FedEx Trade Networks Rebrands as FedEx LogisticsFedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) announced today that FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. is being rebranded as FedEx Logistics. FedEx Logistics provides specialty solutions that complete a simple, seamless and powerful global trade experience for FedEx customers around the world. “We’re adding tremendous value by bringing all of the specialty services we offer under the FedEx Logistics banner,” said Richard W. Smith, president & CEO of FedEx Logistics. Serving more
US 01/16/19Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced Philippe Gilbert will join the company as President, Supply Chain Solutions, effective January, 2019. The UPS President, Supply Chain Solutions role is a newly created position. Gilbert will be responsible for Global Logistics and Distribution, Global Freight Forwarding, UPS Freight as well as the technology-driven truckload freight brokerage business at Coyote. From 2005 to 2013, Gilbert served as Executive Vice President for GEODIS Wilson,
“UPS is known for its culture of service and for being a great place to build a career. Or ORION, the UPS-developed complex algorithm that optimizes 30,000 UPS® delivery routes every minute. HEAT generates network efficiencies and enables the company to provide top-notch customer service. The tools also help them provide better customer service. UPS My Choice expansion to additional countries, enabling more consumers to enjoy the flexibility that UPS My Choice offers.
DHL and SGS signed a letter of intent to expand DHL’s existing global network of Flexitank solutions and create a lean system for such operations worldwide. DHL Global Forwarding with cost-saving, eco-friendly transport solution for liquids on global basisPilot projects to be launched in eight countriesDHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, cooperates with SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. DHL and SGS signed a letter of intent to expand DHL’s existing global network of Flexitank solutions and create a lean system for such operations worldwide. To emb
US 11/30/18Washington, DCUPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, applauds the U.S., Canada, and Mexico for modernizing a pact that is vital to all three economies. The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) brings the trilateral agreement into the 21st century with provisions that will boost economic growth and promote job creation. “The new USMCA will help to take time, cost and complexity out of trade between the United States, Mexico and Canada,” said
This is the conclusion of the latest DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB). “The DHL Global Trade Barometer clearly shows that the state of global trade remains solid. While the UK was able to keep its GTB index unchanged in the previous release, its growth forecast has now deteriorated noticeably by four points. South Korea is the only country whose growth forecast for ocean trade remains unchanged. The weakest growing categories were Consumer & Household Goods, Capital Equipment and Machinery Parts.Launched in January 2018, the DHL Global Trade Barometer is an innovat
FedEx Acquires 1,000 Chanje Electric VehiclesDelivery Trucks to Be Operated by FedEx ExpressMEMPHIS, Tenn., November 20, 2018—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced it is expanding its fleet to add 1,000 Chanje V8100 electric delivery vehicles. FedEx is purchasing 100 of the vehicles from Chanje Energy Inc and leasing 900 from Ryder System, Inc. The purpose-built electric vehicles will be operated by FedEx Express for commercial and residential pick-up and delivery services in the United States
FedEx Promotes Benefits of Global Trade at Bloomberg New Economy ForumAt the inaugural Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore this week, FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith and FedEx EVP and Chief Marketing Officer Raj Subramaniam spoke about how trade can strengthen the global economy. The FedEx delegation to the New Economy Forum included FedEx Express Regional President Karen Reddington, FedEx Trade Networks President and CEO Richard Smith, FedEx Services SVP Integrated Marketing and
US 11/01/18Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today that Romaine Seguin has been appointed president of UPS Global Freight Forwarding. She will oversee air, ocean, and rail freight forwarding as well as brokerage and supplier management for the 220 countries and territories UPS serves around the world. Seguin began her career with UPS in the Missouri District in 1983 as a part-time hub supervisor and most recently was president of the UPS Americas Region. She’ll relocate from Miami to Atlanta a
FedEx Recognized by CECP: The CEO Force for Good As “Top Quartile,” Leading Global Brand in Social Investment
To be in the “Top Quartile” of total giving, companies gave at least $55.3 million in 2017, or 1.82 percent of pre-tax profit. Median total giving increased by 15%. Almost six out of ten companies increased giving in a three-year matched set between 2015 and 2017. Median total giving increased by 15%. Deeper impact of grants: Companies are seeking deeper impact of their grants through a more strategic distribution of grants.