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Friday, December 03, 2010

Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and couriers services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, said it plans to “demerge” operations by separating its Express and Mail operations into two independent companies. Company officials said that the main reasons for an internal separation are the increasingly divergent strategic profiles of the two units and the limited existing synergies between them.
Posted on 12/03 at 12:23 PM
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Monday, November 22, 2010

UPS recently announced an agreement to sell its UPS Logistics Technologies unit to Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm. Financial details were not disclosed.
Posted on 11/22 at 08:34 AM
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UPS recently announced an agreement to sell its UPS Logistics Technologies unit to Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm. Financial details were not disclosed.
Posted on 11/22 at 08:34 AM
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Thursday, November 18, 2010

UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of UPS said this week it has improved transit times between U.S. cities and Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Posted on 11/18 at 02:56 PM
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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Provisions that block foreign firms from bidding on major contracts with the federal government will stifle trade, says UPS
Posted on 11/16 at 10:03 AM
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Friday, November 12, 2010

A wide-ranging survey published by UPS and IDC Manufacturing Insights based on interviews with senior-level supply chain, operations, logistics, and distribution executives at 125 high-tech companies found that taking care of the bottom line is imperative when looking back at the lessons learned from the Great Recession.
Posted on 11/12 at 12:32 PM
NewsGreenUPSIDC Manufacturing InsightsReverse LogisticsHigh-TechScott DavisPermalink


Tuesday, November 02, 2010

UPS announced that new rates will kick in, effective January 3, 2011. Company officials said that 2011 rates will include a net increase of 4.9 percent for UPS ground packages and a net increase of 4.9 percent on all air express and U.S. origin international shipments.
Posted on 11/02 at 12:48 PM
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Friday, October 29, 2010

Several media outlets are reporting that two United States airports—Newark, N.J. Liberty International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport—are on high alert after a UPS cargo plane originating in Yemen and had transited through Europe was carrying a suspicious package, which contained a printer toner package which was tampered with and resembled an improvised bomb.
Posted on 10/29 at 11:45 AM
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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Keeping in line with the second quarter, UPS reported solid third quarter results earlier today. Quarterly revenue—at $12.19 billion—was up 9.3 percent year-over-year, and operating profit—at $1.6 billion—was up 74 percent. Net income at $991 million was up 80.5 percent, and earnings per share—at $0.93—were up 69 percent and topping Wall Street estimates that were in the $0.80-$0.92 range.
Posted on 10/21 at 09:13 AM
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Friday, October 08, 2010

Taking steps to keep pace with its global rivals, UPS is aiming to set up domestic service in China, according to a recent Financial Times report. According to the FT, UPS recently submitted an application for a domestic license to the China State Post Bureau, a local regulator, in order to offer shippers in China domestic next-day delivery service and second and third day delivery products.
Posted on 10/08 at 01:44 AM
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