp first issued in 2013 — is available for response cards, save-the-date notices, thank-you notes, and other correspondence. The 93 cent Forever stamp will be issued June 5 in McLean, VA, at the NAPEX Stamp Show.

By | 2016-09-07T00:20:18+00:00 May 26th, 2015|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments