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Get the Air Out

FedEx sent a message to shippers, and UPS has followed — improve density or pay the price
By Perry A. Trunick
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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 Chainalytics noted recently in an unpublished position paper on dimensional weight pricing that “FedEx and UPS have shown their hand and are forcing retailers to cut out the unwanted space in their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

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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

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

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 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

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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.
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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