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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

Deutsche Post DHL Group remains on course for growth

Group revenue climbed by more than EUR 1 billion to EUR 14.9 billion. All four divisions contributed to the strong growth. Volumes and revenue saw substantial growth in particular in the German and international Parcel and eCommerce businesses as well as the... Group revenue climbed by more than EUR 1 billion to EUR 14.9 billion. With Group EBIT of EUR 885 million, Deutsche Post DHL Group surpassed the good prior-year result and registered the strongest first quarter in the company’s history¹.“Following a record year in 2016, the upward trend has continued at Deutsche Post DHL Group this year. The company has successfully expanded its Parcel business into international markets, and has also introduced new solutions in its Express business to continue c

By | 2017-05-11T00:53:00+00:00 May 11th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

FedEx Trade Index: 8 in 10 Small Businesses Say Trade Will Improve the U.S. Economy

FedEx Trade Index: 8 in 10 Small Businesses Say Trade Will Improve the U.S. EconomyWASHINGTON, May 8, 2017 — An increasing majority of U.S. small business leaders overwhelmingly view global trade as beneficial to Americans. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has released results of the second FedEx Trade Index(1), a national survey of over 1,000 small business leaders which tracks the impact of international trade among the small business segment of the U.S. economy. Similarly, 8 in 10 small business leade

By | 2017-05-08T00:53:00+00:00 May 8th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Named A Top NBIC Best-Of-The-Best Corporation For Second Consecutive Year

US 05/03/17Atlanta, GATop 40 Ranking Recognizes UPS’s Commitment to Cross-Segment Diversity and InclusionUPS® (NYSE: UPS), is proud to have been named among the 2017 Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion by the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC). Estrella Cramer, Supplier Diversity Director and Chief Procurement Officer Gary Kallenbach, who leads the company’s supplier diversity initiatives, accepted the award on behalf of UPS. “Being named a Best-of-the-Best corporation by the

By | 2017-05-03T00:53:00+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

FedEx Awards $120,500 in its Fifth Annual Small Business Grant Contest

FedEx Awards $120,500 in its Fifth Annual Small Business Grant ContestSword & Plough Takes Home Grand Prize of $25,000, Plus $7,500 in FedEx Office ServicesMEMPHIS, Tenn., April 25, 2017 — FedEx announced today that Sword & Plough is the grand prize winner of its 5th annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. Based in Denver, Colo., Sword & Plough will receive a $25,000 grant, plus $7,500 in FedEx Office® print and business services to help them grow their business. “Marking our fifth year of th

By | 2017-04-25T00:53:00+00:00 April 25th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Teresa Finley, Chief Marketing And Business Services Officer, Announces Retirement

US 04/25/17Atlanta, GAMs. Finley Retires After 34 Years of Distinguished UPS ServiceUPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced Teresa Finley, Chief Marketing and Business Services Officer, is retiring after 34 years of UPS service. She leads the company’s Global Business Services staff which includes procurement and customer, financial and employee global shared services. She also heads up Marken, the clinical trials logistics business for UPS. Since joining UPS in 1984, Ms. Finley held positions in the com

By | 2017-04-25T00:53:00+00:00 April 25th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

The UPS Store Launches First-Ever National Pitch Off to Celebrate and Support Entrepreneurs

“Bringing value to small business owners is what our stores do every day,” said Tim Davis, president of The UPS Store. The next big idea is out there and we want to help get it off the ground.”The UPS Store® Pitch Off competition is officially open for submissions. 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, including information on franchise

By | 2017-04-18T00:53:00+00:00 April 18th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL’s Resilience360 recognized with Gold at German Stevie® Award

The prize, which is considered to be one of the world’s premier business awards, was granted to DHL by the Stevie® Awards organization in the category ‘best new product or service (business to business products, services and transportation)’. DHL’s Resilience360 recognized with Gold at German Stevie® AwardThe German Stevie® Awards are considered to be the most versatile business awards in Germany. DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation honored with additional Silver and Bronze awards by the international Stevie® Awards organizationDHL has been awarded Gold at the 2017 German Stevie® Awards for its risk management and mitigation platform DHL Resilience360. DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation has also been honored with a Silver Stevie Sal

By | 2017-04-03T00:53:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments