Business, Logistics, Top 100

Judge Rejects Fired UPS Manager’s Sex Bias Lawsuit

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A former UPS Inc. manager couldn’t show he was treated differently from similarly situated employees, so a federal judge on May 11 left his sex bias lawsuit at the door.

Porter Wells | Bloomberg News
May 17, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, TCA, Top 100

UPS to Use Futuristic-Looking Fleet of Electric Delivery Trucks in London, Paris

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UPS Inc. plans to deploy a small fleet of futuristic, boxy-looking all-electric delivery trucks as part of a pilot program in London and Paris by the end of this year.

Benjamin Raven |, Walker, Mich.
May 10, 2018
Business, TCA, Top 100

Chicago Man Charged in Scam That Routed UPS Mail to His Apartment

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A Chicago man has been charged in a scheme that temporarily changed the address for the global headquarters of shipping giant UPS Inc. to his tiny garden apartment, resulting in thousands of pieces of mail meant for UPS executives and other employees being delivered to his doorstep.

Jason Meisner | Chicago Tribune
May 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 100

Change-of-Address Scam Moved UPS Corporate Headquarters to Tiny Chicago Apartment, Feds Say

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The timeworn apartment building in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood hardly looks like the corporate headquarters of one of the world’s largest shipping companies. But for a few recent months, that’s essentially what it became — at least as far as the U.S. Postal Service was concerned.

April 23, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

UPS Pilots Complain About Shortage of Airplanes

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UPS Inc. already was in trouble with Wall Street over a long-term investment plan to cope with soaring e-commerce. Now the company is clashing with its pilots union because of a short-term fix for the same challenge.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 100, Top 50

UPS Begins Regular Cargo Flights Out of San Bernardino Airport

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UPS Inc. has started operating five cargo flights a week out of San Bernardino International Airport, officials announced March 26.

Brian Whitehead | San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sun
March 28, 2018

UPS Appoints Jim Barber as Chief Operating Officer

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Atlanta-based UPS Inc. announced it is appointing Jim Barber as chief operating officer.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 12, 2018
Business, Safety, TCA

UPS Driver With 25 Years Of Crash-Free Driving Shares His Safety Tips

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Robert Gomez Jr. has been driving the UPS Inc. signature big, brown trucks around Southern Arizona since the mid-1980s. He also has the distinction of being crash-free for 25 consecutive years behind the wheel.

Murphy Woodhouse | The Arizona Daily Star
March 12, 2018

Automated Driver Assistance Systems Helpful to Promote Safety, UPS Executive Says

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ATLANTA — Automated driver assistance systems are tools the freight industry may utilize to enhance highway safety, a senior executive at UPS Inc. reminded executives at the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting March 6.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 6, 2018

FedEx, UPS Trade Barbs Over NRA Ties After Florida Shooting

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The two biggest U.S. couriers are at pains to point out the other’s close relationship with the National Rifle Association.

Michael Sasso and Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
February 28, 2018