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USPS to dedicate Peace Rose stamp

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

By | 2018-03-29T17:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS to celebrate STEM education stamps

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

By | 2018-03-29T07:24:05+00:00 March 29th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Honors Florida Drivers For 25 Years Of Safe Driving

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.

By | 2018-03-29T07:21:36+00:00 March 29th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

Mister Rogers Forever Stamp dedicated today

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

By | 2018-03-28T07:36:31+00:00 March 28th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Honors Colorado Drivers For 25 Years Of Safe Driving

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.

By | 2018-03-28T07:35:40+00:00 March 28th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Honors Arizona Drivers For 25 Years Of Safe Driving

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.

By | 2018-03-28T07:35:26+00:00 March 28th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

FedEx Expanding E-Commerce Capabilities with Acquisition of P2P

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

By | 2018-03-26T17:00:00+00:00 March 26th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

FedEx Reserves 20 Tesla Semi Electric Trucks

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

By | 2018-03-25T17:00:00+00:00 March 25th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Honors Nevada Drivers For 25 Years Of Safe Driving

Nevada boasts 50 Circle of Honor drivers with a combined 1,169 yearsof accident-free driving. Stephen Dewey of Las Vegas is the state’s senior-most safe driver, with 41 years of accident-free driving under his belt. There are 891 full-time total UPS drivers in Nevada. Collectively they’ve racked up 257,221 years and nearly 14 billion safe miles during their careers. UPS formally established its safe driving honor program in 1928.

By | 2018-03-25T02:51:38+00:00 March 25th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

United States Postal Service to celebrate 100th anniversary of U.S. Airmail Service

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service will honor the beginning of airmail service by dedicating two United States Air Mail Forever stamps this year. Postal Service, took charge of the U.S. Air Mail Service later that summer, operating it from Aug. 12, 1918, through Sept. 1, 1927. The biplane was also featured on the stamps originally issued in 1918 to commemorate the beginning of regularly scheduled airmail service. The United States Air Mail stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp. For

By | 2018-03-22T03:38:18+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments