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.

14 Aug 2014
Both UPS and FedEx have received long-awaited approval from the Chinese government to widen operations in the country.
Holiday shopping season approaching.
30 Oct 2013
A shorter holiday shopping period and a consumer shift towards e-commerce may be the drivers behind U.S.-based courier delivery companies’ predictions for...
UPS Paris
25 Oct 2013
UPS today reported its revenue in the third quarter of 2013 was $13.5 billion, up 3.4 percent year-over-year, driven primarily by U.S. e-commerce shipments and strong European export growth.
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.