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Amazon will impact U.S. Postal Service, Not FedEx – Fred Smith, CEO & Chairman Of FedEx Corp.

A package of the FedEx courier delivery services company is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/Illustration       On a recent trip to FedEx’s Asia Pacific headquarters, the company’s CEO stopped by Bloomberg to talk all things trade and Amazon. Fred Smith, founder, chairman and CEO of Memphis-based FedEx Corp.,

DHL flies medicine via fixed-wing drone to Lake Victoria island

  DHL has completed testing of “Deliver Future,” its pilot project to transport medicine using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to Ukerewe Island in East Africa’s Lake Victoria. Over a six-month period, the fixed-wing “DHL Parcelcopter 4.0” (pictured), which utilizes German drone manufacturer Wingcopter’s tilt-rotor technology, successfully flew a 37-mile route to

DHL offers cash-on-delivery payment for e-commerce in SE Asia

What’s the opposite of digitalization? DHL e-commerce’s new cash-on-delivery service, which allows consumers to pay for international online purchases with cash as a part of the company’s “parcel international direct” channel. The service targets sellers based in China and Australia that deliver to consumers in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. “Despite growing credit

FedEx Ground expands operations to six days

To get packages here to there, millions of customers turn to FedEx, a leading global logistics service provider. FedEx operates a system of big regional distribution centres.   Company cites e-commerce demand that “goes beyond peak.”   FedEx Ground U.S. operations have been expanded to six days a week year-round in response to what

American logistics companies brace for Florence supply chain disruptions

Tracking Hurricane Florence, impact on Pittsburgh area | WPXI   While Hurricane Florence appears to have weakened overnight to a Category 2 storm, it has maintained its vast size and slowed its forward momentum this morning, making the risk of serious supply chain  disruption even worse as it makes landfall later today

UPS expects automation, expansion plans to boost earnings by 2022

    United Parcel Service Inc expects its automation and expansion plans to add between $1.00 and $1.20 to its adjusted earnings per share by 2022, the world’s biggest package delivery company said on Thursday. Atlanta-based UPS is in the early stages of its $20 billion capital spending project to automate and expand

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