Founded: July 1, 1971, Washington, D.C., United States
Delivery tracking: 00 1 800-222-1811
The USPS which is an independent body was founded in 1971 with its headquarters situated at Washington DC. It is one of those organizations in US which are completely authorized by the government. With a total of 617,254 members and 211,264 vehicles, the organization is serving all Americans regardless of geographical conditions with uniform price and excellent services. Registered under the Postal Reorganization Act, it has access to all the destinations across U.S. is having a revenue of USD 67.8 billion (fiscal 2014) losing USD 5.5 billion as its revenue in previous year. With its exemplary services it is also competing with other private package delivery services is also having the record of operating largest civilian vehicle fleet in the world.
Founded: 1997 after acquisition of Caliber System.
FedEx Corporation is a giant of courier industry having its area of services across whole world with more than 300,000 employees. The company was founded in 1971, at Little Rock, Arkansas as Federal Express Corporation. The company has been on a high note till foundation with its revenue increasing every year (USD 45 billion in 2013). FedEx has acquired a number of companies including transportation service providers, airfreight service providers and many more. It is also in collaboration with British Airways giving itself an edge over its competitors and increasing its area of services.
UPS (United Parcel Service)
Founded: August 28, 1907
UPS is among the largest logistic service provider in the world having its headquarters situated at Sandy Springs. The company is serving more than 6.1 million customers in one day all across the globe. With a revenue of USD 54.1 billion (fiscal 2012), company has got a large employee base of around 397,100. The main services in which UPS is dealing with are Courier Express Services, Freight Forwarding services and logistics services. The company has been nicknamed as “Brown” because of its delivery services in brown colored trucks and employee uniforms.
DHL is the largest logistics company in world providing express international mail services. The present face of DHL is the result of acquisition of large number of shares by Deutsche Post. The company is known primarily for its offshore and services among different continents. The company was initially started to provide its services between San Francisco and Honolulu and now under the leadership of Ines Fiedler (CEO), Arian Dasley (Co-Founder) and Larry Hillblom (Co-Founder) it has expanded its exemplary services among those regions where postal service was not provided by any other company such as Soviet Union, Iraq, Iran and many more.
Founded: 26 May, 2011 as a standalone company
TNT, operating with fully owned services across 61 countries is an international courier Services Company with its headquarters situated at Hoofddrops, Netherlands. The name is short of Thomas Nationwide Transport after it was started by a businessman with just a single truck. The company has been operational through road and air transport in Europe, Asia-Pacific and America. With revenue of 6.68 billion euros in 2014, one of the largest logistic companies is growing day by day and scaling new heights.