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UPS Recognized As Top Community-Minded Company On 2017 Civic 50 List

Points of Light’s Civic 50 recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each year. The Civic 50 survey was administered by True Impact, a company specializing in helping organizations maximize and measure their social and business value. The survey instrument consists of quantitative and multiple-choice questions that inform the Civic 50 scoring process. To learn more about the Civic 50 and see a full list of the winners, please visit www.Civic50.org. The UPS Foundation can be

By | 2017-06-21T00:53:00+00:00 June 21st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Establishes New Peak Shipping Charge

US 06/19/17Atlanta, GAUPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a new peak charge applicable during selected weeks in November and December 2017 for U.S. “With the new peak charge, per-package costs for many shipments will only marginally increase during this very busy time of the year.” Gershenhorn continued. When shipping packages that exceed UPS’s published maximum size limits, customers are encouraged to consider using UPS Freight. In addition, UPS will apply a peak surcharge on specific international

By | 2017-06-19T00:53:00+00:00 June 19th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Statement on Incident at UPS San Francisco Facility

US 06/14/17Atlanta, GAUPS StatementUPS confirms there was a shooting incident involving six employees within the company’s facility in San Francisco earlier this morning. We cannot provide information as to the identity of persons involved at this time, pending the police investigation. To assist our employees during this time, UPS has made professional counseling available. The facility is an area package sorting hub and package delivery center. UPS employs 350 at the facility.

By | 2017-06-14T00:53:00+00:00 June 14th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Report Finds Traditional Industrial Distributor Model Faces Mounting Risk

The impact on the future of industrial products purchasing may be among the most profound of any modern generation of buyers and provide a glimpse of the future. “With e-commerce, industrial buyers can choose from numerous suppliers with the click of a button, leaving the traditional business-to-business distributor model threatened,” said Matthew Guffey, vice president of UPS segment marketing. Thirty percent of corporate buyers use mobile channels to order industrial products, and 24 percent a

By | 2017-06-13T00:53:00+00:00 June 13th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Smart Logistics Network To Expand With New Indianapolis Area Hub

“This major investment by UPS is more evidence that Indiana is a global logistics powerhouse,” Governor Eric J. Holcomb said. “Our state’s top-ranked infrastructure network has been key to growing our economy—especially in the manufacturing and logistics sector. UPS will continue training and benefits, including tuition assistance, as employees expand their opportunities to build skills. When completed the UPS Plainfield hub will have a UPS Customer Center for convenient service. Indiana was one

By | 2017-06-13T00:53:00+00:00 June 13th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Study: U.S. Online Shoppers Turning To International Retailers

UPS (NYSE: UPS) – Nearly half of avid U.S. online shoppers bought items from international retailers, demonstrating the need for retailers to offer more personalized services as a way to compete against lower prices, according to the sixth annual UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™ study. “The lines that separate domestic and international retailers continue to disappear,” said Alan Gershenhorn, Chief Commercial Officer for UPS. “Online shoppers are able to shop the world’s boutiques and bazaars wi

By | 2017-06-07T00:53:00+00:00 June 7th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

New UPS Hub In Greater Phoenix To Add Processing Capacity For E-Commerce

“UPS is a leader in operational efficiency and flexibility and is quick to adapt the UPS® network to changing needs of shippers and consumers. "I am very pleased that United Parcel Service (UPS) selected Goodyear for its regional operations center. Today, more than 5,100 UPS employees in Arizona provide package delivery, ground freight, air gateway operations, freight forwarding and contract logistics services. "The decision by UPS to establish a regional operations center in Greater Phoenix is

By | 2017-06-01T00:53:00+00:00 June 1st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Marken Launches Hybrid Clinical Trials Service

US 05/30/17Research Triangle Park, NCExpands Portfolio of Specialty and Hybrid Logistics Services Available to Clinical CustomersMarken today announced it has launched a new hybrid logistics service which leverages the UPS global transportation network, and has already received customer commitments for the new service. The hybrid service enables Marken to utilize the UPS network, including its expansive airline, for a portion of the route. An undisclosed client recently awarded a contract for hy

By | 2017-05-30T00:53:00+00:00 May 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Study Reveals Purchasing Trends Of Small-And-Medium Sized Importers

It reveals insights about importers that will help exporters sell and supply products to this growing sector. “The BMEI study will provide importers and exporters with a deeper understanding of SME purchasing dynamics,” said Jose Acosta, president of Public Affairs, UPS Americas Region. Main Study InsightsAccording to this year’s study, 47% of importers are looking for new international suppliers, which suggests there is an opportunity for exporters to find new buyers. In the apparel segment, ex

By | 2017-05-30T00:53:00+00:00 May 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments