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

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 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

Press Release

This matrix certification guarantees that the uniform management system and processes being implemented at all DHL Freight locations around the globe comply with high standards of quality, environmental and energy management. Rather than being mutually exclusive, economic success and sustainability are decisive cornerstones on our way becoming the undisputed market leader in the road freight business,” states Uwe Brinks, CEO DHL Freight.This unified management system has been certified by DEKRA, an independent provider of certifications that surveys and audits corporate quality, environmental and energy standards. In a first wave of audits, 88 branches and service partners received the ISO 50001 (Energy Management) a

By | 2018-12-12T16:00:00+00:00 December 12th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Announces U.S. Rate Changes

US 12/05/18Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced U.S. rate changes. Effective December 26, 2018, the rates for UPS® Ground, UPS Air and International services, as well as UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 4.9%. UPS continues to make investments in capacity, technology and reach of our transportation network in order to support our customers’ growth, visibility, and service needs. Rate increases support ongoing expansion an

By | 2018-12-04T16:00:00+00:00 December 4th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

Press Release

To this end, the company is launching a pilot project at five locations that provide long-term career prospects, modified job profiles offering more varied work, and ultimately make it easier to absorb peaks at busy times. 30 new jobs were initially created at the German DHL Freight branches in Maintal, Malsfeld, Koblenz, Sehlem and Erfurt in the spring of 2018. The new employees take on driving duties to complement existing transport capacities and, if necessary, also take on other tasks at the branches. They will power a range of on-board systems such as liftgates, thus helping to reduce fuel consumption by up to 5%. In the medium term, Deutsche Post DHL Group aims to improve CO2 efficiency by 50% by 2025, as co

By | 2018-11-11T16:00:00+00:00 November 11th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS and Teamsters Ratify UPS Freight Contract

US 11/11/18Atlanta, GAUPS is pleased that the UPS Freight agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamster (IBT) has been ratified. We will resume normal operations and will immediately begin accepting new volume from UPS Freight customers. Our teams began contacting customers immediately after ratification. The UPS Small Package National Master Agreement (NMA) and UPS Freight Master Agreement have both now been ratified. Customers can remain confident UPS is ready to continue to serve i

By | 2018-11-10T16:00:00+00:00 November 10th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

Shipping Rates to Increase for FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight Services

Shipping Rates to Increase for FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight ServicesMEMPHIS, Tenn., November 5, 2018 — FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight, subsidiaries of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), will increase shipping rates effective January 7, 2019. FedEx Express shipping rates will increase by an average of 4.9% for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services. FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery shipping rates will increase by an average of 4.9%. FedEx SmartPost shipping

By | 2018-11-04T16:00:00+00:00 November 4th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Names Romaine Seguin President Of Global Freight Forwarding

US 11/01/18Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today that Romaine Seguin has been appointed president of UPS Global Freight Forwarding. She will oversee air, ocean, and rail freight forwarding as well as brokerage and supplier management for the 220 countries and territories UPS serves around the world. Seguin began her career with UPS in the Missouri District in 1983 as a part-time hub supervisor and most recently was president of the UPS Americas Region. She’ll relocate from Miami to Atlanta a

By | 2018-10-31T17:00:00+00:00 October 31st, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

UPS Recognized By EPA With Smartway Excellence Award

US 10/31/18Atlanta, GAAward recognizes exceptional achievement in supply chain sustainability and freight transportation efficiencyThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) earlier this week presented UPS (NYSE:UPS) with a SmartWay Excellence award, which recognizes leading carriers who have made significant contributions to reducing the impact of freight transportation on air quality. UPS operates one of the largest alternative fuel and advanced technology fleets in the U.S. In addition to

By | 2018-10-30T17:00:00+00:00 October 30th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments