Business, Logistics, Top 100

Shippers, Carriers Shift Into High Gear for Cyber Monday

UPS holiday delivery UPS Inc.

The holiday shopping season is here, and the big e-commerce day is expected to make shippers busy.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 26, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Holiday Season Returns Will Set Record, UPS Predicts

UPS delivery in snow UPS Inc.

This holiday season is projected to be so busy, UPS even expects to set a record for returned merchandise.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 7, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

UPS to Upgrade Health Care-Dedicated Warehouse Network

UPS CNG truck UPS Inc.

UPS Inc. will add major upgrades to its health care-dedicated warehouse and distribution network, according to an Oct. 28 news release.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2019
Business, Top 100, TCA

UPS Predicts Record Holiday Season

UPS Worldport John Sommers II for Transport Topics

UPS Inc. says it has been preparing for what it expects to be a record-breaking holiday shipping season by building additional automated facilities and adding jets to its fleet to handle more packages as online shopping continues to grow.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 23, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Stamps.com Soars as UPS Deal Seen as ‘Step in the Right Direction’

UPS truck and driver UPS Inc.

Stamps.com Inc. shares rallied Oct. 22 ahead of the opening bell after UPS Inc. announced a pact to offer discounted shipping rates to the company’s customer base of more than 740,000.

Janet Freund | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

UPS Invests $450 Million in CNG Trucks, Stations

UPS CNG truck UPS CNG filling station by UPS

UPS Inc. announced it will spend $450 million to add 6,000 vehicles powered by compressed natural gas as well as supporting infrastructure beginning next year.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

UPS Drones Win FAA Milestone Permission to Operate

Delivery Drone Bloomberg News

UPS Inc. won U.S. certification to fly drones under regulations similar to those for airlines, a milestone that allows the company to vastly expand airborne deliveries.

Thomas Black and Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
October 1, 2019
Business, Top 100

UPS Announces New Uniforms for Drivers

New UPS uniforms UPS Inc.

For nearly 100 years drivers at UPS Inc. have been known around the world by their brown uniforms. Now comes a newly designed uniform, and, yes, the iconic brown remains.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 20, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Shipments Swell in Amazon Era

UPS and FedEx trucks UPS is thriving while FedEx has struggled to thrive in e-commerce sphere. (Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News)

A $20 billion investment spree detailed by UPS CEO David Abney last year, a plan that initially rattled Wall Street, is bearing fruit. Profit margins are improving even as 112-year-old Big Brown copes with swelling volume from voracious online shoppers, who are typically less lucrative to serve than business customers.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 19, 2019
Government, Business, Top 100

UPS to Pay $8.4 Million to Settle Claim of Overcharging Government

UPS logo on truck Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department says United Parcel Service Inc. must pay $8.4 million to settle allegations that the company was overcharging the federal government for package deliveries.

September 13, 2019

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