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05/12/15   Entrepreneurs without Borders
    Global Supply Chain Summit 2015
    Washington D.C.
     
    May 12, 2015 –The entrepreneurial economy, fueled by the democratizing power of e-commerce, is giving birth to an empowered global SME. New challenges and opportunities arise for policymakers and logistics practitioners as traditional supply chains evolve.
04/26/15   On the Road to Inclusion
    2015 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Corporate Executives Forum
    Atlanta, GA
     
    April 26, 2015 - 2015 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Corporate Executives Forum - Atlanta, GA: As businesses, we’ve come a long way to encourage diversity and inclusion, according to Alan Gershenhorn, the Chief Commercial Officer for UPS, who was the keynote speaker at the HACR Corporate Executives Forum. “But every day, we’re reminded just how far we still have to go.”
03/19/15   When Left is Right
    Economic Club of Indiana
    Indianapolis, IN
     
    March 19, 2015 - Economic Club of Indiana - Indianapolis, IN: “Leadership starts with a vision,” according to Myron Gray, president of U.S. Operations. “But the route to realizing that vision is never perfect and almost never direct. It’s filled with crossroads and multiple options.”
03/12/15   Why Free Trade Matters: a Corporate Perspective
    World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, 12th Annual Global Business Conference
    Philadelphia, PA
     
    March 12, 2015 – World Trade Center – Philadelphia, PA: The explosive development of emerging markets and the growth of empowered consumers are among the disruptions shattering the concept of business as usual. “We see disruption on an unprecedented scale,” Seward said.
03/06/15   The Business of Ethics - and Why We Need a New Framework
    Siena College, Lewis Golub Executive Lecture Series
    Loudonville, NY
     
    March 6, 2015 - Siena College - Loudonville, NY: Kate Gutmann, senior vice president of worldwide sales and solutions for UPS, spoke about business ethics at the Lewis Golub Executive Lecture Series at Siena College. Gutmann focused on the need to consider the reality, rules and relevance when questioning ethical or unethical business practices.
01/20/15   Connecting a Global Economy Through Trade
    Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center
    Cambridge, MA
     
    January 20, 2015 - Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center - Cambridge, MA: When it’s easier to trade, more trade happens. But expanding trade creates both challenges and opportunities for our modes and systems of transportation. As Rich McArdle, UPS’s Mid Atlantic District Manager says, navigating this global chess board can be frustrating and delicate work for transportation and trade alike.
10/23/14   Building Cities on a Foundation of Cooperation
    Association of Metropolitan Planning Organization's Annual Conference
    Atlanta, GA
     
    October 23, 2014 - Association of Metropolitan Planning Organization's Annual Conference - Atlanta, GA: Against a backdrop of surging urban populations, crumbling infrastructure and dwindling public funding, metropolitan planners are creating the vision for transportation networks that will support the growth and vitality of cities today and well into the future. A key to their success, according to Myron Gray, president of U.S. Operations for UPS, will be the same unique human trait that gave rise to the first cities centuries ago: cooperation.
08/28/14   More Than a Numbers Game
    96th Annual American Legion National Convention
    Charlotte, NC
     
    August 28, 2014 - 96th Annual American Legion National Convention - Charlotte, NC: At every point in our history, veterans have returned home from war to lead and accomplish great things. Veterans coming home today have the same potential. Business just needs to give them a place to start and a place to grow, according to Myron Gray, president of U.S. Operations for UPS.
07/14/14   Strategic Priorities and UPS’ Role as a Corporate Citizen of Atlanta
    The Rotary Club of Atlanta
    Atlanta, GA
     
    July 14, 2014 - The Rotary Club of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA: In his first speech in Atlanta since being named CEO-elect, UPS Chief Operating Officer David Abney spoke about his strategic priorities and UPS’ role as a corporate citizen of Atlanta. His remarks as prepared for delivery follow.
06/07/14   Remarks to Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Atlanta
     
    June 7, 2014 - Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - Atlanta: Eduardo Martinez, president of the UPS Foundation, was the keynote speaker at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Martinez encouraged chamber members – many of whom are owners and managers of Hispanic-owned businesses – to embrace disruption as a force for innovation and growth.
06/03/14   Capitalizing on Global Trade: A Success Story
    Discover Global Markets: Business Forum Series
    Los Angeles
     
    June 3, 2014 - Discover Global Markets Business Forum - Los Angeles: Jim Barber, the president of UPS International, spoke to the Discover Global Markets Business Forum in Los Angeles. Using a local company (Medelita, which produces healthcare uniforms) as an example, Barber spoke to an audience of small- to mid-sized business owners about ways to grow their businesses through global trade.
05/11/14   Big Data Delivers Big Results at UPS
    Production and Operations Management Society Conference
    Atlanta
     
    May 11, 2014 - Production and Operations Management Society Conference - Atlanta: Randy Stashick, president of Engineering at UPS, spoke at the Production and Operations Management Society Conference on the importance of big data and operations research when designing and implementing breakthrough changes.
05/08/14   Spreading the Good Word on Trade
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Supply Chain Summit
    Washington D.C.
     
