UPS

By Patrick Burnson · 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · September 9, 2015
Earlier today, the Independent Pilots Association (IPA), a trade union representing pilots at UPS, said its leadership has called on its 2,528 members to authorize a pilot strike against UPS. It said that if this gets membership approval, the IPA’s five-member executive board would be able to request a release from federally-mediated negotiations with UPS
By Jeff Berman · August 19, 2015
UPS said this week it has officially completed the closing of its $1.8 billion acquisition of Coyote Logistics. The deal was made official on July 31.
By Jeff Berman · July 31, 2015
Rumors of transportation and logistics titan UPS acquiring Chicago-based transportation management services provider Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion have become a reality, with UPS announcing today that the deal is now official.
By Jeff Berman · July 29, 2015
UPS Access Point locations serve as a replacement delivery address when consumers are not at home to receive a package or when consumers want a delivery to go somewhere other than their residence.
By Jeff Berman · July 28, 2015
Citing currency exchange rates and lower fuel surcharges, second quarter revenue for transportation and logistics titan UPS dropped 1.2 percent to $14.1 billion, the Atlanta-based company reported today. Even though revenue was slightly down, earnings per share saw a 12 percent annual gain at $1.35, which was above Wall Street estimates of $1.27.
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2015
This service, which functions as an express freight service geared towards urgent, time-sensitive, and high-value international shipments, was initially launched by Big Brown in January 2013.
By Jeff Berman · July 15, 2015
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said this week it has expanded its UPS Preferred multimodal freight services portfolio with the introduction of a less-than-container load (LCL) option for China-to-Europe rail shipments.
By LM Staff · June 17, 2015
FedEx Corp. today reported adjusted earnings of $2.66 per diluted share for the fourth quarter ended May 31, compared to adjusted earnings of $2.54 per diluted share a year ago, thereby falling short of what many market analysts expected.
By Jeff Berman · May 21, 2015
Various media outlets reported this week that UPS will pay $25 million to settle allegations that it filed false claims to the federal government over guarantees it made related to delivery of Next Day air overnight packages.
By Jeff Berman · May 21, 2015
As the supply chains of high-tech shippers continue to mature and innovate, coupled with rapid growth, it is not a huge surprise to see them further leverage current strategies and lay the groundwork for newer ones, when it comes to further expanding their manufacturing supply chain capabilities.
By Jeff Berman · May 20, 2015
As the supply chains of high-tech shippers continue to mature and innovate, coupled with rapid growth, it is not a huge surprise to see them further leverage current strategies and lay the groundwork for newer ones, when it comes to further expanding their manufacturing supply chain capabilities. That was a key theme in the fifth Annual UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain (CITC) survey that was rolled out today.
By MMH Staff · May 14, 2015
New location to serve distribution companies, e-commerce traders, and system integrators responsible for developing warehouse specifications.

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