Get the Most From Returns

Recently, high-tech manufacturers and service providers gathered at Interlog Summer 2011 in Los Angeles. This annual conference specifically focuses on the aftermarket and brings together after-sales service parts and reverse logistics professionals in high-tech industries to share their supply chain successes and challenges. Interlog provided the opportunity for companies to come together and discuss the…

New Breed Logistics Opens Belfast Facility

HIGH POINT, N.C. — New Breed Logistics, a North Carolina-based provider of outsourced logistics services and supply chain consulting has announced the opening of a manufacturing support facility in Belfast, Northern Ireland to support assembly of the advanced composite wings for Bombardier's* new CSeries* aircraft. New Breed will provide services to Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast that…

New UPS Service Improves Return Process

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — UPS (NYSE:UPS) today unveiled UPS Returns® Exchange, a combined delivery and pick-up service that gives businesses more control over their reverse logistics for high priority products. The new service, unveiled at the Interlog 2011 Summer conference here, is particularly suited to shippers in the high-tech, healthcare and retail industries. UPS Returns…

DHL Enhances US, Middle East & Asia Services

PLANTATION, Fla. — DHL Express, the world’s leading cross-border express services provider, is expanding its global capabilities through new, next-day intercontinental flights between the U.S. and the Middle East and Asia-Pacific to the U.S. to meet increased demand along these trade lanes. The new dedicated Boeing 747-400F plane operated by Polar Air Cargo will connect…

FedEx Offers International Direct Service to Colombia

MIAMI, Fla. — Responding to market demands from the fast-growing economy in Colombia, FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced today that it begins offering international direct service throughout the country. This long-term investment, a key part of the company’s Latin American strategy, will enhance FedEx Express service to and from Colombia…

Don’t Let a Business Boom Be a Supply Chain Bust

Retailers, suppliers, and manufacturers scaled back business and production over the past three years to meet the declining demand brought on by the recession. However, since the turn of the year, global manufacturing has been rising steadily — and, in many places, aggressively. Resources that were superfluous just six months ago are now in high…

FedEx Enhances Service in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, today announced that with immediate effect, the cut-off time for outbound FedEx International Priority (IP) and FedEx International Economy (IE) shipments from selected cities/districts in southern Taiwan will be extended. The latest call-in cut-off time…

How Apple Became the World’s Most Valuable Brand

What a coincidence. On the same day that a major business publication described {complink 379|Apple Inc.} as a company with a “ruthless corporate culture” where failure is considered an anathema, the consumer electronics company was being feted as the world's most valuable brand. A few days earlier, the media reported a frenzied scuffle in China…

FedEx Opens Five Offices in EMEA Region

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx Trade Networks, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and growing international ocean and air freight forwarder, announced today that it has opened five new offices in its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. This most recent step in the company’s ongoing global expansion includes new freight forwarding operations in…

FedEx Express Gets Green Accreditation

PARIS — FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), today was granted the highly-regarded ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) 14001:2004 certification for environmental management for its European hub at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle in France. The certification recognizes that FedEx operations are managed in a resourceful and responsible…