UPS

United Parcel Service Inc, typically referred to as UPS, is an American global package and delivery service founded in 1907. Headquartered in Atlanta, the company reported third quarter 2013 revenue of $13.5 billion, up 3.4 percent year-over-year. Total revenue for 2012 was $54.1 billion and represented package operations and supply chain and freight services.

UPS employs 397,100 individuals worldwide, who contribute to its daily delivery of 16.3 million packages and documents to 7.7 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories.

Complementing the delivery services it is most known for, UPS provides supply chain solutions that span 33.5 million square feet across more than 120 countries. These operations include logistics and distribution; transportation and freight (air, sea, ground, rail); freight forwarding to 195 countries; international trade management and customs brokerage. UPS also handles service parts logistics, technical repair and configuration, supply chin design and planning and returns management.

19 Sep 2014
Air cargo out of Asia is seeing its first peak season in five years, and better capacity management among cargo carriers is set to push up freight rates into the last quarter.
01 Apr 2014
The Swiss manufacturer of key distribution system components is expanding its own distribution and manufacturing footprint in the U.S. as e-commerce demand fuels distribution center construction.
17 Mar 2014
UPS will raise its less-than-truckload general base rates an average of 4.4 percent March 31...
21 Feb 2014
The pilots of the UPS cargo plane that crashed on Aug. 14, 2013, had complained about the company’s tiring work schedules at the start of the fatal flight before making landing errors...
Person with snow shovel
04 Feb 2014
Widespread severe winter storms and colder than typical weather are slowing deliveries and cutting into manufacturing activity — but a thaw is coming, eventually.
Serious-looking boy with Christmas lights
31 Jan 2014
Embarrassed by late deliveries that lowered profits this holiday season, UPS lays out its strategy for improved forecasting, collaboration with shippers and package delivery at the next holiday peak.
30 Jan 2014
Less-than-truckload carrier UPS Freight increased revenue 5.3 percent in 2013 and 2.3 percent in the fourth quarter, thanks to volume and price gains.
UPS driver and packages
30 Jan 2014
The largest U.S. transportation and logistics company increased its profit dramatically in 2013, though holiday delivery disruptions took a bite out of fourth-quarter earnings.
17 Jan 2014
UPS today proved there’s no such thing as free online shipping. The parcel giant lowered its earnings expectation for the full year to $4.57 a share from a previous prediction of $4.65 to $4.85 a share, citing the unexpected surge in last-minute online shopping orders in a compressed holiday peak season.
03 Jan 2014
Trucking companies such as NEMF and UPS Freight closed terminals in the path of Winter Storm Hercules, but prepared to move freight quickly once the blizzard passed and roads and businesses reopened.
10 Dec 2013
The international shipping and logistics industry has welcomed the far-reaching trade facilitation reforms agreed to in Bali last week as part of the World Trade Organization’s latest effort to revitalize the Doha round of global trade talks.
FedEx and DHL vans.
22 Nov 2013
UPS, DHL Express and FedEx have published new rates for 2014.