UPS

By Jeff Berman · August 9, 2017
UPS this week introduced a new online offering-set to debut on August 14 in the United States and August 28 in 43 other countries-that enables e-commerce merchants to customize return shipments according to their policy.
By Jeff Berman · August 7, 2017
With a focus on providing customers and shippers in more than 200 markets and 150 currencies the ability to leverage a secure, digital platform to conduct and perform B2B (business-to-business) transactions protected by licensed escrow, UPS Capital, a financial services subsidiary of UPS, announced a new offering today through a collaboration with cross-border payments company Payoneer.
By Jeff Berman · August 4, 2017
Like its biggest competitor, UPS, did in June, FedEx yesterday rolled out a peak, or holiday season, surcharge. FedEx said that it will not apply residential Holiday Season surcharges, save for packages that need additional handling, are oversized, or unauthorized.
By Jeff Berman · August 2, 2017
Pricing and adjusting networks to meet expected volume gains are key for the duopoly.
By Jeff Berman · July 27, 2017
Quarterly revenue for the Atlanta-based transportation and logistics bellwether at $15.7 billion was up 7.7% annually, and earnings per share at $1.58 was up 11% compared to last year and ahead of Wall Street estimates of $1.46. Operating profit was up 8.7% at $2.2 billion.
By Jeff Berman · July 11, 2017
UPS executive offers up thoughts on e-commerce, delivery trends, and meeting customer expectations.
By Jeff Berman · June 19, 2017
During certain weeks in November and December this year, shippers and consumers need to prepare to pay a little more for deliveries handled by UPS in the form of a new peak shipping charge.
By Jeff Berman · June 6, 2017
UPS said this week it has opened up a new, 76,000 square-foot, Bogtota, Colombia-based healthcare facility, which is geared towards helping pharmaceutical, biopharma, and medical device companies with their global supply chains for expansion into and intra-transport and export from Latin America.
By Jeff Berman · May 26, 2017
UPS and SF Holding, the parent company of leading integrated express logistics service provider in China, SF Express, said they plan to launch a joint venture, focusing on developing and providing international delivery services.
By Jeff Berman · May 11, 2017
Entitled UPS Express Critical, the company said examples of these shipments include things like aircraft parts or surgical tools that are particularly germane to the specific industries like healthcare, manufacturing, and aerospace, which place a high level of importance on speed of delivery.
By Jeff Berman · May 3, 2017
Nightline develops and deploys innovative consumer focused services for its customers in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Great Britain, as well as its business-to-business services, and has been in business for 25 years.
By Jeff Berman · May 2, 2017
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS and packaging services provider Sealed Air Corporation announced today they have opened up a Louisville, Kentucky-based Packaging Innovation Center. The facility is located on the UPS Supply Chain Solutions campus near the company’s WorldPort facility and the UPS Air Group’s global headquarters.
By Jeff Berman · April 27, 2017
First quarter 2017 earnings for UPS were positive on various fronts, based on results issued by the Atlanta-based transportation and logistics bellwether today. Quarterly revenue at $15.3 billion was up 6.2 percent annually, and earnings per share at $1.32 rose 3.8 percent compared to the first quarter of 2016 and beat Wall Street expectations of $1.29 per share. Operating profit fell 2.1 percent to $1.784 billion.
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.

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