UPS

By Bob Trebilcock · May 14, 2015
UPS and FedEx have changed they way they charge our customers to ship their orders. That's creating an opportunity for our industry to play a role in reducing packaging and shipping costs.
By Jeff Berman · May 13, 2015
Earlier this week, UPS opened up a healthcare-dedicated air freight forwarding facility at Amsterdam Schipol, Netherlands, which it said serves as an expansion of its European-based temperature-controlled supply chain capabilities.
By LM Staff · April 29, 2015
Richard Peretz, UPS Corporate Controller and Treasurer, will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer, replacing Kurt Kuehn, whom will be retiring following a 38-year career with Big Brown.
By Jeff Berman · April 28, 2015
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS began 2015 in solid fashion with first quarter revenue up 1.4 percent at $14.0 billion and operating profit up 11 percent at $1.7 billion. Earnings per share were up 14 percent at $1.12, which exceeded Wall Street expectations of $1.09, while revenue was shy of the Street’s $14.27 billion estimate.
By Jeff Berman · April 8, 2015
Taking steps to leverage its increasing traction on the natural gas front, UPS recently announced it intends to build 15 compressed natural gas fueling stations in an effort to support the purchase and planned deployment of 1,400 new CNG vehicles over the next year.
By Jeff Berman · April 7, 2015
In a move with major implications for the global express delivery and parcel sectors, FedEx said today it plans to acquire Netherlands-based TNT-NV and a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator for $4.8 billion.
By Bridget McCrea · April 1, 2015
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By Jeff Berman · March 9, 2015
The company said that its customers can now ship biological substances, dangerous goods in excepted quantities, and shipments utilizing dry ice via UPS to more than 20 additional international destinations.
By Jeff Berman · March 3, 2015
While it is already reaping myriad benefits from ORION (On-Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation), a proprietary routing platform for its drivers rolled out in late 2013, transportation and logistics bellwether UPS announced big plans for the technology this week.
By Jeff Berman · February 3, 2015
UPS today reported today that fourth quarter revenue increased 6.1 percent to $15.895 billion, and operating profit was off 60.5 percent annually at $754 million. Earnings per share were flat at $1.25 and were in line with earnings pre-guidance it recently issued that called for earnings per share to come in at $1.25.
By Noel P. Bodenburg · February 1, 2015
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By Patrick Burnson · January 27, 2015
Unlike other shipping companies, the Postal Service is not implementing any new dimensional weight charges with this pricing proposal

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