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BBC Global News brings audiences new series on global trade, delivered in association with FedEx Express

BBC Global News brings audiences new series on global trade, delivered in association with FedEx ExpressBBC Global News – the BBC’s international commercial news division – and FedEx Express have struck a commercial sponsorship and branded content deal around a brand new multi-platform series on global trade. To appeal to an even wider audience base, the series will also be subtitled into local languages to appear on international BBC News sites including BBC Afrique, BBC Brasil, BBC Chinese, BB

By | 2019-09-25T17:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

FedEx, Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, Team Rubicon & Water Mission Team Up to Deliver Supplies and Aid to the Bahamas

FedEx, Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, Team Rubicon & Water Mission Team Up to Deliver Supplies and Aid to the BahamasMore than $500,000 worth of lifesaving supplies transported to NassauMEMPHIS, Tenn., September 9, 2019—More than 56,000 pounds of critical aid is on the ground and in the hands of relief workers in the Bahamas. FedEx supported these disaster relief efforts through its relationships with humanitarian organizations including Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, T

By | 2019-09-08T17:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

The UPS Foundation Commits $1 Million And Activates Disaster Relief Network To Support Immediate Needs And Long-Term Recovery From Hurricane Dorian

The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced today it has engaged its network of preeminent relief organizations and committed $1 million for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. UPS and The UPS Foundation are working with the non-profit and United Nations relief organizations to deliver urgently-needed humanitarian supplies and support to communities in The Bahamas and the U.S. east coast impacted by Hurricane Dorian. Founded in 1951, The UPS Founda

By | 2019-09-08T17:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS To Serve Growing Cross-Border E-Commerce Market With New International Shipping Service

US 07/23/19Atlanta, GACross-border online sales will make up 20 percent of global e-commerce in 2022 – new, streamlined service enables small businesses to seize the opportunity. Cost-effective cross-border shipping service designed to provide small and medium-sized businesses flexibility, visibility and affordability. With global cross-border e-commerce sales expected to reach $1 trillion in value by 2020, UPS (NYSE:UPS) is launching UPS® Worldwide Economy, a new service to address small and me

By | 2019-07-22T17:00:00+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

FedEx Corporation Announces Appointment of Don Colleran as President and CEO of FedEx Express

FedEx Corporation Announces Appointment of Don Colleran as President and CEO of FedEx ExpressMEMPHIS, Tenn., March 11, 2019 – FedEx Corp. announced today that Don Colleran has been appointed president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, effective March 16. He began his FedEx career as an international sales manager in Philadelphia before moving to Asia Pacific to lead the region’s sales group. In 2000, Colleran was promoted to president of FedEx Express Canada prior to moving back to t

By | 2019-03-10T17:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Launches Women’s Economic Empowerment Partnership With USAID

The UPS-USAID efforts are part of the White House’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP) that officially launched today. UPS and USAID formalized their collaboration through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by David Abney, UPS Chairman and CEO, and Mark Green, USAID Administrator. As a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion, UPS is committing our resources and expertise to empower more women to engage in global trade,” said UPS Chairman and CEO, David Abney

By | 2019-02-06T16:00:00+00:00 February 6th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

FedEx Express Strengthens Operations and Services with the Opening of New Ramp at Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport

FedEx Express Strengthens Operations and Services with the Opening of New Ramp at Luis Muñoz Marin International AirportSAN JUAN, P.R., February 6, 2019 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, announced today the official inauguration of its new state-of-the-art San Juan Airport ramp operation located at the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in Carolina, Puerto Rico. The opening of the new facility is part of the

By | 2019-02-05T16:00:00+00:00 February 5th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Appoints Philippe Gilbert President, Supply Chain Solutions

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,

By | 2019-01-15T16:00:00+00:00 January 15th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

FedEx Express to Acquire Express Business Of Flying Cargo Group in Israel

FedEx Express to Acquire International Express Business Of Flying Cargo Group in IsraelMEMPHIS, Tenn., and TEL AVIV, Israel, January 15, 2019—FedEx Express and Flying Cargo Group are pleased to announce that after nearly 30 years of close cooperation providing International Express transportation services to the Israeli market, they have reached a conditional agreement under which FedEx Express will acquire the International Express business of Flying Cargo Group in Israel. The announcement come

By | 2019-01-14T16:00:00+00:00 January 14th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Gives U.S. Exporters A Helping Hand With Saturday Pick-Up Of International Shipments

US 01/14/19Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE: UPS) is enabling its U.S. customers to sell their products globally with the same delivery speed as domestic shipments. Businesses that schedule a Saturday pick-up from the U.S. to 57 key international markets will have their shipments processed and shipped on Saturday and delivered as soon as Monday, one day faster than previous UPS time-in-transit. “One day makes a big difference when it comes to your international customers deciding to place an order,” said Na

By | 2019-01-13T16:00:00+00:00 January 13th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments