UPS Enhances Driver Safety Training With Virtual Reality

The company will begin launching VR training in September at its nine UPS Integrad training facilities. IT experts at UPS created the VR training modules that users see and hear inside VR headsets like the HTC Vive. “Virtual Reality offers a big technological leap in the realm of driver safety training,” said Juan Perez, UPS chief information and engineering officer. UPS currently operates eight UPS Integrad facilities in the United States and two others in Europe. “This training is foundational

By | 2017-08-15T00:53:00+00:00 August 15th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

FedEx and UPS: Competing CEOs Agree on Reforms

FedEx and UPS: Competing CEOs Agree on ReformsTwo fierce business competitors are speaking out together and calling on Congress and the Administration to get to work on policy reforms to keep America globally competitive. In an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and CEO of FedEx Corporation and David P. Abney, Chairman and CEO of UPS call for significant policy changes including simplifying taxes, investing in infrastructure and modernizing trade agreements.

By | 2017-08-13T00:53:00+00:00 August 13th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Gives Merchants Greater Control To Manage Returns

By using this tool, UPS business customers can manage return shipments without having to integrate new technology into their own IT systems. UPS Returns Manager, which launches Aug. 14 in the United States and Aug. 28 in 43 additional countries, gives internet merchants a valuable tool to manage returns in a vast marketplace where shoppers send back hundreds of billions of dollars in merchandise each year. “Online returns are a headache for many merchants and their customers. The UPS Returns Man

By | 2017-08-08T00:53:00+00:00 August 8th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Capital Announces Cross-Border Secure Payments Service For B2B Transactions

*UPS Capital, a subsidiary of UPS® (NYSE:UPS), announced today the launch of a new online business-to-business payment service powered by Payoneer, a leading cross-border payments company. For more information, visit, call 1-877-242-7930, or follow UPS Capital on Linkedin ( and Twitter (@UPSCapital). © 2017 United Parcel Service of America, Inc. UPS, UPS Capital, the UPS brandmark, and the color brown are trademarks of United Parcel

By | 2017-08-07T00:53:00+00:00 August 7th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Board Announces Quarterly Dividend

US 08/03/17Atlanta, GAThe UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.83 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares. The dividend is payable Aug. 30, 2017, to shareowners of record on Aug. 14, 2017. For more than four decades it has either increased or maintained its dividend. About UPSUPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international tr

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UPS Offers Bonuses Of Up To $125 Per Week To Hires In Columbus, Toledo

Employees eligible for the bonuses include package handlers in Columbus, Obetz and Toledo, and tractor-trailer drivers across the state. The bonuses are either $500, $125, $100 or $75 per week, depending on employees’ job, location and the shift they work. “Permanent UPS jobs – including part-time jobs -- come with excellent pay and benefits, including healthcare and retirement benefits. It is offering the bonuses in areas where the unemployment rate is low and the job market is competitive. Int

By | 2017-08-03T00:53:00+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS Commemorates 110-Year Anniversary And Seattle Roots

US 08/02/17Seattle, WACity of Seattle proclaims August 28, 2017 “UPS Day”Washington State Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib addresses UPS Management Committee and employees in ceremony at Waterfall Garden ParkUPS (NYSE: UPS) celebrated the company’s 110-year anniversary today in Seattle’s Waterfall Garden Park. “UPS owes its proud and humble beginnings to Seattle,” said CEO and President, David Abney. The City of Seattle has been very gracious to declare August 28th as ‘UPS Day,’ and we deeply appreciate

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UPS Logistics And Technology Solutions Help TerraCycle Divert 40 Million Pounds Of Waste From Landfills

US 08/02/17Atlanta, GARecycling Innovator and UPS Turn Trash to TreasureGlobal customs and logistics solutions by UPS (NYSE: UPS) are powering TerraCycle’s mission to transform hard-to-recycle items like toothpaste tubes and snack bags into new products, diverting 40 million pounds of waste from landfills since 2012. UPS’s unique customs expertise and technology solutions helped TerraCycle grow its global recycling programs and customer base, which means less waste. “TerraCycle has transformed r

By | 2017-08-02T00:53:00+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

UPS’s Myron Gray Receives National Urban League Award

Presenting at the Whitney M. Young, Junior Awards Gala on July 28, 2017, Mr. Gray spoke on his involvement and impact with the National Urban League. “Myron Gray has always been a supportive partner and outstanding thought leader,” said Marc H. Morial, president and CEO, National Urban League. “He chairs the Programs Committee of the National Urban League Board of Trustees and has served on the National Urban League Board of Director's Executive Committee. He continuously mentors other Trustees

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UPS Expands Alcohol Shipping To Consumers Around The World

Using one of the UPS Express™ shipping services, wine connoisseurs can have their favorite cases of wine shipped directly from the vineyards to their home. UPS is helping wineries reach consumers living in 24 of the top 35 wine importing countries, and distilleries in 9 of the top 25 spirit importing countries. The UPS shipping system helps wineries, breweries and distilleries avoid delays by uploading all of the required alcohol-related documentation for each country electronically. The UPS Exp

By | 2017-07-31T00:53:00+00:00 July 31st, 2017|companies|0 Comments