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.

03 Oct 2014
Major U.S. parcel carriers are pressuring retailers to be more realistic in shipping expectations in order to avoid a repeat of the 2013 holiday season, when over 2 million express packages were not delivered by Christmas Eve.
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.
UPS plane
19 Nov 2013
Manufacturers of high-technology products all over the globe are near-shoring or intending to move production closer to the markets they serve.
The press event for the Safe Skies Act of 2013 at the U.S. Capitol. Source: Coalition of Airline Pilots Association
14 Nov 2013
U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.; Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.; and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., have introduced the Safe Skies Act to ensure that America’s cargo plane pilots...
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.