In the News

Here you will find news and information about Washington Express in the Washington, DC community from the press, the Internet, and other sources.



  • June 11, 2018-Washington Business Journal Features Washington Express Movers
June 11, 2018-Washington Business Journal Features Washington Express Movers

Washington Express Movers is determined to be the solution for small to mid-sized office moves.

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  • Dec 15, 2016 – Miss Thelma Young Retires
Dec 15, 2016 – Miss Thelma Young Retires

Our one and only, Miss Thelma Young will be retiring from Washington Express at the end of 2016 after 16 years of hard work and loyal service. Thelma’s smiling face and sassy comments have been a fixture to her colleagues and clients alike with many of them striking up real life friendships over the course of the past decade and a half. Some clients were even lucky enough to meet her in person or receive some of her famous Christmas cupcakes. We wish nothing but the very best for Miss Thelma and know she will make great use of her newfound freedom, we only hope she has the time for the occasional visit from time to time

  • June 13, 2016 – WEX speed and reliability, now available to handle your larger moves!
June 13, 2016 – WEX speed and reliability, now available to handle your larger moves!

Whether you’re moving a few boxes and desks across the hall or a convention hall worth of exhibits across town, only Washington Express gives you the speed of a courier service with the resources of a traditional mover.

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  • Jan 13, 2016 – Washington Express Celebrates 35 Years in Business
Jan 13, 2016 – Washington Express Celebrates 35 Years in Business

This is a big year for Washington Express as it is our 35th year in business. Looking back over the years, we are proud of how far we’ve come. From a small back alley courier dispatch office on 14th Street, we have grown with our customers and are now an automated logistics and professional services firm with five divisions, including a national federal filing service and a same day florist, Nosegay Flowers.

  • Sept 24, 2015 – How a local bike courier company cleverly switched gears to avoid extinction
Sept 24, 2015 – How a local bike courier company cleverly switched gears to avoid extinction

Founded in 1981, Washington Express is the oldest bike courier company in town. And that’s probably because it managed to keep rolling with the times. In the 1980s – before fax and email took over the city’s offices – the company had about 100 bike messengers, plus couriers on other vehicles.

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  • Feb 20, 2015 – Washington Business Journal features Washington Express’ various business offerings
Feb 20, 2015 – Washington Business Journal features Washington Express’ various business offerings

In order to diversify its business, Washington Express has moved into the floral industry where delivery is paramount.

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  • May 26, 2014 – Surviving the Long Haul
May 26, 2014 – Surviving the Long Haul

In the Spring 2009 edition of MCAA magazine, Maria DeLuca writes about the survival secrets of four logistics industry veterans. See what our CEO, Gil Carpel had to say.

  • Feb 20, 2014 – Washington Express in the ALA News
Feb 20, 2014 – Washington Express in the ALA News

Washington Express is featured in ALA Capital Chapter’s publication, Capitol Connection.

  • Dec 12, 2013 – Flying Toward Change: Courier Service Looks Past Paper
Dec 12, 2013 – Flying Toward Change: Courier Service Looks Past Paper

You probably don’t think of couriers and envision flowers.But you should. The two industries have more in common than one might think, according to Mike Miller, executive vice president of courier company Washington Express.

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  • Jul 1, 2013-Introducing the first DC florist to deliver at the speed of Washington Express
Jul 1, 2013-Introducing the first DC florist to deliver at the speed of Washington Express

Nosegay has been in business in Washington for nearly eight decades and now this established local florist is part of the Washington Express family of companies. This partnership allows us to offer even more in service and value.

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  • Oct 20, 2012 – Washington Express As Private Label Courier Service
Oct 20, 2012 – Washington Express As Private Label Courier Service

Under this Private Label Agreement, WEX handles all of the daily operating functions of Apple Courier but they continue to use the Apple brand in all interactions with the clients.

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  • Feb 22, 2012 – Washington Express Announces Expansion of Washington Express Visa Services
Feb 22, 2012 – Washington Express Announces Expansion of Washington Express Visa Services

Washington Express’ Visas and Document Processing division has recently expanded to new, larger offices at 1920 N Street in Washington DC.

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  • Mar 30, 2010 – Washington Express announces new expanded Visa Processing Services
Mar 30, 2010 – Washington Express announces new expanded Visa Processing Services

Washington Express, a leading provider of same-day courier services and delivery management solutions in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia, today announced their newly expanded Visa Processing and Authentication services.

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  • Feb 10, 2010 – Washington Express announces 25% Off Line-Standing
Feb 10, 2010 – Washington Express announces 25% Off Line-Standing

Washington Express, a leader in DC area courier services, provides professional, competitively priced line standing and seat holding services for congressional and judicial hearings.

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  • Feb 20, 2008 – 2008 MCAA Hall of Fame
Feb 20, 2008 – 2008 MCAA Hall of Fame

Gil Carpel has been inducted into the MCAA Hall of Fame

  • Feb 20, 2008 – The Influence Game: Stand-Ins Work as Placeholders
Feb 20, 2008 – The Influence Game: Stand-Ins Work as Placeholders

From the Associated Press in the New York Times is an article about Congressional Linestanding

  • Feb 20, 2008 – Interview with Gil Carpel
Feb 20, 2008 – Interview with Gil Carpel

Our CEO, Gil Carpel is interviewed in the ALA Capital Chapter’s publication, Capital Connection

  • Dec 23, 2008 – Legal BisNow
Dec 23, 2008 – Legal BisNow

Gil Carpel is featured in an article written about Marc Fleischaker.

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  • Dec 23, 2008 – Waiting for Good Dough
Dec 23, 2008 – Waiting for Good Dough

Politico reporter, Lisa Lerer, writes about the business of Capitol Hill Linestanding

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