Please note the Press Releases displayed are from selected regions and do not represent all UPS Press Releases around the globe.
Richmond, US (1 Press Release)
UPS Freight® (NYSE:UPS), one of the nation's largest heavy freight carriers, announced today a general rate increase of 4.4 percent, effective March 31, 2014.
Mississagua, ON, CA (2 Press Releases)
Plus de 49 000 heures de bénévolat consacrées à des organismes communautaires canadiens
Fidèle à son engagement à soutenir les collectivités où elle est présente, UPS a de nouveau offert bien plus qu’un appui financier en 2013. Encourager ses employés à donner de leur temps et à partager leurs compétences est à la base de la stratégie d’UPS en matière de responsabilité sociale, et c’est d’ailleurs ce qui lui permet de se démarquer année après année. En 2013, les employés d’UPS Canada ont consacré 49 465 heures à l’action bénévole et se sont investis auprès de 500 œuvres de bienfaisance partout au pays.
More than 49,000 hours of time donated to Canadian charities
In keeping with its ongoing commitment to supporting the communities where it operates, UPS once again went beyond solely offering financial support in 2013. Encouraging staff to donate their time and skills to give back to their communities is at the foundation of UPS's corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy and an area it continues to go above and beyond. UPS employees dedicated 49,465 hours to more than 500 charitable organizations across Canada in 2013. This was in addition to $470,000 given through The UPS Foundation's Community Grant Program.
Mexico City and Atlanta, MX (1 Press Release)
Population growth, increasing middle class and longer life-span driving rapid expansion in healthcare consumption
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the state of Mexico, celebrating the addition of three healthcare-dedicated facilities to address high growth medical device and pharmaceutical consumption markets throughout Latin America. Over the coming months, UPS will open and expand new facilities near Mexico City, Mexico, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Santiago, Chile, highlighting its continued investment in the region.
Washington, US (2 Press Releases)
Electronic records will replace hard copy shipping papers for feeder operations beginning June 1, 2014
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced it will begin to transmit hazardous material information electronically, by phone, or fax starting June 1, 2014. This new method of communicating "shipping paper" information, authorized by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) through Hazardous Materials Special Permit 15747 issued to UPS, only affects UPS small package tractor-trailer operations, the movement of small package shipments between UPS facilities and deliveries by tractor trailer. UPS Freight and all other UPS operations will continue to carry hard-copy shipping papers for hazardous materials.
Proposals Such as this Comprehensive Tax Reform Discussion Draft are the Right Path to Lead to Economic Growth and American Competitiveness
UPS (NYSE:UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for comprehensive tax reform, applauds the release of a tax reform discussion draft by the House Ways and Means Committee. Today's proposal is the result of hard work by Members of the Ways and Means Committee and the leadership of Chairman Dave Camp (R - MI).
Cidade do México, MX (1 Press Release)
Rápido crescimento populacional, aumento da classe média e maior tempo de vida impulsionam o consumo de produtos farmacêuticos
a UPS (NYSE: UPS) realizou hoje, no estado do México, a cerimônia de inauguração das três novas instalações dedicadas ao mercado de cuidados com a saúde e a crescente demanda por dispositivos médicos e farmacêuticos, em toda América Latina. Pelos próximos meses, a UPS irá expandir e abrir novas instalações no estado do México, no México, em São Paulo, no Brasil e em Santiago, no Chile, destacando o contínuo investimento na região.
Cologne/Bonn, DE (1 Press Release)
$200 Million Investment in Leading-Edge European Logistics Center Poised for Further Trade and Export Growth, Ensures Continued Reliability and Capacity for Businesses of Any Size
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has celebrated the official opening of a $200 million expansion of its European air hub facilities at Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany that will continue to serve as Europe's window into the world of international trade and export. The expansion, which took two years to construct and has already created an additional 200 jobs, constitutes one of UPS's largest facility investments in the company's history and cements its position as the largest employer at the airport with more than 2,500 employees today.
Neuss, DE (2 Press Releases)
Warentransport- und Warenkreditversicherung sind nun Teil der Lösungen zum Schutz des internationalen Handels
UPS Capital Corporation, eine Tochtergesellschaft von UPS® (NYSE:UPS), hat heute die Erweiterung seines Portfolios für Unternehmensversicherungen in Deutschland bekannt gegeben. UPS Capital Versicherungsmakler GmbH, eine Tochtergesellschaft von UPS Capital, nimmt zwei neue Versicherungslösungen in sein wachsendes Angebot an Dienstleistungen auf, die den internationalen Handel für UPS Kunden erleichtern und absichern sollen: eine Warentransportversicherung und eine Warenkreditversicherung.
Cargo and credit insurance are now part of the solutions designed to protect international commerce
UPS Capital Corporation, a subsidiary of UPS, (NYSE:UPS) today announced the expansion of its business insurance offerings in Germany. UPS Capital Versicherungsmakler GmbH, a UPS Capital affiliate, is adding two new insurance solutions, trade credit insurance and cargo insurance, to its growing list of services which are designed to help promote and protect international commerce for UPS customers.
Atlanta and London, UK (1 Press Release)
Acquisition of Polar Speed Expands UPS Specialized Healthcare Network, Enhances Temperature-Sensitive Solutions
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has completed the purchase of U.K.-based Polar Speed, an innovative provider of temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical supply chain solutions in the U.K. The acquisition further strengthens UPS's healthcare network across Europe, providing healthcare companies access to a single source for logistics solutions across the continent.
San Diego, US (2 Press Releases)
Company launches Print Madness™ promotion, offering 500 business cards for $5
Just in time for NCAA® March Madness®, The UPS Store® today announced its own roster of activities to help small business owners compete and win the business game.
The UPS Store Aligns Itself with Service Providers To Help Small Business Owners Make Informed Decisions
It's National Consumer Protection Week March 2-8, a nationwide campaign dedicated to encouraging people to make better-informed decisions about finances, health, privacy and technology. To help make it easier for small businesses to make smart decisions, The UPS Store® announced the addition of several companies to their small business solutions site. The site presents exclusive offers for a variety of services and products small business owners may look to outsource.
Mexico City, MX (1 Press Release)
Latin American high population growth, rising middle class and increasing access to healthcare driving rapid expansion in healthcare consumption
UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics, today held a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome its new UPS healthcare-dedicated facility in Cuautitlan Izcalli, State of Mexico, which is slated to open later this year. The building provides more than 78,000 square feet of space equipped with specialized technology for the distribution of medicines and healthcare equipment that will provide highly qualified services and capabilities to clinics, distributors, pharmacies and patients.
Atlanta, US (7 Press Releases)
Expansions cater to retail, industrial manufacturing and healthcare customers
UPS (NYSE: UPS), driven by strong demand from customers in the retail, manufacturing and healthcare industries, today announced facility enhancements in three key North American markets. The expanded locations include Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Hebron, Ky.; and Mira Loma, Calif.
Foundation awards grants to 24 nonprofit organizations to support global humanitarian relief and road safety
Today, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will donate more than $9 million toward community safety initiatives focused on enhancing disaster response, recovery, and emergency preparedness through enhanced technology infrastructure and road safety initiatives. To underscore the importance of humanitarian supply chain capabilities, UPS will deploy UPS Relief LinkTM, humanitarian supply chain solutions that strengthen the tracking of critical relief supplies. UPS is working with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR) to provide better visibility of the journey of urgently needed items through the last mile of delivery to refugees.
Auto Arrive and Depart system automates information exchange for UPS tractor trailer feeder fleet
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced its Auto Arrive and Depart (AAD) system ranked 22 on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100.
Initial fueling infrastructure built at 50 locations in collaboration with Propane Education & Research Council
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations. The investment in propane vehicles and infrastructure is approximately $70 million.
Long-Time UPS Executive John Menna to Lead Priority Segment, Industry Veteran Bill Hook to Retire
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced John Menna has been named Vice President of Global Strategy for Healthcare Logistics. Bill Hook, a 20-year healthcare logistics industry expert, will be retiring after joining UPS in 2000 with the acquisition of Livingston Healthcare Services, Inc. Over the past decade plus, Hook has catapulted UPS into a leadership position for global healthcare logistics and helped set the company's global long-term growth strategy in healthcare logistics across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
Brand Finance has named UPS (NYSE: UPS) to its Brandirectory list of 500 most valuable global brands in 2014.
7,221 Now Included in "Circle of Honor" For Driving 25 Years or More Without Accident
UPS NYSE:UPS) today announced the induction of 1,519 drivers into its elite "Circle of Honor," raising to 7,221 the number of drivers who have avoided accidents for 25 years or more.
Laredo, TX, US (1 Press Release)
New Facility Improves Cross-border Shipping
UPS today announced the opening of a new package sorting and delivery facility in Laredo, Texas, doubling the capacity of its previous building. The new facility will also use advanced technology to increase processing proficiency. UPS customers in South Texas shipping to Mexico can benefit from the new technology by experiencing a one-day improvement in time-in-transit.
|04/10/14||DE||UPS Capital erweitert sein Versicherungsangebot in Deutschland|
|04/10/14||DE||UPS Capital Expands Insurance Offerings In Germany|
|04/10/14||US||UPS Boosts Capacity In Three Key North American Markets|
|04/07/14||US||The UPS Foundation Invests More Than $9 Million In Grants And Support For Global Community Safety|
|04/03/14||MX||UPS Expande Rede de Operação Especializada em Saúde Para Simplificar o Acesso ao Mercado da América Latina|
|04/03/14||US||UPS Expanding Healthcare Network to Simplify Latin American Market Access|
|04/03/14||MX||UPS Expande su Red de Cuidados de la Salud para Simplificar el Acceso del Mercado Mexicano|
|04/03/14||MX||UPS Expanding Healthcare Network to Simplify Market Access in Mexico|
|04/02/14||US||UPS Ranks No. 22 on 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100|
|03/25/14||US||UPS Opens Expansion of its European Air Hub at Cologne Bonn Airport|
|03/18/14||US||UPS Opens New Facility to Improve Time-In-Transit to Mexico|
|03/17/14||US||The UPS Store Helps Small Businesses Score During NCAA March Madness|
|03/14/14||US||UPS Freight Announces 2014 Rate Adjustment|
|03/06/14||US||UPS Granted First of its Kind Special Permit for Electronic Reporting of Hazmat|
|03/05/14||US||UPS Invests in Propane for U.S. Delivery Fleet|
|03/04/14||US||The UPS Store Announces New Outsourcing Services During National Consumer Protection Week|
|02/26/14||US||UPS Commends Chairman Camp and House Ways and Means Committee on Taking the First Step Towards Achieving Comprehensive Tax Reform|
|02/25/14||CA||L’action bénévole, pierre angulaire de la stratégie de dons d’UPS|
|02/25/14||CA||Hands-On Volunteerism Leads UPS|
|02/25/14||US||UPS Appoints New Global Healthcare Logistics Leader|
|02/24/14||US||UPS Rises on List of 2014 Most Valuable Global Brands|
|02/19/14||US||More Than 7,200 UPS Drivers Have Steered Clear Of Accidents For A Quarter Century|
|02/11/14||US||UPS Continues Global Healthcare Expansion with Purchase of UK Healthcare Logistics Innovator|