UPS Names Juan Perez Chief Information And Engineering Officer

US 04/24/17Atlanta, GAAccelerates implementation of UPS’s Smart Logistics NetworkAligns critical technology and engineering teams in one organizationForms Advanced Technology Group to develop new solutions for customers and UPS operationsUPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the alignment of all technology and engineering functions into one organization and named Juan Perez Chief Information and Engineering Officer. Mark Wallace will continue to lead Global Engineering and Sustainability as a member of

By | April 24th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

The UPS Store Launches First-Ever National Pitch Off to Celebrate and Support Entrepreneurs

“Bringing value to small business owners is what our stores do every day,” said Tim Davis, president of The UPS Store. The next big idea is out there and we want to help get it off the ground.”The UPS Store® Pitch Off competition is officially open for submissions. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE: UPS). For additional information on The UPS Store, including information on franchise

By | April 18th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS To Release 1st Quarter Results On Thursday, April 27, 2017

US 04/17/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) will announce its 2017 first-quarter results on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Eastern Time. ET, UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Abney and Chief Financial Officer Richard Peretz will lead an investor conference call. This call will be open to reporters and the public via a live Webcast. To listen to the live Webcast, go to and click on Earnings Webcast. The Webcast audio will remain accessible

By | April 17th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Installs Beacons On Package Cars To Improve Loading Accuracy

Preload Smart Scan uses Bluetooth-enabled beacons that communicate with package-scanning devices worn by UPS employees loading packages onto vehicles. UPS’s beacon application in a package delivery vehicle required a customized high-tech solution. Off-the-shelf beacons were inadequate due to their broad signal range and the close proximity of UPS package cars during morning loading. Preload Smart Scan relies on a robust set of telematics solutions that UPS continues to deploy across its global n

By | April 17th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Expands Portfolio To Accept More Commodity Categories

The company also increased the allowable quantity of select dangerous goods accepted for shipment. “UPS helps companies meet strict and often complex requirements when shipping dangerous goods,” said Teresa Finley, UPS Chief Marketing Officer. UPS customers can use UPS Worldship® to verify if dangerous goods shipments meet requirements, and notify UPS when the shipments are ready for processing. UPS provides extensive employee training and takes extra precautions to ensure dangerous goods are sa

By | April 12th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS To Add New $200 Million Facility To Dallas-Fort Worth Presence

US 04/04/17Arlington1.1 million square feet of additional capacity will support fast-growing North Texas business economyUPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today plans to build a new $200 million package operations facility in Arlington, TX. Powered by industry leading operational technology and equipment, the new UPS® hub will create even greater network efficiency and flexibility to manage business and consumer-directed package growth for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Advanced package scanning and so

By | April 4th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Launches 2017 Bags 4 Birdies Campaign

US 04/03/17Atlanta, GAHelping golf’s future talent succeed on the greensAfter a successful inaugural campaign, UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced Bags 4 Birdies will return in 2017 to deliver more clubs to children around the world. Bags 4 Birdies is a unique program, created to help the next generation of champions make their mark on the course. “UPS is committed to inspiring our people and business partners to do their best, and Bags 4 Birdies inspires children to do their best on the course.”With 103

By | April 3rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Boosts Saturday Operations To Increase E-Commerce Delivery Speed

This planned expansion is expected to create more than 6,000 new UPS jobs nationwide when operations are fully implemented by the end of 2018. “The addition of another ground operations day more efficiently utilizes our existing delivery network and offers customers an even faster ground delivery solution,” said Teresa Finley, UPS’s chief marketing officer. UPS began testing the Saturday delivery program in Atlanta, Philadelphia and Los Angeles in 2016. Additionally, shippers across multiple ind

By | April 3rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

The UPS Foundation Commits $14.1 Million To Humanitarian Relief & Community Safety

This year, The UPS Foundation will award $14.1 million in grant funding and in-kind support to advance humanitarian relief and community safety initiatives around the world. The UPS Foundation also is working with UNICEF on the rollout of Visibility for Vaccines (ViVa), a cutting-edge tracking system that enables early identification of potential stock outs and overstocks of vaccines. ViVa will help global communities ensure supply of life-saving vaccines by providing alerts of critical shortage

By | March 29th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments