UPS

Business, Logistics

UPS Will Make Dry Ice, Offer Freezers for Vaccine Distribution

UPS can make as much as 1,200 pounds of dry ice an hour near its Worldport air hub. UPS can make as much as 1,200 pounds of dry ice an hour near its Worldport air hub in Louisville, Ky. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

UPS Inc. has set up its own dry ice production and will provide portable, super-cold freezers to its health care customers as the courier prepares for the massive rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

UPS, FedEx Face Stress Test From Amazon’s ‘Christmas Creep’

A UPS delivery driver pushes a hand truck loaded with packages in San Francisco. A UPS delivery driver pushes a hand truck loaded with packages in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. are girding for their biggest test yet in the e-commerce era, with “Christmas Creep” pushing the holiday shopping season ever earlier and stretching the limits of shipping networks already strained by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 13, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Produces Strong Q3 Earnings Amid E-Commerce Surge

UPS Patrick Semansky/Associated Press

UPS Inc. reported strong financial results in the third quarter as a surge in deliveries to businesses and homes lifted the Atlanta-based carrier through the three-month period.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ware2Go Launches FulfillmentVu Technology Platform

Warehouse worker Ergin Yalcin/Getty Images

Ware2Go launched a new technology platform Oct. 8 that combines warehouse management systems to help merchants meet customer expectations across all sales channels.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Trucking Approaches Holiday Shipping Season ‘Unlike Any Seen Before’

packages at door with wreath TriggerPhoto/Getty Images

An exceptionally busy holiday shipping season appears to be on the horizon, and with it comes concerns about capacity.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 1, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Amazon’s Drone Delivery Fleet Hits Milestone With FAA Clearance

Amazon drone Amazon.com unveils its Prime Air delivery drone during an event in Las Vegas in June 2019. (Joe Buglewicz/Bloomberg News)

Amazon­.com took a leap toward delivering goods from the sky by becoming one of only a few companies certified by the U.S. government to operate as a drone airline.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
September 25, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Appoints Nicole Clifton President of Social Impact, UPS Foundation

Nicole Clifton, UPS Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

UPS Inc. appointed Nicole Clifton as president of Social Impact and The UPS Foundation, effective Nov. 1.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Holiday Season Hiring Will Top 100,000 Amid E-Commerce Boom

UPS plans to hire more than 100,000 seasonal works to weather the holiday season. UPS plans to hire more than 100,000 seasonal works to weather the holiday season. (Ken James/Bloomberg News)

UPS Inc. said it will hire more than 100,000 seasonal workers to help handle an expected avalanche of holiday packages from online orders this year as shoppers avoid stores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020
Business, Logistics

UPS, FedEx Out to Prove They Can Profit in Holiday Season

A UPS delivery driver in Louisville, Ky. A UPS delivery driver wears a protective mask while driving a truck in Louisville, Ky. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp., riding high from record package deliveries amid the coronavirus pandemic, are moving on to their next objective: showing investors they can boost profit in the approaching onslaught of the holidays.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
August 20, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Xos Trucks Secures $20 Million in New Funding Round

Dakota Semler and Giordano Sordoni Xos Trucks co-founder and CEO Dakota Semler (left) and co-founder and chief operating officer Giordano Sordoni. (Xos Trucks Inc.)

Fledgling electric vehicle developer Xos Trucks Inc. completed a new round of financing, raising $20 million from a group of investors.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
August 18, 2020

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