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FedEx Freight Drivers Reject Teamsters in Pennsylvania

FedEx Freight Drivers Reject Teamsters in PennsylvaniaMEMPHIS, Tenn., July 19, 2017 – FedEx Freight, the industry leader in less-than-truckload transportation, and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX), announced that city and road drivers in Croydon, Pa., voted to decertify the Teamsters union as their bargaining representative. These election results come less than two weeks after drivers at the FedEx Freight location in Charlotte, N.C., also voted the Teamsters union out. “FedEx is a great p

By | 2017-07-19T00:53:00+00:00 July 19th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

FedEx Freight Drivers Vote for Decertification from Union

FedEx Freight Drivers Vote for Decertification from UnionOn July 7, 2017, city and road drivers at the FedEx Freight service center in Charlotte, North Carolina voted to decertify the Teamsters union as their bargaining representative. FedEx Freight respects the right of our team members to decide for themselves if they want to be part of a union. We are pleased with these results and continue to believe that our thriving, competitive work environment provides a more flexible, team-oriented, and

By | 2017-07-07T00:53:00+00:00 July 7th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL reinvents premium road freight product Freight Eurapid

DHL Freight Eurapid ensures priority treatment of shipments and thereby offers customers extremely short delivery times. DHL Freight Eurapid ensures priority treatment of shipments and thereby offers customers extremely short delivery times. The enhancements are available as of July 2017.“The DHL Freight Eurapid service complements our existing product portfolio with a premium groupage service for general cargo,” says Uwe Brinks, CEO DHL Freight. With the relaunch of DHL Freight Eurapid, we meet these requirements and connect Europe’s major markets seamlessly.”DHL Freight Eurapid offers prioritized handling and sc

By | 2017-07-04T00:53:00+00:00 July 4th, 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

New visibility tool: Ocean View provides transparency at high seas

Ocean View consolidates information from DHL’s Transportation Management System, the ocean carrier and the vessel itself for real-time visibility of the ocean transport. It also provides a forecast on future milestones as well as a notification feature in case... New visibility tool: Ocean View provides transparency at high seasOcean View is a web based application, avoiding any need for local software installation or intensive staff trainings. Ocean View consolidates information from DHL’s Transportation Management System, the ocean carrier and the vessel itself for real-time visibility of the ocean transport. Also, Ocean View does not need any devices to be installed on the container, which makes it a very simple solution to implement. Ocean View is a

By | 2017-06-08T00:53:00+00:00 June 8th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Tim Scharwath joins Deutsche Post DHL Group’s Board of Management

Takes over from Frank Appel as Divisional CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, FreightTim Scharwath has formally joined the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group as the new CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. As announced in May last year, he takes over... Tim Scharwath joins Deutsche Post DHL Group’s Board of ManagementTim Scharwath has formally joined the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group as the new CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. Takes over from Frank Appel as Divisional CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, FreightTim Scharwath has formally joined the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group as the new CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. “We are delighted to welcome Tim Scharwath the new member of the Board of Management f

By | 2017-06-01T00:53:00+00:00 June 1st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL opens China Rail Competence Center in Stuttgart

Rail freight volumes between Germany and Asia have increased 10-fold in just one year. It is for this very reason that we decided to establish a central China Rail Competence Center,” states Volker Oesau, CEO DHL Global Forwarding Germany and Central Europe, explaining the strategic rationale behind the decision.DHL Global Forwarding’s German-based China Rail team has been expanded both in terms of freight handling and customer service. The experts in the Stuttgart Rail Competence Center primarily provide support to German customers in the automotive, technology, mechanical engine

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

FedEx Freight CEO Michael L. Ducker Testifies on Freight Transportation Infrastructure and the U.S. Economy

FedEx Freight CEO Michael L. Ducker Testifies on Freight Transportation Infrastructure and the U.S. EconomyIn testimony today on Capitol Hill, FedEx Freight CEO Michael L. Ducker underscored FedEx focus on safety and innovation in the trucking industry and the need for modern infrastructure. “Collaboration and sustained commitment to modernization will be vital to ensuring a reliable transportation system for American consumers, businesses and the growing e-commerce marketplace,” Mr. Ducker told

By | 2017-04-04T00:53:00+00:00 April 4th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Expands China-Europe Rail Service

“Our China-Europe rail services can save customers up to 65% versus air freight and improve time-in-transit by 40% versus traditional ocean freight service,” said Cindy Miller, president of UPS Global Freight Forwarding. In Europe, Duisburg is in the heart of the industrial Ruhr area of Germany and provides access to river, rail, road and air transport. UPS China-Europe Rail service also offers the following features:Full Service Offering of both FCL and LCL moved in both directions between Chin

By | 2017-03-28T00:53:00+00:00 March 28th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL to ship remote-controlled helicopters for Shenzhen Youkeshu Technologies

“We’re excited to be working with Shenzhen Youkeshu Technologies to further grow their global market share and optimize their supply chain for growing reliance on e-commerce,” said Steve Huang, CEO, Greater China, DHL Global Forwarding. Dedicated DHL control tower will oversee Shenzhen Youkeshu’s air, sea, and rail shipments of consumer electronics to Europe and AsiaDHL solution will constantly adapt to meet fluctuating e-commerce demand from Shenzhen Youkeshu’s customers and optimize fulfillment efficiencyDHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, will transport remote-controlled helicopters, parts, and other hobbyist items this year for Shenzhen Youkeshu Technologies, a major C

By | 2017-03-21T00:53:00+00:00 March 21st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments