UPS

By Jeff Berman · April 4, 2017
The facility, which is expected to be completed in late 2018, will be comprised of more than 1,100,000 square-feet on more than 110 acres and will create even more network efficiency and flexibility to manage business and consumer-directed package growth for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
By Jeff Berman · April 3, 2017
Through this effort, UPS said it has increased operating capacity while not making additional investments in buildings, vehicles, or trucks, with the company noting that it will create more than 6,000 new jobs when it is fully implemented.
By Jeff Berman · March 28, 2017
UPS said it has expanded its China-Europe rail service in a move geared to help shippers cut down on supply chain costs, as well as better balance cost/time-in-transit needs.
By Jeff Berman · March 15, 2017
Company officials said that with this office, the company will be able to better assist Latin America-based customers, while continuing to provide shippers with truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal brokerage, and transportation management services.
By Jeff Berman · March 8, 2017
A Reuters report published yesterday, which explained that after losing its bid for TNT, UPS challenged the EU’s decision at the general court, which resulted in the annulment of the EU decision made yesterday, due to what it called a procedural irregularity.
By Jeff Berman · March 2, 2017
UPS recently announced it will build a Salt Lake City, Utah-based regional operations hub that will be among the largest processing facilities in its global package network.
By Jeff Berman · February 14, 2017
UPS said this week it has rolled out new additions to its Flex Global View offering, an event management and visibility tool for air, ocean and surface freight shipments, plus warehouse inventory, purchase orders and customs entry details.
By Jeff Berman · January 31, 2017
Quarterly revenue was up 5.5 percent at $16.9 billion, while earnings per share at $1.63 came in below Wall Street expectations of $1.69 and full-year earnings per share was $3.87, with full-year revenue up 4.2 percent to $60.9 billion and setting a new company record.
By Dick Armstrong - Chairman and CEO of Armstrong & Associates · January 31, 2017
Global shippers need to keep in mind that supply chain management capabilities—even those managed by the most expansive global 3PLs—vary greatly between countries
By Jeff Berman · January 3, 2017
UPS said late last month it officially completed its acquisition of Marken, a provider of global supply chain solutions for the life sciences industry based in Durham, NC and London, England. The acquisition was originally announced by UPS in early November, coming a little more than three months after saying it had expanded logistics capabilities for clinical trials. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
By Jeff Berman · December 13, 2016
A report in the Wall Street Journal suggests that the uptick in e-commerce may be taking its toll to a degree, with the companies “straining to keep up with holiday shipping volumes that have blown past expectations, delaying the delivery of some of the millions of online orders shoppers have placed since Thanksgiving.”
By Jeff Berman · November 22, 2016
After announcing rate increases for various service offerings in early September, global transportation and logistics bellwether UPS recently announced additional pricing hikes on its website late last week.
By Jeff Berman · November 14, 2016
Following the announcement to authorize a strike vote last month, union-represented aircraft mechanics and other workers for UPS made that initiative official today.
By Jeff Berman · November 10, 2016
UPS said earlier today it will break ground on a $400 million Atlanta-based regional package sorting hub, which will be located on the west side of the city. This hub is part of the company’s multi-year investment plan to modernize and expand its global network, which also includes other new facilities and acquiring new cargo aircraft.
By Jeff Berman · October 24, 2016
The Teamsters said that a strike by UPS aircraft mechanics would halt the company’s global shipping operation, noting that the company delivers more than 1.6 million packages a day during the lead-up to the holidays.

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