Holiday Shipping

Business, TCA

UPS Hiring 100,000 for Holiday Shipping Season

A UPS worker at a distribution center A worker prepares orders at a UPS Inc. distribution center in Atlanta. (Robin Nelson/Bloomberg)

UPS announced that it is hiring about 100,000 temporary workers for the holiday shipping season.

September 17, 2018
Business, Logistics

Retailers Balance Post-Holiday Returns Between In-Store and 3PL Options

Returns Gunnar Rathbun/AP Images

In November and December, online shoppers surfed their favorite websites and sent holiday gifts to the front doors of homes nationwide. In January, the last-mile supply chain shifts in reverse as Americans return the items they don’t like.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 26, 2017
Business, Technology

UPS Returns Manager Tool Launches in US

UPS driver delivers packages David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

UPS announced that it will offer UPS Returns Manager, a free online tool that allows e-commerce merchants to customize return shipments.

August 14, 2017
Business, Logistics

Holiday Online Orders Have Shippers in Highest Gear

Vincent Desjardins/Flickr

The holiday shipping season is in overdrive now, with the next two Mondays expected to be among the busiest of the year.

Gail MarksJarvis | Chicago Tribune
December 14, 2015
Business, Logistics

Growth of Web-Based Sales Lifts Start of Holiday Season

Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News

The early holiday shipping season featured more online purchases, which could help to ensure smooth package delivery flow, experts said.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
December 7, 2015
Business, Logistics

Return of Seasonal Shipping Peak Brightens Fleets’ Holiday Outlook

Truckers and other carriers are reporting a seasonal pickup in freight volumes this fall that is in sharp contrast to 2009, when the recession ravaged cargo volumes, experts said.

October 17, 2010