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Get the Air Out

FedEx sent a message to shippers, and UPS has followed — improve density or pay the price

There’s an adage that is probably as old as commercial shipping itself — don’t ship air. Chainalytics noted recently in an unpublished position paper on dimensional weight pricing that “FedEx and UPS have shown their hand and are forcing retailers to cut out the unwanted space in their packaging or pay the price.”


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UPS Doubles Carbon Intensity Goal for 2020

UPS released its 12th annual Sustainability Report announcing that in addition to reducing overall carbon emissions in 2013, it also met its 2016 goal of reducing its air and ground fleet's carbon intensity by 10 percent three years early.
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UPS Offers Multimodal Express With China-Europe Rail

Service helps customers balance speed and cost in supply chains.
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U.S. and Japan; A Blooming Friendship

 In 1912, the Japanese government gave America cherry blossom trees to represent goodwill between the two nations. 


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UPS Pledges $1 Million to Typhoon Haiyan Victims

The parcel company is collaborating with key relief organizations and mobilizing a logistics emergency team response in the Philippines.
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No Deal for TNT and UPS

Based on EU authorities' response, UPS drops plans to acquire TNT.
UPS and TNT Express met with the European Commission's case team and got a "no go" signal.
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UPS’s Holiday Rush

UPS Inc. kicked off its seasonal peak week of the year on Dec. 17, 2012 with plans to deliver more than 135 million packages around the world, culminating with 28 million deliveries on Thursday, Dec. 20, the busiest day of the holiday season.


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Product Protection Top Healthcare Concern

Healthcare executives say they are continuing expansion and IT Investments despite cost control pressures and global economic challenges.
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UPS and Teamsters in New England Pension Agreement

UPS announced an agreement with the New England Teamsters and Trucking Industry Pension Fund (NETTI) to restructure pension liabilities.
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VAI Partners with Agile Network to Deliver End-to-End Global Shipping Solution

VAI, an ERP software provider, has partnered with Agile Network to provide regional, national, and international parcel carriers a complete and streamlined global shipping solution.
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety.

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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