Michael Sasso

Business, Technology, Logistics

Delivery Boom Breeds Hiring Crisis: Finding Enough Drivers

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Every season now seems like peak season for Leonard Wright, who’s constantly recruiting drivers to staff his INPAX Shipping Solutions.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
June 13, 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
Business

UPS and FedEx Handle Record Holiday Surge With Minimal Delays

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United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp. delivered almost all of people’s presents by Christmas Day, with the former company finishing strong after a bruising late November.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
December 28, 2017
Business

UPS Says Deliveries Are Back to Normal After Shopping Surge

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United Parcel Service Inc. says it’s gotten deliveries under control after a surge of online shopping caused some delays following Thanksgiving.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
December 14, 2017
Government, Business

FedEx and UPS Surge as Investors Pick Winners From Tax Overhaul

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FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. surged the most in more than a year Dec. 4 on expectations that they’ll reap particularly big gains from the tax-overhaul package making its way through Congress.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
December 7, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

UPS Warns of Temporary Delays After Cyber Monday Overwhelms Network

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

UPS Inc. is expecting slight delays in package deliveries after a surge in e-commerce sales swamped its network in the days after Thanksgiving.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
December 5, 2017
Business, Logistics

UPS Hiring 95,000 Seasonal Workers to Keep Up With Holiday Surge

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UPS Inc. expects to hire 95,000 temporary workers this year to help it with the annual holiday surge, when daily shipments rise by more than half.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2017
Business, Logistics

UPS Reaps the Reward of Price Increases

UPS Truck Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

UPS Inc. is finally figuring out how to make money from the surge in online shopping.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
July 27, 2017
Business

UPS to Charge More During Black Friday, Christmas Delivery Surge

UPS Delivery Charges John Sommers II for Transport Topics

UPS Inc. will place its first holiday-season surcharges on U.S. packages, as the world’s largest package-delivery company seeks to defray a surge in year-end costs.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
June 19, 2017
Business

UPS Forges China Joint Venture to Tap Country's E-Commerce Boom

Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News

UPS Inc. is setting up a joint venture in China to haul more U.S.-bound goods and capitalize on booming e-commerce in the world’s most populous nation.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
May 30, 2017

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