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Airborne Express was an express delivery company and cargo airline.
An airline alliance is an aviation industry arrangement between two or more airlines agreeing to cooperate on a substantial level.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
, also known as or ANA, is the largest airline in Japan on the basis of fleet size.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Metro Atlanta, designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget as the Atlanta–Sandy Springs–Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area, is the most populous metro area in the US state of Georgia and the ninth-largest metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the United States.
A battery electric vehicle (BEV), or all-electric vehicle is a type of electric vehicle (EV) that uses chemical energy stored in rechargeable battery packs.
Beatty (pronounced BAY-dee) is an unincorporated town along the Amargosa River in Nye County in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Big Brown (foaled April 10, 2005 in Kentucky) is a retired American hero Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the 2008 Kentucky Derby and 2008 Preakness Stakes. He suffered his only defeat in the Belmont Stakes, and was later named the champion three-year-old colt of 2008.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Burlington is a city in the Regional Municipality of Halton at the northwestern end of Lake Ontario.
Cab-over, also known as cab over engine (COE), cab forward (U.S.), or forward control (UK), is a body style of truck, bus, or van that has a vertical front, "flat face" or a semi-hood, with the cab of the truck sitting above (or forward of) the front axle.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Canada Post Corporation (Société Canadienne des Postes), known more simply as Canada Post (Postes Canada), is a Crown corporation which functions as the primary postal operator in Canada.
A carbon offset is a reduction in emissions of carbon dioxide or greenhouse gases made in order to compensate for or to offset an emission made elsewhere.
In economics, cargo or freight are goods or produce being conveyed – generally for commercial gain – by water, air or land.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Choice Logistics is a company based in the United States, specializing in distributing service parts.
Cologne (Köln,, Kölle) is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth most populated city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich).
A common carrier in common law countries (corresponding to a public carrier in civil law systems,Encyclopædia Britannica CD 2000 "Civil-law public carrier" from "carriage of goods" usually called simply a carrier) is a person or company that transports goods or people for any person or company and that is responsible for any possible loss of the goods during transport.
Compressed natural gas (CNG) (methane stored at high pressure) is a fuel which can be used in place of gasoline (petrol), Diesel fuel and propane/LPG.
The contiguous United States or officially the conterminous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. on the continent of North America.
Corvallis is a city in central western Oregon, United States.
A courier is a company that delivers messages, packages, and mail.
Daimler Trucks North America LLC, formerly Freightliner Corporation, is an automotive industry manufacturer of commercial vehicles headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Daimler AG.
Dale Arnold Jarrett (born November 26, 1956) is a former American race car driver and current sports commentator known for winning the Daytona 500 three times (in 1993, 1996, and 2000) and winning the NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship in 1999.
Dartford is the principal town in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, England.
David Abney (born c. 1956) is an American business executive.
The Deutsche Post AG, operating under the trade name Deutsche Post DHL Group, is a German postal service and international courier service company, the world's largest.
DHL Express is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL providing international courier, parcel, and express mail services.
The Dodge Caravan is a minivan manufactured and marketed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (and predecessor Chrysler companies) and marketed under the Dodge brand. Introduced for the 1984 model year, it is the longest-used nameplate currently in use by Chrysler. Introduced as the Dodge version of the Chrysler minivans alongside the Plymouth Voyager (and the later Chrysler Town & Country), the Dodge Caravan is currently in its fifth generation of production. Largely marketed in the United States and Canada, outside North America, the Dodge Caravan was marketed as the Chrysler Voyager. In North America, the Grand Caravan served as the basis for the Volkswagen Routan assembled by Chrysler. Since 1984, more than 11 million Chrysler minivans (including rebadged variants and export versions) have been sold worldwide. Since its 1983 introduction, the Dodge Caravan has been assembled at Windsor Assembly, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada; prior to 2010, Saint Louis Assembly (in Fenton, Missouri) was an additional source of production.
The Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA, also called the "Dow Jones Transports") is a U.S. stock market index from S&P Dow Jones Indices of the transportation sector, and is the most widely recognized gauge of the American transportation sector.
Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Dubai International Airport (مطار دبي الدولي) is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic.
The Eastern United States, commonly referred to as the American East or simply the East, is a region roughly coinciding with the boundaries of the United States established in the 1783 Treaty of Paris, which bounded the new country to the west along the Mississippi River.
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest in the U.S. state of Oregon.
The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
FedEx Ground is a package shipping company that is a subsidiary of the FedEx Corporation.
FF Dax is a humanist sans-serif typeface designed by Hans Reichel, published by FontFont library.
FontShop International is an international manufacturer of digital typefaces (fonts), based in Berlin.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
The Ford L-Series (also named Ford Louisville or Ford Aeromax) is a range of heavy-duty trucks that were assembled and marketed by Ford between 1970 and 1998.
The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie, Leaping Lena, or flivver) is an automobile produced by Ford Motor Company from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927.
The Ford Transit Connect is a compact panel van developed by Ford Europe and derived from the Ford Focus.
A freight forwarder, forwarder, or forwarding agent, also known as a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC), is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations to get goods from the manufacturer or producer to a market, customer or final point of distribution.
The Freightliner Argosy is a heavy-duty semi-trailer truck produced by Daimler Trucks North America.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Greenwich is an affluent town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
HistoryLink is a website that is an encyclopedia of Washington State history.
A hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) is a type of hybrid vehicle that combines a conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) system with an electric propulsion system (hybrid vehicle drivetrain).
The Department of Posts (DoP), trading as India Post, is a government-operated postal system in India.
Intermodal freight transport involves the transportation of freight in an intermodal container or vehicle, using multiple modes of transportation (e.g., rail, ship, and truck), without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes.
The International® 9000 Series was a line of Class 8 semi-trailer trucks manufactured by International Trucks.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) is a labor union in the United States and Canada.
The International ProStar was a Class 8 Commercial vehicle manufactured by International Trucks.
The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was a regulatory agency in the United States created by the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887.
John W. (Jack) Rogers is an American businessman who is the retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of United Parcel Service, a position he held from May 1984 to November 1989.
James E. Casey (March 29, 1888 – June 6, 1983), American businessman, was born in Pick Handle Gulch near Candelaria, Nevada.
was a government-owned corporation in Japan that existed from 2003 to 2007, offering postal and package delivery services, banking services, and life insurance.
Kent C. (Oz) Nelson is an American businessman who is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United Parcel Service, a position he held from November 1989 to December 1996.
The Kentucky Derby, is a horse race that is held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.
Kenworth is an American and Australian manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty Class 8 trucks, with corporate office and engineering headquarters in the Seattle, Washington suburb of Kirkland.
Less than truckload shipping or less than load (LTL) is the transportation of relatively small freight.
Logistics is generally the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation.
Long combination vehicles are combinations of multiple trailers on tractor trucks as compared to standard 5 axle semi trailer-trucks with one trailer.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Louisville International Airport is a public and military use public airport centrally located in the city of Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States.
Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States.
LSO, formerly Lone Star Overnight, is a regional shipping carrier that focuses on overnight delivery, utilizing both air and ground transportation, to every address in Texas, southeastern New Mexico and all major metro markets in Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama & Tennessee, plus the country of Mexico.
LYNX Express was a courier (parcel delivery) company operating principally in the United Kingdom.
Mack Trucks, Inc., is an American truck–manufacturing company and a former manufacturer of buses and trolley buses.
The mail or post is a system for physically transporting postcards, letters, and parcels.
Mail Boxes Etc. (MBE) is one of the world´s largest networks of retail Centers offering pack and ship, logistics, communications and marketing services to business and private customers.
MaxiCode is a public domain, machine-readable symbol system originally created and used by United Parcel Service.
Medford is a city in, and county seat of, Jackson County, Oregon, United States.
Menlo Logistics is a global supply chain company operating in 20 countries on five continents.
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a light commercial vehicle (van) built by Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany as a van, chassis cab, minibus, and pickup truck.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are transactions in which the ownership of companies, other business organizations, or their operating units are transferred or consolidated with other entities.
Michael L. Eskew is an American businessman who is the former chairman and chief executive officer of UPS from 2002 to 2007.
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").
Military mail, as opposed to civilian mail, refers to the postal services provided by armed forces that allow serving members to send and receive mail.
Modec was an electric vehicle manufacturer in Coventry, in the United Kingdom, specialising in Commercial vehicles in the N2 category.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (often shortened to the Cup Series) is the top racing series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).
Morgan Olson is an American aluminum vehicle company that is the leading producer of aluminum walk-in vans.
Multi-stop trucks (also known as walk-in delivery or step vans) are a type of light-duty and medium-duty truck created for local deliveries to residences and businesses.
A multinational corporation (MNC) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) is a nonprofit membership organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.
The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally, meaning in this case not artificial.
Navistar International Corporation (formerly International Harvester Company) is an American holding company, that owns the manufacturer of International brand commercial trucks, IC Bus school and commercial buses, Workhorse brand chassis for motor homes and step vans, and is a private label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van, and SUV markets.
NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast television network NBC, formerly known as the National Broadcasting Company when it was founded on radio.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
Online shopping is a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly buy goods or services from a seller over the Internet using a web browser.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
OnTrac is a logistics company specializing in contracting regional shipping services in the Western United States.
Package delivery or parcel delivery is the delivery of shipping containers, parcels, or high value mail as single shipments.
Parcel post is a postal service for mail that is too heavy for normal letter post.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.
Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
In the United States, Pullman was used to refer to railroad sleeping cars which were built and operated on most U.S. railroads by the Pullman Company (founded by George Pullman) from 1867 to December 31, 1968.
The Pullman Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid-to-late 19th century through the first half of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States.
Purolator Inc. is a Canadian courier that is 91% owned by Canada Post, 7% owned by Barry Lapointe Holdings Ltd.
A reporting mark is an alphabetic code of one to four letters used to identify owners or lessees of rolling stock and other equipment used on certain railroad networks.
Rockford is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Illinois, the 171st most populous city in the United States, the largest city in Illinois outside the Chicago metropolitan area, and the city of the 148th most populous metropolitan area in the United States.
Ronald Robert Carey (March 22, 1936 – December 11, 2008) was an American labor leader who served as president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters from 1991 to 1997.
Royal Mail plc (Post Brenhinol; a' Phuist Rìoghail) is a postal service and courier company in the United Kingdom, originally established in 1516.
The S&P 100 Index is a stock market index of United States stocks maintained by Standard & Poor's.
The Standard & Poor's 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, or just the S&P, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
Salem is the capital of the U.S. state of Oregon, and the county seat of Marion County.
Sandy Springs is a city in northern Fulton County, Georgia, United States, and part of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
A semi-trailer is a trailer without a front axle.
The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) is a privately controlled US code used to identify road transport companies.
Star Alliance is one of the world's largest global airline alliances.
A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer.
In commerce, supply chain management (SCM), the management of the flow of goods and services, involves the movement and storage of raw materials, of work-in-process inventory, and of finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.
TFI International Inc. is a Canadian transport and logistics company based in Montreal, Quebec.
The UPS Store network is the world's largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers.
Thomas Loren Friedman (born July 20, 1953) is an American journalist and author.
TNT Express is an international courier delivery services company, now a subsidiary of FedEx, with its headquarters in Hoofddorp, Netherlands.
A tractor unit (prime mover or traction unit) is a characteristically heavy-duty towing engine that provides motive power for hauling a towed or trailered load.
A trailer skirt or side skirt is a device affixed to the underside of a semi-trailer, for the purpose of reducing aerodynamic drag caused by air turbulence.
The United Parcel Service strike of 1997, led by International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) President Ron Carey, started on August 4, 1997, and involved over 185,000 teamsters (IBT members).
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
UPS Airlines is an American cargo airline based in Louisville, Kentucky.
UPS Capital is division of UPS in which it is a financial services business company that offers traditional and non-traditional financial services and insurance products.
UPS Freight is the Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) trucking division of UPS.
Utilimaster Corporation is an American company that makes walk-in vans (also known as step vans), parcel delivery vans (PDVs) and truck bodies.
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
The White Motor Company was an American automobile, truck, bus and agricultural tractor manufacturer from 1900 until 1980.
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