Business, Logistics, TCA

Hardworking Drivers Key to UPS Delivering 750 Million Packages This Holiday Season

UPS Inc.

Technology has made it easier than ever to buy gifts online and track the spoils of your spending spree as they make their way from retailers’ warehouses to your doorstep in time for the holidays.

Lauren Zumbach | Chicago Tribune
December 15, 2017

UPS Says Deliveries Are Back to Normal After Shopping Surge

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United Parcel Service Inc. says it’s gotten deliveries under control after a surge of online shopping caused some delays following Thanksgiving.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
December 14, 2017
Government, Business

FedEx and UPS Surge as Investors Pick Winners From Tax Overhaul

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FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. surged the most in more than a year Dec. 4 on expectations that they’ll reap particularly big gains from the tax-overhaul package making its way through Congress.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
December 7, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

UPS Eyes Delivery of Holiday Packages by Golf Cart in Colorado Town

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Golden, Colo., residents could see the unwrapping of a new package delivery system right in the middle of this year’s holiday gift-giving frenzy, with UPS Inc. drivers swapping out their trademark brown trucks for golf carts with trailers.

John Aguilar | The Denver Post
December 7, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

UPS Switching to Three-Wheel Deliveries in Florida Town

UPS Inc.

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will soon become the first city in the state to use electric tricycles to deliver packages to businesses and homes, according to UPS Inc. and city officials.

Wayne K. Roustan | The Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
December 5, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

UPS Warns of Temporary Delays After Cyber Monday Overwhelms Network

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UPS Inc. is expecting slight delays in package deliveries after a surge in e-commerce sales swamped its network in the days after Thanksgiving.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
December 5, 2017
Business, TCA

UPS Buys Company to Build Customs Brokerage Business

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UPS announced it is acquiring trade management firm Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services to build the shipping giant’s customs brokerage business.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 5, 2017
Business, Technology

UPS, Coyote Join Blockchain in Trucking Alliance

UPS Inc. announced Nov. 7 it has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance to assist in creating industry standards and protocols to enable blockchain platforms to operate together with established technologies.

Transport Topics
November 7, 2017
Government, Business

N.Y. Teamsters Hoping UPS Can Secure Loans to Shore Up Pension Fund

ALBANY, N.Y. — October is the first month thousands of retired upstate New York Teamsters will feel the hit from a 29% cut in their monthly pension checks.

Rick Karlin | Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)
October 30, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

UPS Starting Negotiations on Massive Teamsters Contracts

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UPS says it has started contract talks with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters on new collective bargaining agreements covering 250,000 workers.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 10, 2017