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Tuesday, December 01, 2015
The 2015 Pain in the (Supply) Chain survey recently conducted by UPS coincided this year with qualitative interviews of healthcare executives in North America to gain further insights into trends, challenges and opportunities having an impact on healthcare logistics.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Included in these changes are tripling the size of the facility and nearly doubling its package processing rates. And it added that this project, which is expected to cost around $300 million, is projected to be “substantially completed” by 2018. UPS also plans to add more than full- and part-time 300 jobs at this location, with recruitment kicking off in 2017.
Posted on 10/30 at 10:22 AM
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
UPS reported today that third quarter revenue was down 0.4 percent annually at $14.2 billion, due to currency exchange rates and lower fuel surcharges. But earnings per share at $1.39 was up 5.3 percent, ahead of Wall Street estimates of $1.37.
Posted on 10/27 at 08:46 AM
Friday, October 23, 2015
By a whopping 2,252-to-8 margin, UPS pilots voted to authorize a strike against their employer, UPS, the Independent Pilots Association (IPA), the trade union representing UPS pilots, said today.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Earlier this week, FedEx union pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) signed a new contract with FedEx management, which takes effect in November and becomes amendable in 2021. As for its chief competitor, UPS, though, things are not as harmonious, with the Independent Pilots Association (IPA), the trade union representing UPS pilots recently saying leadership called on its 2,528 members to authorize a pilot strike against UPS.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
ALPA said that the new contract takes effect in November and becomes amendable in 2021. And it added that the new contract is comprised of across-the-board increases for hourly pay rates and new-hire compensation, a significant signing bonus, retirement plan enhancements, and work-rule improvements, among other positive modifications.
Posted on 10/20 at 11:18 AM
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Friday, October 16, 2015
UPS announced yesterday that it has rolled out its 2016 rate increases for various service offerings.
Posted on 10/16 at 09:50 AM
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Logistics managers have always been under pressure to strike the right distance between specialized intermediaries and the markets they want to serve. That challenge is becoming increasingly complex, however, as mega-brokerage enterprises capture more share.
Monday, October 12, 2015
UPS today announced it has made a significant expansion to its UPS Worldwide Express service by adding more than 41,000 global postal codes, which it said will result in earlier guaranteed-delivery options for shippers that only previously had end-of-day guarantees.
Posted on 10/12 at 10:48 AM
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Friday, September 18, 2015
Earlier this month, UPS announced it made further inroads in its program to deploy electric-powered vehicles with increased range and performance with the purchase of 125 new technology hybrid delivery trucks.
Posted on 09/18 at 08:40 AM