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UPS Adds Indiana Airport to Cargo Network

A delivery van passes in front of a cargo jet parked on the tarmac at a UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Ky., on Jan. 28. A delivery van passes in front of a cargo jet parked on the tarmac at a UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Ky., on Jan. 28. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on May 13 approved a long-term lease and easement access agreement with UPS Inc. that will allow the company to begin express air shipment operations later this year.

Andrew Steele | The Times (Munster, Ind.)
May 14, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

5-Year-Old’s ‘Refreshment Stop’ Shows Appreciation for FedEx, UPS Drivers

Jack Mahar, 5, set up a free refreshment stop for delivery drivers

A New York kindergartener who loves delivery trucks is thanking FedEx, UPS and other drivers during the coronavirus pandemic in his own special way, with a 'refreshment stop' of complimentary snacks and drinks that he has set up at the end of his driveway for these essential workers.

Kristi Gustafson Barlette | Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
May 5, 2020
Business, Logistics

UPS Q1 Revenue Rises, Net Income Dips

UPS John Sommers II for Transport Topics

UPS Inc. on April 28 reported an increase in first-quarter revenue but said the COVID-19 pandemic caused a shift in its business mix that affected its bottom line result.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

UPS to Fly Medications by Drone to Florida Retirement Community

Andreas Raptopoulos, CEO of UPS partner Matternet, walks next to an operator carrying a drone used for medical specimens delivery in North Carolina in March 2019. Andreas Raptopoulos, CEO of UPS partner Matternet, walks next to an operator carrying a drone used for medical specimens delivery in North Carolina in March 2019. (Jonathan Drew/Associated Press)

UPS Inc. will use drones to fill prescriptions for residents of The Villages in Florida, one of the country’s biggest retirement communities, amid a lockdown to halt the coronavirus.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
April 27, 2020
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, Top 100

Trump Says Trucking CEOs to Help Advise on Economic Recovery

President Trump speaks at an April 14 Coronavirus Task Force press briefing Trump holds a Coronavirus Task Force press briefing in the White House Rose Garden April 14. (c-span.org)

American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear is among the prominent business executives tapped by President Donald Trump to help revive the economy as the coronavirus pandemic shows signs of easing in some parts of the country.

April 14, 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, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

UPS, Teamsters Agree on Sick Leave as Coronavirus Spreads

UPS driver UPS Inc.

UPS Inc. said it is taking steps to protect its employees from contracting the COVID-19 virus and that it reached an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters concerning paid-leave guidelines for unionized workers who are affected by it.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 23, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

UPS Helping With Coronavirus Testing Sites

UPS CEO David Abney UPS CEO David Abney by Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg News

UPS Inc. is joining a Trump administration effort to bring mobile coronavirus testing to several U.S. cities, the company announced March 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 18, 2020
Business, Safety

UPS, FedEx Ease Signature Rules to Protect Against Virus

(Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News) Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. are dropping the normal signature rules for package deliveries to protect customers and workers as the coronavirus outbreak worsens.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
March 17, 2020

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