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.

Doctor and patient
07 Jul 2014
Endochoice, a six-year-old Atlanta-based importer of medical devices and disposable infectious control supplies and services for gastroenterologists, most of whom were in the U.S, had to reengineer its global supply chain last year when it acquired high-tech medical companies in Israel and Germany and began to manufacture and distribute a sophisticated new system for colonoscopies internationally.
14 Oct 2013
Rate volatility on the trans-Pacific ocean trade illustrates that existing regulations are not working as intended, according to the new the new head of UPS’s forwarding division in Asia.
08 Oct 2013
UPS will expand its forwarding footprint in Asia under the guidance of new regional forwarding chief Jeff McCorstin, whose official appointment as president of global freight forwarding for the Asia-Pacific region was announced Tuesday.
08 Oct 2013
UPS has named Jeff McCorstin as president of UPS freight forwarding in Asia-Pacific.
06 Sep 2013
UPS has plans to purchase two Costa Rica-based companies: Union Pak de Costa Rica, a small package delivery firm, and SEISA Brokerage, a brokerage business.
14 Aug 2013
UPS has expanded its presence in China with the addition of two new contract logistics distribution facilities in Chengdu and Shanghai.
14 Aug 2013
A UPS cargo plane crashed near Birmingham, Ala., this morning.
09 Aug 2013
UPS Freight will open a facility in Indianapolis on Monday, Aug. 12.
24 Jul 2013
The General Civil Aviation Authority has made recommendations addressing air cargo fire safety as part of its final report on the fatal crash of UPS B747-400 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Sept. 3, 2010.
MOL Comfort. Photo courtesy gCaptain.
24 Jul 2013
As the first quarter drew to a close, 2013 was shaping up as a year of paradoxes....
23 Jul 2013
UPS has placed an order for 1,821 fire-resistant shipping containers.

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