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Business, Logistics, TCA

UPS Holiday Package Returns Hit Peak Before Year End for First Time

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UPS Inc. expected to handle a record 1.5 million returns Dec. 19, ahead of its usual early January peak of 1.3 million.

Debbie Cockrell | The News Tribune Tacoma Wash
December 20, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Purchases $18.3 Million in Property in Massachusetts

UPS Worker UPS warehouse (John Sommers II for TT)

United Parcel Service has purchased properties in Shrewsbury, Mass., and Grafton, Mass., for $18.3 million as it considers whether to build a $200 million distribution facility in the area.

Lisa Eckelbecker | The Worcester, Mass. Telegram Gazette
December 13, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Amazon, USPS, UPS, FedEx

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Procrastinators take note: The deadline is fast approaching to get those gifts in the mail to arrive by Christmas Eve.

Doreen Christensen | Sun Sentinel
December 13, 2018
Business

UPS Freight Resumes Operations After Workers Approve Contract, Avoid Strike

UPS Freight truck A UPS Freight truck on the streets of Louisville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

UPS Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have approved a new five-year contract, averting a strike by 11,600 UPS freight workers as the Atlanta-based company heads into its busiest shipping time of the year.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 12, 2018
Business, Top 100

Teamsters Ratify Five-Year Contract With UPS

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The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has ratified a new five-year contract with UPS Inc. for the company’s estimated 255,000 drivers and other employees who handle small freight.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 11, 2018
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.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 17, 2018
Business, Top 100

UPS Reaches Tentative Agreement With Airline Mechanics

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Local union leaders with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters which represents UPS Inc. and UPS freight workers approved on Aug. 9 two separate five-year national contracts. This paves the way for the 250,000 workers, including drivers, loaders, package sorters, dockworkers and operations team members and 11,000 freight workers to vote on the contacts in September.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 10, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

UPS, Thor to Partner on Battery-Electric Class 6 Delivery Truck

Class 6 Delivery Truck Rendering of the Thor, UPS collaboration. (UPS Inc.)

UPS Inc. has announced a collaboration with Los Angeles-based Thor Trucks on a battery-powered, Class 6 delivery truck that can drive approximately 100 miles on a single charge.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
August 6, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Surges as Jump in Foreign Sales Defies Rising Trade Tensions

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UPS Inc. rose the most in almost seven years as international sales surged and the courier’s ambitious investment plans started to win over investors.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
July 26, 2018
Business, Logistics

UPS Begins Smart-Access Delivery in New York City

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Your packages are here, and you’re not. It’s all right — they’ll just let themselves in.

Oshrat Carmiel | Bloomberg News
July 17, 2018

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