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DHL, the world’s leading international shipping specialist to exporters and importers across more than 220 countries and territories, is pleased to partner with the U.S. Commercial Service (CS) to help small-to medium-sized U.S. companies increase their international export sales success.
As the only carrier in the U.S. dedicated specifically to international express shipping, DHL delivers the global logistics expertise to complement the exporting support provided by CS global trade specialists, business contacts and resources. With DHL, even the smallest firm can reach over 90% of the world’s GDP within just 2-3 days. DHL capabilities span international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services.
DHL, a part of Deutsche Post DHL, is a global network composed of 275,000 employees worldwide who are focused on offering superior service quality and local knowledge. With programs in the areas of climate protection, disaster relief and education, DHL is committed to social responsibility. For more information, visit www.dhl-usa.com.
FedEx and the U.S. Commercial Service (CS) currently operate an initiative aimed at boosting exports from small and medium-size businesses. This unique public-private sector partnership was launched in mid-2004, when FedEx was selected via a competitive procurement process.
The primary function of the FedEx-CS initiative is to provide a unified framework of exporting services through private sector and U.S. government resources. Specifically, the initiative provides small and medium-size businesses with information and tools that address the complex facets of international trade.
Since the start of our alliance, FedEx and the CS have held more than 200 exporting seminars / outreach events around the world and exposed more than 10,000 small and medium-size businesses to exporting. We have also supported several trade missions to help companies explore business development opportunities in booming markets such as China, India and Latin America.
FedEx and the CS can effectively help businesses large and small streamline the export process through our joint resources. FedEx provides access to a growing global marketplace through a network of supply chain, transportation, business and information services serving more than 220 countries and territories. The CS has global trade specialists across the U.S. and in more than 80 countries. Together, our efforts are leading to dynamic changes in export assistance.
The Maryland Port Administration oversees and manages the six public marine terminals of the Port of Baltimore. Its mission is to stimulate the flow of waterborne commerce through the State of Maryland in a manner that provides economic benefit to Maryland citizens. The Port Administration also manages the Port of Baltimore’s nationally-renowned dredging program. The Port of Baltimore is one of the top ranked ports in the U.S. for cargo and dollar value of cargo. In 2011 the Port of Baltimore had the largest increase of cargo growth among all major U.S. ports. The Port of Baltimore also offers year-round cruising to the Bahamas, Bermuda and Caribbean.
As one of the world’s leading carriers, Lufthansa is proud to partner with the U.S. Commercial Service (CS); supporting their efforts to aid small-and medium-sized enterprises’ export initiatives. Together with our partners United Airlines & Continental, we are able to offer various corporate products which can reduce the cost of international air transportation for any size of company, while increasing efficiency on the road due to our strong combined network and high quality product.
After nearly 80 years’ experience as a passenger airline, we know that air transportation connects people globally and enables the positive exchange of ideas, goods and services. This knowledge and our worldwide reach will help support U.S. companies and facilitate bringing their contributions to the international marketplace.
Lufthansa is a global aviation group, with more than 95 centers of operation throughout the United States. Lufthansa employs nearly 10,000 aviation professionals in the United States including passenger services staff, cargo logisticians, aircraft maintenance technicians, IT specialists and teams of airline catering personnel at 47 customer service centers across the country. Lufthansa also invests significantly in goods and services from hundreds of American suppliers – including state-of-the-art aircraft and engines from our U.S. partners.
The U.S. Postal Service serves more than 9 million customers daily, at nearly 37,000 retail locations and has annual operating revenue of nearly $75 billion, including $2.0 billion in international shipments. It has one of the world's largest e-mail systems, delivering more than 13 million e-mails a day, with an average delivery time of less than 5 seconds. It delivered 3.6 billion e-mail messages in 2007. This amount has been growing at a rate of 35 percent per year.
The U.S. Postal Service does not receive tax dollars for operations. Is a self-supporting agency, using the revenue from the sale of postage, products, and services to pay expenses.
UPS and the U.S. Commercial Service have teamed up to help U.S. companies grow their exports. UPS offers a proven global track record that enables businesses to benefit from its international resources and export tools to streamline the export process and turn international trade into a competitive advantage.
UPS, which celebrated its 100th birthday in 2007, is the world's largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain services, offering an extensive range of options for synchronizing the movement of goods, information and funds. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., UPS serves more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Xpressrate.com is the Travelocity® of international shipping. XpressRate is a neutral site that allows importers and exporters to quote and compare International Air and Ocean rates within seconds from multiple shipping companies. While some providers only offer Air rates worldwide, XpressRate offers Air and Ocean full containers and less than full containers all from one system.
Ease of use is the key of the shipping portal - just search, compare, and book. XpressRate is totally free. The mission of XpressRate is to be the premier International shipping destination for small to mid-sized shippers by giving them world-class service and support to help them grow their business across the globe.