UPS

By Patrick Burnson · June 11, 2014
Online shoppers want retailers to make it easier to purchase their goods and services
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
When FedEx announced pricing changes for its FedEx Ground services last month, many industry observers made quick note of the fact that it was a game changer, or at least has the potential to be although not necessarily for the better for shippers.
By Jeff Berman · May 29, 2014
UPS said that this facility is comprised of 6,500 square meters of non-bonded warehouse space and is 19 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport and has the capability to serve contract logistics orders with four-hour delivery in the metropolitan Beijing area and next-business-day orders for major cities in China.
By Patrick Burnson · May 15, 2014
Beyond just export and freight forwarding services, third-party logistics providers (3PLs) in China are now offering pick-and-pack services for direct-to-customer shipments in the U.S. and Europe, observes Rosemary Coates, president of Blue Silk Consulting and author of Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China.
By Jeff Berman · May 6, 2014
A recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article noted that Amazon is testing its own delivery network for “last-mile” services in San Francisco, with plans to do the same in Los Angeles and New York.
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.

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