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Nebraska Statehood Forever Stamp Issued Today

Postal Service celebrated the 150th anniversary of Nebraska statehood today by issuing a Forever stamp depicting a photograph taken on the banks of the Platte River as sandhill cranes flew low overhead at sunset. Postal Service as we celebrate the Cornhusker state’s sesquicentennial with a Forever stamp,” said U.S. “Each March, the Platte River in south-central Nebraska is the stage for one of the greatest wildlife spectacles in North America,” said Forsberg. The Postal Service receives no tax d

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DHL recognized again as a Global Top Employer

DHL Express has been reviewed in 59 individual countries, covering all continents, and is one of just 10 companies to receive the prestigious Top Employer Global certification. DHL recognized again as a Global Top EmployerDHL Express has been reviewed in 59 individual countries, covering all continents, and is one of just 10 companies to receive the prestigious Top Employer Global certification. DHL Express has been reviewed in 59 individual countries, covering all continents, and is one of just 10 companies to receive the prestigious Top Employer Global certification. For the third year running, DHL was also the only company to be certified in every continent around t

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DHL expands green urban delivery with City Hub for cargo bicycles

The City Hub is a customized trailer which can carry up to four containers for the DHL Cubicycle, a customized cargo bicycle which can carry a container with a load of up to 125 kg (one cubic meter in volume). Containerized trailer can act as mobile hub for up to two DHL CubicyclesPilot projects launched by DHL Express in Utrecht, Netherlands and Frankfurt, GermanyDHL Express, the world's leading international express services provider, is piloting a new City Hub concept that will enable increased use of cargo bicycles for inner-city deliveries. The City Hub is a customized trailer which can carry up to four containers for the DHL Cubicycle, a customized cargo bicycle which can carry a container with

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FedEx Launches 5th Annual Small Business Grant Contest

FedEx Launches 5th Annual Small Business Grant Contest$120,500 in Total Cash and Prizes Up for Grabs in 2017 ContestMEMPHIS, Tenn., February 21, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced that it will launch its 5th annual Small Business Grant Contest on February 21, 2017. Included in the sum, this year the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is not only awarding grants, but the winners will also receive an additional dollar amount in credit to use towards FedEx Office print and business servic

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FedEx Extends Express Air Transportation Contract With United States Postal Service

FedEx Extends Express Air Transportation Contract With United States Postal ServiceMEMPHIS, Tenn., February 23, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced that its FedEx Express subsidiary has entered into an extension to the express air transportation contract with the United States Postal Service originally executed on April 23, 2013. The modified contract is expected to generate revenue of approximately $1.5 billion per year for FedEx Express. FedEx Express will provide airport-to-airport t

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FedEx Extends Relationship with Joe Gibbs Racing

FedEx Extends Relationship with Joe Gibbs RacingLongstanding Sponsorship Continues with Denny Hamlin Driving the #11 FedEx ToyotaMEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 23, 2017—FedEx announced today its extension with Joe Gibbs Racing to serve as the sponsor of the #11 Toyota with driver Denny Hamlin in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. “The FedEx Racing program provides the unique opportunity for us to engage our team members and customers, as well as make a positive impact in the community. “FedEx has been

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UPS Breaks Ground On New Salt Lake City Regional Operations Facility

US 02/23/17Salt Lake City, UT$275 million project will feature advanced automation technology to support 1,500 jobsUPS (NYSE:UPS) will build a new regional operations hub in Salt Lake City that will be among the largest processing facilities in its global package network. When completed in late 2018, the new 840,000 square foot facility will process 69,000 packages per hour as a complement to the existing 200,000 square foot operations in town. “This new regional hub is one of our strategic init

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UPS Applauds The Advancement Of Groundbreaking Global Customs Agreement

US 02/22/17Washington, DCCustoms deal helps propel exports by setting global standardsUPS (NYSE: UPS), commends the 110 countries who ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), a pact that will raise standards for customs processing and allow exports to reach their destinations more quickly and efficiently. “TFA ushers in a new customs framework, making businesses more competitive and facilitating their growth through exports,” said David Abney, UPS Chairman and CEO. TFA sets new standards

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FedEx Supports WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

FedEx Supports WTO Trade Facilitation AgreementFedEx is a strong supporter of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement. Ratification by over 100 countries is a significant achievement that will help stimulate global trade and reduce costs. Simplifying the process of trade will help exporters, especially small and medium size companies, as they are most affected by complicated customs procedures around the world.

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Evonik optimizes supply chains with DHL Resilience360

The consequences can mean halted production, sales losses or damage to a company’s image. Risk management strengthens resilience of supply chains and minimizes potential impact on operating businessWhether it’s heavy rainfall, manufacturing issues or road closures – a variety of causes can disrupt supply chains and the flow of goods in a globalized world. In order to avoid such scenarios, the logistics arm of Evonik Technology & Infrastructure GmbH will work with the risk-management solution DHL Resilience 360 in the future. On this basis, the software proposes countermeasures – such

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