Business, Top 100, TCA

UPS CEO David Abney Earns Horatio Alger Award

UPS CEO David Abney UPS CEO David Abney via Horatio Alger Association/YouTube

For more than 70 years, the Horatio Alger award has been bestowed upon individuals who have overcome adversity to achieve success and remained committed to both higher education and helping others. So UPS CEO David Abney is in good company. But his 3-year-old grandson's reaction to the news has kept him humble.

Gracie Bonds Staples | Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 16, 2019
Business, Technology

Inxeption, UPS Unveil Platform Integration Tool to Aid Marketing, Distribution

Inxeption A rendering of Inxeption Zippy. (Inxeption via YouTube)

Technology company Inxeption Corp. and UPS Inc. announced the creation of Inxeption Zippy, a platform integration that helps businesses market and distribute their products on multiple online channels from one secure place, according to a joint news release.

March 25, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Congressional Infrastructure Window 4-6 Months, Stakeholders Say

Melanie Piana “We can’t continue going on like we are as a nation,” Ferndale, Mich., Councilwoman Melanie Piana said at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this month. (Save MI City via YouTube)

The window for an infrastructure bill in 2019 is only about four months, starting now, and closing quickly. Here's Capitol Agenda's look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 25, 2019

UPS Exceeds Expectations With Strong 4Q Earnings

UPS Freight truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

UPS Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations, the package delivery company reported Jan. 31.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Expands Keyless Apartment-Building Entry That Started in NYC

UPS Worker Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News

United Parcel Service Inc. is expanding a keyless-entry system for package deliveries at apartment buildings after a successful test in New York and San Francisco.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 22, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

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

UPS Worker Patrick Semansky/Associated Press

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

UPS Getty Images

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

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


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