UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has agreed to terms with Poland-based investment fund ORTIE to acquire its pharmaceutical logistics company Poltraf Sp. z o.o. The acquisition will further strengthen UPS's healthcare expertise and network in Europe, enabling compliant logistics services to customers for streamlining their product supply to the fast-growing healthcare markets of Central and Eastern Europe.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) will donate $10,000 to Woodland Elementary this month, enabling the Sandy Springs, Ga., school to build a sustainable food garden. In addition to providing the startup funds, UPS committed volunteer support on an ongoing basis to help ensure the longevity of the garden. The project will be named the UPS Gardens at Woodland Elementary. The volunteer hours will become part of UPS's pledge to reach 20 million hours of global volunteerism and community service by the end of 2020.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an exclusive partnership with 7-Eleven that will see twenty of its outlets at Shell petrol stations across Singapore serve as Alternative Delivery Locations (ADL) for UPS packages. The service is available with immediate effect.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it will support The EcoChic Design Award 2014/2015 (the "Award") as the Official Logistics Partner. The Award is the world's first international sustainable fashion design competition which brings together Asian and European fashion designers that share a vision for an environmentally friendly fashion industry.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced the addition of three buildings and the expansion of another in four North American locations, boosting its supply chain solutions network size by nearly 1.2 million sq. ft. Rapid growth of customers in the high-tech, industrial manufacturing and retail industries fueled the demand for new or expanded facilities in Mira Loma, California; Hebron, Kentucky; Louisville, Kentucky; and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) anunció su panorama financiero y estrategias de crecimiento a largo plazo durante una conferencia con inversionistas en Nueva York, la cual fue transmitida en línea. La compañía revisó sus últimas tecnologías operativas y para el consumidor, así como los detalles de sus estrategias de crecimiento.
UPS Statement on Multi-Employer Pensions
UPS is committed to protecting our employees and retirees and will always advocate on their behalf. Our people are our company's greatest asset and we will stand by our commitment to them both now and in their retirement. The update to the multi-employer pension process being considered by Congress will not change our contractual obligation and no policy will change our commitment to our people.
Today, UPS® (NYSE:UPS) was recognized as No. 1 in the Industrials company category on the 2014 Civic 50 list, up from the No. 4 ranking in 2013. An annual initiative organized by Points of Light and Bloomberg L.P., the Civic 50 honors the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) is making some special wishes come true beyond its regular daily delivery of millions of packages this holiday season. Your Wishes Delivered, a campaign designed to invite the public to share their wishes during the holidays, launched in mid-November and videos of the first Wishes Delivered are available to be viewed.
The dates for U2's upcoming iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015 have been announced today by Live Nation. The iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour which begins in 2015, will see U2 play indoor arenas for the first time in a decade, in 19 cities worldwide during it's first year with pairs of shows in each city. Tickets for all shows will go on general sale on Monday 8th December. In addition, special shows are being planned for Dublin for the end of next year - to benefit the U2-initiated Music Generation project - details of which will be announced as soon as they are finalised.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) Chief Executive Officer David Abney today announced changes to several of the company's senior leadership assignments to enhance management focus on the company's strategic growth and organizational effectiveness.
In support of humanitarian organizations fighting the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, a staging area has been made available in Cologne-Bonn Airport to facilitate the consolidation of air shipments. Through the joint contribution of staff and services of the airport and UPS, this dedicated space will support the planning, supply chain, co-loading and optimization of flights for the humanitarian community. The Logistics Cluster, led by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), will facilitate and manage the access to the staging area and its services.
UPS déploie des véhicules électriques dans les rues de toulouse
UPS (NYSE : UPS) annonce le déploiement de deux véhicules entièrement électriques qui livreront des colis dans la ville de Toulouse et ses environs. Le déploiement de ces véhicules non polluants, transformés à partir de véhicules diesel classiques, s'inscrit dans le cadre des initiatives à long terme d'UPS pour réduire sa dépendance aux combustibles fossiles par l'amélioration de l'efficacité opérationnelle et le développement des véhicules à carburant de remplacement.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) führt sein bewährtes Nachhaltigkeitskonzept fort und lässt mit dem P45E eine neue Serie gebrauchter Paketzustellfahrzeuge durch Elektro-Fahrzeuge Schwaben GmbH (EFA-S) von Diesel- auf Elektroantrieb umrüsten. Gleichzeitig geht die bereits seit 2010 bewährte Umrüstung von 7,5-Tonnern vom Typ P80E weiter. Der erste Prototyp des neuen P45E wurde kürzlich fertiggestellt und umfangreichen Praxistests unterzogen. Der neue Fahrzeugtyp hat ein zulässiges Gesamtgewicht von 3,5 Tonnen und wird zunächst in Frankreich eingesetzt, wo in den Innenstädten kleinere und wendige Fahrzeuge sinnvoll sind. Der P45E besitzt die europäische Typzulassung ECE R100 und hat jetzt zusätzlich noch eine spezielle Zulassung für den französischen Markt erhalten. Basis des P45E ist ein Mercedes-Sprinter mit UPS typischem Spezialaufbau. Ab Ende Oktober werden die ersten beiden P45E in Toulouse eingesetzt. In Deutschland nutzt UPS bereits seit 2010 umgebaute 7,5 Tonnen Elektro-Zustellfahrzeuge, sogenannte P80E.
The UPS Foundation announced that it will award more than $2.4 million to nine nonprofit organizations focused on volunteer efforts. This includes $1.2 million awarded to the Points of Light Foundation to support its disaster relief initiatives, its Veterans Leadership Program and its Direct-to-People Digital Strategy which will extend the organization’s reach to engage and recruit more volunteers around the world. Additional initiatives that the volunteerism grants will support include leadership training programs, youth development and education, financial literacy and pro-bono counsel.
Close to 5,400 UPS (NYSE:UPS) employees across Asia Pacific contributed 22,132 volunteer hours in the company’s 12th annual Global Volunteer Month (GVM) in October. Engaging in 223 separate activities across 12 markets, UPS’s employees exceeded their target hours by over 1,200 hours. UPS’s emphasis this year is on activities that affirm its commitment towards supporting sustainable communities in the long run.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today congratulated the governments of the United States and Mexico for reaching a tentative agreement that provides greater air network opportunities by allowing express carriers to now serve the Mexico market and beyond to Latin America.
While the holidays are commonly known as "the most wonderful time of the year," they can also be the most stressful thanks to holiday to-do lists and errands. For those needing to ship gifts to family and friends afar, the four short weeks - or 22 shipping days - between Thanksgiving and Christmas can be a time of constant worry. With more than 4,400 locations across the United States, it's likely there is a The UPS Store® location nearby. Each location offers experts who can help pack and ship all types of holiday gifts, with a Pack and Ship Guarantee* that gives customers peace of mind.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the addition of three new UPS Integrad™ driver training locations in Dallas, Phoenix, and Portland, Ore. There are currently UPS Integrad locations in Franklin Park, Ill., and Landover, Md.
The number of Canadians who plan on purchasing items online from U.S. retailers over the November Thanksgiving is planned to increase by 33% from 24 percent in 2013 vs. 32 percent in 2014. Triple the number in 2011 when only 13 percent intended to leverage U.S. deals.
The number of Canadians who plan on purchasing items through traditional cross-border shopping has also increased by almost 43 percent (14 percent in 2013 vs. 20 percent in 2014).
UPS®, a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, welcomes the news of a breakthrough agreement to resolve differences between the United States and India. The accord ultimately allow the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement to be implemented, making it easier and less expensive to move goods across borders.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced its long-term growth strategies and financial outlook during the company's previously announced investor conference in New York. The company reviewed its latest operational and consumer technologies along with details on growth strategies in a conference and publicly available webcast.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today launched Your Wishes Delivered, a campaign designed to invite the public to share their wishes during the holidays. This year, the company will donate $1 for each wish submitted using #WishesDelivered to one of three charities - The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, The Salvation Army or Toys for Tots Literacy Program*.
UPS CEO David Abney called for closer cooperation between business and governments to work together to maximize the benefits of international trade during the APEC CEO Summit panel, Economic Reforms for Sustaining Competitiveness. In a signal to export manufacturers, Abney cited a recently launched study where key business differentiators 'quality', 'reliability', and a 'flexible supply chain' emerge as priorities for companies seeking to gain competitive advantage in a changing economic context.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today the release of the "Made in China 2.0" (MiC 2.0) Readiness Index. "MiC 2.0" represents a new era of innovation and collaboration for manufacturing in China. The Readiness Index, launched in collaboration with Caixin Media, is based on a survey of 1,000 Chinese export manufacturing companies, maps out a new path for Chinese export manufacturers. The survey results and related research have identified important traits which Chinese manufacturers exporting globally will need to adopt and the significant reforms they would need to undertake in order to retain leadership position in the manufacturing industry globally. The survey findings also show that while Asia is the most common market for Chinese export manufacturers (73%), more than one half of the respondents plan to export to Western Europe and a third to North America.
UPS to Webcast Investor Conference
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) announced today that it will provide a live webcast for its Investor Conference on Nov. 13, 2014, via its Investor Relations web site. The webcast will be open to media and the public, on a listen-only basis, from approximately 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).
The UPS Foundation, división filantrópica de UPS® (NYSE: UPS), anunció que ha donado cerca de $2.5 millones de dólares a organizaciones sin fines de lucro enfocadas en la sostenibilidad ambiental. El principal beneficiado ha sido The Nature Conservancy, una importante organización de conservación que trabaja globalmente para proteger las tierras y los cuerpos de agua ecológicamente relevantes.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of UPS Temperature True Cryo, which further broadens the scope of UPS temperature-sensitive shipping offerings to include cryogenic solutions for UPS healthcare customers.
UPS Thailand Awarded with AEO Certification
UPS (NYSE: UPS) received its Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification at a ceremony hosted by the Customs Department of Thailand, thus strengthening UPS's partnership with the Thai Customs authorities, as well as supporting international trade by enhancing supply chain security and improving business processes.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the first "UPS Japan Manufacturing and Trade Trends" survey, which looks into the current and future trends of the manufacturing industry in the context of global trade and logistics. The continuing shift in manufacturing from Japan to overseas markets, the importance of logistics and the opportunity to streamline and optimize operations to remain competitive, and the emergence of new trade markets, particularly Southeast Asia, are key findings from the survey.
A UPS Foundation, o braço filantrópico da UPS® (NYSE: UPS), anunciou que destinou cerca de US$ 2,5 milhões para organizações sem fins lucrativos, com ênfase na sustentabilidade ambiental. O maior beneficiário da UPS Foundation é a The Nature Conservancy, uma importante organização de preservação que trabalha em todo o mundo para proteger terras e cursos de água ecologicamente importantes.
UPS Russia Receives Federal Customs Award
UPS Russia has been recognized as the Best Bonded Carrier among road transport operators by the Federal Customs Service of Russia. As part of the prestigious Customs Olympus Contest during the Federal Customs Service Annual Exhibition, the award acknowledges UPS's precision and professionalism in transportation under customs bond in the Russian Federation.
On Friday, when UPS® (NYSE:UPS) tractor-trailer driver Ginny Odom completed her usual 650-mile route towing twin 28-foot trailers from Orlando to Unadilla, Georgia, and back, she achieved a remarkable safe driving milestone - becoming the first female UPS driver in history to drive 40 years and more than 4 million miles without so much as a fender bender.
UPS Sets 2015 Rates UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today released new published rates for 2015. UPS® Ground, Air, International, UPS Freight®, and UPS air freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average of 4.9 percent. The increase is effective Dec. 29, 2014.
The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS® (NYSE: UPS), announced it has awarded nearly $2.5 million to non-profit organizations with an emphasis on environmental sustainability. The UPS Foundation's largest environmental grant recipient is The Nature Conservancy, a leading conservation organization that works globally to protect ecologically important lands and bodies of water.
UPS Access Point Locations worldwide to nearly double in 2015
The UPS Foundation Donates US$46,500 to Operation Smile Philippines
The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), recently awarded US$ 46,500 (approximately Php 2,000,000) to Operation Smile Philippines-the non-profit organisation that mobilizes international medical professionals to perform safe and effective cleft lift and cleft palate reconstructive surgery as well as related care for children in low and middle income countries. UPS's donation supports the "Gift of Smiles" mission that aims to provide life-changing surgery to 1,000 cleft patients across six different locations in the Philippines.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced it has acquired U.S.-based international e-commerce enabler and logistics company i-parcel, LLC. The acquisition complements UPS's international cross-border logistics capabilities from the U.S. and U.K., to over 100 countries. As e-commerce merchants in the U.S., U.K. and other countries grow, UPS continues to strengthen its logistics and technology capabilities to meet the demands of its global customer base.
Selon les données d’un sondage publié aujourd’hui par UPS Canada, 48 % des petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) sont d’avis que les restrictions liées au commerce interprovincial et la paperasse qui y est associée nuisent à leur croissance. Malgré ces obstacles, 73 % des PME ont conclu des affaires avec des clients ou des partenaires situés dans d’autres provinces. Par ailleurs, les récentes discussions visant à moderniser le commerce intérieur au Canada permettraient aux entreprises (25 %) qui à l’heure actuelle ne font pas des affaires avec les autres provinces de vendre leurs produits à l’échelle nationale au cours des cinq prochaines années.
According to UPS Canada survey data released today, 48 per cent of small and medium-sized enterprises believe cross-provincial trade restrictions and red tape inhibit their business growth. Despite the hurdles, 73 per cent conducted business with customers or partners in other provinces. Recent discussions to modernize Canada's internal trade would further enable the remaining quarter of SMEs not currently doing business in other provinces to do so in the next five years.
Selon un récent sondage commandé par UPS Canada, la majorité des petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) s’accordent pour dire que le commerce électronique joue un rôle important dans leurs activités (62 %). La première des deux parties du sondage Small Business Challenges (les défis des petites entreprises), mené par la firme Léger, révèle que les sites Web d’entreprise (64 %) et Facebook (40 %) sont les canaux de cybercommerce les plus utilisés.
According to a recent UPS Canada survey, the majority of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) agree that e-commerce plays an important role in their business (62 per cent). The first of two parts of the Small Business Challenges survey, conducted by Leger, reveals a company's website (64 per cent) and Facebook (40 per cent) are the most frequently used e-commerce channels.
For the second time this year, UPS® (NYSE: UPS) expanded its coverage area for U.S. early morning deliveries. The company added another 766 UPS Worldwide Express Plus® postal codes in the third quarter, after adding more than 400 earlier this year, boosting its competitive advantage.
Since its founding in 1907, UPS® (NYSE: UPS) has established a strong legacy of supporting the communities it serves around the world. During the month of October, UPS's nearly 400,000 employees will aim to donate 315,000 volunteer hours to community service efforts through the company's annual Global Volunteer Month. This goal is a 5 percent increase over last year's monthly hours total.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced it was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the second consecutive year, positioning the company in the top 10 percent of sustainability performers among the 2,500 largest companies tracked in the S&P Global Broad Market IndexSM. For the 10th straight year, UPS was also named to the DJSI North American Index.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced it secured a top ranking on the CDP's Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 companies for the fourth consecutive year. With a score of 100 out of 100, UPS ranked among the top ten percent of companies measured and one of only 14 to receive a score of 100.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced expansion projects for two Houston-area distribution centers. UPS's Mykawa and Conroe facilities will increase delivery capabilities to address anticipated customer needs connected with peak holiday shipping demand.
UPS has been advised by the Jefferson County (Ala.) Medical Examiner's Office that it has identified the three people killed during a shooting incident at a UPS facility outside Birmingham, Ala., on Sept. 23. In addition, we can confirm the families have been notified.
An environment of increasing risks, complex regulations and continuing cost pressures is impeding healthcare executives across the globe and particularly in Asia from moving quickly to seize untapped industry opportunities, according to the 7th annual UPS "Pain in the (Supply) Chain" survey.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the official opening of its newly expanded hub at Incheon International Airport. Situated within the airport's Cargo Terminal Area, the newly expanded hub occupies over 9,000 square meters, more than 60 percent increase in size. The increased capacity allows UPS to increase import, export and transshipment capability by around 50 percent.
An environment of increasing risks, complex regulations and continuing cost pressures is impeding healthcare executives from moving quickly to seize untapped industry opportunities, according to the 7th annual UPS "Pain in the (Supply) Chain" survey. Globally, healthcare executives are planning for strategic partnerships and technology investment to mitigate risks and capitalize on growth opportunities.
Following the successful launch of 3D print in six markets across the country, The UPS Store® is expanding 3D printing services to meet the growing demands of its small business customers to nearly 100 additional locations nationwide.
UPS Appoints Veteran TH Lim to Lead UPS Malaysia
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced today that Tze Hsien (TH) Lim has been named General Manager of UPS Malaysia. Lim, a UPS veteran of over 20 years, assumes responsibility for all express delivery and logistics activities for UPS Malaysia.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced the opening of its newest contract logistics facility in Amphur Sungnoen, Nakhonratchasima Province. The facility is dedicated to Seagate Technology and offers small package delivery, freight and contract logistics services, and technology solutions that together demonstrate the value of a fully integrated logistics solution.
UPS improving forecasting, capacity, package tracking and customer communication to meet ongoing e-commerce and B2B shipping demands
Seasonal positions often an entry point to long-term UPS employment
UPS Access Point Als Markenname In Deutschland Eingeführt
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) gab heute bekannt, dass die mehr als 2.500 UPS Paket Shop™ Standorte in Deutschland in UPS Access Point™ umbenannt werden. Durch diese Änderung wird Unternehmen und Privatkunden, die zunehmend grenzüberschreitende Lieferungen benötigen, ein international einheitlicher Markenname präsentiert. Der neue Name soll es den Kunden auch über Deutschland hinaus erleichtern, einen UPS Access Point, also einen Zugangspunkt zum UPS Service, auszuwählen - unabhängig davon, wo sie eine Bestellung aufgeben oder erhalten. Die Umbenennung der UPS Paket Shop Standorte in UPS Access Point beginnt jetzt im Herbst, die bisherigen UPS Dienstleistungen werden dort wie gewohnt weiterhin angeboten.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced the appointment of Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation, to the Board of Directors of the International Association for Volunteer Efforts (IAVE), effective immediately. As a member of the Board, Martinez will support IAVE's mission to promote, strengthen and celebrate the development of worldwide volunteerism, which closely aligns with The UPS Foundation's focus on global volunteer efforts.
Today, UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced intentions to establish two new facilities in Poland representing a combined 25 million (USD) investment. The first is a new parcel sorting hub and center in the town of Strykow. The investment in this facility is the largest of its kind for the company in Poland and construction is scheduled to begin this September. The second facility will house a UPS Global Business Services (GBS) center in the city of Lodz - the second of its kind in the country. Both are scheduled to be operational in the first half of 2015 and will create more than 300 new UPS jobs in Poland.
W dniu dzisiejszym firma UPS (NYSE:UPS) poinformowała o planach dotyczących dwóch nowych inwestycji w Polsce o łącznej wartości 25 milionów USD. Pierwsza z nich dotyczy rozpoczęcia budowy nowego centrum przeładunkowego oraz oddziału UPS w Strykowie. Budowa nowego centrum, która rozpocznie się we wrześniu, to największy tego typu projekt firmy w Polsce. Drugą inwestycją wdrażaną przez UPS będzie otwarcie w Łodzi drugiego na terenie Polski centrum obsługi procesów biznesowych (Global Business Services). Otwarcie obu obiektów planowane jest w pierwszej połowie 2015 roku, a zatrudnienie znajdzie w nich docelowo łącznie ponad 300 osób.
El más reciente estudio UPS Business Monitor™ Export Index Latin America (BMEI), comisionado por UPS (NYSE:UPS) y realizado por RGX (Global Export Network), revela los resultados de una encuesta efectuada a Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas (PyMEs) en América Latina con el objetivo de analizar las mejores prácticas de exportación del segmento. El informe revela los factores principales que contribuyen al éxito de estas empresas, incluyendo la importancia de asociarse con un proveedor de logística multifuncional, realizar investigaciones, aprovechar las iniciativas existentes e implementar precios competitivos.
O The UPS Business Monitor™ Export Index Latin America (BMEI), o mais recente estudo encomendado pela UPS (NYSE: UPS) e conduzido por RGX Global Export Network, pesquisou as principais pequenas e médias empresas (PME) na América Latina, analisando as melhores práticas do segmento para exportação. O relatório revela fatores importantes para o sucesso, incluindo a importância da parceria com um provedor de logística multifuncional, realização de pesquisas, aproveitamento dos incentivos existentes e implementação de preços competitivos.
The UPS Business Monitor™ Export Index Latin America (BMEI), the latest study commissioned by UPS (NYSE: UPS) and conducted by RGX Global Export Network, surveyed the leading small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America, analyzing the segment's best practices for exporting. The report reveals key factors for success including the importance of partnering with a cross-functional logistics provider, conducting research, leveraging existing incentives and implementing competitive pricing
UPS Provides Transport of Ebola Aid
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced it is providing transportation support and commitments totaling $400,000 in gifts-in-kind (GIK) for urgent relief items to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak which has claimed the lives of more than 1,500 individuals in West Africa.
SMEs across Europe are not taking full advantage of export opportunities, according to a survey commissioned by UPS (NYSE: UPS) of more than 8,000 SME owners or directors across seven countries.
UPS Hong Kong Awarded with AEO Certification
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it has been awarded the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification by the Customs and Excise Department (C&ED) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The certification strengthens UPS's customs-to-business partnership with authorities, and supports international trade by enhancing supply chain security and improving business processes.
UPS announced today a $17.5 million expansion of its delivery center in Menifee, Calif., to handle increased shipping volume from customers throughout the region. The expansion, which more than doubles the existing space, will open in late September. In addition to expedited package processing capability supported by advanced technology and conveyor systems, the facility will have expanded vehicle parking and an enlarged UPS Customer Center.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the addition of two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Both buildings are being leased and modified to serve as distribution facilities. These new additions to UPS's integrated network address growth in package volume.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced it will be expanding its Canadian network by opening three operation centres in British Columbia (BC) - Kamloops, Nanaimo and Comox, as well expanding its centre in Kelowna.
The UPS Store, Inc. Notifies Customers Of Potential Data Compromise and Incident Resolution
The UPS Store, Inc., among many other U.S. retailers, recently received a government bulletin regarding a broad-based malware intrusion not identified by current anti-virus software. Upon receiving the bulletin, The UPS Store retained an IT security firm and conducted a review of its systems and the systems of its franchised center locations. The UPS Store discovered malware identified in the bulletin on systems at 51 locations in 24 states (about 1%) of 4,470 franchised center locations throughout the United States.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) a fait savoir aujourd’hui qu’elle élargirait son réseau canadien en ouvrant trois centres ’activités opérationnelles en Colombie-Britannique, soit à Kamloops, à Nanaimo et à Comox, en plus d’agrandir son centre de Kelowna.
UPS Inaugura Seis Nuevos Centros UPS Express en México
UPS (NYSE: UPS), compañía líder global en paquetería y logística, anunció la apertura de seis nuevos Centros UPS Express® ubicados estratégicamente a lo largo de la República Mexicana, incluyendo la Ciudad de México, Estado de México, Jalisco y Quintana Roo. Con estas aperturas, la compañía suma un total de 20 centros UPS Express® y más de 390 puntos de acceso en el país, permitiendo a UPS acercar su amplio portafolio de servicios a más clientes, ofreciéndoles soluciones de envío eficientes y diseñados para cubrir sus necesidades.
UPS Global Brand Ambassador and professional golfer Lee Westwood visited The UPS Store in New York City today to get a firsthand look at The UPS Store's high-quality 3D printing services for small businesses. During the visit, Westwood held a live putting demo featuring a specially created 3D putter. The putter, an actual replica of his PING putter, was created using The UPS Store's 3D printing services.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced the expansion of inbound and outbound air and ocean freight services in Myanmar for the first time. Global customers trading to and from this emerging market will have access to UPS's extensive supply chain technologies and services, which initially will include UPS Air Freight Direct, UPS Air Freight Consolidated, Full Container Load and Less-than Container Load services.
UPS Opens Six New UPS Express Centers Across Mexico
UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in shipping services and logistics has announced the opening of six new UPS Express® centers strategically located across Mexico, including Mexico City, State of México, Jalisco and Quintana Roo. With the opening of these new facilities, the company will have a total of 20 UPS Express® centers and more than 390 access points in the country. These centers will allow UPS to bring its expansive shipping portfolio to more customers, providing them efficient services and solutions designed to meet their needs.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced Ronald Chang, currently vice president of UPS Capital Corporation, has been named president of UPS Capital®. This business unit of UPS enables smarter trade through cargo and parcel insurance1, trade finance2 and payment services3. Chang succeeds Bob Bernabucci, who will retire from the company after 41 years.
Le rapport sur le développement durable 2013 souligne les réalisations d’UPS dans les domaines de l’énergie, de l’efficacité et de l’aide humanitaire.
Transparence accrue : UPS est une des premières sociétés américaines à adopter une nouvelle méthode détaillée de production de rapports sur le développement durable.
Réduction de 1,5 pour cent des émissions de carbone.
Davantage de véhicules à émissions faibles sur les routes : les véhicules du parc d’UPS ont parcouru 88 millions de kilomètres et permis à la société de réduire de 21,9 millions de litres sa consommation d’essence et de diesel.
Plus de 5,6 millions de litres de carburant économisés par année grâce au logiciel d’optimisation des itinéraires (ORION).
Des options de chaîne d’approvisionnement plus durables pour les clients, telles que UPS carbone neutre pour l’expédition de colis, de documents, de marchandises ou de fret, partout dans le monde.
Des collectivités plus résilientes partout dans le monde grâce à l’aide d’UPS, notamment grâce à l’expédition de 250 envois humanitaires dans 46 pays.
Vandaag kondigt UPS® (NYSE: UPS) aan dat de Kiala-punten in Nederland co-branded verder gaan onder de naam UPS Access Point™/Kiala-punt. Dit is de eerste stap in het volledig rebranden van Kiala-punten naar UPS Access Points, dat in 2016 volbracht moet zijn. Daarnaast biedt UPS meer gemak aan online retailers en consumenten in Nederland door een uitgebreidere service, als aanvulling op de continue integratie van het Kiala-netwerk.
Für UPS nahm Frank Sportolari, der Generalbevollmächtigte von UPS Deutschland, die Auszeichnung des NRW.INVEST Award vom NRW-Wirtschaftsminister Garrelt Duin entgegen. Mit diesem Preis werden besondere Investitionsprojekte ausländischer Unternehmen prämiert. UPS erhielt den Award für seine zukunftsweisende Investition in das Air Hub am Köln Bonner Airport. Im März hatte UPS die offizielle Eröffnung der Air Hub Erweiterung gefeiert. Durch die Erweiterung steigerte UPS die Sortierkapazität von 110.000 Paketen pro Stunde auf 190.000 deutlich. Diese Erweiterung führte zudem zu bisher 200 weiteren Arbeitsplätzen an diesem Standort. Bei zunehmender Auslastung der erweiterten Anlage können noch weitere neue Arbeitsplätze hinzukommen. Bereits heute ist UPS damit der größte Arbeitgeber am Köln Bonn Airport.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) acaba de anunciar que los puntos Kiala en España utilizarán la marca compartida con el nombre UPS Access Point™. Este es el paso inicial en el cambio completo de marca de las ubicaciones Kiala a UPS Access Point, programado para completarse en 2016. Además, como parte de la continua integración de la red Kiala por UPS, hay disponibles un mayor número de ofertas para los vendedores y los consumidores online en España.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced that Kiala locations in Spain will be co-branded as UPS Access Point™ locations. This is the initial step in the full rebranding of Kiala locations to UPS Access Point locations, slated for completion in 2016. In addition, as part of the continuing UPS integration of the Kiala network, more convenient offerings are now available to online retailers and consumers in Spain.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced that Kiala locations in France will be co-branded as UPS Access Point™ locations. This is the initial step in the full rebranding of Kiala locations to UPS Access Point locations, slated for completion in 2016. In addition, as part of the continuing UPS integration of the Kiala network, more convenient offerings are now available to online retailers and consumers in France.
UPS® (NYSE : UPS) annonce l’association de sa marque UPS Access Point™ aux relais Kiala en France. Il s’agit d’une première étape avant le rebranding complet des points relais Kiala qui deviendront des UPS Access Point d’ici 2016. En outre, dans le cadre de la poursuite de son intégration du réseau Kiala, UPS propose désormais des offres plus pratiques pour les e-marchands et les e-consommateurs français.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced that Kiala locations in the Netherlands will be co-branded as UPS Access Point™ locations. This is the initial step in the full rebranding of Kiala locations to UPS Access Point locations, slated for completion in 2016. In addition, as part of the continuing UPS integration of the Kiala network, more convenient offerings are now available to online retailers and consumers in the Netherlands.
Transportation infrastructure serves as the backbone of UPS's delivery network, connecting thousands of customers, suppliers, and small businesses every day. Investing in that infrastructure is critical to continued economic growth and maintain the safety and performance of our roads, bridges, shipyards, airports and railroads. President Obama's launch of the Build America Investment Initiative is a bold step in expanding private businesses and the federal government's role in transportation infrastructure. UPS supports the Administration's creation of programs designed to jumpstart the funding and construction of these important infrastructure projects.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) gab heute die Ausweitung der Lieferoptionen für Onlinehändler und Kunden in Deutschland bekannt. Um die steigende Nachfrage nach grenzüberschreitendem Onlinehandel zu befriedigen, können Internetversandhändler und Kunden in Deutschland, Frankreich, den Niederlanden, Spanien und Großbritannien ihre Bestellungen alternativ zur Lieferung nach Hause nun direkt an einen UPS Paket Shop™ oder UPS Access Point™ liefern lassen.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced that more convenient offerings are now available to online retailers and consumers in the UK. In order to meet the growing cross-border e-commerce need, online retailers and consumers in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK can now ship their goods ordered online directly to UPS Access Point™ locations in any of these countries as an alternative to home delivery.
While many supply chain executives are well aware of the risks facing their supply chains and the undesirable consequences, many are still not developing and executing strategies to properly manage identified risks. This finding is according to a new study, Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain, sponsored by UPS Capital® Corporation, and conducted by the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced that more convenient offerings are now available to German online retailers and consumers. In order to meet the growing cross-border e-commerce need, online retailers and consumers in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK can now ship their goods ordered online directly to UPS Paket Shop™ or UPS Access Point™ locations in any of these countries as an alternative to home delivery.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) will release its 2013 sustainability report based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)'s new G4 reporting guidelines at the "Comprehensive in accordance" option and with GRI's "Materiality Matters" check on July 30, 2014. With the release of this report, UPS will join a select group of global companies that have already adopted the G4 guidelines and will become one of the first U.S.-based companies to do so.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics, today announced its latest expansion plan in Brazil to increase territorial coverage, improve time in transit and quality in the solutions it offers its customers. The expansion in the state of Sao Paulo includes the opening of nine new operating facilities, which will increase the company's country-wide network by 78 percent to reach more than 200 cities. The nine operating locations will be strategically situated in the cities of Sao Carlos, Ribeirao Preto, Franca, Bauru, Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Botucatu, Aracatuba and Presidente Prudente, and are set to be completed by May 2015.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS), líder mundial en logística, anunció hoy su más reciente plan de expansión en Brasil para incrementar la cobertura, mejorar el tiempo en tránsito y la calidad de las soluciones que ofrece a sus clientes. La expansión en el Estado de São Paulo incluye la apertura de nueve instalaciones operativas, que incrementarán en un 78 por ciento la red de la empresa en el país para llegar a más de 200 ciudades a nivel nacional. Las nueve instalaciones estarán estratégicamente ubicadas en las ciudades de São Carlos, Ribeirão Preto, Franca, Bauru, São José dos Campos, São José do Rio Preto, Botucatu, Araçatuba y Presidente Prudente; Todos los centros serán completados en mayo de 2015.
A UPS® (NYSE: UPS), líder mundial em logística, anunciou hoje o seu mais recente plano de expansão no Brasil para aumentar a cobertura territorial, melhorar o tempo em trânsito e a qualidade nas soluções que oferece aos seus clientes. A expansão no estado de São Paulo inclui a abertura de nove novas instalações operacionais, o que irá aumentar a rede da empresa em todo o país em 78%, para chegar a mais de 200 cidades. Os nove locais de operação estarão estrategicamente situados nas cidades de São Carlos, Ribeirão Preto, Franca, Bauru, São Jose dos Campos, São José do Rio Preto, Botucatu, Araçatuba e Presidente Prudente, e estão programados para serem concluídos até maio de 2015.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has developed a healthcare-compliant network of Field Stocking Locations (FSLs) to reduce delivery time of medical device shipments and enhance inventory visibility. FSLs are strategically-located facilities designed to support time-sensitive distribution and efficient warehousing of products. UPS's FSL network helps companies get products to their customers faster while better managing inventory costs, regulatory compliance and end-to-end visibility.
Yet again, United Way says ‘thanks a million’ to UPS Canada for raising over $1 million in 2013 across the country. UPS was honoured with United Way Centraide Canada’s prestigious national ‘Thanks a Million’ award, presented at the United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton’s Annual General Meeting in Burlington on June 24.
Encore une fois, Centraide dit « Un million de mercis » à UPS Canada pour avoir recueilli plus de 1 million de dollars en 2013. UPS a reçu le prestigieux prix national « Un million de mercis » de Centraide United Way Canada lors de l’assemblée générale annuelle de Centraide United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton, qui s’est tenue à Burlington le 24 juin dernier.
UPS Recognised For Its Work To Support International Disaster Relief
UPS’s Humanitarian Relief Programme – which organises UPS’s expertise, logistics capabilities, and funds to assist in disaster relief efforts around the world – has been honoured with the International Disaster Relief Award from Business in the Community (BITC). As part of the Responsible Business Awards, the recognition acknowledges UPS’s support for all phases of the disaster response spectrum including preparedness, urgent relief and post crisis recovery.
The Secretary of State for Transport opened UPS’s new biomethane refuelling station at the company’s hub in Tamworth. Patrick McLoughlin MP also met with senior UPS executives to discuss the use of biomethane in the logistics industry before being given a tour of the Tamworth hub.
UPS Opens New Facility To Serve Customers in the Southampton Area
UPS today announced the opening of a new 8,400 square meter package sorting and delivery facility in Southampton. The new facility will employ 180 staff, accommodate up to 150 delivery trucks and has the capacity to sort 7,500 packages per hour, nearly doubling the capacity of the two facilities in Southampton and Eastleigh that it replaces. The new building features the latest in sustainable and environmentally-friendly design, highlighting UPS’s commitment to making its network as efficient and environmentally sound as possible.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced today the addition of a Full Container Load (FCL) rail solution to its China-to-Europe transportation lineup. The move is the latest in a series of expansions of UPS's worldwide forwarding services designed to offer customers more choices for shipping.
Construction recently began to expand by one-third the UPS® (NYSE: UPS) package distribution facility on Swinnea Road in Memphis. The project will add approximately 140,000 square feet of building space bringing the total to more than 430,000 square feet at an estimated cost of $70 million. The facility will improve processing rates through increased capacity and expanded use of UPS's next generation sorting technology when completed in early 2016.
Kiala, een UPS-onderneming (NYSE: UPS), maakte vandaag de uitbreiding bekend van het aanbod voor consumenten vanuit alle Kiala-punten in België en Luxemburg. Hierdoor zal het voortaan mogelijk zijn pakketten eenvoudig te verzenden naar Kiala-punten in Nederland, Frankrijk en Spanje. Het nieuwe grensoverschrijdende verzendaanbod, beschikbaar voor pakketten van minder dan 15kg, bouwt verder op het succes van de reeds bestaande diensten van Kiala in België en Luxemburg. Voortaan kunnen de klanten hun verzendingen niet alleen in de Kiala-punten zelf, maar ook online betalen.
Kiala, une entreprise d’UPS (NYSE:UPS), a annoncé aujourd’hui l’extension de son service d’expédition à partir de tous les relais Kiala en Belgique et au Luxembourg, permettant dorénavant à tout client d’envoyer facilement des colis à des relais Kiala situés aux Pays-Bas, en France et en Espagne. Cette nouvelle évolution du service, disponible pour les colis de moins de 15 kg, s’appuie sur le succès que rencontre actuellement le service Kiala existant en Belgique et au Luxembourg. Dorénavant, les clients auront la possibilité de payer cette expédition en ligne, en plus du paiement au relais Kiala déjà prévu.
UPS Capital® Corporation, a business unit of UPS® (NYSE:UPS) that helps customers achieve smarter trade with financing and insurance solutions, today announced the expansion of its Jeweler's Elite Program to San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Providence.
Kiala, een dochter van UPS® (NYSE:UPS), kondigt vandaag een uitbreiding aan van zijn transportoplossing vanuit alle Kiala-punten in Nederland. Dankzij deze uitbreiding kunnen consumenten voortaan gemakkelijk pakketten versturen naar Kiala-punten in België, Luxemburg, Frankrijk en Spanje. De nieuwe service is beschikbaar voor pakketten onder de 15kg en bouwt voort op het succes van de bestaande service van Kiala in Nederland. Vanaf nu kunnen consumenten niet alleen bij een Kiala-punt, maar ook online betalen voor hun verzending.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS), an industry leader in supply chain management and the world's largest package delivery company, was recently recognized for third-party logistics (3PL) excellence. The awards were presented during eyefortransport's (eft) 12th Annual North American 3PL Awards Summit in Chicago.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has a long history of supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) by enhancing their competitiveness in the evolving global marketplace. Leading the US-ASEAN Business Alliance for Competitive SMEs, UPS in conjunction with the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council and the U.S. Agency for International Development, have organised a series of workshops to be held across the ASEAN communities. In Malaysia, the workshop focused on e-commerce and was entitled "Leveraging E-Commerce to Help SMEs Reach New Markets".
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced that, beginning December 29, 2014, in the United States, dimensional weight will be utilized to calculate the billable weight of a shipment on all UPS® Ground services and UPS® Standard to Canada packages. UPS already applies this method for UPS air services (domestic and international), UPS Standard™ to Mexico ground services and for UPS® Ground packages and UPS® Standard to Canada packages measuring 3 cubic feet in size or larger.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that the company has pledged to complete 20 million hours of global volunteerism and community service by the end of 2020. The goal was announced by David Abney, UPS chief operating officer and CEO-elect, at the opening day of the Points of Light National Conference on Volunteering and Service. By achieving this goal, UPS's total volunteer hours will increase more than 12% and non-profits will receive volunteer assistance valued at more than $460 million* by the end of the initiative.
The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), has donated US$10,000 to the Saigai Fukko Shien Volunteer Net, a non-profit organization that provides recovery assistance for the affected areas of the Great East Japan Earthquake. In addition to funding the operational costs of the coordinating office, the grant will also be used for the rental and maintenance of cleaning equipment and supplies.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that Rhonda Clark will become the company's Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) effective immediately. Clark will succeed Scott Wicker who helped create UPS's sustainability architecture and implemented numerous successful initiatives during his seven years leading UPS's Sustainability group. During this period, the company set aggressive sustainability goals, achieved success in key areas by improving efficiencies in operations and expanded its alternative fuel/advanced technology fleet by more than 50%.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has promoted Nando Cesarone, a 24-year UPS veteran, to president of UPS Asia Pacific. As the head of one of the fastest growing regions of the world, Cesarone will have responsibility for more than 40 countries and territories throughout Asia.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that it has named Brendan Canavan, a 33-year UPS veteran, the new president of UPS Airlines. Canavan, 53, replaces Mitch Nichols, who was promoted to senior vice president of transportation and engineering and named as a member of the company's Management Committee on June 12, 2014.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced that Alan Gershenhorn is appointed executive vice president and the company's first Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately. Gershenhorn, 55, will lead development and implementation of broad strategic growth and innovation initiatives focused on creating distinctive customer value. These include new market development, innovative future products and solutions, increased speed-to-market and stronger customer engagement across the entire UPS portfolio. Gershenhorn, a 35-year UPS veteran, previously served as chief sales, marketing and strategy officer.
Online shoppers want retailers to make it easier to purchase their goods and services. Consumers also want websites and stores to work better together. For now, they also prefer to evaluate and purchase products from their desktops rather than their mobile devices, and when it comes to shipping and returns "free" is a driving factor to complete the sale.
The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today announced that it has named David Abney, currently the company's Chief Operating Officer, as its new Chief Executive Officer and appointed him to the Board of Directors. Scott Davis, 62, who has served as the company's Chairman of the Board and CEO since 2008, will retire from UPS and will assume the role of non-executive Chairman. Both moves are effective September 1, 2014.
The UPS Foundation, on behalf of UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced today it will donate more than $7.9 million to 42 non-profit organizations supporting economic empowerment, education, inclusion, and mentorship initiatives. The donations include a $1 million commitment of support over two years to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) to provide leadership development opportunities to girls/young women around the world with a special emphasis on Latin America, Africa and the Arab world.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) nimmt sechs neue Elektrofahrzeugen des Typs P80E in der Niederlassung in Frankfurt Fechenheim in Betrieb. Die umgebauten 7,5 Tonnen-Dieselfahrzeuge basieren auf einem Prototypen des P80E, der seit Anfang November 2010 bei UPS im Einsatz ist. Aufgrund der gemeinsamen Erfahrungswerte, dem technischen Know-how und der kontinuierlichen Entwicklungsarbeit der beauftragten Firma EFA-S (Elektro Fahrzeuge Schwaben GmbH) konnten mittlerweile zahlreiche Neuerungen in die neuen Zustellfahrzeuge integriert werden.
Would you believe the possible route combinations a UPS driver can make in a single day is larger than a 199 digit number? Furthermore, would you believe there is a technology that analyzes these options on a daily basis to determine the best route for each UPS driver in the United States? If you find this doubtful, this year's CIO 100 list will make you a believer.
Cellairis, the world's largest cellular accessory specialty retailer, knows that mobile customers are all about speed. So when consumers are ready to buy the latest merchandise, such as phone chargers, batteries and protective cases, swift and smart logistics ensure the hottest accessories are available.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the official opening of its newly relocated Trans Pacific Hub at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. Situated at the airport's Air Cargo Terminal Logistics Warehouse, the hub occupies close to 82,000 square feet, a 40 percent increase in size from its previous location. The hub is equipped with the latest sorting capabilities to support the needs of Taiwanese businesses looking to trade globally.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the opening of its new contract logistics distribution facility in Beijing. The 6,500 square meters of non-bonded warehouse space located 19 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport serves growing demand in China and is capable of servicing contract logistics orders with four-hour delivery within the metropolitan Beijing area and next-business-day orders for major cities throughout China.
24 maja, 85 pracowników - wolontariuszy UPS Polska zaangażowało się społecznie na rzecz ochrony przyrody i posadziło łącznie 300 krzewów oraz 50 drzew na terenie Ogrodu Botanicznego w Powsinie. Pomysł ten został zrealizowany we współpracy z Fundacją Alter Eko, jako część globalnej kampanii „2 miliony drzew UPS”, która została zapoczątkowana w roku ubiegłym.
Early in the morning each day packages arrive by 8 a.m. containing someone's link to communicating with their families, friends and workplaces. Inside the packages delivered by UPS (NYSE: UPS) are hearing devices made by Oticon, Inc., one of the world's leading manufacturers of hearing devices.
Pratt & Whitney Expands Partnership with UPS
Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the expansion of its third-party logistics (3PL) relationship with UPS (NYSE: UPS). As part of the agreement announced today, UPS will open a 600,000-square-foot Northeast Logistics Center (NELC) in Londonderry, New Hampshire, to serve as a centralized distribution center for Pratt & Whitney parts, tooling and supplies.
The UPS Foundation Contributed USD 10,000 to Support Reforestation Efforts in The Philippines
The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), recently donated USD10,000 (approximately PHP451,600) to boost Earth Day Network Philippines' reforestation efforts, reaffirming the company's longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability. UPS's contributions will help fund reforesting the lost forest cover of the watershed area of Barangay Santa Monica, Tagkawayan and Quezon, enabling the local communities to protect their immediate environment's natural resources.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a leading global logistics provider and advocate for global trade, applauds the launch of the next phase of the National Export Initiative (NEI), NEI/Next, by the Obama Administration today.
In 2012, 8-year-old Vivienne Harr set up her lemonade stand, attempting to raise $100,000 for organizations making an impact on worldwide child slavery; she accomplished her goal in 173 days. Two years later, she, her business partner and father, Eric Harr, and their team at Make a Stand, Inc. - a new certified b corporation - have grown her lemonade stand into a fair trade business dedicated to responsible business practices that benefit suppliers and customers while earning her a place on the global stage.
Good news for small business owners: the number of consumers willing to go out of their way to shop at small businesses, even if it costs more, has increased in the last year, according to survey results released today by The UPS Store.
The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.67 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares.
UPS Shareowners Elect Board, Reappoint Deloitte and Touche
Shareowners of UPS (NYSE: UPS) today elected a Board of Directors for a one-year term and ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company's independent registered public accountants. Shareowners also approved the proposal to vote, in an advisory basis, to approve the compensation of the Named Executive Officers of the company.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced its sponsorship of the Korea Green Foundation's 11th Green Film Festival in Seoul (GFFIS). This is the second year UPS Korea has sponsored the festival with a donation of USD 22,800 from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The theme for this year's festival is 'Green Asia' and events will run from May 8th to 14th in Seoul.
Mother's Day Kicks Off May for UPS Small Business Customers UPS (NYSE:UPS) is partnering with some of its small business customers to share their stories and support the growth of their businesses for Mother's Day and Small Business Week. Accounting for roughly 46 percent of the private gross domestic product (GDP)1, small businesses are strong drivers of the U.S. economy, and UPS is committed to supporting this growing community.
Selon les données publiées aujourd’hui par UPS Canada, il existe un écart important entre la perception des petites, moyennes et grandes entreprises au Canada face au libre-échange et leurs intentions d’en tirer profit.
According to UPS Canada data released today, there is a significant divide between what small, medium and large businesses in Canada support in principle when it comes to free trade and how or if they plan to capitalize on the benefits.
A shift is underway for distributors of industrial supplies and the e-commerce experience they provide to their customers. In 2013, more than 63 percent of industrial supply buyers said they made purchases online, with half of those purchasers spending at least 50 percent of their annual budget with suppliers who have an e-commerce platform.
UPS Deploys Electric Vehicles in the Streets of Rotterdam
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the deployment of four fully electric vehicles (EV) that will deliver packages in and around the city of Rotterdam. This deployment follows the introduction of six EVs on the streets of Amsterdam in October 2013. For this deployment, UPS partnered with FREVUE, an EU-supported urban e-mobility initiative that seeks to demonstrate to industry, consumers, and policy makers how electric freight vehicles can meet the growing need for sustainable urban logistics.
UPS Gebruikt Elektrische Voertuigen in de Straten van Rotterdam
UPS (NYSE: UPS) kondigt vandaag aan vier elektrische voertuigen in gebruik te nemen in en rondom Rotterdam. UPS werkt hiervoor samen met FREVUE, een door de EU ondersteund stedelijk e-mobility initiatief dat ernaar streeft de industrie, consumenten en beleidsmakers te laten zien dat elektrische vrachtvoertuigen kunnen voldoen aan de groeiende vraag naar duurzame, stedelijke logistiek. De inzet in Rotterdam volgt op de introductie van zes elektrische voertuigen in Amsterdam in oktober 2013.
For the third consecutive year, UPS announced it is a proud sponsor of the Toronto Blue Jays. To mark this strategic sponsorship alliance, Toronto Blue Jays alumni and World Series hero Joe Carter surprised a select number of long-standing season ticket holders at The UPS Store in Toronto - delivering much more than their season tickets.
Pour la troisième année consécutive, UPS a annoncé qu’elle était une fière commanditaire des Blue Jays de Toronto. Afin de souligner cette alliance stratégique, l’ancien des Blue Jays de Toronto, Joe Carter, a surpris certains détenteurs de billets de saison de longue date qui sont repartis de la succursale The UPS Store de Toronto avec bien plus que leurs billets.
UPS Fuels Growth for Aerospace Customers
UPS®, (NYSE: UPS) one of the world's largest airlines, has taken its knowledge of the aerospace industry and combined it with the company's global logistics expertise to launch new resources and help companies in the aerospace industry boost supply chain efficiency and growth.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today was notified by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) that the Master Agreement between UPS and the IBT was approved for implementation on April 25 for all UPS employees covered by the Agreement.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today plans to hire 50,000 veterans by the end of 2018. The total doubles the company's original five-year hiring pledge made last year as part of the Obama Administration's Joining Forces initiative. In 2013, UPS hired 13,000 veterans, an increase of more than 30 percent from the prior year.
“Met deze prijs willen we secretaresses bedanken waarmee onze chauffeurs dagelijks contact hebben als zij pakketten komen leveren en afhalen”, zegt Carolien Ruinemans. “Wij weten als geen ander hoe waardevol secretaresses zijn en willen dat laten blijken met deze jaarlijkse prijs.” De Prijs werd dit jaar in België voor het tweede jaar op rij door UPS uitgereikt ter gelegenheid van nationale Secretaressedag.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UPS (NYSE: UPS), líder global en logística, llevó a cabo el día de hoy una ceremonia de corte de listón para inaugurar su nuevo centro dedicado a la industria del cuidado de la salud en Cuautitlán Izcalli, Estado de México, que iniciará operaciones en los próximos meses. El edificio consta de más de 7,250 metros cuadrados de espacio, equipado con tecnología especializada para la distribución de medicamentos y dispositivos médicos, además ofrecerá servicios y capacidades sumamente calificadas para clínicas, distribuidores, farmacias y pacientes.
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.
UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics, is extending its cut off times by deploying additional vehicles in three important growing zones in Korea - Bucheon and Seongnam (including Pangyo), both leaders in the hi-tech manufacturing industry, and industrial areas in Busan (Noxan and Sinpyeong).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, commends President Obama on taking decisive action to reduce a major barrier to U.S. exports. By completing the International Trade Data System (ITDS), the processing and approval times for U.S. businesses that export American-made goods and services will be cut from days to minutes.
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.
UPS Board Increases Quarterly Dividend
The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.67 per share, up $0.05 or 8.1%, from $0.62 per share, on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares. The dividend increase is in recognition of the company's solid cash flow performance and commitment to delivering shareowner value.
comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ : SCOR), leader du marché de la mesure numérique, et UPS (NYSE : UPS) annoncent la publication d'une nouvelle édition de l'étude mondiale UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper. Cette étude révèle que les cyberconsommateurs en Europe et dans le monde souhaitent mieux maîtriser les processus de transport et de livraison. L'étude est fondée sur les résultats d'une enquête réalisée auprès de plus de 14 000 cyberconsommateurs réguliers dans six pays d'Europe dont la France, ainsi qu'aux États-Unis, au Canada, en Asie, en Australie et au Mexique.
comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, and UPS (NYSE: UPS) have released a global study in the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper series, revealing online shoppers in Europe and around the world are looking for more control over their shipping and delivery experiences. The study includes data from more than 14,000 frequent online shoppers across six countries in Europe, as well as the U.S., Canada, Asia, Australia and Mexico.
UPS will be recognized as a 2013 Partner-level supplier in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating. The Atlanta-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing services of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Vice President of Network Operations Matt Connelly, Vice President of Enterprise Accounts Rusty Tebo and Director of Enterprise Accounts Angie Bellafiore will accept the recognition in a Feb. 18 ceremony in Davenport, IA.
comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), een toonaangevende onderneming in metingen van de digitale wereld, heeft samen met UPS een wereldwijd onderzoek gedaan, genaamd UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™. Het onderzoek laat zien dat online shoppers in Europa en de rest van de wereld meer controle willen over hun verzend- en leveringservaringen. De studie bevat data van 14.000 consumenten die regelmatig online winkelen. Deze consumenten zijn afkomstig uit zes Europese landen (waaronder Nederland), de Verenigde Staten, Canada, Azië, Australië en Mexico.
comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), ein weltweit führendes Unternehmen in der Messung und Auswertung von Online-Medien, und UPS (NYSE: UPS) haben in einer weltweiten Studie aus der Reihe UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper ermittelt, dass sich Online-Kunden europa- und weltweit eine lückenlose Kontrolle über den Versand ihrer Bestellungen wünschen. In der Studie wurden Daten von über 14.000 regelmäßigen Online-Käufern aus sechs europäischen Ländern (darunter auch Deutschland sowie aus den USA, Kanada, Asien, Australien und Mexiko ausgewertet.
comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), società leader nella misurazione e analisi del mondo digitale, e UPS (NYSE: UPS) hanno pubblicato uno studio globale, nell'ambito della serie UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper, secondo il quale gli acquirenti online in Europa e nel mondo intero desiderano un controllo maggiore sulle proprie esperienze di spedizione e consegna. Lo studio raccoglie i dati di oltre 14.000 acquirenti online abituali in sei paesi europei (tra cui l’Italia), nonché negli Stati Uniti, Canada, Asia, Australia e Messico.
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.
Love is in the air and on the ground as UPS® (NYSE: UPS) prepares to transport an estimated 118 million flowers for Valentine's Day. Most of the flowers imported for Cupid's holiday come from Latin American countries such as Colombia and Ecuador. More than 90 percent of the imported blossoms travel through Miami International Airport, where UPS is the largest air cargo carrier.
UPS Worldwide Express Freight Service Offers Faster International Shipping From The UAE
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a new express air freight service, UPS Worldwide Express FreightSM, for urgent, time-sensitive and high-value international heavyweight shipments to and from the UAE. This new service is an extension of the UPS Worldwide Express package portfolio and offers customers a seamless experience between shipping express package and express freight.
UPS, IPA Issue Statement
UPS (NYSE: UPS) and the Independent Pilots Association (IPA), which represents the approximately 2,600 pilots who fly for UPS, announce the following:
Global logistics leader UPS (NYSE: UPS) and STATS LLC, the world's leading sports technology, data and content company, today announced new data enhancements to be included in this season's UPS Team Performance Index (TPI) for men's and women's college basketball, including a new data measurement component factoring in the quality of each team's opponent.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced the retirement of Andy Dolny, investor relations officer and corporate treasurer, after 32 years with the company. The announcement was made by UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis during the company's earnings call on January 30, 2014.
UPS Announces Expected 4Q Results Higher Costs Driven by Surge in Shipments and Weather; FY2013 Adjusted EPS $4.57, Below Guidance of $4.65 to $4.85; Anticipates 2014 EPS Growth of 10-to-15%
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it anticipates fourth quarter 2013 diluted earnings per share of $1.25. Full-year 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share are expected to be $4.57, below the previously provided guidance of $4.65 to $4.85.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS), proveedor mundial de logística y un defensor líder de la liberalización de mercados, aplaude el lanzamiento de la iniciativa presidida por el Departamento de Comercio para incrementar el comercio con México y otras diez economías latinoamericanas con las cuales los EE.UU. han firmado acuerdos de libre comercio.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for trade liberalization, applauds the introduction of the Department of Commerce-led initiative to increase trade with Mexico and the 10 other Latin American economies with which the U.S. has free trade agreements.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, applauds the introduction of bipartisan, bicameral Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation in the U.S. Senate by Senators Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch and in the House of Representatives by Representative Dave Camp. UPS urges the House and the Senate, in partnership with the Administration, to move forward expeditiously to pass this vital legislation.
Underscoring its commitment to supporting small businesses and startups, The UPS Store® has put its own spin on National Mentoring Month, focusing on the importance of mentoring for small business owners. With support from SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to small business education and mentorship, the company will offer tips and guidance to its small business customers about how to find, and benefit from a small business mentor.
UPS Canada a souligné l’expansion de son réseau de distribution canadien destiné au secteur de la santé en procédant à l’ouverture d’installations à la fine pointe de 200 000 pieds carrés à son complexe de Burlington, en Ontario. Constituant une des plus vastes installations de maintien de la chaîne du froid au pays, ce nouvel ajout aux installations d’UPS permet aux fournisseurs de matériel de soins de santé et aux fabricants du secteur pharmaceutique d’avoir accès dorénavant à plus de 600 000 pieds carrés de locaux à température et à humidité contrôlées, assurant ainsi l’entreposage des produits dans des conditions optimales.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) Canada celebrated the official opening of its expanded Canadian healthcare distribution network - a state-of-the-art 200,000 square foot facility at its Burlington, Ontario, campus. As one of the largest cold-chain coolers in the country, the new addition provides healthcare companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers increased access to a total 600,000 square-feet worth of temperature and humidity-controlled environments - effectively helping keep products in optimal conditions during storage.
UPS Foundation Champions Volunteerism Awarding $2.4 Million to Nine Non-Profits
The UPS Foundation announced today it will donate more than $2.4 million to support the volunteer efforts of nine non-profit organizations, with an emphasis on those organizations that specialize in disaster preparedness and response. This year's volunteerism grants include a $1.2 million award to the Points of Light Foundation, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer services.
UPS Kicks Off Peak Week
Driven by the growth in e-commerce, UPS (NYSE: UPS) expects to pick up more than 34 million packages today, Monday, Dec. 16, and expects to deliver 29 million packages globally on Tuesday, Dec. 17, a record for a single day at the world's largest package delivery company. During UPS's 107th holiday season, Dec. 16 - 20 is known as "Peak Week" due to the surge in volume.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the new UPS Mobile App for Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets, giving customers another way to quickly and easily manage their holiday packages. UPS expects more than 78 million online package tracking requests on Tuesday, Dec. 17 - UPS's anticipated 2013 Peak Tracking Day. This year, more of these requests than ever will come through mobile technologies, with over four million downloads to-date of UPS's smart phone and tablet Apps.
Today The UPS Store® launches Vote for Your Favorite Scholastic Classic, aimed to raise literacy awareness and support for the Toys for Tots Literacy Program, an effort dedicated to providing our nation's most economically disadvantaged children the ability to compete academically and succeed in life.
UPS®, a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, welcomes today's news of an agreement struck at the World Trade Organization to facilitate global commerce and support growth in developing countries. After years of debate and compromise, the World Trade Organization (WTO) successfully delivered a trade package at the WTO's 9th Ministerial Conference, reconfirming the organization's ability to serve as a forum for negotiation of global trade rules.
UPS Capital® Corporation, a business unit of UPS® which helps customers manage risks and protect finances, today announced a new service, UPS Capital C.O.D Delayed Deposit. The service is designed to improve how and when companies that accept C.O.D. can deposit their customers' checks. This new service provides a safe, secure, technology-based solution to control the timing of individual check deposits.
With six fewer shopping days this holiday season, shoppers have even less time this year to make it through their holiday to-do lists. For those who need to ship their gifts to friends and family, that timeframe is even shorter. Thankfully, The UPS Store can help. With a network of packing and shipping experts at 4,300 locally owned and operated centers, The UPS Store can help pack and ship all types of holiday gifts - from fragile glass ornaments to surfboards and golf clubs. Additionally, the center offers peace of mind with the Pack and Ship Guarantee®.*
UPS Delivering 15,000 Pounds of Vital Medical Relief Supplies to Typhoon Haiyan Survivors
On Thanksgiving Day, a UPS "Browntail" aircraft will depart Louisville, KY, loaded with approximately 15,000 pounds of donated vital medical relief supplies, valued at $1.5 million, headed for Cebu, Philippines, to assist the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan. The shipment was made possible by the Catholic Diocese of New York and the Harmony for Peace Foundation in Pennsylvania.
AsUPS® ramps up for its 107th holiday season, the companywill launch several initiatives to help customers and small businesses enjoy the magic of the season. Beginning on November 23, 2013, customers will have the ability to connect with UPS through social media to share special holiday moments, learn tips for surviving the holiday season, engage with retail partners, give back to the community and of course, ship with ease and peace of mind.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) anuncia la apertura de diez nuevos centros UPS Express®, ubicados en zonas estratégicas que incluyen Monterrey, Tijuana, Chihuahua, Veracruz, León y Distrito Federal. Con la apertura de estos nuevos centros de servicio, UPS aumentara su presencia entre las pequeñas y medianas empresas (PyMEs) y el sector minorista.
UPS® today released new published rates for 2014. UPS Ground, Air and International, and Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average net of 4.9 percent.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) has announced the opening of ten new UPS Express® centers, located in strategic zones of Mexico including Monterrey, Tijuana, Chihuahua, Veracruz, León and Distrito Federal. With the opening of these new centers, UPS will increase its presence among Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the retail sector.
High-tech companies are making strategic shifts to their supply chain models to enable greater customer-centricity, meet changing consumer demand patterns and capture new growth opportunities. Findings come from the 4th annual global UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights.
UPS applauds Congress for passing legislation to enhance the safety of the nation's healthcare supply chain and drug distribution network. The bill, which President Obama is expected to sign, establishes the first-ever national standards and requirements for pharmaceutical distribution providers.
A new study, "UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™ for Automotive Parts & Accessories Buyers," highlights new findings about online consumers that can help aftermarket automotive suppliers compete more effectively.
UPS announced its $1 million pledge in support for recovery efforts in the Philippines following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. The pledge is a combination of cash grants, in-kind transportation movements and technical expertise to provide urgent relief as well as strategic support for the long-term needs.
50 % des entreprises canadiennes ont en place une stratégie en matière de chaîne d’approvisionnement.
84 % des entreprises croient que la compréhension et la gestion efficace de leur chaîne d’approvisionnement et de leurs activités d’expédition constituent la clé vers la croissance et la rentabilité.
Les entreprises possédant une stratégie en matière de chaîne d’approvisionnement sont 12 % plus susceptibles d’atteindre ou d’excéder leurs objectifs en matière de croissance comparativement à celles qui n’en ont pas.
30 % des entreprises accordent de l’importance à la chaîne d’approvisionnement et aux activités d’expédition, mais n’y voient pas une priorité en raison de leur petite taille.
UPS® announced the launch of its impactful route optimization software known as ORION, which stands for On-Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation. ORION has a team of 500 dedicated resources to move the U.S deployment forward as UPS nears its busy holiday season. The rollout of ORION will optimize 10,000 delivery routes by the end of the year, reduce miles driven and reinforce UPS's sustainability efforts.
UPS dedicated a "Centro de Salud," to the State of Mexico that will provide needed access to basic and preventative health services and medicines to the community of Bosencheve.
The Association For Manufacturing Technology and UPS Announce Collaboration
As part of the continued effort to forge relationships that enhance the manufacturing technology industry, AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology today announces a major new relationship with UPS. The world's largest transportation company, UPS will now be recognized as an official "Global Logistics Provider to IMTS and AMT." AMT members and exhibitors at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) will benefit by harnessing the power of UPS's infrastructure to enhance manufacturing technology trade around the globe.
UPS® announced the expansion of its Preferred Less-Than-Container Load (LCL) expedited ocean freight service by offering access between Asia to three destinations in Mexico: Monterrey, Mexico City and Guadalajara. Customers can also take advantage of the innovative visibility technologies used for UPS package shipments ensuring shippers can better anticipate and control their inbound supply chain operations.
UPS Launches First Guaranteed Standard Service To Mexico
UPS® announced the launch of UPS Standard to Mexico ,a general service offering that provides customers with a guaranteed economical option for ground package delivery south of the U.S. border. UPS is the only logistics provider in the U.S. to offer to its customers guaranteed, door-to-door, small package ground service to Mexico. This service is also now available from more than 4,300 The UPS Store locations across the United States or by scheduling a pickup through UPS.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that Jeff McCorstin has been named president of UPS Freight Forwarding in Asia Pacific. This continues a 23-year career with UPS, where he started as a package delivery driver in California in 1990, rising to leadership roles in engineering, finance, strategy and most recently, freight forwarding. McCorstin’s appointment continues UPS's focus on strengthening its global freight forwarding offerings in Asia Pacific.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) announced today plans to invest approximately $50 million to build an additional nine liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling stations, bringing the total number of stations to 13. Four were announced in April, and all should be operational by the end of 2014.
UPS Introduces New Shipment Service Levels For Its Temperature True Portfolio
UPS announced new service levels for managing the full range of temperature-sensitive healthcare product as part of its UPS Temperature True portfolio at the 11th Annual Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum. With tremendous global growth in the transportation of cold chain products, healthcare companies can now choose from tiered service levels based on the degree of control needed, leveraging both the speed of air and the economies of ocean freight while ensuring protection in the supply chain.
The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced it will mark the start of the company's 10th anniversary of Global Volunteer Month (GVM) on October 1 by pledging to plant another one million trees around the world. The UPS Foundation also announced it has awarded $2.3 million in grants to support environmental programs and forestry-focused initiatives globally.
Brussels, September 26, 2013 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, and UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™ Europe Study, a report analyzing what online shoppers are looking for in the customer experience – from pre-purchase to purchase to delivery and returns. The study touches on mobile trends, social media impact and the integrated buying experience of shopping in physical stores and online – also known as omnichannel retailing.
Mexico City, September 26, 2013 – comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, and UPS today released the results of the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper Study™: A Customer Experience Study, a report analyzing e-commerce preferences including mobile trends, social media impact and the integrated buying experience of shopping in physical stores and online – also known as omnichannel retailing.
RESTON, Va., and ATLANTA, September 26, 2013 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, and UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released the global study in the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™ series, revealing online shoppers are looking for more control over their shipping and delivery experiences. The study includes data from more than 14,000 frequent online shoppers in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and Mexico.
Singapore, September 26, 2013 – comScore Inc., (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, and UPS (NYSE:UPS) today released the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™: A Customer Experience Study for Asia and Australia. The survey contains key consumer insights into mobile technologies and elements of the online shopping experience that drive brand preference.
Mississauga, ON, September 26, 2013 – comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, and UPS Canada today released the results of the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper Study™: A Customer Experience Study, which contains key consumer insights into elements of the online shopping experience that drive brand preference, customer loyalty and word-of-mouth recommendations.
Eduardo Martinez Appointed Chair Of World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council
UPS announced that Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation, has been appointed chair of The World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Catastrophic Risks (WEF-GAC) effective September 2013. During his one year tenure, Martinez will serve with co-vice chairs, Baroness Valerie Amos, UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, and Rodrigo Perez Mackenna, Minister of Housing and Urbanism and Minister of National Property of Chile. The Council will play a key collaborative role in the advancement of understanding and management of events that have a large-scale impact on vulnerable populations, human well-being, business operations and systems of government.
Changing regulatory environments, new customer demands around the globe, challenges around product security and increasingly complex products are driving healthcare executives to make strategic supply chain investments, according to findings from the sixth annual UPS "Pain in the (Supply) Chain" healthcare survey, conducted by TNS. New technology investments and go-to-market models are top of mind as healthcare executives drive business and logistics transformations to meet evolving industry needs.
De acordo com a sexta edição do BMLA (Business Monitor Latin America) da UPS, 70% das pequenas e médias empresas consideram que, nos próximos 12 meses, os negócios na América Latina crescerão em até 62% comparados a 2011. O BMLA apresenta panorama com opiniões, atitudes e tendências de líderes de mercado de pequenas e médias empresas na região.
In an effort to further support its growing small business audience, The UPS Store® introduced today seven new business services available through the Small Business Solutions portal. The portal, already serving nearly half a million small business owners, provides access to exclusive content and offers from a variety of service providers. The new additions include:
De acuerdo con la la sexta edición del UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA), el 70% de las pequeñas y medianas empresas creen que sus negocios crecerán de manera sustancial durante los próximos 12 meses, en comparación con un 62% en 2011. El BMLA brinda una mirada acerca de las opiniones, actitudes y hábitos de los líderes empresariales de las pequeñas y medianas empresas de la región.
According to the sixth edition of the UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA), 70% of small and medium-sized businesses believe businesses in Latin America will grow strongly in the next 12 months, up from 62% in 2011. The BMLA provides an outlook on the current opinions, attitudes and trends among the business leaders of the small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in the Region.
Global logistics leader UPS and STATS LLC, the world's leading sports technology, data and content company, announced new data enhancements to be included in this season's UPS Team Performance Index (TPI) for college football -- a data index that comprehensively measures overall efficiency on offense, defense and special teams for all 125 NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams.
Des employés d’UPS, ainsi que l’honorable Bal Gosal, ministre d’État (Sports) et député de Bramalea-Gore-Malton, se sont rendus dans les locaux de l’organisme Darling Home for Kids pour lui remettre un don de 55 550 $US offert par la Fondation UPS.
UPSers and The Darling Home for Kids gathered together with the Minister of State (Sport) and the MP for Bramalea-Gore-Malton, Honourable Bal Gosal to celebrate a US$55,550 grant presentation, courtesy of The UPS Foundation.
The Jefferson County, Alabama, Medical Examiner has confirmed that two of our crew members, Captain Cerea Beal, Jr. and First Officer Shanda Fanning, lost their lives in the accident involving UPS Flight 1354.
UPS announced the expansion of its presence in China with the addition of two new contract logistics distribution facilities in Chengdu and Shanghai, bringing the total to more than 130 contract logistics facilities, covering 87 cities. The two new facilities are in addition to the UPS healthcare facilities that opened last year in Shanghai and Hangzhou. The contract logistics facilities will provide distribution and warehousing solutions to shippers who want to reach customers within China. These facilities demonstrate UPS's continued commitment to serving China's emerging middle class.
Christine M. Owens, who rose from a part-time position to become a top UPS executive, announced she will retire after 33 years with the company. Over the course of her distinguished career, Owens served in key roles, including the first woman region president, a key operational position. She also is a member of the Management Committee, which is comprised of the top executives responsible for the profit and operating plans for the company's worldwide operations.
The UPS Store Makes 3D Printing Accessible to Start-Ups and Small Business Owners The UPS Store® today announced it is the first nationwide retailer to test 3D printing services in-store. Select UPS Store locations will be offering the services to start-ups, small businesses and retail customers, beginning in the San Diego area with locations in additional cities across the United States in the near future.
UPS released its annual Sustainability Report announcing that while the total number of packages shipped in 2012 increased, the company reduced its total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Environmental achievements included ground and air fuel savings, increased investments in alternative fuel vehicles, and retooled routes that shaved 12.1 million miles from ground deliveries.
For more than 60 years, The UPS Foundation has championed corporate citizenship and supported under-served and under-represented members of society on behalf of UPS. The Foundation announced it will donate more than $7.6 million to 41 non-profit organizations, an overall increase of over $1.5 million in grants since 2012. This includes more than $1 million in cash and in-kind support to the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) over a three-year period to help the organization expand its Paving Access to Veterans Employment (PAVE) initiative, an employment re-integration program for veterans.
UPS released additional details regarding second quarter 2013 results. Total revenue increased 1.2% as daily International package volume improved 5% and U.S. Domestic grew 1.9%. Diluted earnings per share were $1.13, down slightly compared to the prior-year period.
Research became a reality when UPS placed an industry-first order for 1,821 fire-resistant shipping containers. The implementation of these unit load devices (ULDs) represents a milestone in aviation history, offering unprecedented protection from intense fires. Delivery of the new containers will begin this September and is expected to be complete by early 2014.
UPS announced that second quarter diluted earnings per share are expected to be $1.13. Overcapacity in the global air freight market, increasing customer preference for lower-yielding shipping solutions, and a slowing U.S. industrial economy drove revenue and operating profit below expectations. In addition, UPS experienced some slowing in package volume growth as a result of labor negotiations.
UPS Canada s’est vue décerner pour une douzième année consécutive le prestigieux prix Un million de mercis de Centraide. La remise s’est déroulée le 17 juin à Burlington, en Ontario, dans le cadre de l’assemblée générale annuelle de l’organisme.
UPS launched UPS Proactive Response Secure, a proactive shipment monitoring and risk management solution to protect customers against lost profits. Filling a gap in the marketplace, the new service helps ensure time-and temperature-sensitive shipments reach their destinations and guarantees up to the retail value, in addition to other costs, when unexpected events occur - including weather delays.
UPS employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have voted to approve a new contract. While the National Master contract was approved, the union today informed the company that the agreement covering UPS Freight employees and some local agreements will require additional negotiation.
When it comes to small business, Americans' aspirations couldn't be bigger. According to survey results released today by The UPS Store®, 48 percent of Americans dream of starting a business, while 71 percent of small business owners say they would start their business all over again today.
UPS applauds the United States and European Union on coming together to launch negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) that will truly be a game changer to the recovery of the global economy.
comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, and UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released the second UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™: A Customer Experience Study, a report analyzing e-commerce preferences including mobile trends, social media impact and the integrated buying experience of shopping in physical stores and online - also known as omnichannel retailing.
UPS Freight Announces 2013 Rate Adjustment
UPS Freight®, one of the nation's largest heavy freight carriers, announced today a general rate increase of 5.9 percent for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
UPS officially opened its new healthcare facility in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, a move that represents a significant expansion of its Asia healthcare distribution network. The state-of-the-art facility has industry-leading technology to maintain product safety and integrity and is designed to offer seamless, global solutions to healthcare companies looking to expand into, transport within, and export from China.
UPS announced a coordinated plan with its key disaster relief partners that will provide urgent relief as well as strategic support for the long-term recovery efforts needed in Moore, Oklahoma, as well as Cleburne and Shawnee, following the devastation caused by the tornadoes that struck there earlier this week.
UPS today announced a new UPS App for iPad, to let users easily track packages, find UPS shipping locations, and access UPS My Choice®, all with enhanced mapping features. The free app is now available for download on iTunes and in the Apple App Store.
To better serve small business owners in all areas of the country, The UPS Store® introduced today its Main Street franchise model designed to support opening The UPS Stores into small towns and rural communities within the U.S.
Today, it was announced by Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, that UPS (NYSE: UPS) will become an International Partner of the Masters Tournament, beginning at the event in 2014.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced first quarter 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.04. The quarter benefited from a stronger than expected post-holiday season in January as UPS e-commerce solutions resonated with customers. In the U.S. Domestic segment, daily package volume grew 4.4% and operating profit improved 9%. Additionally, UPS reaffirmed its full-year 2013 guidance for adjusted diluted earnings per share; an increase of 6-to-12% over 2012 adjusted results.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Teamsters) on two, new five-year contracts in the small package and freight business units. The tentative contracts, which must be presented to the UPS Teamster-represented employees for ratification, were concluded well in advance of the July 31, 2013, expiration of the current contracts.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will purchase Hungary-based pharmaceutical logistics company, CEMELOG Zrt, as part of its ongoing global growth and investment strategy. The acquisition further strengthens UPS's healthcare reach and expertise in Europe, enabling comprehensive, compliant services to customers in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries across the increasingly important markets of Central and Eastern Europe.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the accelerated growth of its alternative vehicle fleet with plans to purchase approximately 700 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles and to build four refueling stations by the end of 2014. Once completed, the LNG private fleet will be one of the most extensive in the U.S.
The UPS Store Announces $100,000 Book Donation To New York, New Jersey Schools Toys for Tots Literacy Program to host event at a Keansburg, NJ school to benefit children affected by Hurricane Sandy The UPS Store, with support from The UPS Foundation, announced it will donate $100,000 worth of books to four school districts affected by Hurricane Sandy - Keansburg and Asbury Park in New Jersey and New York City Districts 08 and 21. The UPS Store is a five-year supporter of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and sponsor of the Toys for Tots Literacy Program
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the expansion of its Preferred Less-Than-Container Load (PLCL) expedited ocean freight service to include Western Europe. The move highlights UPS's competitive advantage in providing customers new options to move goods quickly, yet economically. Additional port access will open in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom, providing shippers up to 40 percent faster port-to-door delivery time to the U.S. than UPS's standard LCL service*. Customers will also have access to the same visibility technologies used for package shipments.
Pour la deuxième année consécutive, UPS a annoncé qu’elle était une fière commanditaire des Blue Jays de Toronto. Afin de souligner cette alliance stratégique, l’ancien des Blue Jays de Toronto, Joe Carter, a livré en personne à bord d’un camion d’UPS les billets de saison à certains détenteurs de longue date de la région du Grand Toronto.
For the second consecutive year, UPS announced it is a Proud Partner of the Toronto Blue Jays. To mark this strategic sponsorship alliance, Toronto Blue Jays alumni Joe Carter personally delivered season tickets to a select number of long-standing season ticket holders across the Greater Toronto Area in a UPS package car.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it has become the first global express delivery company to be wholly-owned in Vietnam, following its acquisition of the 49 percent interest of VN Post Express in the two companies' express delivery joint venture. The change will allow UPS to better connect Vietnam's rapidly expanding economy to world markets through the UPS network.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it is making a commitment to hire more than 25,000 veterans over the next five years as well as committing to serve more than 25,000 employee volunteer hours helping veterans and Veterans Service Organizations (VSO).
UPS (NYSE: UPS) anunció los tres ganadores de la tercera edición del Premio UPS al Espíritu Emprendedor. El concurso, que se llevó a cabo del 25 de septiembre al 9 de noviembre, fue creado para reconocer a las tres pequeñas y medianas empresas (PyMES) más innovadoras y exitosas de la región. Los ganadores recibirán hasta $25,000 dólares en efectivo, además de una beca para el Programa de Liderazgo Ejecutivo en la Escuela de Negocios, INCAE para el ganador del primer premio.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced the three winners of the third edition of the UPS Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. The contest, which ran from September 25th to November 9th, was developed to recognize the three most innovative and successful small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) in the region. The winners receive up to US$25,000 in cash prizes combined along with the tuition for an Executive Leadership Program at INCAE Business School for the first place winner.
It's NCAA® March Madness - the season for filling out brackets and watching teams of all levels compete for the win. In the spirit of the season, The UPS Store® today announced its upcoming Small Business Expert Twitter chat series, designed to help small business owners "get in the game," "stay in the game," and "win the game." The chats, hosted by well-known small business experts, are the latest offer in The UPS Store's expanded effort to support small business owners.
Le 8 mars, la Journée internationale de la femme sera célébrée par des organismes gouvernementaux et caritatifs, des établissements d’enseignement, des groupes de femmes, des entreprises et des médias de partout dans le monde. Le simple fait que cette journée soit soulignée démontre le changement de mentalité face au rôle des femmes sur le plan politique, social et économique. Aujourd’hui, et tout au long du mois de mars, des milliers d’événements seront organisés afin d’inspirer et de reconnaître les succès des femmes. Ces dernières sont célébrées depuis le début des années 1900, et au fil des décennies, un même message résonne : inspirer les femmes et célébrer leurs accomplissements.
Around the world on March 8th, charitable and government organizations, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations and the media celebrate International Women's Day IWD). The recognition and observance of this day demonstrates the positive evolution towards the economic, political and social achievements of women. IWD has been honoured since the early 1900s and now, thousands of events are hosted to inspire and acknowledge women's successes during the month of March. Throughout the decades the same message lives on; inspire and celebrate the accomplishments of all women.
Barber to Succeed Brutto as President of UPS International
Dan Brutto, a 38-year veteran and the architect of UPS's international strategy for the past five-and-a-half years will retire at the end of April. Brutto, 56, will be succeeded as president of UPS International by 28-year UPS employee Jim Barber, currently president of UPS Europe.
UPS Worldwide Expedited Service Expanded to More Than 220 Countries and Territories UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a significant expansion of its UPS Worldwide Expedited ® service, a fast, reliable air service for international shipments. By tripling the coverage area the service now provides delivery in two-to-five business days to more than 220 countries and territories. This expansion will help UPS customers magnify their global reach and balance delivery speed with cost, no matter where they ship.
NASCAR gives UPS (NYSE: UPS) the green flag in sustainability as it upgrades its Trackside Services operation for the 2013 racing season. This "best practice" aims to reduce environmental impacts and create a model for other racing teams and sponsors to leverage in their own sustainability efforts by reducing emissions and optimizing power generation with state-of-the-art solar power.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the expansion of its sponsorships in motorsports by entering Formula 1® racing through a multi-year sponsorship of Scuderia Ferrari. The alliance was announced today in Barcelona, Spain and featured Scuderia Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso, shortly before the Spaniard took the track for the first time in the team's 2013 F138 race car bearing the UPS shield.
Building on its commitment to increase the use of renewable energy resources in the U.S. and throughout the world, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has invested in two solar power projects at its distribution facilities in Parsippany and Secaucus, New Jersey that showcase the business benefits of owning and operating sustainable energy systems.
UPS Increases Dividend Board Approves Stock Repurchase Authorization; John Thompson Announces Intent not to Stand for Re-election
The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.62 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares, an increase of 8.8%. The dividend is payable on Mar. 12, 2013 to shareholders of record on Feb. 25, 2013.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it has formed a strategic collaboration with Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL). UPS's logistics and distribution business unit and Jabil Aftermarket Services will provide optimized reverse logistics solutions for return and repair programs to high-tech original equipment manufacturers, service providers and enterprises on a global scale.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today commended President Obama on announcing in his State of the Union address the launch of talks regarding a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union. A transatlantic partnership would open up new dynamic trade opportunities for small, medium, and large enterprises on both sides of the Atlantic, while boosting U.S. exports and creating new U.S. jobs. Additionally, the President's commitment to conclude the 2013 Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations will be equally significant in unleashing economic growth through trade and it will send a strong message of confidence to the global economy and markets.
Forget Cupid. The modern Valentine's Day depends on a global logistics network and advanced technology to get flowers, lobsters, sweets, and other gifts to businesses and consumers around the world, all by February 14th.
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense operational committee, announced that Scott Davis, UPS Chairman and CEO, will sign a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve on February 12, 2013. Davis will sign the pledge in a ceremony at 10:00 a.m. in the UPS Corporate Offices in Atlanta, Ga. and will be joined by ESGR National Chair James Rebholz, Lt. Gen. James Jackson, commander of the Air Force Reserve Command, and Maj. Gen. Jim Butterworth, The Adjutant General of Georgia.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) expanded its direct LCL offering to more than 300 additional lanes in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South America during 2012. With more than 1,700 direct LCL lanes servicing 116 countries, UPS continues to expand its ocean freight offering to meet the growing market demands.
At UPS Freight, safety and service aren't buzzwords; they are two of the principal values that steer the company's operations. In Minneapolis, UPS Freight driver Nathan Wick so embraces those values that he received both state and national trucking industry honors in January.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a significant expansion of its global healthcare distribution network in five key markets in North America. Expanding locations include facilities in Burlington, Ontario, Louisville, Ky., Mira Loma, Calif., Atlanta, Ga., and Reno, Nev. The new expansions add nearly 800,000 square feet (sq. ft.) to UPS's global network of 37 dedicated healthcare facilities, which now total nearly six million sq. ft. of distribution space.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a significant expansion of its global healthcare distribution network in five key markets in North America. Expanding locations include facilities in Burlington, Ontario, Louisville, Ky., Mira Loma, Calif., Atlanta, Ga., and Reno, Nev. The new expansions add nearly 800,000 square feet (sq.ft.) to UPS's global network of 37 dedicated healthcare facilities, which now total nearly six million sq. ft. of distribution space.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the deployment of 100 fully electric commercial vehicles that will be delivering packages around the state. Today's announcement will help implement Governor Jerry Brown's Executive Order to achieve widespread deployment of zero emission vehicles throughout California.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released highlights of another year of strong corporate support for communities around the world in 2012. With more than $97.5 million in cumulative donations, the company also exceeded previous records for the overall volunteer hours documented by employees worldwide and the number of organizations served. Additionally, UPS continues to be one of United Way's largest contributors, donating more than $55 million in 2012 and stands alone in contributing more than $1 billion to the United Way over the past 30 years.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced record 2012 fourth quarter and full year adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.32 and $4.53 respectively, with the U.S. Domestic segment leading the way. The company generated annual free cash flow of approximately $5.4 billion, a testament to operations execution and the emphasis UPS places on capital efficiency. UPS estimates that Hurricane Sandy reduced earnings per share by approximately $0.05.
UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics leader, today announced it has joined with STATS LLC, the world's largest sports technology, data and content company, in expanding its proprietary UPS Team Performance Index (TPI) efficiency measurement platform to men's and women's college basketball.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) strongly supports the implementation of an international services agreement (ISA) that will open new trading opportunities to businesses large and small. We commend the Obama Administration for providing formal notification to the U.S. Congress of the intention of the United States to enter into the current negotiations that are taking place in Geneva.
UPS félicite les gouvernements du Canada et des États-Unis pour l’harmonisation du seuil de douane visant les expéditions de faible valeur. Cette nouvelle limite, uniformisée pour le Canada et les États-Unis, vise l’acheminement plus rapide d’un volume accru de marchandises entre le Canada et les États-Unis afin de favoriser les relations commerciales entre ces deux pays.
UPS congratulates the Canadian and U.S. governments on the announcement of a newer, harmonized customs ceiling for low value shipments. Harmonized for Canada and the United States, the higher ceiling aims to ensure that a higher volume of goods can move faster between the two countries to bolster the trade relationship.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) UPS Next Day Air® Saturday pickups will be made at convenient locations of The UPS Store around the country with the knowledgeable packaging experts and supplies for assistance. Check The UPS Store locator for cut-off times that may vary by location. The UPS Store has more locations than FedEx Office.
Today UPS (NYSE: UPS) kicks off its seasonal peak week of the year with plans to deliver more than 135 million packages around the world, culminating with 28 million deliveries on Thursday, Dec. 20, the busiest day of the holiday season. Last minute shoppers can ship as late as Friday, Dec. 21, using UPS Express services to have gifts arrive by Christmas Eve.
UPS (NYSE : UPS) a donné le coup d’envoi à sa semaine la plus occupée de l’année, période au cours de laquelle elle s’attend à livrer plus de 135 millions de colis aux quatre coins du monde. Selon ses prévisions, la semaine culminera le jeudi 20 décembre, alors que la société s’attend à livrer 28 millions de colis. Les expéditeurs de dernière minute pourront compter sur les services UPS Express jusqu’au vendredi 21 décembre et tout de même voir leurs envois être livrés à temps pour le 24 décembre.
Today UPS (NYSE: UPS) kicks off its seasonal peak week of the year with plans to deliver more than 135 million packages around the world, culminating with 28 million deliveries on Thursday, Dec. 20, the busiest day of the holiday season. Last minute shoppers can ship as late as Friday, Dec. 21, using UPS Next Day Air® to have gifts arrive by Christmas Eve.
UPS Freight® (NYSE: UPS) today announced an addition to its guaranteed service portfolio that will help less-than-truckload (LTL) shippers meet the growing demands of their businesses while helping their customers to better plan their workdays. UPS Freight® LTL Guaranteed A.M., which the company will begin offering on Jan. 2, 2013, offers delivery by noon to select ZIP codes in the contiguous United States and Washington, D.C.
The Kidney Foundation in collaboration with UPS Canada worked together to help raise funds for kidney research. A Brush of Hope is a fundraising event where Canadian celebrities paint original pieces of art which are then put up for auction. This year's celebrity artists included: Leonard Cohen, Biff Naked, Tegan Quin of Tegan & Sara, Natalie MacMaster, Ashley MacIsaac, Alannah Myles, Mike Smith "Bubbles" of Trailer Park Boys, Jayne Eastwood and Bret "The Hitman" Hart.
La Fondation canadienne du rein et UPS Canada se sont associées pour recueillir des fonds pour la recherche sur les maladies rénales. Ainsi, dans le cadre de l’événement de financement Un pinceau d’espoir, des célébrités canadiennes ont accepté de peindre des tableaux originaux qui ont été mis à l’enchère. Parmi les personnalités qui ont pris part à l’aventure, citons notamment Leonard Cohen, Biff Naked, Tegan Quin de Tegan & Sara, Natalie MacMaster, Ashley MacIsaac, Alannah Myles, Mike Smith (Bubbles dans la série télévisée Trailer Park Boys), Jayne Eastwood et Bret « The Hitman » Hart.
In a video address to a global audience, U.S. Postal Service Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Donahoe, and UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis announced a unique partnership designed to offer better service to customers, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and optimize operational efficiencies.
For the fourth consecutive year, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has earned the No. 1 ranking in the consumer shipping category of the Climate Counts Company Scorecard. UPS tied for second overall in this year's global list of 145 companies and is the only transportation and logistics provider to appear in the top tier of the list.
UPS and TNT Express Announce Remedies Have Been Submitted to the European Commission
United Parcel Service, Inc. ("UPS") (NYSE: UPS) and TNT Express N.V. ("TNT Express") (NYSE Euronext: TNTE) today announced, in line with Dutch disclosure requirements, that remedies have been submitted to obtain competition clearance from the European Commission (EC) for the acquisition of TNT Express by UPS. The offer of remedies does not change the terms and conditions of the Offer by UPS for TNT Express.
The UPS Store® knows that despite being called "the most wonderful time of the year," the four short weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas can also be the most hectic. Whether you're shipping gifts to family and friends or shopping online, The UPS Store can help you keep the holiday season hassle-free. And, with more than 4,300 The UPS Store locations in the U.S., chances are there is one in your neighborhood.
UPS Capital Trade Protection Services, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS Capital®, the financial services arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), is enhancing its merchant services program for small and medium-sized businesses.
With the holiday shopping season about to begin, UPS (NYSE: UPS) is inviting consumers to register for its popular UPS My Choice® service as the company finalizes its preparations for another record-breaking peak season. UPS estimates it will deliver 527 million packages in the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas, surpassing last year's total of 480 million.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released new published rates for 2013, including an average net increase of 4.5 percent on all UPS Air and U.S. origin international services and 4.9 percent on UPS Ground services.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has pledged $1.5 million in cash and in-kind support to aid in the recovery efforts following the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy that struck the northeast corridor of the U.S. earlier this week.
UPS Public Offer for TNT Express - Extension of Offer Period
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) today announced The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) has granted an exemption to extend the Offer Period for the proposed acquisition of TNT Express.
UPS Delivers Hassle-Free Holidays Global Volume Increase with Rise in Online Shopping; 55,000 Seasonal Workers to Help Deliver 527 Million Packages; "UPS My Choice" Service Offers More Control over Deliveries
UPS (NYSE: UPS) will give its customers the gift of hassle-free holidays again this year by providing them with greater control over their home deliveries with UPS My ChoiceSM as it prepares to deliver more than half a billion packages around the world this holiday season, an all-time record for the global logistics giant.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a significant expansion of its global healthcare distribution facility network in the Asia Pacific region with the opening of three new state-of-the-art facilities in Hangzhou, China, Shanghai, China, and Sydney, Australia. The new facilities bring the total number of UPS dedicated healthcare facilities around the globe to 36, encompassing more than one-half million square meters of space. They are part of UPS's strategy to invest in its global healthcare network to meet the growing needs of its global healthcare customers.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced third quarter 2012 adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.06. The International segment led the way with its highest third quarter in history generating $449 million in operating profit, up 7.7% over the prior-year period. UPS updated its full-year 2012 guidance for adjusted diluted earnings per share to a range of $4.55 to $4.65, reflecting greater confidence in fourth quarter execution.
United Parcel Service and TNT Express Receive Statement of Objections
United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) and TNT Express N.V. (NYSE Euronext: TNTE) confirmed today they have received a Statement of Objections (SO) from the European Commission (EC). The SO addresses the competitive effects of the intended merger on the international express small package market in Europe. The competitive effects will be further defined as the process continues.
Amidst the changing healthcare landscape in Asia brought by global economic challenges, increasing competition emerged as the top business concern of healthcare executives in Asia, according to the UPS 2012 "Pain in the (Supply) Chain" healthcare survey.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of a new daily flight between Zhengzhou, the capital and largest city in China's Henan Province, and Incheon in South Korea. Zhengzhou's businesses will benefit from Incheon's corresponding flight connections to their key export markets in the U.S. and Europe. Direct flights from Incheon to UPS's intra-Asia hub in Shenzhen will open new opportunities for Zhengzhou businesses wanting to export within Asia. The new flight will help customers in the area cut shipping times by at least one day.
Coming on the heels of a recent small business-focused brand repositioning, The UPS Store® today launched its Small Business Solutions portal, giving small business owners access to the help they need in one convenient online destination.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the deployment of 40 new hydraulic hybrid vehicles (HHVs) - 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. Developed by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and Parker Hannifin Corporation, the package cars can achieve up to 35 percent improved fuel economy and up to 30 percent CO2 emissions reduction over traditional diesel-powered vehicles that use automatic transmissions in stop-and-go applications.
Despite economic uncertainty at home and abroad in the short term, U.S. high-tech executives remain optimistic about the long term future of global trade and U.S. exports due to rising demand for high tech products around the world.
Since its founding in 1907, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has established a strong legacy of support to the communities it serves. The company's commitment is especially evident during its annual Global Volunteer Month, which begins October 1. This year, which marks the 10th anniversary of Global Volunteer Month, UPS is encouraging its nearly 400,000 employees to pledge 195,000 volunteer hours during the month with a focus on making their communities more environmentally sustainable. In support of this goal, UPS is awarding $2.2 million in grants to a variety of environmentally-focused organizations.
Aujourd’hui, UPS (NYSE : UPS) et Moncton Headstart ont procédé au dévoilement de trois salles de classe qui ont été rénovées et dotées de nouveau matériel à la suite d’un don de 65 000 $ US de la Fondation UPS. En juin dernier, le local réservé à l’éducation aux adultes avait également été réaménagé grâce à la générosité d’UPS.
Today UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Moncton Headstart unveiled three renovated and restocked children's classrooms as part of a US$65,000 grant from The UPS Foundation. This past June the adult learners' classroom was also renovated courtesy of the grant.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of the third edition of the "UPS Entrepreneurial Spirit Award" in 14 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean*. The contest, which runs from September 25th to November 9th, will award up to US$50,000 in cash and a scholarship for an executive program from INCAE Business School to the three most innovative and successful small-and-medium size enterprises (SMEs) in the region.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) anunció el día de hoy el lanzamiento de la tercera edición del "Premio UPS al Espíritu Emprendedor" en 14 países de América Latina y el Caribe*. El concurso se llevará a cabo del 25 de septiembre al 9 de noviembre y premiará hasta 50,000 dólares en efectivo repartido entre las tres pequeñas y medianas empresas (PyMEs) más innovadoras y exitosas de la región. Adicionalmente, el primer lugar obtendrá una beca para participar en el programa ejecutivo Gerencia con Liderazgo del INCAE Business School.
For the second consecutive year, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has received the highest score in the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project's "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index" of S&P companies, receiving a 99 out of 100.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of a direct flight between its European air hub at Cologne/Bonn airport in Germany and Vnukovo airport near Moscow, expanding service options to import and export customers in Russia and extending collection times.
Global logistics leader UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has joined STATS LLC, the world's largest sports technology, data and content company, in creating the UPS Team Performance Index (TPI) for college football - a data index that comprehensively measures offense, defense and special teams for all 120 NCAA® Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams.
Healthcare executives around the world are investing in their supply chains as they prepare for continued global growth in an increasingly complex and dynamic environment, according to data from the fifth annual UPS "Pain in the (Supply) Chain" healthcare survey.
One hundred and five years ago to this day, UPS (NYSE: UPS) opened its doors for business on a small street in Seattle, Washington. Growing from a two-person operation delivering packages on bicycles, UPS now serves 220 countries and territories worldwide with the hard work of more than 400,000 employees. Today, its 105th birthday, UPS celebrates yet another expansion as it officially opens the doors to its 50,000 square foot logistics facility in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The opening - a key part of UPS's Atlantic Canada expansion strategy across eight cities this year – will bring industry leading service enhancements and end-to-end logistics solutions for customers.
Il y a 105 ans aujourd’hui, UPS (NYSE : UPS) débutait ses activités à Seattle dans l’État de Washington. L’entreprise, qui comptait alors deux employés qui effectuaient la livraison de colis à vélo, a fait beaucoup de chemin depuis. En effet, elle dessert maintenant 220 pays et territoires et compte plus de 400 000 employés. Aujourd’hui, UPS célèbre non seulement son 105e anniversaire, mais aussi l’ouverture d’un centre de logistique d’environ 5 000 mètres carrés (50 000 pieds carrés) à Halifax, en Nouvelle-Écosse. L’ouverture de ce centre constitue une étape clé du projet d’expansion d’UPS dans huit villes des provinces de l’Atlantique cette année. Elle permettra d’offrir aux clients un service inégalé et des solutions de bout en bout en matière de logistique.
One Down, One To Go UPS undertakes huge logistical task to transition from the Olympic to Paralympic Games
As the world reflects on a fantastic Olympic Games, UPS's logistical role has shifted to the task of transitioning venues from the Olympic Games, the largest peacetime logistical operation in the world, to prepare for the second largest, the Paralympic Games.
UPS Public Offer for TNT Express - Extension of Offer Period
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) today announced the Offer Period for UPS's public Offer for TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express), after its initial expiry on 31 August 2012, will be extended until 9 November 2012. UPS will formally confirm the extension of the Offer Period through a regulatory announcement on 5 September 2012.
In another significant technology upgrade within its package handling operation, UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the deployment of a new type of "wearable" scanning system for employees that accelerates the loading of packages into vehicles and the delivery of visibility information to customers.
UPS Board Names Economic Expert Kevin Warsh A Director
The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today named as a company director Kevin M. Warsh, a former central banker, presidential advisor and noted economic and financial market expert. The appointment is effective immediately and expands the UPS Board to 13 members.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced second quarter 2012 diluted earnings per share of $1.15, a 7.5% improvement over the 2011 adjusted results. U.S. Domestic operating profit expanded $122 million or 12% over the prior-year period. On a reported basis, diluted earnings per share increased 5.5% and U.S. Domestic operating profit rose 14%.
UPS Japan announced that it has renewed its one-year sponsorship agreement with the Team TAISAN car racing team. As team sponsor, UPS will continue to support the transportation of Team TAISAN's racing car parts and equipment. The UPS logo will also be featured on Team TAISAN's racing cars and racing suits.
Les entreprises canadiennes commencent à réaliser tout le potentiel qu’elles peuvent tirer de l’interaction en ligne par l’entremise des médias sociaux. La majorité d’entre elles estiment que les médias sociaux représentent un avantage concurrentiel précieux. D’ailleurs, beaucoup de dirigeants qui préféreraient éviter les médias sociaux se sentent de plus en plus obligés de se prêter au jeu.
Canadian companies are starting to recognize the power of online engagement through social media. The majority feel that social media offers an invaluable competitive advantage. However, many also believe that online engagement is something they would rather not engage in, but increasingly feel obligated to implement.
The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), has donated $76,000 to the Nature Conservation Association for Tondabayashi in Osaka, Japan. The grant will be used to purchase a photovoltaic unit and a composting toilet for the "Orange Cabin," a former storage shed used to store oranges. The cabin is used by the association as their camp facility for the forest conservation activity. The association also plans to purchase a pickup truck to carry their forestry equipment.
UPS Freight Announces 2012 Rate Adjustment
UPS Freight, the nation's fourth largest less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, today announced a general rate increase averaging 5.9 percent covering non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The UPS Store ® (NYSE: UPS) franchise network today announced it has extended approximately $300,000 more in financial incentives for up to 10 qualified U.S. military veterans interested in opening a new location. This commitment is part of "Operation Enduring Opportunity," a national initiative to recruit and/or hire as many as 75,000 military veterans and their family members by the end of 2014.
UPS Statement on FDA Reauthorization
As a member of the Pharmaceutical Distribution Security Alliance (PDSA), UPS applauds Congress for the passage of the Prescription Drug User Fees Authorization bill. The legislation is integral to ensuring the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the necessary resources to review new treatments that allow patients to receive the medicine they need to live longer healthier lives.
Recommended Public Cash Offer by UPS for All Issued and Outstanding Shares of TNT Express
With the publication of the Offer Memorandum today, and with reference to the joint press release of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) of 19 March 2012, UPS BidCo B.V. (a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS (the Offeror)) and TNT Express hereby jointly announce that the Offeror is making a public cash offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares with a nominal value of EUR 0.08 each (the Ordinary Shares), and all American depositary shares representing Ordinary Shares (the ADSs), each ADS representing one Ordinary Share in the share capital of TNT Express N.V. (Ordinary Shares and ADSs are referred to as the Shares).
Aujourd’hui, UPS (NYSE : UPS), Moncton Headstart et les étudiants du centre communautaire d’apprentissage pour adultes procèdent au dévoilement d’une salle de classe complètement réaménagée et modernisée grâce à un don de 65 000 $ US de la Fondation UPS.
UPS (NYSE: UPS), Moncton Headstart and students of the Community Adult Learning Centre (CALC) today unveiled a completely updated and modern classroom courtesy of a US$65,000 grant from The UPS Foundation.
Cette année encore, les jeunes joueurs de tennis de Fredericton pourront perfectionner leur jeu tout en s’amusant! La septième édition de la Journée de tennis UPS pour les enfants se tiendra le samedi 23 juin, de 9 h à mid
UPS Appoints Canavan President of UPS Asia Pacific
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has appointed Brendan Canavan, a 31-year UPS veteran, as its new president of the UPS Asia Pacific Region with responsibility for more than 40 countries and territories throughout Asia.
While 86 percent of consumers are satisfied with the overall experience of shopping online, retailers still have significant opportunity to improve customer satisfaction and their competitive position by making the process of returning or exchanging items easier, a new study shows.
Kurt Kuehn Honored as "CFO of the Year"
Kurt Kuehn, UPS's chief financial officer since 2008 and a 34-year veteran of the company, today was named "CFO of the Year" by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's persistent coaxing of Canadian business to diversify international trade beyond the United States may be gaining traction as 71 per cent of large, medium and small businesses in Canada project China or India to represent the largest increase in trade this year. Only eight per cent of businesses project the U.S. to be the fastest growing source of exports and imports in 2012.
Les appels soutenus du ministre des Finances fédéral, Jim Flaherty, visant à convaincre les entreprises canadiennes de diversifier leurs échanges internationaux avec d’autres pays que les États-Unis semblent vouloir porter leurs fruits, alors que 71 % des petites, moyennes et grandes entreprises canadiennes pensent que la Chine ou l’Inde représenteront leur plus important partenaire commercial cette année. Seulement 8 % des entreprises canadiennes sondées prévoient que les États-Unis constitueront la plus grande source de croissance en matière d’importation et d’exportation Seulement 8 % des entreprises canadiennes sondées prévoient que les États-Unis constitueront la plus grande source de croissance en matière d’importation et d’exportation en 2012.
In a second expansion in just nine months, UPS has extended its competitive advantage by enhancing its coverage area for early morning deliveries.
Education and Access to Capital are Key for Increasing Competitiveness Among SMEs in Latin America
According to the fifth edition of the UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA), a study commissioned by UPS, executives of small and medium sized enterprises are sharply divided on whether the government can play a more important role in fostering competiveness among businesses. Half of the surveyed SMEs believe government regulations are favorable to their business, while the other half responded the contrary.
Educação e Accesso a Capital São Chave para Aumentar Competitividade Entre PMEs na América Latina
De acordo com a quinta edição do UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA), um estudo encomendado pela UPS, os executivos de pequenas e médias empresas estão fortemente divididos sobre o governo desempenhar um papel mais importante na promoção da competitividade entre as empresas. Metade das PMEs entrevistadas acredita que as regulamentações governamentais são favoráveis aos seus negócios, enquanto a outra metade respondeu o contrário.
Educación y el Acceso a Capital son Clave para Aumentar la Competitividad Entre PyMES de America Latina
De acuerdo con la quinta edición del UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA), estudio auspiciado por UPS, las opiniones de los ejecutivos de pequeñas y medianas empresas están notoriamente divididas respecto a si el gobierno puede desempeñar un rol importante al fomentar la competitividad entre las empresas. La mitad de las PyMEs encuestadas cree que las regulaciones gubernamentales son favorables para sus empresas, mientras que la otra mitad respondió lo contrario.
The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend and approved a $5 billion stock repurchase authorization.
Comércio Global é um Fator Chave de Crescimento para PMEs na América Latina
Para as pequenas e médias empresas (PMEs) na América Latina, se envolver no comércio global é essencial para o sucesso de seus negócios. Conforme apurado na quinta edição do estudo UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA), 80% dos executivos afirmam que o comércio global tem sido benéfico para o crescimento econômico. O BMLA, encomendado pela UPS, entrevistou mais de 800 executivos de alto nível de pequenas e médias empresas em sete países da região, dando uma visão das últimas opiniões, atitudes e práticas dos tomadores de decisão das PMEs da América Latina.
Global Trade is a Key Growth Factor for SMEs in Latin America
For small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America, engaging in global trade is essential to the success of their business. As found in the fifth edition of the UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA) study, 80 percent of executives state that global trade has been beneficial for economic growth. The BMLA, commissioned by UPS, surveyed more than 800 SME top-level executives in seven countries of the region lending insight into the latest opinions, attitudes and practices of SME decision makers throughout the region.
El Comercio Global es un Factor Clave de Crecimiento para PyMEs en America Latina
Para las pequeñas y medianas empresas (PyMEs) en América Latina, participar en el comercio global es esencial para el éxito de su empresa. Tal como lo reveló la quinta edición del estudio UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA), el 80 por ciento de los ejecutivos entrevistados declararon que el comercio global ha sido beneficioso para su crecimiento económico. El estudio BMLA, auspiciado por UPS, en el cual se encuestaron a más de 800 altos ejecutivos de PyMEs, en siete países de la región, brinda una nueva perspectiva acerca de las más recientes opiniones, actitudes y hábitos de los ejecutivos en las PyMEs de toda la región.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced first quarter 2012 diluted earnings per share of $1.00, a 10% improvement over the prior-year period. Consolidated revenue increased 4.4% to $13.1 billion. Operating profit for the U.S. Domestic and Supply Chain and Freight segments increased 13% and 19%, respectively.
As malnutrition reaches emergency levels across the Sahel region of West and Central Africa affecting at least one million children, UNICEF partner UPS has sprung to action to provide transport for the first aerial shipment of lifesaving UNICEF supplies to Mauritania this year, a country within the affected region.
UPS Appoints Key Sales, Marketing Executives for Asia
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has announced two new senior appointments to oversee its business development and marketing operations in the Asia Pacific Region, naming Christopher Perkins the vice president of business development and Phillip Wu the vice president for marketing.
UPS Delivers for NPO Ashinaga to Support Children of Japan's Tsunami Victims
UPS Japan supported Japanese non-profit organization Ashinaga in their fundraising efforts during the recent Honda LA Marathon in Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.A. Ashinaga a group that provides educational/emotional support for orphans worldwide, was raising funds at the event for children who lost their parents in the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami. UPS transported materials to set up Ashinaga's donation booth at the venue, which included wrist bands and booklets containing essays of the bereaved children that were distributed at the booth.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced UPS CrossBorder Connect™, a ground freight service between the United States and Mexico designed to significantly ease heavyweight freight supply chain challenges for companies investing in cross-border trade.
UPS Expands London 2012 Fleet New additions to alternative fuel fleet include biomethane and electric vehicles that will remain in the UK long after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games conclude
UPS recently announced the addition of 10 dual-fuel biomethane-diesel vehicles to its dedicated London 2012 fleet. The vehicles, currently stationed at UPS's hub in Tamworth, are part of UPS's 2,500-strong global alternative fuel fleet.
The UPS Store ® franchise network (NYSE: UPS) has been honored by the U.S. Postal Service ® at the National Postal Forum here for its participation in Every Door Direct Mail ®, which provides small businesses with a cost-effective way to send direct mail.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the award of 18 grants by The UPS Foundation totaling more than $5.5 million to non-profit organizations that promote community safety through urgent humanitarian relief efforts and road safety initiatives.
United Parcel Service, Inc. ("UPS") and TNT Express N.V. ("TNT Express") have reached agreement on a recommended all-cash offer of EUR 9.50 per ordinary share for TNT Express, representing a premium of 53.7% to the unaffected share price of TNT Express of EUR 6.18 on February 16, 2012, the day before TNT Express and UPS announced their on-going discussions.
UPS (NYSE: UPS), an official NCAA corporate partner and Connor Sport Court International, the world's leading manufacturer of high-performance sports flooring, today announced plans for a seven-city tour of the hardwood basketball court that will serve as the centerpiece of the 2012 NCAA® Men's Final Four®.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is celebrating a subscription milestone with its new UPS My ChoiceSM service by launching a sweepstakes that could provide the winner a free vacation anywhere in the world.
UPS Delivers Maritime History
UPS today delivered two delicate and historic forensic marvels, the reconstructed faces of sailors whose remains were found on the USS Monitor. The sailors died when the ship sank in a storm 150 years ago.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has begun to equip its drivers around the world with a new-generation handheld computer designed to support the business world's demands for continuous information and total mobility.
One Individual and 20 Organizations Receive Inaugural Climate Leadership Awards
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) (formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change), and The Climate Registry (TCR) named the winners of the inaugural Climate Leadership Awards. The awards recognize corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in addressing climate change and reducing carbon pollution. From setting and exceeding aggressive emissions reduction goals to reducing the emissions associated with shipping goods, these organizations are improving efficiency, identifying energy and cost saving opportunities, and reducing pollution.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) received the prestigious United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Supplier Gold award. UPS is the only global transportation and logistics company to receive the highest possible supplier rating from UTC for three consecutive years. UPS received the award for excellence in performance in the Logistics and Distribution segment.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the induction of 1,235 drivers into its elite "Circle of Honor," raising to 5,842 the number of drivers who have steered clear of accidents for 25 years or more.
UPS Confirms Talks with TNT Express
In response to the announcement from TNT Express NV ("TNT"), UPS confirms that, on 11 February, 2012, following discussions with TNT, it made a revised, increased and comprehensive proposal to acquire the entire issued share capital of TNT for EUR9 per share in cash. Discussions between the parties concerning this proposal are ongoing, although there is currently no certainty that any agreement will be reached. Further details will be provided when appropriate.
With most financial institutions and government agencies, including post offices, closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day, small business owners can be at a loss for keeping their businesses running. The UPS Store ® will be open to handle customers' packing, shipping, printing and small business needs.
UPS Acquires Kiala
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it had acquired Kiala, a firm based in Brussels that provides convenient delivery options to busy consumers purchasing goods over the Internet.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is the logistics sponsor of the 17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta (PIHABF). Scheduled from February 9-12, 2012, the event is geared at spurring the development of the aviation industry and boosting tourism in the Clark, Pampanga area.
The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today increased the regular quarterly dividend by 9.6 percent to $0.57 per share from $0.52 on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares. The dividend is payable March 7, 2012, to shareholders of record on Feb. 21, 2012.
Martinez to Lead The UPS Foundation
Eduardo Martinez, a 35-year UPS veteran and currently the program director for The UPS Foundation, has been named president of UPS's philanthropic arm.
John McDevitt, a 35-year UPS veteran and member of the company's Management Committee, will assume responsibility for UPS's Human Resources function in addition to his current role overseeing Labor Relations.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) gab heute für das vierte Quartal 2011 einen bereinigten dilutierten Gewinn pro Aktie in Höhe von 1,28 USD bekannt. Gegenüber dem Vergleichsquartal 2010 ist das eine Verbesserung um 21 Prozent. Der Gesamtumsatz für das vierte Quartal 2011 stieg um 6 Prozent auf 14,2 Milliarden USD an, und der bereinigte Betriebsgewinn verbesserte sich um 17 Prozent auf mehr als 2 Milliarden USD.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) podał wyniki z IV kw. 2011 roku. Skorygowany zysk na akcję rozwodnioną wyniósł 1,28 USD (wzrost o 21% w stosunku do analogicznego okresu ubiegłego roku). Całkowite przychody wzrosły o 6% do poziomu 14,2 mld USD, zaś skorygowany zysk operacyjny wzrósł o 17% do ponad 2 mld USD.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced fourth quarter 2011 adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.28, a 21% improvement over the prior-year period. Total revenue increased 6% to $14.2 billion and adjusted operating profit climbed 17% to more than $2 billion.
UPS (NYSE : UPS) annonce un bénéfice par action après dilution et ajustement de 1,28 dollar pour le quatrième trimestre 2011, soit une hausse de 21 % par rapport à la période correspondante de l'exercice précédent. Son chiffre d'affaires total s'élève à 14,2 milliards de dollars, soit une hausse de 6 %, et son résultat d'exploitation après ajustement s'élève à plus de 2 milliards de dollars, soit une hausse de 17 %.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) ha comunicato un utile diluito per azione rettificato per il quarto trimestre 2011 di 1,28 dollari, pari ad un incremento del 21% rispetto al medesimo periodo dell’esercizio precedente. I ricavi totali sono cresciuti del 6% attestandosi a 14,2 miliardi di dollari e l’utile operativo rettificato è aumentato del 17% ad oltre 2 miliardi di dollari.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an accounting change relating to expense recognition for company-sponsored pension and postretirement benefit plans. The new method, adopted in the fourth quarter of 2011, will result in simpler, more transparent financial reporting.
UPS (UPS à la bourse de New York) a annoncé aujourd’hui l’ajout de six villes à son projet d’expansion dans le Canada atlantique. Alors que la société continue d’investir dans l’élargissement de son réseau canadien, des centres ouvriront leurs portes dans chacune des quatre provinces de l’Atlantique.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will be adding six new locations to its Atlantic Canada expansion, with cities in each of the four Atlantic provinces, as it continues to invest in its Canadian network.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) employees across Taiwan participated in ten activities throughout October in 2011. Adding to UPS Taiwan's tradition of supporting non-profit groups in Taiwan, 448 employees and their families contributed 1,486 hours toward local community environmental organizations and initiatives. The volunteer hours in 2011 surged 105 percent over the same period in 2010, an indication of just how important volunteerism is to UPS.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has become the first major package delivery and logistics company to earn Gold Status certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) along with an Energy Star certification for its corporate headquarters complex.
Un récent sondage commandité par UPS Canada révèle que les petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) canadiennes songent, dans un avenir rapproché, à exporter vers les marchés émergents tout en maintenant leurs échanges commerciaux avec les États-Unis.
Canada's small businesses say they will begin to look to emerging markets for export opportunities to supplement their trade activity with the United States, according to a recent study commissioned by UPS Canada.
Today, the White House announced Summer Jobs+, a new call to action for businesses, non-profits, and government to work together to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth in the summer of 2012.
UPS Japan announced that it will continue its support of the International Intercultural Mural Exchange (IIME) project organized by non-profit organization, Japan Art Mile (JAM). IIME is an educational project that connects schools in Japan and overseas through art. By collaboratively painting a five-by-twelve foot mural, children deepen their understanding of different cultures and of each other. UPS will deliver half-completed murals from Japan to schools in eight countries: Canada, Indonesia, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE, UK, and USA.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) made low-carbon and adopting a green lifestyle the theme of its 2011 "UPS Global Volunteer Month", during which 1,649 UPS employees and their family members participated in 57 volunteer activities and contributed 4,457 volunteer hours to serve the communities in which they live and work.
UPS Partners with Feed the Children to Deliver Community Support in Cebu
UPS Philippines employees in Cebu rolled-up their brown sleeves to continue delivering more than logistics know-how during the company's 9th annual Global Volunteer Month. Eighty UPS employees and their families delivered nearly 400 volunteer hours during a two-day tree-planting activity in Barangay Toong, Cebu City, last October 22 and 23, 2011.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an agreement to purchase Italy-based Pieffe Group (Pieffe Depositi; Pieffe Nord). This acquisition supports UPS's ongoing global healthcare strategy, which has seen the company make investments to better serve its growing customer base in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries.
UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) a récemment dévoilé la création de Retours par UPSMC Échange, une nouvelle option permettant de combiner les services de livraison et de ramassage. Ainsi, les expéditeurs bénéficient d’un contrôle accru sur leur processus de logistique inversée pour les produits à priorité élevée.
UPS Canada a dévoilé une nouveauté concernant sa procédure de livraison vers certaines adresses résidentielles. Désormais, les clients bénéficieront d’une commodité accrue pour la réception de leurs colis.
Following the opening of UPS's first Asia healthcare regional distribution facility in Singapore this year, UPS is again enhancing its healthcare capabilities globally. UPS has launched UPS Temperature True®, its door-to-door cold chain transportation and monitoring service in Asia. Working closely with the industry and governmental regulating bodies, UPS also introduced PharmaPort™ 360, a specially-designed airfreight container for healthcare cold chain transportation.
Today, Federation CJA received a US$85,300 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), for their local soup kitchen, Le Café, which is located in the heart of Montreal. This is the largest grant awarded by The UPS Foundation to the Montreal community.
Aujourd’hui, la Fédération CJA a reçu un don de 85 300 $ US de la Fondation UPS, la filiale caritative d’UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York). En fait, cette somme est destinée plus précisément à l’organisme de soupe populaire Le Café, situé au cœur de Montréal. Il s’agit du plus important don jamais versé à la communauté de Montréal par la Fondation UPS.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released new published rates for 2012, including a net increase of 4.9 percent for UPS Ground packages and a net increase of 4.9 percent on all UPS Air services and U.S.-origin international shipments.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) and The UPS Store ® will host three one-hour Twitter chats to help consumers prepare for a hassle-free holiday, including information about it's newest product to take stress out of the holidays UPS My Choice.
Today, The UPS Store (NYSE: UPS) franchise network announced financial incentives - valued at approximately $300,000 - to help up to 10 qualified U.S. military veterans open their own locations as part of a national initiative unveiled by the White House.
Rising costs in China are prompting high-tech companies in Asia to explore alternative sourcing locations within the region as well as in North America, according to a new UPS-sponsored survey. As part of this shift, half of all high-tech trade lanes in five years' time are expected to involve intra-Asia movements.
Between shipping holiday packages, planning the family trip and baking cookies, the holidays can be anything but happy. Fortunately, the nearly 4,400 The UPS Store ® locations across the United States can help keep the holidays happy and hassle-free.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will soon expand its Canadian network by opening its own operations in Atlantic Canada.
UPS Gears Up for Holiday Logistics New "UPS My Choice" Service Offers Control of Deliveries; Company to Hire 55,000 Seasonal Workers; Five Days Each Approaching 25 Million Or More Deliveries
UPS's (NYSE: UPS) holiday logistical miracle will be bigger and better than ever this year, with global package volume increasing and U.S. residents gaining the ability for the first time to control their deliveries.
UPS Board Declares Dividend
The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.52 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) employees in Singapore were recognized for their volunteer efforts by the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre when UPS Singapore was awarded the Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award.
Today, The UPS Store® and Marine Toys for Tots Foundation announced they are teaming up with "Arthur Christmas," an Aardman production for Sony Pictures Animation, to help deliver the gift of reading through a new book.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) customers from Austria to Australia now have mobile access to track packages, calculate shipping rates and find the nearest UPS location thanks to an extension of the company's mobile Web site, m.ups.com, to 35 additional countries and territories.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced diluted earnings per share of $1.06 for the third quarter of 2011, a 14% improvement over the adjusted $0.93 for the prior-year period. Total revenue increased 8% to $13.2 billion.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has long supported approval of the free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama as a growth mechanism for the United States. The bipartisan effort that led to enactment of these agreements today demonstrates that government leaders can compromise to boost the U.S. economy.
UPS Canada et la Fondation canadienne du rein vous invitent à participer à l’événement Un pinceau d’espoir. Cette campagne de financement originale présente plus de 120 tableaux uniques réalisés par des célébrités, notamment Mike Myers, Brent Butt, Alex Lifeson, Amy Sky, Kurt Browning, Jayne Eastwood et Stephen & Chris. L’enchère en ligne se déroulera du 20 au 30 octobre 2011 et tous les profits seront versés à la Fondation canadienne du rein.
UPS Canada et la Fondation canadienne du rein vous invitent à participer à l’événement Un pinceau d’espoir. Cette campagne de financement originale présente plus de 120 tableaux uniques réalisés par des célébrités, notamment Mike Myers, Brent Butt, Alex Lifeson, Amy Sky, Kurt Browning, Jayne Eastwood et Stephen & Chris. L’enchère en ligne se déroulera du 20 au 30 octobre 2011 et tous les profits seront versés à la Fondation canadienne du rein.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada and UPS Canada invite you to participate in A Brush of Hope, a fundraising event that will display over 120 original art pieces created by Canadian celebrities including Mike Myers, Brent Butt, Alex Lifeson, Amy Sky, Kurt Browning, Jayne Eastwood and Stephen & Chris and many more! All paintings will be auctioned online from October 20-30, with all proceeds going to The Kidney Foundation of Canada.
