UPS

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.
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2016
The system has increased throughput by 12%, while also reducing dimensional weight shipping costs by 66%.
By LM Staff · October 13, 2016
Earlier this week, UPS announced it has expanded its UPS Worldwide Express Plus earliest morning package service to an additional 28 countries, as well as intending to add 200 new hybrid electric delivery trucks to its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet.
By Jeff Berman · October 12, 2016
Union-represented aircraft mechanics and other worker for UPS are taking UPS to task, saying yesterday that as they head into contract negotiations with UPS, the company is calling for a massive reduction in both active and retiree health benefits for 1,200 maintenance workers.

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