UPS

By Jeff Berman · August 22, 2012
The offer period for UPS’s $6.28 billion acquisition of Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator will be extended from its original expiration date of August 31 to November 9, according to UPS and TNT officials.
By Patrick Burnson · August 21, 2012
The performance of cyber sales in the second quarter is stellar compared to the poor showing of the brick-and-mortar stores.
By George Kokoris · August 15, 2012
The biggest labor contract in transportation comes up for renewal next year when 250,000 Teamsters at UPS negotiate a new deal with the world’s largest and most profitable transport company.
By Jeff Berman · August 2, 2012
UPS this week has rolled out what it calls a “wearable” scanning system that augments and speeds up how packages are loaded onto vehicles by its employees as well as the delivery of visibility information to customers.
By Jeff Berman · July 31, 2012
A recent Bloomberg report stated that European Union (EU) regulators have extended their review of UPS’s bid to acquire Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator for $6.28 billion by ten working days until December 12.
By Jeff Berman · July 24, 2012
Company points to U.S. Domestic and Supply Chain & Freight segments as drivers for quarterly growth.
By Jeff Berman · July 18, 2012
A report by the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG), entitled “Strategic Advantages of Moving Mail by Rail,” highlights the fact that moving USPS services and products on rail could be highly advantageous and beneficial for the USPS, with multiple benefits.
By Jeff Berman · July 18, 2012
In a 10-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, FedEx said this week that it has learned that the United States Postal Service plans to solicit proposals for domestic air services that are currently provided by FedEx.
By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2012
Late last week UPS said that the European Commission’s review of the proposed acquisition is now expected to move to a “Phase II review,” because there are facets of the deal that require more time to analyze.
By Jeff Berman · July 12, 2012
While transportation and logistics bellwethers UPS and FedEx are well-established in all corners of the world, one area where their presences could be even greater felt is China.
By Jeff Berman · June 25, 2012
Last week, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Jack Holmes, president of UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of UPS at the 10th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit, which was held in Chicago. Holmes provided an in-depth look at the LTL sector and how LTL’s and shippers should—and could—work well together, among other topics.
By Jeff Berman · June 21, 2012
UPS and Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, said today that UPS’s $6.5 billion cash offer for TNT, which was announced in March, commences tomorrow and will run through August 31.
By Jeff Berman · June 12, 2012
As e-commerce continues to become more prevalent and becomes a “go-to” shopping option for consumers, subsequent effects of that figure to impact supply chains in the sense that they might be more consumer-driven in the future. That was one of the main findings of a recent study put out by UPS and comScore.
By Jeff Berman · June 7, 2012
The Teamsters said these contracts represent roughly 250,000 union members throughout the United States.
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By George Kokoris · June 1, 2012
As a global leader in supply chain logistics, UPS has a long history of working with high-tech companies, from small component suppliers to global finished-goods powerhouses.

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