Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Holiday Shopping Season Brings Hopes for Supply Chain Improvements

As this year’s holiday shopping season ramps up, shipping industry experts say supply chain issues that plagued the season last year have alleviated, but there are other dynamics at play.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 22, 2022
Business, Top 100, TCA

UPS Predicts Record Holiday Season

UPS Inc. says it has been preparing for what it expects to be a record-breaking holiday shipping season by building additional automated facilities and adding jets to its fleet to handle more packages as online shopping continues to grow.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 23, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

UPS Hiring Thousands of Workers for Massive Hub on Atlanta’s West Side

UPS Inc. has started hiring thousands of workers for a massive Southeast ground hub to open on the west side of Atlanta, one of the largest developments in the area in years.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 12, 2018
TCA

UPS Appoints Jim Barber as Chief Operating Officer

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

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

UPS Buys Company to Build Customs Brokerage Business

UPS announced it is acquiring trade management firm Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services to build the shipping giant’s customs brokerage business.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 5, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

UPS Starting Negotiations on Massive Teamsters Contracts

UPS says it has started contract talks with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters on new collective bargaining agreements covering 250,000 workers.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 10, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, TCA

UPS Foundation to Test Drones for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief in Texas

The UPS Foundation said it is partnering with drone manufacturer CyPhy Works and the American Red Cross to test using a drone to identify areas with the most flood damage in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 8, 2017
Business

UPS Aircraft Mechanics Picket Over Contract Negotiations

UPS aircraft mechanics from around the country picketed in front of a Buckhead, Ga., UPS store over their contract negotiations, saying they’re concerned about losing some of their health-care benefits.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 3, 2017
Business

UPS Expects 14% Rise in Holiday Shipments

UPS Inc. announced that it is preparing to deliver a record 700 million packages over the holidays, up 14% from last year as consumers continue to shift toward online shopping.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 31, 2016