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2013-12-17 12:20:42

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Driven by the growth in e-commerce, UPS (NYSE: UPS) expects to deliver 29 million packages globally today, Tuesday, Dec. 17. During UPS's 107(th) holiday season, Dec. 16 - 20 is known as "Peak Week" due to the surge in volume. "The entire team at UPS has planned all year to handle the annual increased shipping volume during the holidays," said Alan Gershenhorn, chief sales, marketing and strategy officer. "As consumers change the way they...

2013-11-22 23:40:16

Patricia M. Cestone is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 NAPW honors Patricia M. Cestone as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in delivery services with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional women...

2011-11-24 14:00:00

Sara Gustavson, Co-Owner of the Costa Mesa, California, UPS Store Advises to be sure to get your package shipping early so that they will be delivered on time for the Christmas and Holiday Season. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) November 24, 2011 With only twenty shipping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, good timing is critical for timely delivery of your holiday presents. Store owners of the Costa Mesa and Bayside, California UPS Stores advise customers to do their holiday package shipping...

2011-01-24 11:54:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last Friday (January 21) USA TODAY ran a page one story headlined "No U.S. airline fatalities in 2010." This is not correct. UPS - the eighth largest U.S. airline - lost its Flight 6 on September 3, 2010, killing Captain Doug Lampe and First Officer Matt Bell. UPS Flight 6 was a fully laden Boeing 747-400 flying from Dubai International Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport. UPS Flight 6 had departed Dubai International, but...

2010-11-04 18:38:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Parcel Service and the Independent Pilots Association, the collective bargaining unit for its 2,800 pilots, today signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes joint UPS/IPA Safety and Security Task Forces. Both will be made up of six members, three named by each party. "This agreement reaffirms our common objective of efficiently and effectively operating the UPS airline with safety and security as our twin...

2010-09-29 11:40:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRT) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Ground Support, LLC, has been awarded a contract to supply flight line tow tractors to the United States Air Force. Global is in receipt of the delivery order for the first pre-production unit which will be tested and evaluated before additional orders are placed. The contract award is for one year commencing September 28, 2010, with four additional one-year extension...

2010-02-04 15:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of federal lawsuits filed this week in Colorado and California allege that United Parcel Service has been improperly charging high air-transportation rates for next-day and two-day deliveries that were actually sent by far-cheaper ground transportation. According to the suits, UPS has been deliberately transporting some customers' "Next Day Air" and "2nd Day Air" packages by ground rather than by air and billing customers for the more...

2009-11-08 21:58:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced travel options for customers whose flight plans may be affected by Hurricane Ida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Customers booked on flights operated by Delta, Northwest Airlines or Delta Connection carriers to, from or through the following Gulf Coast cities through Tuesday, Nov. 10 may make a one-time change to their travel schedule without fee if tickets are changed by...

2009-06-30 09:00:00

PHOENIX, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperShuttle, the nation's largest shared ride service to and from 33 airports, is giving families a lift for their summer vacations by offering additional passengers traveling to and from a residential address a ride for just five dollars. Families who participate can also earn double miles on all SuperShuttle's airline partners. Vacationers can park their cars safely at home and let SuperShuttle do the heavy lifting. (Logo:...

2009-01-20 11:40:00

Sign-up as a Facebook Fan to instantly be entered in the drawing for the Cancun vacation package. EDINA, Minn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Become a Fan of NWA WorldVacations(R) on Facebook before Mar 31, 2009 and you will automatically be entered to win an amazing Cancun, Mexico vacation package. This awesome Mexico vacation includes roundtrip airfare to Cancun and hotel accommodations valued up to $2,200. All Facebook Fans are eligible to receive exclusive discounts, fun travel tips, and...