COVID Fundamentally Changed Cold Chain Companies
The coronavirus vaccine rollout required rapid adjustment by cold chain companies that continues to influence technologies and operations more than a year later.
Transportation Stakeholders Focus on Potential Legislative Changes
Federal lawmakers are working on numerous regulatory and legislative changes that could impact transportation, experts highlighted Sept. 29 at the Coyote Logistics Digital Summit.
UPS Launches Rewards Program for Access Point Use
UPS is launching a holiday rewards program to encourage customers to pick up packages at alternate locations through its Access Point network, which include Michaels stores, UPS Stores and local businesses like delis, dry cleaners and flower shops.
FedEx, UPS Strive to Automate Loading and Unloading Trucks
As FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. beef up automation to keep pace with surging e-commerce and a potential threat from Amazon.com, they’ve been stumped at a crucial stage: loading and unloading trucks.
FedEx Downplays US-China Trade Spat’s Impact on Its Business
DALLAS — Shortly before the Trump administration announced a new round of tariffs against Chinese goods, FedEx Corp. leaders tried to assure investors Sept. 17 that a widening trade war will have little direct effect on the company.
Parcel Giants, Logistics Companies Announce Hiring Plans Ahead of Holiday Season
Several of the shipping industry’s largest entities have unveiled their plans for holiday season hires. The temporary employees will help support an anticipated increase in packages beginning in November and continuing through January.
UPS Reports Steady 2Q Income, Revenue
UPS Inc. reported solid second-quarter growth in revenue and profits despite charges taken for its voluntary retirement plan and efforts to upgrade the firm.
UPS Hiring Thousands of Workers for Massive Hub on Atlanta’s West Side
UPS Inc. has started hiring thousands of workers for a massive Southeast ground hub to open on the west side of Atlanta, one of the largest developments in the area in years.
UPS Seeks Driver ‘Flexibility’ in Contract Talks With Teamsters
Contract negotiations between UPS Inc. and the Teamsters Union began in January with the union and the package delivery firm taking a measured approach to reaching a deal before the July 31 deadline.
UPS to Open Distribution Center in Colorado by Christmas
UPS Inc. signed a 10-year lease to open its first distribution center in Aurora, Colo., a 360,000-square-foot building due to open before Christmas.November 6, 2017