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The UPS Store Steps Up to Help Small Businesses Close the Deal on Small Business Saturday

But business owners won’t win the day simply by opening – they need to close deals by turning browsers into buyers. This year, The UPS Store is launching a new campaign to help businesses close more sales on Small Business Saturday. In 2016, a record 112 million Americans said they shopped independent businesses on Small Business Saturday, a 13 percent increase from 2015. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc., a su

By | 2017-10-11T00:53:00+00:00 October 11th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL announces plans to create and manage European distribution centers for Eaton’s electrical business

Over the next few years, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group will consolidate Eaton’s major standalone distribution center capabilities throughout Europe into three high-performing and integrated primary distribution centers. In Rheinbach, Germany, a new building is planned that will serve Eaton’s customers in Western Europe. “DHL is very experienced in warehousing and distribution as well as supply chain solutions and we can help with their environmental focus and drive energy efficiency by applying Eaton’s power management technologies to their facilities. They are covered by this agreement and are given the opportunity to join DHL following the overall completion process. With these new agreements Deutsche Post DH

By | 2017-09-25T00:53:00+00:00 September 25th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

The UPS Store Celebrates 5,000th Retail Location Milestone!

For more information about franchising opportunities with The UPS Store, visit The UPS Store Franchise website. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE: UPS). For information on The UPS Store franchise opportunities for opening a The UPS Store location, visit www.theupsstorefranchise.com. Follow The UPS Store on Twitter at @TheUPSStore and like The UPS Store on Facebook at facebook.com/theu

By | 2017-09-19T00:53:00+00:00 September 19th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS/Greenbiz Survey Finds Businesses Are Concerned About Impacts Of Urbanization

However, according to The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics survey, only 47 percent feel prepared to address the associated business challenges. Further, respondents cite air quality (58 percent) and traffic congestion (53 percent) as top concerns over other urban challenges. “This research clearly highlights the complexity of logistics operations in urban environments,” said Mark Wallace, senior vice president, global engineering and sustainability. About the Research StudyThe 2017 UPS/GreenB

By | 2017-09-14T00:53:00+00:00 September 14th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Going Up! The UPS Store Launches Elevator Pitch Season Two Featuring Marcus Lemonis

Today The UPS Store, Inc. debuts season two of its web series Elevator Pitch, where real small business owners are put on the spot. To find The UPS Store® location nearest you and learn more about the ways The UPS Store supports small business owners, visit theupsstore.com/small-business-services. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE: UPS). For additional information on The UPS Store, in

By | 2017-09-11T00:53:00+00:00 September 11th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group sells Williams Lea Tag to Advent International

Advent will assume all assets of the Williams Lea Tag business. Deutsche Post DHL Group further streamlines business portfolio, strengthens its focus on logisticsAdvent to acquire leading global provider of marketing and communications supply chain servicesAdvent International: “We see great future growth potential in Williams Lea Tag on a global scale. Advent will assume all assets of the Williams Lea Tag business. The agreement will enable Deutsche Post DHL Group to strengthen its focus on its core logistics service offering. Williams Lea Tag will benefit

By | 2017-08-24T00:53:00+00:00 August 24th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS CEO Signs CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ Commitment

US 07/25/17Atlanta, GAUPS CEO David Abney signs the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. “UPS’s numerous programs focusing on diversity and inclusion are critical components of our business strategy – they help to support growth and accelerate innovation,” said David Abney, UPS Chairman and CEO. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at ups.com® or press

By | 2017-07-25T00:53:00+00:00 July 25th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

FedEx Corp. Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Christine P. Richards, to Retire September 30, 2017

FedEx Corp. Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Christine P. Richards, to Retire September 30, 2017MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 20, 2017 — FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) today announced that Christine P. Richards, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, will retire effective September 30, 2017. Richards, 62, has led the company’s legal, regulatory, governmental affairs and security groups since 2005. “Christine Richards has provided bold and innovative leadership in

By | 2017-07-20T00:53:00+00:00 July 20th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL brings Gorenje’s household appliances to the world

DHL will support the international transfer of goods to help one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of household appliances to follow their growth plans and extend their business on a global level. DHL will support the international transfer of goods to help one of Europe's leading manufacturers of household appliances to follow their growth plans and extend their business on a global level. The contract came into effect in January and comprises an annual freight volume of approximately 2,200 Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEU). "Knowing Gorenje Group for over six years and knowing their needs and expectations in detail enables us to offer tailor-made solutions. Gorenje Group manufactures t

By | 2017-06-29T00:53:00+00:00 June 29th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS honored as best supplier diversity agency

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service is being honored as the nation’s best among the top 25 government agencies for promoting diversity and inclusiveness in business opportunities in America. Over two million businesses voted, and USPS ranked number one for engaging in supplier diversity by providing opportunities to diverse enterprise owners. As an agency committed to diversity, the Postal Service focuses on partnering with diverse, innovative business partners, which ultimately contri

By | 2017-05-18T00:53:00+00:00 May 18th, 2017|companies|0 Comments