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  • BoxBrosLA/Goodman Shipping is proud to be part of the Frogtown(Elysian Valley) Community and a venue(#41) at this year’s Art Walk.. Our LA Shipping Center at 3009 Gilroy St. is located in the heart of Frogtown, and is a venue(#41) in this year's Frogtown Art Walk on Sept. 22 between 4pm and 10pm. We will be exhibiting paintings by Robert Gutierrez and Sage Gallon. Stop in to see his work, meet the artists and talk with them about their work or just say "hi"... it should be a wonderful event!

    The 2018 Frogtown Artwalk is brought to you by the Elysian Valley Arts Collective (EVAC), the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Cultural Affairs, and is co-sponsored by LYFT, LA City Council District 13 and Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell. Stroll, bike, or hitch a ride on a series of FREE pedicabs along the LA River path to move from location to location.

    Frogtown Art Walk website
    Festival information
    Frogtown Art Walk Events
    Frogtown Art Walk News
    Art Walk Event & Venue map

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  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018

    The aftermath of Tropical Storm Florence is still causing some service disruptions in the Carolinas. Our contingency plans are in place and, as always, our priorities are the safety and well-being of our team members and minimizing the effects of potential storms on service. FedEx will be prepared to provide service to the best of our ability in areas affected by the storm and as local conditions allow.

    The latest Fedex Service Alerts can be found here https://www.fedex.com/en-us/service-alerts.html
    Up to date information on Hurricane Safety and weather advisories can be found at the National Weather Service.

    Shipping to affected areas?
    To help avoid delays, we encourage you to contact your recipients to verify whether their location is open or able to receive deliveries.

    Note that potential service disruptions may not affect FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx Office, etc. the same. This may result in different levels of impact as well as cities, states, and ZIP Codes serviced.

    Continue to check https://www.fedex.com/en-us/service-alerts.html for service updates. For specific shipment status information, you can track your BoxbrosLA Fedex/UPS/USPS/DHL shipments here.

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  • Operations During Super Bowl LII
    January 26 – February 4, 2018

    FedEx will be operating in the Minneapolis metro area during Super Bowl LII festivities from January 26 – February 4, 2018. Some customers in the Minneapolis area may experience service delays or disruptions during this time because of government security measures in place for Super Bowl LII. We encourage all customers shipping into the area to check with your recipients to understand their locations relative to the security zones. We encourage Minneapolis area customers to track packages on fedex.com or by calling 1-800-GO-FEDEX. Our customer service teams can assist you in locating an alternate delivery location as needed. We have implemented contingency plans and our teams will minimize delays to the fullest extent possible.

    Please continue to check FedEx Service Alerts for updates.

    Delays can be anticipated in and around government security zones as well as in the following ZIP Codes and locations:

    FedEx Express
    Bloomington, MN – 55417 and 55435
    Edina, MN – 55423, 55435, and 55439
    Minneapolis, MN – 55401, 55402, 55403, 55404, 55414, 55415, 55417, 55423, 55425, 55435, 55439, 55450, 55454, 55455, 55458, 55459, 55460, 55470, 55472, 55474, 55478, 55479, 55480, 55483, 55484, 55485, 55486, 55487, and 55488
    Richfield, MN – 55423
    Saint Paul, MN – 55111

    FedEx Ground
    Eden Prairie, MN – 55344
    Minneapolis, MN – 55425

    https://www.fedex.com/us/servicealerts/

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  • As hurricane Harvey approaches the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Texas, all major carriers may encounter disruptions of service. We have placed links to their sites so you may get the latest info. And as always you can use our Online Package Tracking Tool to check the delivery status of your package.

    USPS
    The U.S. Postal Service is monitoring conditions in Louisiana and Texas as Hurricane Harvey gains strength. The storm, expected to become a Category 3 hurricane, is beginning to impact the Texas coast. It’s predicted to cause major flooding described as “catastrophic” as well as high winds. Residents are being urged to evacuate areas in the path of the storm. Postal operations in the region are impacted.

    Updates will be posted as they become available. Please check the link for updates and more info from USPS:
    https://about.usps.com/news/service-alerts/welcome.htm

    FEDEX
    FedEx is closely monitoring Hurricane Harvey. Our contingency plans are in place and, as always, our priorities are the safety and well-being of our team members and minimizing the effects of potential storms on service. FedEx will be prepared to provide service to the best of our ability in areas affected by the storm and as local conditions allow. You can check the link below for more info on FEDEX Service Alerts:
    https://www.fedex.com/us/servicealerts/

    UPS
    With Hurricane Harvey making landfall in areas of Louisiana and Texas over the weekend, our team continues to assess local weather conditions.
    We will work to ensure the safety of our employees while minimizing effects on service. Contingency plans are in place to help ensure that shipments arrive at their final destinations as quickly as conditions permit. The link below will provide more info on UPS Service alerts and areas affected:
    https://www.ups.com/us/es/service-alerts.page?id=alert1

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    Hurricane Harvey Ariel photo
  • Congratulations to Box Brothers LA Regional Sales Manager, James Patrick Sullivan II. James was one of 3 people awarded a $1000 Scholarship by Association of Mail and Business Centers .

    This is a big deal for James who is working towards his degree. Here is what he told us,
    "This could not have come at a better time. I am nearing the end of my
    degree and this scholarship will help make that happen. I am grateful to
    the Charmaine M. Fennie Memorial Scholarship for this opportunity. I am so
    blessed to have an employer like David Goodman, coworkers like those at Box
    Brothers, and an industry that is so supportive in helping people achieve
    their dreams. I know firsthand that it is not easy to complete a degree
    while running a shipping store. I also know it is not easy to accommodate
    an employee with a school schedule. For this I am forever grateful."

    We're grateful to have employees like James, he and all of our team members work hard to help our customers and make our company the success story that it is.

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    Goodman Packing and Shipping Regional Sales Manager,James Patrick Sullivan II, AMBC 2017 Award winner, AMBC 2017 Award winners
  • Congratulations to Box Brothers LA Regional Sales Manager, James Patrick Sullivan II. James was one of 3 people awarded a $1000 Scholarship by Association of Mail and Business Centers .

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    Goodman Packing and Shipping Regional Sales Manager,James Patrick Sullivan II, AMBC Awards winners

 

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