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UPS Expands Investment In Vehicle Collision Mitigation Technology

More than 60 percent of UPS’s Class 8 tractor fleet, or more than 11,000 vehicles, will feature collision mitigation technology once the project is complete. Before ever making a delivery, all UPS drivers are taught safe driving methods through the company's defensive driving platform. The collision mitigation system supplements the vehicles’ current safety technology package by adding features including adaptive cruise control, which helps the driver maintain a constant distance behind the vehi

By | 2017-10-31T00:53:00+00:00 October 31st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Announces New Aurora, CO Facility

“The Aurora facility is part of the strategic investments UPS is making to better service our customers and enhance its efficiency and processing capability,” said Kenneth Cherry, president of the UPS Desert Mountain district that includes Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. From early 2016 through September 2017, UPS announced plans to construct nine new U.S. facilities that will add more than 6.2 million square feet of facility space for increasing package processing capacity. “Aurora is h

By | 2017-10-31T00:53:00+00:00 October 31st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

DHL recognized as Great Place to Work®

The 25 World’s Best Workplaces showcases how the world’s leading employers invest in their employees, create a motivating and engaging culture globally and provide attractive development opportunities for talent. DHL Express listed 8th in annual ranking of 25 World’s Best WorkplacesEngagement and meritocracy highlighted as notable strengths at ‘world’s most international company’DHL Express, the world leader in logistics and express delivery, has been recognized as the eighth best place to work globally in a 2017 employer ranking from Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE. DHL Express also runs an award-winning engagement program – Certified International Specialist (CIS) – which enables staff empowerment thr

By | 2017-10-27T00:53:00+00:00 October 27th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Forte Atuação Da UPS Impulsiona Resultados Positivos No Terceiro Trimestre De 2017

A empresa converteu a sólida demanda global por soluções da UPS em resultados financeiros sólidos, apesar de um dia operacional a menos no 3º trimestre de 2017. O Lucro operacional foi de US$2,0 bilhões, impulsionado pelo forte desempenho nos segmentos Internacional e Cadeia de Suprimentos e Carga. Outro destaque no trimestre foi a aprovação regulamentar da joint venture da UPS com a SF Express, uma empresa de transporte de remessas expressas na China. "Os resultados para o terceiro trimestre da

By | 2017-10-26T00:53:00+00:00 October 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Forecasts Another Record-Breaking Holiday Shipping Season

The record-breaking seasonal global delivery volume is approximately 5 percent above last year’s holiday peak shipping season volume. Of the 21 holiday delivery days before December 25, 17 are expected to exceed 30 million delivered packages. “Retail industry sales forecasts indicate another strong holiday season. During the busy holiday shipping season, UPS flexes its global delivery network to process nearly double the regular daily volume of about 19 million packages and documents. Each year,

By | 2017-10-26T00:53:00+00:00 October 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Strong UPS Execution Drives Positive 3Q Results

The company converted accelerating global demand for UPS solutions into solid financial results, despite one less operating day in 3Q 2017. Operating profit was $2.0 billion, driven by strong performance in the International and Supply Chain and Freight segments. 3Q 2017 3Q 2016 Revenue $9,649 M $9,289 M Operating profit $1,182 M $1,252 MFor the U.S. Currency-neutral revenue, revenue per piece and operating profit are calculated by dividing current period reported U.S. dollar revenue, revenue pe

By | 2017-10-26T00:53:00+00:00 October 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

FedEx Ground Names Entrepreneurs of the Year

FedEx Ground Names Entrepreneurs of the YearThree Small Businesses Recognized for Excellence in Business Development, Customer Service, Safety, Ethics, and Community supportPITTSBURGH, Oct. 26, 2017 – FedEx Ground, a leader in fast, reliable and cost-effective package ground shipping, has named three businesses that provide outstanding contract transportation services as FedEx Ground Entrepreneurs of the Year: K&L Demo Transport Inc. of Bangor, Maine (owner Karen Demo), Black Hills Transfer, Inc

By | 2017-10-26T00:53:00+00:00 October 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Trees for Troops Named 2017 Spirit of Hope Award Recipient

Trees for Troops Named 2017 Spirit of Hope Award RecipientThrough its relationship with FedEx, the Program Has Provided Nearly 200,000 Real Christmas TreesTrees for Troops, a program that provides free, farm-grown Christmas trees to members of all branches of the United States military and their families, was honored today as a recipient of the 2017 Spirit of Hope Award in a ceremony at the Pentagon. The Spirit of Hope Award, established in 1997, is named for comedian and actor Bob Hope and reco

By | 2017-10-26T00:53:00+00:00 October 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Ready to deliver 15 billion pieces of cheer

Postal Service will deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail this holiday season. The Postal Service will be expanding its Sunday delivery operations to locations with high package volumes beginning Nov. 26. “America relies on the Postal Service and our 640,000 dedicated employees to deliver the holidays,” said Brennan. The Postal Service also expects to deliver nearly 200 million packages per week during these two weeks. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service pub

By | 2017-10-25T00:53:00+00:00 October 25th, 2017|companies|0 Comments