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Irma relief still arriving despite continuing storms in Caribbean

Irma relief still arriving despite continuing storms in Caribbean

September 22, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Even as the damages from Hurricane Maria are still being assessed in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, more relief continues to arrive to the storm-ravaged region. A 747-400 freighter operated by U.K.-based CargoLogicAir (see photo above) departed from the East Midlands Airport yesterday, carrying 110 tonnes of goods onRead More

DP-DHL introduces Resilience360 tool to identify supply chain disruption risk

DP-DHL introduces Resilience360 tool to identify supply chain disruption risk

September 21, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

This year’s hurricane season has been devastating for the communities impacted by the series of storms so far in the Caribbean region, and disaster relief charities like Airlink and LIFT are providing shining examples of compassion in the midst of large losses. Even after the hurricane season finally ends, completeRead More

FedEx, NBA team up to airlift pets left behind in Florida after Irma [VIDEO]

FedEx, NBA team up to airlift pets left behind in Florida after Irma [VIDEO]

September 18, 2017 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

After delivering more than $11 million worth of critical supplies for Florida relief workers on Friday in the wake of Hiurricane Irma, FedEx gave a free ride to more than 150 dogs and cats that had been stranded by the storm during last week’s evacuation. Today, the rescued animals areRead More

Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

September 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – As Hurricane Irma completed its rampage across Florida over the weekend, additional emergency response teams started recovery efforts in the hard-hit U.S. Virgin Islands, with logistics nonprofit Airlink and United Airlines airlifting vital K-9 search and rescue dogs and other equipment here at Luis MuñozRead More

UPS suspends ‘My Choice’ re-delivery fees for Hurricane Irma evacuees

UPS suspends ‘My Choice’ re-delivery fees for Hurricane Irma evacuees

September 11, 2017 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

With Hurricane Irma evacuees from Florida dispersed across the Southeastern United States and beyond, UPS has suspended its re-delivery fees for its My Choice customers, so that displaced residents can redirect their deliveries to their temporary address, free of charge. By suspending its fees, UPS joins other companies such asRead More

Cargo restrictions move north as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida

Cargo restrictions move north as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida

September 8, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – After churning across most of the northern Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea over the last three days, Hurricane Irma has set a course for the low-lying U.S. state of Florida, packing 150-mile-per-hour winds and expected storm surges of 6 to 12 feet by thisRead More

Puerto Rico airfreight braces for Hurricane Irma landfall

Puerto Rico airfreight braces for Hurricane Irma landfall

September 6, 2017 at 2:36 am 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — As the cleanup continues in the Houston area in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, another part of the United States is bracing for the next blow in the form of Hurricane Irma, which has recently crossed into the Caribbean Sea. FedEx and UPS operations outRead More