UPS

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 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.
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.

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