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UPS Pre-Orders 125 Tesla Electric Trucks

The new tractors will join UPS’s extensive alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle fleet, comprised of trucks and tractors propelled by electricity, natural gas, propane and other non-traditional fuels. “For more than a century, UPS has led the industry in testing and implementing new technologies for more efficient fleet operations. UPS frequently partners with suppliers of emerging vehicle technologies to help them develop solutions that prove ready for stringent UPS use-cases. Tesla

By | 2017-12-18T23:53:00+00:00 December 18th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

FedEx Supports New E-Commerce Initiative at WTO

FedEx Supports New E-Commerce Initiative at WTOFedEx welcomes the announcement that a group of World Trade Organization members will begin working towards negotiations on trade-related aspects of e-commerce. This groundbreaking decision reflects the critical role that e-commerce plays in enabling small businesses to reach new markets and expand exports. It is also an important signal that WTO members are moving forward to address modern issues that are relevant to businesses and entrepreneurs ev

By | 2017-12-13T23:53:00+00:00 December 13th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Applauds the Advancement of E-Commerce Efforts at the WTO

UPS has long supported the enabling benefits of e-commerce to boost trade and economic growth, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). A collective approach to facilitating e-commerce will ensure that obstacles are removed and rules are standardized to streamline the flow of goods, information and funds. “We are pleased by the intensity of work being advanced by 70 WTO Members who see the commercial value of pursuing a global trade agenda that embraces the realities of 21st-c

By | 2017-12-13T23:53:00+00:00 December 13th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Embodying the spirit of adventure, DHL-backed duo Omar Samra and Omar Nour are about to row the Atlantic

“DHL is incredibly proud of our partnership with two inspiring adventurers like Omar and Omar. I just wish them all the best of luck!” said Ken Allen, DHL Express CEO.On the eve of the event, Omar Samra says: “We’re 98% ready. That means there will be no time to settle in, which is good, as the intense stuff will happen anyway. We want to defy our limits, and inspire the world to do the same!” he added.Omar Samra and Omar Nour, affectionately dubbed ‘O2’, met in 2013 and became firm friends. Professional triathlete, Omar Nour, represents Egypt on the Olympic triathlon circuit and is the f

By | 2017-12-13T23:53:00+00:00 December 13th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Named One Of America’s Most JUST Companies By Forbes And JUST Capital

US 12/12/17Atlanta, GAUPS’s Commitment to Social Responsibility Recognized On “Just 100” Rankings for the Second Consecutive YearUPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today it was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital, for the second consecutive year. The JUST Capital rankings encompass the 1,000 largest publicly-traded companies in the U.S. “We are honored to be named one of America’s most JUST companies,” said Crystal Lassiter, UPS senior director, global sustainability & e

By | 2017-12-11T23:53:00+00:00 December 11th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

FedEx Corp. Recognized for Perfect Score On 2018 Corporate Equality Index

FedEx Corp. Recognized for Perfect Score On 2018 Corporate Equality IndexMEMPHIS, Tenn., November 9, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that it has achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), designating it as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. In addition to participating in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual survey, the company supports many LGBTQ-related initiatives, including the Matthew Shepard Fou

By | 2017-11-08T23:53:00+00:00 November 8th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Launches eBike Solution In Pittsburgh

US 11/08/17Pittsburgh, PAUPS Provides Cycling Solutions to Help Address Urban ChallengesUPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of an eBike that will deliver packages in Pittsburgh, Pa. “In Pittsburgh we welcome solutions like the UPS eBike to reduce traffic congestion and tackle urban growth,” said Pittsburgh Mayor, William Peduto. UPS placed four containers at central locations in the city for interim storage of packages for UPS drivers. That model serves as a prototype for the company’s ne

By | 2017-11-07T23:53:00+00:00 November 7th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

The UPS Foundation To Award $2.6 Million In Environmental Grants

By the end of 2017, 2.6 million trees will have been planted as a part of the program. The UPS Foundation’s goal is to fund the planting of 15 million trees by the end of 2020. “UPS set aggressive environmental goals that require innovative solutions for today’s global sustainability challenges,” said Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation and chief diversity and inclusion officer at UPS. “The UPS Foundation helps us partner with organizations that help meet those same challenges. The

By | 2017-11-05T23:53:00+00:00 November 5th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group joins forces with Fiji and UN Climate Change for the World Climate Summit COP23

In addition, the Group is also the official partner for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), completed by its existing partnership with the City of Bonn in the course of COP23. Fiji will be presiding over COP23 as President while UN Climate Change will be hosting the conference at its headquarters in Bonn, with the support of the German Government and the City of Bonn. The event is taking place from November 6 to 17 at the UN Campus and Rheinaue-Park Bonn, on either side of Deutsche Post DHL Group's headquarters. It is a reminder to the entire world that we are all in the same canoe when it comes to climate change. "We are proud to join forces with Fiji and the UN Clim

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

UPS To Release 3rd Quarter Results On Thursday, October 26, 2017

US 10/16/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) will announce its 2017 third-quarter results on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Eastern Time. ET, UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Abney and Chief Financial Officer Richard Peretz will lead an investor conference call. This call will be open to reporters and the public via a live Webcast. To listen to the live Webcast, go to http://www.investors.ups.com and click on Earnings Webcast. The Webcast audio will remain accessible o

By | 2017-10-16T00:53:00+00:00 October 16th, 2017|companies|0 Comments