UPS

By Jeff Berman · December 18, 2012
If you see a few more UPS delivery trucks than usual in your neighborhood this week, do not be surprised. There are more than a few reasons for that.
By LM Staff · December 3, 2012
The company said rates for each service will increase by a net average of 4.9 percent and take effect on January 7, 2013.
By Jeff Berman · November 19, 2012
According to company officials, non-contractual 2013 rates will be comprised of a net increase of 4.5 percent for UPS Air and International Services and UPS ground packages are going up 4.9 percent.
By Patrick Burnson · November 15, 2012
A new cloud-based technology platform that allows shippers to more efficiently collaborate with international suppliers and better manage their inbound supply chains has been introduced by UPS.
By Jeff Berman · November 9, 2012
Bloomberg report states UPS recently received antitrust objections from regulators which listed potential problems with the deal, including how buying TNT would remove one of the few serious competitors in the European delivery services market.
By Jeff Berman · November 1, 2012
The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) granted an exemption to extend the Offer Period for the proposed acquisition of TNT by UPS.
By Jeff Berman · October 31, 2012
UPS expects to deliver 527 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and FedEx expects to deliver more than 280 million packages during that same period.
By Jeff Berman · October 29, 2012
UPS last week announced that it has taken major steps to expand its global healthcare distribution facility in the Asia Pacific region, opening three new “state of the art facilities” in Hangzhou, China, Shanghai, China, and Sydney, Australia.
By Jeff Berman · October 23, 2012
Third quarter revenue for transportation and parcel giant UPS was basically flat, falling 0.7 percent to $13.07 billion, with operating profit down 54 percent at $766 million. Earnings per share at $1.06 were flat compared to last year’s $1.09 per share and were in line with Wall Street estimates of $1.06 per share.
By Jeff Berman · October 22, 2012
The latest chapter regarding UPS’s planned $6.28 billion acquisition of Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, came late last week in the form of a Statement of Objections (SO) from the European Commission.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 1, 2012
Modern spends 60 seconds with the director of corporate marketing for the industrial manufacturing and automotive segment of UPS talking about the economy and manufacturing.
By Jeff Berman · September 26, 2012
Earlier this week, the Supervisory Board of TNT Express, a Netherlands-based provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, announced that Marie-Christine Lombard, TNT Express CEO, resigned “to pursue an external career opportunity.”
By John D. Schulz · September 20, 2012
The most important labor contract talks in freight transportation begin September 27 in Washington when UPS and the Teamsters union begin negotiations on a new contract.
By Patrick Burnson · September 12, 2012
In a speech that should resonate with LM readers, UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis called on leaders in Washington, D.C., to prepare a bipartisan debt reduction plan by January.
By Jeff Berman · September 11, 2012
According to a Wall Street Journal report, the Chinese government has granted both companies the green light to provide intra-China express package services.

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