UPS

By MMH Staff · May 2, 2014
Buyers prefer online ordering, place high value on post-sales support.
By Patrick Burnson · April 24, 2014
UPS today released first quarter 2014 results, noting that fierce storms early in the year hurt their earnings.
By Patrick Burnson · April 23, 2014
Over $2 billion dollars in carrier overcharges go uncollected each year as shippers do not have the time or resources to collect refunds.
By Jeff Berman · April 7, 2014
Company officials said these new facilities are designed to support the storage and distribution on pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device products
By Jeff Berman · March 7, 2014
Continuing its focus on sustainability and fuel efficiency, UPS announced this week that it intends to make a $70 million investment to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks, as well as install fueling stations at 50 of its locations.
By Jeff Berman · February 12, 2014
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS continues to expand its global healthcare footprint, announcing this week it has acquired Polar Speed, a United Kingdom-based provider of temperature-sensitive supply chain solutions.
By Jeff Berman · January 30, 2014
Fourth quarter revenue for transportation and parcel bellwether UPS headed up 2.8 percent annually to $14.9 billion, the Atlanta-based company reported today. Adjusted operating profit at $1.9 billion was down 7.3 percent, and earnings per share at $1.25 was off $0.7 from a year ago and missed Wall Street estimates of $1.43 per share.
By Jeff Berman · January 17, 2014
Citing a compressed peak season and what it described as an unprecedented level of online shopping that included a surge of last-minute deliveries, UPS reduced its fourth quarter earnings guidance.
By John D. Schulz · January 13, 2014
UPS Freight, the nation’s fourth-largest LTL carrier, has secured five years of labor pace with ratification of a new five-year labor agreement by its 13,000 Teamsters.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 3, 2014
When it comes to e-fulfillment, it's not enough to pick and pack the order. We need to remember that the process isn't complete until the customer gets the order.
WHITE PAPER
By Charlie Tanner · December 19, 2013
This white paper details how to anticipate and mitigate the risks of potential supply chain disruptions. Using five out-of-the-ordinary scenarios, it describes what can be done to prepare for disruptions in advance when possible or how to mitigate their effects after the event if necessary.
By Jeff Berman · December 9, 2013
Alan Gershenhorn, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, Marketing and Strategy for UPS, says e-commerce has significantly changed how retailers fulfill orders and replenish stock—whether at the store, an online storefront or from a distribution center.
By Jeff Berman · November 22, 2013
UPS announced yesterday that it has rolled out an average rate increase of 4.9 percent for its Ground, Air, and International parcel products that will go into effect on December 30, 2013.
By Jeff Berman · November 20, 2013
Emerging markets are key targets of new initiatives, even as the number of executives considering near-shoring has tripled.

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