Kelly Yamanouchi

Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100, TCA

UPS Orders Electric Aircraft to Transport Cargo Between Facilities

An artist rendering of a UPS electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft. An artist rendering of an electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft. (UPS Inc.)

UPS Inc. is ordering 10 electric aircraft that are designed to take off and land like a helicopter, allowing it to fly cargo directly between its facilities in small markets and bypass airports.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 7, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

UPS Ships Out First Batch of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

A UPS truck loaded with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine A UPS truck heads out with a load of Johnson & Johnson vaccines. (NBC News/YouTube)

UPS Inc. began shipping out its first batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccines March 2, now that the single-dose vaccine for the coronavirus has emergency use authorization.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 2, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

UPS Shipping First Ventilators From GM Facility to Hospitals

A UPS cargo plane is pushed from its gate after being loaded at the company's Worldport hub in Louisville, Ky., in November 2015. A UPS cargo plane is pushed from its gate after being loaded at the company's Worldport hub in Louisville, Ky., in November 2015. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

UPS is shipping ventilators made in a General Motors facility to hospitals in the Chicago area.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 17, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, TCA

UPS Manages Airlift of Health Care Supplies for FEMA

UPS cargo planes sit on the tarmac at the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Ky., in 2016. UPS cargo planes sit on the tarmac at the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Ky., in 2016. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

UPS launched a two-week operation to run 25 cargo flights carrying masks, gloves, surgical gowns and other equipment for the health care industry under the federal government’s Project Airbridge.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 7, 2020
Business, Technology

UPS Orders 10,000 Electric Delivery Vehicles

Arrival's Generation 2 electric vehicle. Arrival's Generation 2 electric vehicle. (Arrival)

UPS has ordered 10,000 electric delivery vehicles from electric vehicle maker Arrival, in what it calls a move to accelerate fleet electrification.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 30, 2020
Business, Top 100, TCA

UPS Launches Rewards Program for Access Point Use

UPS UPS workers sort through packages. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

UPS is launching a holiday rewards program to encourage customers to pick up packages at alternate locations through its Access Point network, which include Michaels stores, UPS Stores and local businesses like delis, dry cleaners and flower shops.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 7, 2019