    May 8, 2014 - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Supply Chain Summit - Washington D.C.: Myron Gray, president of U.S. Operations for UPS, spoke at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Supply Chain Summit. Myron spoke about pending trade agreements and asked this question: “What is our role, mine and yours, in ensuring their success?” Trade agreements such as those now being considered would make it easier to move goods and services across borders, directly impacting any business, large or small. Advocates of these agreements must champion for the benefits that they will provide.
04/13/14   Delivering on the Expectations of the 21st Century Consumer
    CASE Deliver Conference
    Houston, TX
     
    April 13, 2014 - CASE Deliver Conference - Houston, TX: Alan Gershenhorn, the chief sales, marketing and strategy officer for UPS, talks about the challenges of business and higher education in the age of disruption. Alan also outlines that trade along with logistics can raise the remaining "last billion" out of poverty as well as impact global hunger.
04/12/14   Internationalization of U.S. Education in the 21st Century.
    College of William and Mary
    Williamsburg, VA
     
    April 12, 2014 - College of William & Mary - Williamsburg, VA: Kurt Kuehn, chief financial officer for UPS, spoke at the Coalition for International Education on the campus of William and Mary about the Internationalization of U.S. Education in the 21st Century. Kurt discusses what the world of business needs from institutions of higher education to compete on a global scale.
04/04/14   Globalization and Trade
    Delta State University
    Cleveland, MS
     
    April 4, 2014 - Delta State University - Cleveland, MS: UPS Chief Operating Officer David Abney and an alumnus of Delta State University, spoke at the school’s annual International Business Symposium. David calls for today's graduates to consider a career in international trade. Globalization has slowed down in the last few years and the need for supporting global trade is important because easing trade restrictions can increase the global economy by $600 billion.
03/28/14   The Role of Logistics in an Age of Disruption
    University of Miami
    Miami, FL
     
    March 28, 2014 - University of Miami - Miami, FL: Kurt Kuehn, the chief financial officer of UPS, traces the history of logistics and the role of logistics in today's global economy.
09/24/13   The Future of E-Commerce: Logistics as a Key Engine of Growth
    American Chamber of Commerce
    Singapore
     
    Jim Barber, President, UPS International, spoke to the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore about the future of e-commerce.
09/20/13   UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn on Bloomberg TV
    Bloomberg TV
    Atlanta, GA
     
    Kurt Kuehn, chief financial officer of United Parcel Service Inc., talks about the company's outlook and business strategy. Kuehn speaks with Tom Keene, Sara Eisen and Anna Edwards on Bloomberg Television's Surveillance.
09/16/13   Freight Transportation and Economic Growth Panel
    Montana Economic Development Summit
    Butte, Montana
     
    UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn spoke at the Montana Economic Development Summit about the power of multimodal freight and the benefits of using sustainable practices in transportation.
08/19/13   Clearing Barriers to Global Trade
    World Affairs Council of Atlanta
    Atlanta, GA
     
    UPS Chief Operating Officer David Abney spoke to the World Affairs Council of Atlanta about ways to increase global trade.
08/01/13   UPS CEO on Economic Headwinds
    Fox Business
    New York, NY
     
    UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis weighs in on the state of the U.S. economy and company growth.
06/26/13   The UPS Journey: Lessons from 300 Million Green Miles
    Alternative Clean Transportation Expo
    Washington, DC
     
    UPS Chief Operating Office David Abney spoke at North America's largest alternative fuel and clean vehicle technology show. Explaining that "The greenest miles are the ones you never run," referring to how advanced route planning can be used to avoid needless miles.
06/25/13   UPS: Delivering Corporate Responsibility
    CNBC
    Chicago, IL
     
    UPS Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn was featured on CNBC's Squawk Box as part of the CNBC Global CFO Council series.
06/19/13   U.S. Fiscal Policy a Drag for Business
    Fox Business
    Atlanta, GA
     
    UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis told FOX Business while the economy is on the right track, the White House's fiscal policy has been a drag on business. In the interview, Scott also discussed global growth.
06/19/13   The Technology Driving UPS
    Fox Business
    Louisville, KY
     
    Dave Barnes, UPS Chief Information Officer, spoke with Fox Business on how data is used to improve efficiencies at the company.
06/19/13   UPS CFO Talks Wall Street
    Fox Business
    Louisville, KY
     
    In a Fox Business interview with UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn, he discusses how the company creates value and invests for growth. The continuous technological improvements in the company to bring shareholders the greatest value are also reviewed.
05/21/13   Measuring Global Growth and Trade
    CNBC Global CFO Council
    Englewood Cliffs, NJ
     
    UPS Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn was featured on CNBC’s Squawk Box as part of the CNBC Global CFO Council series.