UPS

By LM Staff · November 14, 2014
The Atlanta-based company’s management team made presentations based on theme of “Networked for Growth,” which was comprised of various plans geared towards future revenue and profitability.
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By Charlie Tanner · November 10, 2014
The Chinese middle class is an expanding market with a growing appreciation of Western products. At more than 300 million people-expected to reach 600 million by 2020-it's a tempting target. By 2016 there will be more than 730 million internet users and more than 380 million online shoppers. But what are the issues and challenges of doing business in such a vast and complex country? How do you get started? How do you reach such a vast audience? What's the infrastructure like? What are the regulatory concerns? How do you fulfill and deliver the goods?
By Jeff Berman · November 10, 2014
In an effort to meet anticipated holiday season demand in the form of double-digit volume growth, the United States Postal Service (USPS) last week said that it plans to deliver packages seven days per week in major cities and volume areas, effective November 17 through Christmas Day, December 25.
By Jeff Berman · October 29, 2014
Monday, December 22 is pegged as UPS's peak delivery day, as the company expects to deliver more than 34 million packages that day, adding that it expects to see six days in December top last year’s peak shipment day delivery record of 31 million packages.
By Patrick Burnson · October 24, 2014
UPS today announced diluted earnings per share of $1.32 for the third quarter 2014, a 13.8% improvement over the prior year period. Operating profit increased 8.3%, resulting from balanced growth across all three segments.
By Jeff Berman · October 10, 2014
UPS My Choice will be available to consumers in 15 more countries throughout North America and Europe, and UPS Access Point locations are now accessible in New York and Chicago with plans in store for future growth.
By Jeff Berman · October 7, 2014
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said this week it has acquired i-Parcel LLC, an Edison, N.J.-based global e-commerce logistics services provider focused on helping internet retailers with their international online shopping experience.
By Jeff Berman · September 17, 2014
The Atlanta-based company said that it plans to hire between 90,000-to-95,000 seasonal employees, up from about 85,000 last year, to support “the anticipated holiday surge” for package deliveries commencing in October and running through January.
By Jeff Berman · August 14, 2014
In recent years, transportation and logistics titans UPS and FedEx have only been able to provide domestic delivery service in China on a limited basis. But a Reuters report is signaling that is changing, saying that both companies now have obtained licenses from the Chinese government to extend domestic express package services to Beijing and other Chinese cities and not have to rely on joint-venture partners to deliver packages within China.
By Jeff Berman · August 4, 2014
When it comes to efficient and effective planning for Peak Season, transportation and logistics bellwether UPS is leaving no stone unturned.
By Jeff Berman · July 21, 2014
In an effort to increase territorial coverage, improve transit time, and augment service quality in Brazil, UPS recently announced it has made significant service expansions with the opening of nine new operating facilities in the state of São Paulo.
By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2014
Company officials said that the objective of this healthcare-compliant FSL network is to reduce delivery time of medical device shipments and also to augment inventory visibility.
By Jeff Berman · July 8, 2014
In a move geared toward expanding its global forwarding services and provide shippers with more options, UPS recently announced that it has added a Full Container Load (FCL) rail offering to its China-to-Europe services portfolio.
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2014
A Reuters report released today stated that transportation and logistics titan UPS intends to invest $1 billion into its European operations on the next three-to-five years, primarily with an emphasis on expanding its logistics centers.
By Jeff Berman · June 26, 2014
Company officials said that this effort will add roughly 140,000 square-feet of building space and bring its total to more than 430,000 square-feet, with an estimated cost of $70 million.

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