Postal Service is issuing a new Forever stamp celebrating one of the most popular roses of all time. The new Peace Rose Forever stamp features a detail from a photograph of the rose’s blossom, its creamy yellow petals touched at the edges with pink. The peace rose revolutionized hybrid tea roses with its unique coloring, hardiness and disease resistance. Art director Ethel Kessler designed the stamp with an existing photograph taken by Richard C. Baer. News of the stamp is being shared with the
Postal Service will salute the role of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education during the first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the four new STEM Education Forever Stamps. Background: In an increasingly competitive world, proficiency in the fields collectively known as STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — is more critical than ever. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and servic
Florida boasts 636 Circle of Honor drivers with a combined 15,203 years of accident-free driving. There are 5,310 total full-time UPS drivers in Florida. Collectively they’ve racked up 257,221 years and nearly 14 billion safe miles during their careers. In 1928, UPS recognized its first five-year safe driver, Ray McCue, with UPS founder Jim Casey presenting him a gold and platinum watch. UPS formally established its safe driving honor program in 1928.
Globalization and Big Data Analytics Key to Business Success in Asia Pacific, Finds EIU Study67% of entrepreneurs say globalization has a positive impact on their business and 58% of entrepreneurs in Asia Pacific (APAC) are keen to expand their business internationally45% of entrepreneurs in Asia Pacific have identified big data and advanced analytics as a key industry toolHONG KONG, March 28, 2018 – A new report released from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) finds that entrepreneurs are mo
Postal Service has immortalized Mister Rogers on a Forever stamp. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan dedicated the stamp honoring Fred Rogers today at the studio named in his honor where it all began 50 years ago — WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio in Pittsburgh. “In Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, children learned, in a safe space, how to be a friend and create relationships. ”We are proud to celebrate the enduring impact of Fred Rogers and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood with this new stamp from the United
Donald Buckner of Colorado Springs is the state’s senior-most safe driver, with 38 years of accident-free driving under his belt. There are 1,850 total full-time UPS drivers in Colorado. Collectively they’ve racked up 257,221 years and nearly 14 billion safe miles during their careers. In 1928, UPS recognized its first five-year safe driver, Ray McCue, with UPS founder Jim Casey presenting him a gold and platinum watch. UPS formally established its safe driving honor program in 1928.
Arizona boasts 142 Circle of Honor drivers with a combined 3,651 years of accident-free driving. Mark Woolston of Glendale is the state’s senior-most safe driver, with 42 years of accident-free driving under his belt. There are 1,668 total full-time UPS drivers in Arizona. In 1928, UPS recognized its first five-year safe driver, Ray McCue, with UPS founder Jim Casey presenting him a gold and platinum watch. UPS formally established its safe driving honor program in 1928.
The DHL Global Trade Barometer increased to 66 points in March from 64 points in January when the newly created index was initially published. In contrast, the prospects for German trade eased after the strong peak seen in 2017. The global air trade outlook drops slightly by -1 point compared to January, but remains very positive at 70. The outlook for global air trade is pushed downward, as particularly German and South Korean air trade growth is expected to slow down. On the upside, air trade growth in China and the US is expected to accelerate.Meanwhile, the outlook for global ocean trade improved to 63 points in March from 60 point
FedEx Expanding E-Commerce Capabilities with Acquisition of P2PA leader in last-mile delivery solutions, P2P expands the FedEx global portfolioMEMPHIS, Tenn., March 27, 2018 – FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) announced today that it has acquired P2P Mailing Limited, a leading provider of worldwide e-commerce transportation solutions, for £92 million. P2P’s capabilities complement and expand the FedEx portfolio of offerings important to the rapidly growing global e-commerce marketplace. P2P provides custom
FedEx Reserves 20 Tesla Semi Electric TrucksTrucks to Be Operated by FedEx FreightFedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced it has placed a reservation for 20 Tesla Semi trucks. The fully-electric trucks, which are scheduled to begin production in 2019, will be operated by FedEx Freight, its less-than-truckload unit. “FedEx has a long history of innovation and incorporating sustainability efforts throughout its global network,” said FedEx Freight president and CEO Mike Ducker. The company also tou