FedEx Delivers for FIRST® Robotics

More than 1,000 student robots moved via FedEx on annual FIRST National Robot Ship Day MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 22, 2011—Today, during the annual FIRST® National Robot Ship Day, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) will provide transportation cost for more than 1,000 robots from student teams around the US who are competing in the 2011 FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) events. Built on innovation, […]

Maersk joins UN disaster relief team

The A.P. Moller – Maersk Group is proud to announce it has joined a team of international companies, designated as a disaster relief support network under the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The Logistics Emergency Teams (LETs) consist of four of the world’s leading logistics and transport companies and supports the WFP and the humanitarian community during disaster relief […]

HAITI: One year after the earthquake

FedEx Relief Update January 12, 2011 FedEx continues to support global relief efforts in Haiti through the Red Cross, Heart to Heart, Direct Relief International and Water Missions.  To date, we have provided more than $2 million in-kind and cash support for the earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. Within seven days after the earthquake, FedEx had shipped over 500,000 pounds […]

UPS Supports American Red Cross with Logistics Expertise

UPS Enhances Response to Humanitarian Disasters UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a charitable initiative to create Logistics Emergency Teams (LETs) for American Red Cross chapters in Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans and the San Francisco Bay area, expanding the reach of the company’s urgent humanitarian relief program. Through this effort, UPS will provide logistics expertise, transportation and warehousing to local Red […]

APICS Releases Key Findings from Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Event

With guidance from the United Nations Global Compact, 2010 APICS International Conference & Expo attendees identify strategies operations and supply chain management professionals can put into action to enable corporate social responsibility and sustainability at their organizations. Chicago, Ill. (December 2, 2010)—APICS The Association for Operations Management, the global leader in supply chain and operations management certification, education, and membership, […]