Monthly Archives: August 2019


FedEx Strengthens Freight Forwarding and Brokerage Capabilities in Latin America with Acquisition of Cargex

This addition strengthens the FedEx air freight forwarding and customs brokerage capabilities in Colombia and the broader Latin American region. The acquisition is expected to close later this year and is subject to customary closing conditions, as well as a Colombian regulatory filing. Headquartered in Bogotá, Colombia, Cargex has operations in Bogotá, Medellin, Cartagena, Buenaventura, and Santa Marta, and would operate as a subsidiary of FedEx Logistics upon closing. “The addition of Cargex o

By | 2019-08-28T17:00:00+00:00 August 28th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Statement

UPS takes a multi-layered approach to security and compliance to identify and prevent delivery of illegal Fentanyl and other illicit substances as well as any other attempts of noncompliant shipments. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company’s sustainability eNewsletter, UPS Horizons, can be found at To get UPS news direct, follow @UPS_News on Twitter. To ship with UPS, visit

By | 2019-08-22T17:00:00+00:00 August 22nd, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

New Forever Stamps Feature Winter Berries

With the release of the Winter Berries Forever stamps, the U.S. News of the stamps is being shared with the hashtag #WinterBerriesStamps . The stamp art features highly detailed botanical portraits of each plant that highlight the bold colors and rich textures of their berries. Coming in an array of shapes, sizes and colors, winter berries provide bursts of life during the year’s coldest months. Artist Steve Buchanan worked with art director Antonio Alcalá to create these stamps.

By | 2019-08-21T17:00:00+00:00 August 21st, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

Our Story Wins the Third Season of the “FedEx Junior Business Challenge”

“The student entrepreneurship I witnessed today at the FedEx Junior Business Challenge was incredible,” said Tommy Fleetwood. “We’re proud to work with the PGA TOUR and JA Worldwide to positively impact aspiring entrepreneurs through the FedEx Junior Business Challenge. The FedEx Junior Business Challenge program is part of the newly launched FedEx Cares 50 by 50, a journey to deliver hope, change and new possibilities for 50 million people by the company’s 50th anniversary in 2023. With FedEx a

By | 2019-08-20T17:00:00+00:00 August 20th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

Five FedEx Drivers Take Home Top Honors At the 2019 National Truck Driving Championships

Five FedEx Drivers Take Home Top Honors At the 2019 National Truck Driving ChampionshipsFedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced that five drivers representing the global transportation company were recognized with top honors at the 2019 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships (NTDC/NSVDC). Five FedEx Drivers Take Home Top HonorsAt the 2019 National Truck Driving ChampionshipsFedEx Freight’s Scott Woodrome named NTDC Grand Champion for second straight year

By | 2019-08-19T17:00:00+00:00 August 19th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Customers To Benefit From No Residential Peak Surcharges During 2019 Holiday Shipping Season

US 08/16/19Atlanta, GABuilds on UPS’s Commitment to Help All Customers Grow and SucceedEnables Customers to Refine Holiday Shipping PlansModified Over-maximum, Large and Additional Handling Peak Surcharges AnnouncedUPS (NYSE:UPS) today said the company will not apply additional Peak surcharges for U.S. residential deliveries during the busy 2019 holiday season, unless by contractual exception or for those requiring special handling. The company once again expects to handle a record number of hol

By | 2019-08-15T17:00:00+00:00 August 15th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Announces CFO Succession Plan

US 08/12/19Atlanta, GARichard Peretz to Retire and Brian Newman Appointed CFOUPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced Richard Peretz, UPS Chief Financial Officer, 57 plans to retire. Newman will join the UPS Management Committee, the senior-most leadership team responsible for management of the company. Newman is a proven senior corporate leader with extensive finance, operations, corporate strategy and information technology experience. In his current role, Newman has leadership responsibility for all fi

By | 2019-08-11T17:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Celebrates Opening Of New High-Speed Sortation Facility In Delaware

“This new UPS® facility will provide additional pickup and delivery services to our customers in Delaware so they can focus on growing their business, while meeting their customers’ demands for speed and reliability,” said Trayce Parker, president of UPS’s Chesapeake District. More than 1,100 employees in Delaware provide package delivery, ground freight, healthcare and contract logistics services. Interested jobseekers can begin the application process at, which has a fully mobile v

By | 2019-08-11T17:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments