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Ministry of Commerce People’s Republic of China Unconditionally Approves FedEx Intended Acquisition of TNT Express

Memphis, Tennessee; Hoofddorp, the Netherlands – April 29, 2016 – FedEx Corporation (FedEx) (NYSE:FDX), FedEx Acquisition B.V. (the Offeror) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) jointly announce that on April 29, 2016, they obtained the unconditional approval of the Ministry of Commerce People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) in connection with the Offer. The ADS Letters of Transmittal and other associated forms are available upon request from the ADS Tender Agent. On a daily basis, TNT Express delivers close to one million consignments ranging from documents and parcels to palletised freight. No acknowledgement of receipt of documents will be given by or on behalf of the Offeror or the ADS Tender Agent. Neither FedEx, nor TNT Express, nor any of their advisors assumes any responsibility for any violation by any of these restrictions.

By | 2016-09-02T06:21:39+00:00 April 29th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Informa Lucro Por Ação Recorde Para O Primeiro Trimestre

"A combinação de crescimento da receita com benefícios de nossos investimentos acelerados gerou sólidos resultados financeiros no trimestre." A receita por pacote diminuiu 1,3%, pois as melhorias de taxa de base foram compensadas por sobretaxas menores de combustível e mudanças no mix de produtos e clientes. Estas medidas financeiras ajustadas não devem ser consideradas isoladamente ou como um substituto para o lucro operacional, a margem operacional, lucro líquido e lucro por ação GAAP, que são as medidas financeiras GAAP mais diretamente comparáveis. O negócio Forwarding business aumentou as margens operacionais, focando na qualidade da receita e na redução de custos operacionais. A empresa pagou dividendos de cerca de US$ 670 milhões, um aumento de 6,8% por ação em relação ao mesmo trimestre em 2015.

By | 2016-09-13T15:31:19+00:00 April 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

DHL provides robust repair service for rugged computers

DHL Supply Chain wins five-year contract from Getac Technologies in mainland EuropeNew service model reduces lead-times by 25 percent and carbon emissions by 20 percentDHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, has won a five-year contract comprising repair services in mainland Europe of Getac Technology. Getac is a manufacturer of rugged notebooks, tablets and handheld computers for customers that usually operate under harsh conditions, for instance in the automotive, aviation and aerospace, energy and chemicals sectors. DHL provides an end-to-end service logistics solution that improves former service levels by one day to just 72 hours. Premium repair lead-times are even as short as 24 hours. The new service model we created provides their end-customers with a true value-add and thus a competitive market advantage for the company.

By | 2016-09-19T15:10:12+00:00 April 28th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Reports Record 1Q EPS

Because non-GAAP financial measures are not standardized, it may not be possible to compare these financial measures with other companies' non-GAAP financial measures having the same or similar names. Furthermore, we use these adjusted financial measures to determine awards for our management personnel under our incentive compensation plans. “The combination of revenue growth and benefits from our accelerated investments generated strong financial results in the quarter.”Cash FlowFor the three months ended Mar. Supply Chain & FreightSupply Chain and Freight revenue increased by more than 10% to $2.4 billion. “Revenue management actions and improved network efficiencies are driving substantial operating profit growth,” said Richard Peretz, UPS chief financial officer.

By | 2016-09-13T15:32:25+00:00 April 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Press Release

Getac is a manufacturer of rugged notebooks, tablets and handheld computers for customers that usually operate under harsh conditions, for instance in the automotive, aviation and aerospace, energy and chemicals sectors. DHL Supply Chain wins five-year contract from Getac Technologies in mainland EuropeNew service model reduces lead-times by 25 percent and carbon emissions by 20 percentDHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, has won a five-year contract comprising repair services in mainland Europe of Getac Technology. Getac is a manufacturer of rugged notebooks, tablets and handheld computers for customers that usually operate under harsh conditions, for instance in t

By | 2016-10-01T10:05:20+00:00 April 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Announces Changes To Finance Leadership Team

He moved to international operations in 2003, serving as Vice President of Finance for Canada, then Vice President of Finance for the Asia Pacific region. Childress also has had 11 years of experience in the international segment, serving as Vice President of Finance for Canada in 2008, and later as Vice President of Finance in Europe. Later that year, he was promoted to management and held a variety of accounting and finance leadership positions within the Air Group and Corporate Finance and Accounting before moving to international operations. In 1989, he was promoted into management and has held a variety of accounting and finance leadership positions throughout the U.S., rising to North Central Region Finance Director. Childress has served as UPS’s Vice President of Investor Relations for the past year and will now lead the quarterly earnings reporting function and ongoing relationships with leading investors.

By | 2016-09-13T15:32:05+00:00 April 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

New logistics model developed to support advancement of circular economy

“The Reverse Logistics Maturity Model is a valuable tool for any organization that is committed to embedding the circular economy more integrally into their supply chain. “Understanding reverse logistics’ requirements is crucial to manage return and recovery”, says Professor Simon Pollard, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Water, Energy and Environment at Cranfield University. It then provides a template for mapping out reverse logistics activities based on their place in the circular economy value chain and their decision dimension within an organization. After this, it looks at ‘maturity’ – the level of sophistication of project management that is being applied to the reverse logistics activities. It brings together companies, government entities, academic institutions and other innovators to learn and collaborate on advancing the circular economy.

By | 2016-09-19T15:10:32+00:00 April 27th, 2016|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

USPS previews 16 spectacular National Parks stamps

Visit these links to more information on the parks, the photographers backstories and the paintings depicted on the stamps: Acadia National Park, Arches National Park, Assateague Island National Seashore, Bandelier National Monument, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Everglades National Park, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Grand Canyon National Park,Gulf Islands National Seashore,Haleakalā National Park, Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park,Mount Rainier National Park, San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Designing the National Parks Stamp PaneThe National Park System consists of more than 400 park sites. All stamps show national parks or plants, animals, artwork, objects and structures found in or associated with a national park. Postal Service previewed its stunning pane of 16 National Parks Forever stamps today in this collection that celebrates the National Park Service on its 100th anniversary. The Grand Canyon of Arizona, from Hermit Rim Road [detail] Thomas Moran Grand Canyon National Park, GRCA 134696.

By | 2016-09-06T23:54:08+00:00 April 27th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Press Release

In a new report published in April, Waste not, want not. Capturing the value of the circular economy through reverse logistics, the partners have introduced the Reverse Logistics Maturity Model, a practical tool that helps organizations to map out and continuously... “The Reverse Logistics Maturity Model is a valuable tool for any organization that is committed to embedding the circular economy more integrally into their supply chain. “Understanding reverse logistics’ requirements is crucial to manage return and recovery”, says Professor Simon Pollard, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Water, Energy and Environment at Cranfield University. It then provides a template for mapping out reverse logistics activities based on their place in the circular economy value chain a

By | 2016-10-01T10:05:37+00:00 April 27th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

USPS top federal agency for supplier diversity

“The Supplier Diversity program continues to strengthen our competitiveness in the marketplace. WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service was named the number-one government agency for providing business opportunities to diverse business owners throughout the United States. I am proud of our continued commitment to maintaining a strong, competitive and diverse supplier base.”Supplier diversity is a core component of Postal Service operations. For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and usps.com/postalfacts. The Postal Service has ranked among the top federal agencies in the category for 15 consecutive years, and has been awarded the top honor for the last five years.

By | 2016-09-06T23:54:32+00:00 April 26th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments