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UPS Commends Senate On Release Of Tax Reform Bill That Will Stimulate Economic Growth

US 11/10/17Washington, DCUrges House and Senate to work togetherUPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for tax reform, lauded Senate leaders on the release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a critical step in finding compromise on a tax structure that has not been updated in more than 30 years. About UPSUPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and dep

By | 2017-11-09T23:53:00+00:00 November 9th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Announces U.S. Rate Changes

US 10/25/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced U.S. rate changes. Effective December 24, 2017, the rates for UPS® Ground, UPS Air and International services, as well as UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 4.9%. UPS continues to make investments in the speed, scope and coverage of our transportation network in order to support our customers’ growth and service needs. Rate increases support ongoing expansion and capabilities

By | 2017-10-25T00:53:00+00:00 October 25th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS And The International Brotherhood Of Teamsters Begin Contract Negotiations

US 10/09/17Atlanta, GANational Master Agreements Cover 250,000 UPS EmployeesCurrent 5-year Pact Runs Through July 31, 2018UPS (NYSE: UPS) today confirmed contract talks with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have begun on new collective bargaining agreements. The current five-year contract continues through July 31, 2018. “UPS and the union have many shared objectives and our intent is to negotiate in an environment of mutual respect,” said Al Gudim, UPS Labor Relations President. Since

By | 2017-10-09T00:53:00+00:00 October 9th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Expands Flight Training Infrastructure, Strategic Investment To Fuel Growth

US 10/02/17Louisville, KYThree new flight simulators, new 22,000-square-foot building near Worldport hub in Louisville, KY to support growing customer demand for air lift. As part of UPS’s (NYSE: UPS) ongoing strategy to invest capital to enable growth, the company is expanding its flight training operations. “We are making strategic infrastructure moves to position our international air express services for long-term success,” Canavan said. The three new simulators will be housed in a 22,000-sq

By | 2017-10-02T00:53:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

“F1 in Schools”: DHL supports international technology competition for students

The competition, which took place for the 13th time in 2017, is designed to get students between the ages of nine and 19 excited about science, math, engineering and technology and help support them in developing their talents. On behalf of DHL, Christopher Ong, Managing Director DHL Express Malaysia and Brunei, presented the “Enterprise Portfolio Award” to team “Pioneers” from Germany. “We are proud to be the official logistics partner for the competition and to have this opportunity to encourage young people around the world to be excited about math, science and technology,” says Ong. “The partnership with ‘F1 in Schools’ is a logical extension of our decades-long involvement in Formula 1,” says Christopher Ong. Foun

By | 2017-09-28T00:53:00+00:00 September 28th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Kazakh airport prepares to support disaster relief efforts

The two partners will team up with airport and government officials and other humanitarian response experts in the Central Asian republic to host their internationally recognized Getting Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) program from 18 to 22 September at the... Kazakh airport prepares to support disaster relief effortsGARD is an integral part of Deutsche Post DHL Group's GoHelp program in which the Group pools all of its activities related to disaster preparedness and management. Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP conduct a five-day disaster preparedness training and assessment program at Almaty International AirportDeutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support the Kazakh authorities in their efforts to build re

By | 2017-09-18T00:53:00+00:00 September 18th, 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

Mark R. Allen Named FedEx Corp. Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary

Mark R. Allen Named FedEx Corp. Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and SecretaryWill Succeed Christine P. Richards October 1MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 16, 2017— FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that Mark R. Allen has been named Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, effective October 1, 2017. Allen, 61, currently based in Europe, serves as Senior Vice President, Legal & International General Counsel at FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and is responsible for

By | 2017-08-16T00:53:00+00:00 August 16th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Expands Alcohol Shipping To Consumers Around The World

Using one of the UPS Express™ shipping services, wine connoisseurs can have their favorite cases of wine shipped directly from the vineyards to their home. UPS is helping wineries reach consumers living in 24 of the top 35 wine importing countries, and distilleries in 9 of the top 25 spirit importing countries. The UPS shipping system helps wineries, breweries and distilleries avoid delays by uploading all of the required alcohol-related documentation for each country electronically. The UPS Exp

By | 2017-07-31T00:53:00+00:00 July 31st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

JYSK Nordic and DHL sign exclusive 5-year global supply chain management agreement

As an international chain with Scandinavian roots, JYSK sells everything for the home in over 2,500 stores in 48 countries. DHL provides online Purchase Order and Container Management services to JYSK Nordic for 55,000+ TEUs per annumThe DHL solution supports JYSK Nordic’s continued efforts to streamline and improve inbound supply chain flowDHL International Supply Chain, the specialist supply chain management team of DHL Global Forwarding, has signed an exclusive five-year contract extension with JYSK Nordic, part of the JYSK Group. As an international chain with Scandinavian roots, JYSK sells everything for the hom

By | 2017-07-10T00:53:00+00:00 July 10th, 2017|companies|0 Comments