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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
Business, Top 100

UPS, Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement for 11,000 Freight Workers

Teamsters TT File Photo

UPS Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract that will cover an estimated 11,000 UPS Freight employees, the package delivery giant and union announced July 13.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 13, 2018
Business, Top 100

Proposed UPS-Teamsters Pact Reveals Expanded Driver Operations

UPS trucks in New York City Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

Details of a tentative new labor deal between UPS Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have begun to emerge, including specifics on expansion of the parcel carrier’s team-driving operations and pay increases for its drivers.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 12, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

UPS Signs Lease for Million-Square-Foot Pennsylvania Warehouse

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What can brown do for you? Apparently, it can fill a 1 million-square-foot warehouse along Route 33 in Palmer Township, Pa.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
July 10, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

FedEx, UPS Say Local Sick-Pay Laws Don’t Apply to Them

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Fed up with state and local laws that require private employers to offer paid sick days, the airlines and railroads have filed suit, claiming that the interstate nature of their businesses should make them exempt.

Jeff Green | Bloomberg News
June 21, 2018
Government, Business, Top 100

UPS, Teamsters Resume Contract Talks as Threat of Strike Looms

Teamsters jacket Bradley C. Bower/Bloomberg News

The latest round of face-to-face labor negotiations between UPS Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was slated for the week of June 18, with the threat of a strike looming over the talks if no agreement can be reached before the current five-year contract expires Aug. 1.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 20, 2018

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