Monthly Archives: December 2017


The UPS Store Marks Second Rose Parade Appearance with Award-Winning Float

The float was designed to highlight the Toys for Tots® Literacy Program, developed by The UPS Store and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation in 2008. About The UPS StoreWith approximately 5,000 locations across North America, The UPS Store network comprises the nation’s largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, print and business service centers. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS

By | 2017-12-31T23:53:00+00:00 December 31st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS to dedicate Lena Horne Forever stamp

Lena Horne was a trailblazer in Hollywood for women of color and used her fame as an entertainer to become an important civil rights spokesperson. The stamp art features a photograph of Lena Horne taken by Christian Steiner in the 1980s. Kristen Monthei colorized the original black-and-white photo, adding a background reminiscent of Horne’s Stormy Weather album, with a few clouds to add texture and subtly make the album reference. “Lena Horne” is written along the bottom of the stamp, with “Blac

By | 2017-12-27T23:53:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS issuing Love Flourishes Forever stamp

Postal Service celebrates love of all kinds with the Love Flourishes Forever stamp. When: Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Mountain Standard Time Where: CREATIVATIONPhoenix Convention CenterBallroom North 120B100 N. 3rd StreetPhoenix, AZ 85004 Background: The Love Flourishes stamp art features a fanciful garden of colorful flowers surrounding the word “Love” written in cursive script. Hand-painted with opaque watercolors on paper by artist Anna Bond, the original art is whimsical and vibrant

By | 2017-12-27T23:53:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

The UPS Store Celebrates Literacy and Brings Magic to the 2018 Rose Parade

US 12/27/17San Diego, CAThe UPS Store will write the next chapter in its tale to promote literacy in the 2018 Tournament of Roses® Rose Parade. The UPS Store® parade float spotlights the importance of childhood literacy on a national stage and complements the 2018 Rose Parade theme of “Making A Difference”. Don’t miss your chance to see The UPS Store float, “Books Bring Dreams to Life,” in the 129th Rose Parade on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 8:00 a.m. PST. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are indepe

By | 2017-12-26T23:53:00+00:00 December 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

E-Commerce Expansion Fuels Robust Returns With National Returns Day Expected To Hit New Record

“A customer-friendly returns program is now an essential part of any successful e-commerce program, and UPS continues to expand its suite of innovative solutions to help shippers. On UPS National Returns Day, predicted to be Jan. 3, the count is expected to peak at 1.4 million packages, up 8% from a year ago and marking a fifth-consecutive yearly record. The returns delivered in 2017 are part of the 750 million packages UPS is projected to deliver between Thanksgiving and New Year Eve, a nearly

By | 2017-12-26T23:53:00+00:00 December 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS to Celebrate 2018 Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year is the most important holiday of the year for many Asian communities around the world and is celebrated primarily by people of Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tibetan, and Mongolian heritage. Postal Service introduced its Celebrating Lunar New Year series in 2008. The artwork focuses on some of the common ways the Lunar New Year holiday is celebrated. To the right is a lozenge-shaped piece of red paper with the Chinese character fu, meaning good fortune, rendered in calligraphy —

By | 2017-12-26T23:53:00+00:00 December 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

FedEx Supports Passage and Signing of U.S. Tax Reform

FedEx Supports Passage and Signing of U.S. Tax ReformWe applaud Congress for passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and thank the President for signing this legislation, which will modernize the U.S. tax code and increase America’s competitiveness. FedEx has long supported tax reform efforts which offer pro-growth, pro-business solutions that will power the economy, increase business investment and expand job opportunities.

By | 2017-12-21T23:53:00+00:00 December 21st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

New Update to Informed Delivery

WASHINGTON — Informed Delivery users can now view images of their household’s incoming mail and manage their package deliveries, the Postal Service announced today. More than seven million Informed Delivery users who opt-in to receive email notifications can now view their mail in their daily digest emails and also see tracking information about the expected delivery of their packages. Also, users are able to track package deliveries, leave delivery instructions and schedule redelivery from the

By | 2017-12-20T23:53:00+00:00 December 20th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Commends Congress On Passing Historic Tax Reform Bill

US 12/20/17Atlanta, GAUrges the President to Swiftly Sign the Bill into LawUPS (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for tax reform applauds the House and Senate for reaching a compromise to make the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act a reality, thereby reforming a tax code that has not been updated in more than 30 years. “This tax reform bill permanently and immediately lowers the corporate rate which will make American businesses more competitive and lead to GDP growth,” said Chairm

By | 2017-12-19T23:53:00+00:00 December 19th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

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