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Supply chain resilience best defense against growing global risks

Resilience solutions include: advanced risk management; more visibility and central controls for emergency response; multi-modal transport to balance speed and cost. Resilience solutions include: advanced risk management; more visibility and central controls for emergency response; multi-modal transport to balance speed and cost. Between 2000 and 2010, losses caused by supply chain disruption averaged $115 billion per year, escalating to $380 billion in 2011¹. Any company relying on complex supply chains needs to improve its risk management and our report provides insights and methodologies to help companies develop smarter strategies. The methodology can be used to develop future supply chain risk management strategies and support total cost analysis in comparative sourcing decisions.Maintaining visibility across the whole supply chain is vital for advanced risk management but this is a major challenge for businesses.

By | 2016-09-19T15:13:47+00:00 February 29th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

11th Annual CECP Board of Boards Convenes and Recognizes UPS’s David Abney

CECP, a global nonprofit organization, counts more than 150 affiliated at the CEO level and 50 at the company level. “There’s no other forum of CEOs that focuses on bringing balance to long- and short-term business strategies for the benefit of business and society,” stated Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP. About CECP: The CEO Force for GoodCECP is a coalition of CEOs who believe societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance. A Forbes-named top three “power player” event for CEOs, the Board of Boards is a closed-door, CEO-to-CEO forum on the case for thinking long-term about business and societal strategies. Companies affiliated with CECP together have more than $6.5 trillion in annual revenue and more than 14.5 million employees, and invest more than $14 billion annually in cash and non-cash in the communities around them.

By | 2016-09-13T15:43:27+00:00 February 29th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

DHL certified as Top Employer Global 2016

DHL certified as Top Employer Global 2016The Top Employers Institute annually conducts a survey of HR best practices around the world. DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has once again been recognized as one of the world’s leading employers. The company was one of just eight companies to be certified as a Top Employer Global 2016. DHL Express CEO Ken Allen said: “We are delighted to once again be recognized as a global Top Employer by Top Employers Institute. With around 90,000 employees in 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL Express places its people right at the center of our strategy.

By | 2016-09-19T15:13:28+00:00 February 29th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Press Release

The company was one of just eight companies to be certified as a Top Employer Global 2016. For the second year running, DHL was also the only company to be certified in every continent around the world. DHL certified as Top Employer Global 2016The Top Employers Institute annually conducts a survey of HR best practices around the world. DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has once again been recognized as one of the world’s leading employers. The company was one of just eight companies to be certified as a Top Employer Global 2016. DHL Express CEO Ken Allen said: “We are delighted to once again be recognized as a global Top Employer by Top Employers Institut

By | 2016-10-01T10:07:42+00:00 February 29th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Forced price reduction to worsen USPS financial condition by $2 billion per year

This mandatory action will worsen the Postal Service’s financial condition by reducing revenue and increasing its net losses by approximately $2 billion per year. However, the law does allow for exigent pricing (price increases beyond the CPI-U cap) due to extraordinary or exceptional circumstances. Reporters interested in speaking with regional Postal Service public relations professionals should visit this link. Postal Service prices for Mailing Services are capped by law at the rate of inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers (CPI-U). That was the case when the Postal Service sought and ultimately received approval for the current exigent pricing, citing the severe effects of the Great Recession on Postal Service mail volume.

By | 2016-09-07T00:03:59+00:00 February 25th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Elite UPS Driver Group Grows To More Than 8,700

A graphic with more information on safe-driving methods used by UPS drivers – which can help keep any driver safe on the roads – can be found here. Before ever making a delivery, all UPS drivers are taught safe driving methods through the company’s defensive driving platform. The company’s UPS Integrad® training school for delivery drivers, and their Driver Trainer School (DTS) for tractor-trailer drivers feature the most rigorous safety training in the industry. UPS’s top safe driver in 2016 is Livonia, Michigan, package car driver Tom Camp, who has now driven for more than half a century -- 53 years -- and delivered more than 5 million packages without an accident. Founder Jim Casey honored the company’s first 5-year safe driver, Ray McCue, in 1928.

By | 2016-09-13T15:43:46+00:00 February 24th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

New Moon Stamp is out of this world

Postal Service issued its first Global Forever stamp, a round stamp featuring a composite image of Earth, in January 2013. WASHINGTON — Lovers of the night sky will be beaming now that the Postal Service has introduced the new $1.20 Moon Global Forever international rate stamp. 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. The Global Forever stamp can be used to mail a 1-ounce letter to any country for which First-Class Mail International service is available. To distinguish this stamp from other Forever stamps, the shape of the international stamp is round and bears the words “Global Forever.”Earth’s Natural SatelliteAs Earth’s only natural satellite, the moon has long had considerable impact on mankind.

By | 2016-09-07T00:04:16+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

FedEx Earns No. 8 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

8 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies ListCompany is Ranked #1 in Delivery IndustryMEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb 19, 2016—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again ranked 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. Survey MethodologyThe Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. 40 on the overall Most Admired list, return

By | 2017-01-31T09:33:21+00:00 February 19th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

2016 is an excellent year for grapes stamps

Postal Service is issuing a new 5-cent Grapes stamp today that features a stylized illustration of two clusters of pinot noir deep-purple grapes growing on the vine among several green leaves. The pinot noir grapes pictured on the stamp art are aptly named. 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. Believed to be one of the oldest cultivated grapes in the Vitis genus, the pinot noir grape is also one of the most difficult to grow.

By | 2016-09-07T00:04:56+00:00 February 19th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

FedEx Earns No. 8 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

8 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies ListCompany is Ranked #1 in Delivery IndustryMEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb 19, 2016—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again ranked among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine. Korn Ferry Hay Group, which has conducted the research for the World’s Most Admired Companies list since 1997, is a global management consulting firm. The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. Survey MethodologyThe Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. 40 on the overall Most Admired list, returning after a two-year hiatus.

By | 2016-09-02T06:23:41+00:00 February 19th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments