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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
As e-commerce continues to become more prevalent and becomes a “go-to” shopping option for consumers, subsequent effects of that figure to impact supply chains in the sense that they might be more consumer-driven in the future. That was one of the main findings of a recent study put out by UPS and comScore.
Posted on 06/12 at 11:36 AM
Thursday, June 07, 2012
The Teamsters said these contracts represent roughly 250,000 union members throughout the United States.
Posted on 06/07 at 11:25 AM
Friday, June 01, 2012
As a global leader in supply chain logistics, UPS has a long history of working with high-tech companies, from small component suppliers to global finished-goods powerhouses.
Aberdeen Group's Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) Survey (January 2011) collected data from 191 companies, 69 of which were discrete industry companies.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Company officials stated that UPS now delivers to more ZIP codes and businesses than any other company. And along with extending its 8 a.m. delivery window UPS is also increasing the amount of ZIP codes it serves by 10:30 a.m. through its regular express service.
Posted on 05/22 at 11:20 AM
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS announced this week that it has expanded its UPS Express Freight service into Nicaragua and Honduras.
Monday, May 07, 2012
While the freight economy is faring better now than it was during the depths of the recession, there are still many hurdles to cross, especially for the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The company’s U.S. Domestic and Supply Chain and Freight segments paced quarterly growth for the company, with 13 and 19 percent gains in operating profit, respectively.
Posted on 04/26 at 09:42 AM
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
FedEx said this morning it is in discussions about a potential plan to acquire TATEX, a France-based B2B express transportation company focused on heavy shipments. This potential deal follows FedEx’ early April acquisition of Poland-based courier company Opek Sp.Z o.o.
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
In an effort to augment challenges pertaining to over-the-road cross-border shipping, UPS said this week it has rolled out UPS Cross Border Connect, which it described as a ground freight service between the United States and Mexico focused on easing heavyweight freight supply chain challenges for companies investing in cross-border trade.