UPS Business Blooms For Valentine’s Day

“Delivery must move at the speed of ‘love at first sight’,” said Frank Diaz, global marketing manager, UPS Americas Region. U.S. consumers will spend an estimated $19.6 billion, up from $18.2 billion a year ago, on gifts for Valentine’s Day. For those procrastinating Cupids looking to send their gifts last minute in time for Valentine’s Day, can do so, as late as Feb. 13 using UPS Next Day Air®. Click here for the UPS Valentine’s Day Shipping Calendar. For visuals of how UPS transports flowers f

By | 2018-02-11T23:53:00+00:00 February 11th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS FY 2018 first quarter results

Postal Service reported controllable income for the first quarter 2018 (October 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017) of $353 million, compared to controllable income of $522 million for the same period last year. Total revenue for the quarter was $19.2 billion, essentially unchanged compared to the same quarter last year. The first quarter, which includes the holiday mailing season, is typically the Postal Service's strongest quarter of the fiscal year. For reporters interested in speaking with a region

By | 2018-02-01T23:53:00+00:00 February 1st, 2018|companies|0 Comments

The UPS Foundation Awards $2.4 Million To Advance Global Volunteerism

US 02/02/18Atlanta, GAMartinez Named Chair to Lead 84 Company Points of Light Corporate Service CouncilThe UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced it is awarding grants totaling more than $2.4 million to non-profit organizations to encourage global volunteerism. “Volunteers across the world, including UPS volunteers, rose to the occasion to provide aid, goods and hope. The UPS Foundation also will award grants to the following organization

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E-Commerce Expansion Fuels Robust Returns With National Returns Day Expected To Hit New Record

“A customer-friendly returns program is now an essential part of any successful e-commerce program, and UPS continues to expand its suite of innovative solutions to help shippers. On UPS National Returns Day, predicted to be Jan. 3, the count is expected to peak at 1.4 million packages, up 8% from a year ago and marking a fifth-consecutive yearly record. The returns delivered in 2017 are part of the 750 million packages UPS is projected to deliver between Thanksgiving and New Year Eve, a nearly

By | 2017-12-26T23:53:00+00:00 December 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Media Statement – Shipping Performance Update

Black Friday and Cyber Week sales in the U.S. were record-breaking and UPS delivered more than originally forecast as a result of such strong e-commerce demand. UPS customers can be confident UPS is taking the necessary steps to ensure the network operates with its customary dependable performance throughout the remainder of the holiday season. As previously announced, UPS expects to deliver about 750 million packages this holiday season. That’s about 40 million more packages than the 712 millio

By | 2017-12-12T23:53:00+00:00 December 12th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Named One Of America’s Most JUST Companies By Forbes And JUST Capital

US 12/12/17Atlanta, GAUPS’s Commitment to Social Responsibility Recognized On “Just 100” Rankings for the Second Consecutive YearUPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today it was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital, for the second consecutive year. The JUST Capital rankings encompass the 1,000 largest publicly-traded companies in the U.S. “We are honored to be named one of America’s most JUST companies,” said Crystal Lassiter, UPS senior director, global sustainability & e

By | 2017-12-11T23:53:00+00:00 December 11th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Discover the world’s largest post office

Visit the world’s largest Post Office:, the mobile version of During fiscal year 2017 (Oct. 1, 2016-Sept. 30, 2017) the world’s largest Post Office conducted more than 54 million transactions. On an average day, nearly 3 million customers visit the nation’s brick and mortar Post Offices while more than 2 million customers visit For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to

By | 2017-12-05T23:53:00+00:00 December 5th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Target met for 2017: 5,000 StreetScooters in service at Deutsche Post DHL Group

After approximately 13 million kilometers driven, the results are very gratifying for the company. After approximately 13 million kilometers driven, the results are very gratifying for the company. The electric vehicles, which have to stop and start again over 300 times daily on over 300 days each year, have proven themselves in the tough world of everyday mail service. Besides that, their costs for maintenance and wear are 60 to 80 percent lower than for similar conventional vehicles. “Today, after 13.5 million kilometers driven we’ve proven that StreetScooter works. Emission-free mobility h

By | 2017-11-27T23:53:00+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS ready for Cyber Monday

More than 6 million packages are expected to be delivered each Sunday in December. Mail carriers will also deliver Priority Mail Express packages on Christmas Day for an additional fee in select locations. Busiest WeekWith the increase in early and online gift shopping, the Postal Service no longer has a “busiest day” for holiday shipping. The Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 200 million packages per week from Dec. 11 to 24. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Ser

By | 2017-11-21T23:53:00+00:00 November 21st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Dramatically Increases Use Of Renewable Natural Gas

It is then distributed through the natural gas pipeline system, making it available for use as liquefied natural gas (LNG) or compressed natural gas (CNG). “UPS continues to make investments in renewable natural gas that help move the industry forward,” said Rob Larsen, CEO of Big Ox Energy. Earlier this year, UPS announced a more than $90 million investment in natural gas vehicles and infrastructure. This investment included an additional six compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, 390 n

By | 2017-11-19T23:53:00+00:00 November 19th, 2017|companies|0 Comments