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UPS’ Third-Quarter Income Jumps 80%

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UPS Inc. said Thursday its third-quarter income jumped 80% to $991 million, or 99 cents a share, from $549 million, or 55 cents, a year ago.

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October 22, 2010
Business

Preparations Under Way at UPS, FedEx for Holiday Surge in Shipping Demand

Officials with the largest package delivery companies said they are in the early stages of preparing themselves for the familiar flood of holiday shipments.

October 17, 2010
Business

UPS to Hire 50,000 Seasonal Workers

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UPS will to hire 50,000 seasonal employees for this year’s holiday season, matching last year’s total, news services reported.

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October 7, 2010
Business

UPS Freight Sets 5.9% Rate Hike

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UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload unit of UPS Inc., said it will institute an average 5.9% general rate increase later this month.

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October 1, 2010
Business

UPS Sets New Ocean Service from Asia

UPS Inc. has launched a new ocean shipping service from Asia to the United for less-than-container loads it said will be 20% faster.

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September 16, 2010
Business

UPS to Build Healthcare Logistics Hubs in Singapore, China

UPS Inc. plans to open two health-care-logistics hubs in Singapore and China to tap rising regional demand for medical devices and drugs, Bloomberg reported Friday.

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August 6, 2010
Business

UPS Aims to Improve Truck Fuel Efficiency 20%

UPS Inc. said Monday it has set a goal to increase its automotive fuel efficiency by 20% between 2000 and 2020.

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July 26, 2010
Business

UPS Earnings Soar 71% in 2Q; Firm Upbeat for Second Half

UPS Inc. “fired on all cylinders” in the second quarter, boosting profits and firming rates, despite spottiness in the global economic recovery, Chief Executive Officer Scott Davis said July 22.

July 26, 2010
Business

UPS’ 2Q Income Jumps 71%

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UPS Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter profit jumped 71% on stronger international shipments, and the company boosted its full-year earnings outlook.

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July 22, 2010
Business

Feds Reject Teamsters’ Bid for Aircraft Mechanics to Strike at UPS

Federal officials have rejected a bid by the Teamsters union to begin a 30-day countdown to a potential strike against UPS Inc. by its aircraft mechanics, the Associated Press reported.

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June 2, 2010

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