Monthly Archives: April 2019


Frederick W. Smith honored by Atlantic Council with Distinguished Business Leadership Award

Frederick W. Smith honored by Atlantic Council with Distinguished Business Leadership AwardMEMPHIS, Tenn., May 1, 2019—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and CEO was presented with the Atlantic Council’s Distinguished Business Leadership Award at the Atlantic Council’s Distinguished Leadership Awards event in Washington, D.C. on April 30. The annual event honors several distinguished leaders for their versatile contributions to the strengthening of the tran

By | 2019-04-30T17:00:00+00:00 April 30th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

FedEx Awards $250,500 to Winners of the Seventh Annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

FedEx Awards $250,500 to Winners of the Seventh Annual FedEx Small Business Grant ContestLUX Blox Wins Grand Prize of $50,000, Plus $7,500 in FedEx Office ServicesMEMPHIS, Tenn., April 29, 2019 — FedEx announced today that LUX Blox – an Illinois- based company that manufactures construction blocks to teach kids (and adults) about nature’s design principles through play – is the grand prize winner of its seventh annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. This unique creation led teachers and stud

By | 2019-04-28T17:00:00+00:00 April 28th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Announces First Quarter Earnings

Adjusted operating profit excludes Transformation-related charges of $28 million as we streamline and standardize our processes. Domestic operating profit includes a drag of about $80 million due to severe winter weather during all months of the quarter. “Supply Chain and Freight generated excellent operating profit this quarter, with strong contributions from Coyote and the rest of our Forwarding unit,” said Abney. Currency-neutral revenue, revenue per piece and operating profit are calculated

By | 2019-04-24T17:00:00+00:00 April 24th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service Honors the Art of Ellsworth Kelly with Stamps

Postal Service will celebrate the career of artist Ellsworth Kelly with the issuance of 10 stamps celebrating his talent as a painter and sculptor. With these stamps, the Postal Service showcases examples of his wide-ranging body of work. A detail from “Blue Yellow Red III” (1971) appears in the selvage. The Ellsworth Kelly stamps are being issued as Forever stamps and will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for oper

By | 2019-04-24T17:00:00+00:00 April 24th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

The UPS Foundation Supports Ghana’s Launch Of The World’s Largest Vaccine Drone Delivery Network

US 04/24/19Atlanta, GAWith support from The UPS Foundation, Gavi, and other partners, Zipline drones will serve up to 2,000 health facilities and 12 million people in Ghana. The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, have announced support for the expansion of a medical drone network into Ghana. The UPS Foundation will provide $3 million, including $2.4 million in funding and UPS will provide $600,000 of in-kind shipping s

By | 2019-04-23T17:00:00+00:00 April 23rd, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

Postal Service Honors 1950s Tennis Champ “Little Mo”

Postal Service Honors 1950s Tennis Champ “Little Mo”DALLAS, TX — The U.S. Postal Service Corporate Communications, and the dedicating official of the stamp. Background on Maureen Connolly BrinkerMaureen Connolly began competing in the U.S. In 1968, she co-founded the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation (MCB). The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

By | 2019-04-22T17:00:00+00:00 April 22nd, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

The UPS Store, Inc. Seeks Ultimate Small Business Owners With A National Business Competition

We are searching for the most quick-witted, well-rounded small business owners who can handle absolutely any ing that comes their way. “We work with and serve the brightest small business owners every single day across our national network of The UPS Store franchises. For more information about how to enter The UPS Store Small Biz Challenge and for full official rules, visit The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees

By | 2019-04-21T17:00:00+00:00 April 21st, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

New stamps spotlight the natural beauty of America’s rivers

Spotlighting the Natural Beauty of America’s Wild and Scenic RiversWhat:The U.S. Postal Service issues Wild and Scenic Rivers, stamps that pay tribute to the exceptional streams that run freely through America’s natural landscapes. This pane honors the rivers’ beauty with a dozen Forever stamps, each showcasing a different segment of the Wild and Scenic River System. The first-day-of-issue event for the Wild and Scenic Rivers Commemorative Forever stamps is free and open to the public. Postal Se

By | 2019-04-18T17:00:00+00:00 April 18th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

FedEx Releases 2019 Global Citizenship Report

FedEx Releases 2019 Global Citizenship ReportReport Showcases How FedEx Multiplies Opportunities Around the WorldMEMPHIS, Tenn., April 18, 2019 — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today the online release of its 2019 Global Citizenship Report (GCR), which details how the company connects the world responsibly and resourcefully. The company is ahead of plan for its FedEx Cares goal of investing $200 million in more than 200 global communities by 2020. FedEx recently announced a partnership betwee

By | 2019-04-17T17:00:00+00:00 April 17th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS To Release First-Quarter Results On Thursday, April 25, 2019

US 04/15/19Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) will announce its 2019 first-quarter results on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at approximately 7 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 and click on Earnings Webcast. The company’s sustainability eNewsletter, UP

By | 2019-04-14T17:00:00+00:00 April 14th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments