DHL, UPS, TNT, FedEx, DPD in international unions’ sights

Two world trade union federations are meeting in Frankfurt this week as part of their mission to hold the big five worldwide logistics companies to account – and will make their presence felt at DHL’s annual general meeting in the city, too.

UPS develops eBay shipping application

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In an acknowledgement of eBay’s volume of trade, UPS in the USA has developed ‘WorldShip’, a freight management application that streamlines shipment processing and speeds customs clearance.

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Economic recovery by 2011

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Nearly 70 per cent of Australian small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) believe that the global economy will recover either in 2010 or 2011.

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Will home deliveries save express freight?

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The express industry is becoming increasingly reliant on the B2C segment and growing demand for online shopping deliveries as the economic downturn reduces B2B parcel volumes.

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FedEx plans to acquire TNT would shake up the industry

Independent research company Datamonitor says FedEx is reported to be interested in acquiring TNT.

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Better business in 2008

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Almost two thirds of small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) leaders across Australia say their companies overall prospects for 2008 are better than last year

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New initiatives for humanitarian relief at Davos

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World Economic Forum, member companies, and UN pioneer two new initiatives supporting humanitarian emergency relief – Agility, TNT and UPS to contribute

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UPS trumps FedEx in race to buy TNT

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UPS trumps FedEx in race to buy TNT

The Dutch delivery company TNT NV may fall into the hands of its US rival United Parcel Service (UPS), following FedEx’s short-lived attempt to acquire the European company.

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DHL retreats from USA with 14,900 casualties

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DHL retreats from USA with 14,900 casualties

DHL Express has announced it would exit its US domestic-only services by the end of January 2009, in a desperate attempt to restore its balance sheet in deepest red.

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Express freighters flock to rail

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Express freighters flock to rail

The long-buried potential of rail is at last to be realised with the help of the global express delivery industry, a market analyst has argued.

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