UPS Canada et la Fondation canadienne du rein vous invitent à participer à l’événement Un pinceau d’espoir. Cette campagne de financement originale présente plus de 120 tableaux uniques réalisés par des célébrités, notamment Mike Myers, Brent Butt, Alex Lifeson, Amy Sky, Kurt Browning, Jayne Eastwood et Stephen & Chris. L’enchère en ligne se déroulera du 20 au 30 octobre 2011 et tous les profits seront versés à la Fondation canadienne du rein.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada and UPS Canada invite you to participate in A Brush of Hope, a fundraising event that will display over 120 original art pieces created by Canadian celebrities including Mike Myers, Brent Butt, Alex Lifeson, Amy Sky, Kurt Browning, Jayne Eastwood and Stephen & Chris and many more! All paintings will be auctioned online from October 20-30, with all proceeds going to The Kidney Foundation of Canada.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada and UPS Canada invite you to participate in A Brush of Hope, a fundraising event that will display over 120 original art pieces created by Canadian celebrities including Mike Myers, Brent Butt, Alex Lifeson, Amy Sky, Kurt Browning, Jayne Eastwood and Stephen & Chris and many more! All paintings will be auctioned online from October 20-30, with all proceeds going to The Kidney Foundation of Canada.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) employees around the world will again take up rakes and paint brushes along with their logistics know-how to support local community organizations this October. During the company's ninth annual Global Volunteer Month, UPS's 400,000 employees will continue the company's legacy of giving and service.
Encore une fois cette année en octobre, le personnel d’UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York), armé de râteaux et de pinceaux, mettra son savoir-faire en matière de logistique au service des différents organismes communautaires locaux. Ainsi, dans le cadre de la 9e édition annuelle du Mois international du bénévolat d’UPS, quelque 400 000 employés partout dans le monde poursuivront la tradition d’entraide de l’entreprise.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) employees around the world once again are taking up rakes and paint brushes along with their logistics know-how to support local community organizations this October. During the company's 9th annual Global Volunteer Month, UPS's 400,000 employees will continue the company's legacy of giving and service.
Laura Lane, an experienced public affairs professional with extensive government and corporate service, has been named to lead UPS's public affairs office here and will oversee the company's government relations efforts around the world.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the introduction of two new return services for customers in 30 countries across Europe giving businesses and package recipients more control over how they return and exchange shipped items.
UPS Japan and Team TAISAN Visit Chofu Gakuen Foster Home
On September 17, UPS Japan, hosted a special gathering for the children from Chofu Gakuen foster home to meet with Team TAISAN, the racing team which UPS supports through the international transportation of their racing car parts and equipment.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will offer an innovative air freight container for healthcare products, providing an unparalleled level of shipment monitoring and product protection for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals, vaccines and biologics.
Alors qu’elles se préparent à la période des Fêtes 2011, les petites entreprises du pays boudent les possibilités attrayantes sur le plan économique que présentent les États-Unis et les marchés étrangers, préférant s’en tenir au Canada qu’elles perçoivent comme un refuge sûr dans une économie internationale instable.
Canada's small businesses are choosing to forfeit cost-saving opportunities in the U.S. and overseas in the run up to the 2011 holiday season, seeing Canada as one of the few safe havens in the international economy.
Highlighting the need for Congress to pass President Obama's American Jobs Act proposals to create jobs and invest in our nation's infrastructure, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner today toured UPS's international air hub and met with local business leaders in Louisville, Kentucky. As a company that interfaces with almost every facet of the country's transportation system, UPS believes there needs to be immediate short term investment as well as long term planning to maintain and grow our transportation system.
On the day that marks 25 years since UPS (NYSE: UPS) started its operations at Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany, the company announced plans to significantly expand its European air hub facilities there.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced objectives for growing its revenue and profit over the next 3-to-5 years while continuing to invest in new technology and expanded facilities. Diluted earnings per share are expected to grow 10 to 15% from 2011 to 2016, the company's top executives told analysts and investors today.
If you love to shop, work from home or expect to receive more than your fair share of packages this holiday season, add UPS My Choicesm to your list of must-haves and register for a chance to win in the Win What You Want Sweepstakes sponsored by UPS (NYSE: UPS).
Speaking to a group of top military, government and industry leaders, Scott Davis, chairman and CEO of UPS and a member of the President's Export Council, explained that more U.S. exports are needed to create jobs and promote economic growth in the United States, which also can lead to a more stable world. Davis was the keynote speaker yesterday at the National Defense Transportation Association meeting here.
UPS to Webcast Investor Conference
UPS will host an Investor Conference Sept. 14-15 in Louisville, Ky., home to UPS Worldport, the company's international air express hub, the UPS Airlines headquarters and the company's largest distribution campus.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) applauds the White House and congressional leaders both for putting forth plans over the last week to get Americans back to work, help businesses hire and grow, reform the corporate tax code, pass long-needed trade pacts and modernize our transportation system.
UPS remet plus de 200 000 $ US aux communautés canadiennes
D’ici la fin de l’été, la Fondation UPS aura versé plus de 200 000 $ US à des œuvres de charité canadiennes. L’une de ces organisations, Bénévoles Canada, a reçu un don de 100 000 $ US qui constitue un soutien indispensable aux différentes facettes de l’organisation.
UPS today confirmed British gymnast Louis Smith as its fourth London 2012 Olympic Games Ambassador as the company passed another logistics milestone in preparation for the London 2012 Games.
St. Catharines Student Receives Scholarship from The UPS Foundation
Michelle Murray, a recent graduate of Laura Secord Secondary School in St. Catharines, has been chosen as one of 41 winners of the George D. Smith Scholarship, an annual award presented by The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The scholarships are awarded to children of full-time and part-time UPS employees.
Montreal Students Receive Scholarship from The UPS Foundation
Imani Bernard-Guerra, a recent graduate of Westmount High School in Westmount, and David Le-Goff, a recent graduate of Lauren Hill Academy in Montreal, have been chosen as two of 41 winners of the George D. Smith Scholarship, an annual award presented by The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The scholarships are awarded to children of full-time and part-time UPS employees.
Des étudiants montréalais obtiennent une bourse d’études de la Fondation UPS
Imani Bernard-Guerra, récemment diplômée du Westmount High School à Westmount, et David Le-Goff, nouveau diplômé de la Lauren Hill Academy à Montréal, font partie des 41 récipiendaires de la bourse d’études George D. Smith, une récompense octroyée chaque année par la Fondation UPS, la filiale caritative d’UPS. Les bourses sont remises aux enfants des employés à temps plein et à temps partiel d’UPS.
Une étudiante de St. Catharines obtient une bourse d’études de la Fondation UPS
Michelle Murray, nouvellement diplômée de la Laura Secord Secondary School à St. Catharines, fait partie des 41 récipiendaires de la bourse d’études George D. Smith, une récompense octroyée chaque année par la Fondation UPS, la filiale caritative d’UPS. Les bourses sont remises aux enfants des employés à temps plein et à temps partiel d’UPS.
Montreal Student Receives Scholarship from The UPS Foundation
Lara Hamelin, a recent graduate at John Abbott College in Montreal, has been chosen as one of 131 winners of the James E. Casey Scholarship, an annual award presented by The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The scholarships are awarded to children of UPS employees.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a significant expansion of its collegiate sports sponsorship program with the addition of new multi-year agreements with IMG College and the Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today kicked off its 105th year of service by ringing the bell to open trading on the New York Stock Exchange and honoring employees worldwide who serve the logistics needs of their customers and communities.
UPS Japan has announced that it has renewed its one-year sponsorship agreement with the Team TAISAN car racing team. As team sponsor, UPS will continue to support the transportation of Team TAISAN's racing car parts and equipment. The UPS logo will also be featured on Team TAISAN's racing cars and racing suits.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released the latest edition of its annual Sustainability Report, disclosing it had once again managed to reduce the amount of fuel it's using to deliver each package in the United States.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.05 for the second quarter of 2011, a 25% improvement over the $0.84 for the prior-year period. Total revenue increased 8.1% to $13.2 billion.
The UPS Store® network announced today that it will launch a Facebook contest called "The Promotion Promotion" on July 18. The contest, designed to arm small business owners with tools and resources to promote their business, runs through Aug. 31. The grand prize winner will receive an integrated marketing campaign valued up to $50,000.
UPS and Merck Expand their Distribution and Logistics Agreement (Canada)
UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside Canada and the United States, today announced that the companies have significantly broadened their existing distribution and logistics agreement to include aspects of Merck's global supply chain around the world. UPS currently manages the distribution, warehousing and transportation of Merck's medicines and vaccines in North America.
Importante entente de distribution et de logistique conclue entre UPS et MERCK
UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) et Merck (MRK à la Bourse de New York), connue sous le nom MSD à l’extérieur du Canada et des États-Unis, ont annoncé aujourd’hui la signature d’une entente commerciale élargie afin d’intégrer la gestion de la chaîne d’approvisionnement mondiale de Merck aux modalités du contrat déjà existant, lequel prévoit la prestation de services de distribution et de logistique. En effet, UPS assure présentement la gestion de la distribution, de l’entreposage et du transport en Amérique du Nord des médicaments et des vaccins fabriqués par Merck.
Pour une dixième année consécutive, UPS Canada s'est vue décerner le prestigieux prix Un million de mercis de Centraide. La remise s'est déroulée la semaine dernière à l'hôtel Fairmont Royal York de Toronto.
Selon l’avis des propriétaires et décisionnaires de petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) du Canada, les exportateurs du pays devraient s’inquiéter de l’évolution de la dette nationale des États-Unis et commencer à cibler d’autres marchés.
Owners and decision makers of Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) believe the country's exporters should be concerned about the impact of the United States' rising national debt and begin looking for markets beyond the U.S.
UPS Freight Announces 2011 Rate Adjustment
UPS Freight (NYSE: UPS), the nation's fourth largest LTL carrier, today announced a general rate increase averaging 6.9 percent covering non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) applauds the White House and congressional leaders for pushing for votes, starting with today's Senate Finance Committee hearing, on three long-delayed free trade agreements and reaching a compromise on the Trade Adjustment Assistance program.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it would retrofit the cockpits of its air fleet with quick-donning, full-face oxygen masks with integrated smoke goggles. Installation of the enhanced pilot safety equipment comes at the recommendation of the Joint UPS-Independent Pilots Association (IPA) Safety Task Force.
UPS and Merck Expand their Distribution and Logistics Agreement
UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the companies have significantly broadened their existing distribution and logistics agreement to include aspects of Merck's global supply chain around the world. UPS currently manages the distribution, warehousing and transportation of Merck's medicines and vaccines in North America.
UPS Celebrates Jarrett's Hall Of Fame Induction With Throwback Car Design Ragan's No. 6 UPS Ford Transformed Into 1965 Championship Design
UPS (NYSE: UPS) will pay tribute to Ned Jarrett's recent induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame with a commemorative design on David Ragan's No. 6 UPS Ford at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The throwback paint scheme was unveiled today at Infineon Raceway and resembles Jarrett's 1965 championship-winning Ford Galaxie.
UPS Tops Industry Ranking
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has been ranked No. 1 in its industry for customer satisfaction in a national survey reported by the University of Michigan's American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).
Statement on U.K. Department for Transport Review
Security is a shared responsibility requiring a partnership between private enterprise and governmental authorities around the world. UPS routinely works with all the appropriate agencies and authorities around the world, including the U.K.'s Department for Transport, to ensure the safety of its network.
USAA Federal Savings Bank customers nationwide now can enjoy the convenience of depositing checks through USAA Easy Deposit at more than 1,900 pre-identified The UPS Store® locations near their home or work. Since offering the free service in select markets last fall, nearly 130,000 checks totaling close to $193 million were forwarded from The UPS Store locations for deposit by USAA members.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it had installed a rooftop solar array on its Lakewood, N.J., facility, completing a project that will provide a significant portion of the building's peak energy needs. The installation is the first in a series of investments planned by UPS to increase the company's reliance on renewable energy.
The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics, has donated US$ 17,890 to the NPO (non-profit organization) Hibiki. The grant will be used for its greening program where acorn seedlings are planted in Tokyo, Chiba, Niigata, and Yamanashi prefectures.
One year after it opened an ultra-modern air hub here, UPS today announced the completion of a robust series of air lane enhancements that have dramatically improved service for customers throughout Asia.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) today announced a groundbreaking, multi-year sponsorship alliance aimed at promoting UPS's environmentally responsible logistics solutions to millions of music fans across North America as well as recording artists committed to reducing the environmental impact of their concert tours.
Canada's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are more global in their outlook compared to one year ago*, believing Canada must diversify its export base and do away with trade barriers in order to ensure the country's economy can compete with emerging markets.
Les PME canadiennes sont plus ouvertes qu’il y a un an* à l’idée d’internationaliser leurs activités. Elles croient d’ailleurs que le Canada devrait diversifier ses exportations et supprimer les barrières commerciales afin que le pays puisse rivaliser avec les marchés émergents.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced diluted earnings per share of $0.88 for the first quarter of 2011, a 24% improvement over the adjusted $0.71 for the prior-year period. Global revenue grew 7.3%, producing a 21% increase in operating profit to $1.4 billion.
The Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) has announced the establishment of the annual UPS George D. Smith Prize for operations research. The prize will recognize the practical importance of operations research while honoring academic leaders who embody the beliefs of Smith, the second CEO of UPS.
Si è tenuto oggi a Villa Favorita il workshop sul tema “Integrazione logistica delle Marche: il caso UPS presso l'Aeroporto delle Marche “ organizzato da ISTAO con il patrocinio di Confindustria Marche in collaborazione con Aerdorica, Autorità Portuale di Ancona e Interporto Marche.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) kondigt vandaag de samenwerking met de faculteit Industrial Design van de Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e) aan voor de ontwikkeling van een duurzame, herbruikbare oplossing voor hoogwaardige mode-items. In de UPS Prêt à Transporter Challenge moeten studenten van de TU/e ideeën ontwikkelen voor een duurzaamverpakkingsconcept evenals een systeem dat groot- en kleinhandelaars in de modesector in staat stelt de verpakking te herbruiken. Het winnende concept wordt op 10 juni bekend gemaakt en zal dienen als de basis voor de commerciële implementatie van UPS’ nieuwe verpakkingsoplossing.
UPS today announced it would equip its air fleet with the Emergency Vision Assurance System™ (EVAS), becoming the first international air carrier to take such a step. Installation of the enhanced safety equipment comes at the recommendation of the Joint UPS-Independent Pilots Association (IPA) Safety Task Force
The 1,136 members who voted ratified the contract by a wide margin, 69 percent to 31 percent. The contract covers 1,200 aircraft maintenance technicians and employees in related trades at UPS Airlines.
De modeontwerpers in spe die in hun eerste jaar aan La Cambre zitten, werden uitgedaagd door UPS en het Belgische schoenenmerk CECIL om een damesschoen te ontwerpen die stijl en veiligheid optimaal combineert. Uit alle inzendingen werden tien finalisten geselecteerd. Van die tien werd Quentin Lamock door een professionele jury en het grote publiek uitgeroepen tot winnaar van de UPS Fashion Contest 2010-2011.
UPS et la marque belge de chaussures CECIL ont mis des étudiants en première année de stylisme à La Cambre au défi de créer une chaussure pour femme offrant le mariage parfait entre élégance et sécurité. Dans les phases initiales du concours, dix finalistes ont été sélectionnés parmi l’ensemble des participants. Parmi ces dix finalistes, un jury de professionnels et le grand public ont désigné Quentin Lamock comme grand lauréat de l’UPS Fashion Contest 2010-2011.
Entrepreneur magazine is calling upon business owners nationwide to enter the Entrepreneur of 2011 contest presented by The UPS Store®. The search is on now through June 15 for three category winners challenging the status quo. Past winners have rocked the business world with radical headgear, taken us back to basics with healthy snack ideas, and made innovative contributions to the sustainability movement.
Speaking to a crowd of more than 300 employees and representatives of major American companies at the UPS (NYSE: UPS) facility here, President Barack Obama praised efforts to reduce the environmental impact of corporate trucking fleets, noting the potential of alternative fuel vehicles to lower the nation's dependence on oil and drive savings both from an environmental and business standpoint.
The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS, provided a US$70,000 Community Involvement Grant to the Bishan Home for the intellectually disabled. The grant will be used to purchase hospital beds and geriatric chairs which can be reclined or lowered to a position to provide more comfort and ease of movement for the home's elderly residents, as well as go toward funding a new therapy programme for the home's residents and day activity clients.
UPS Demonstrates Commitment to Japan by Adding New Flights Direct flights launched from Tokyo to Taipei and Guangzhou
UPS announced the launch of new direct flights to Taipei and Guangzhou departing from Tokyo's Narita Airport. UPS will fly direct to Taipei Taoyuan International Airport four times a week from March 30 and once a week to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport from April 2, operating MD-11 aircraft.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today officially opened its 2012 Olympic Games logistics center in Stevenage, England, with help from its new London 2012 Olympic Games Ambassadors Ben Ainslie, Denise Lewis and Steve Rider.
UPS Freight, the heavy freight arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today named its 2011-2012 All-Star Road Team, a squad of 14 city and road drivers with a combined 300 years of experience and more than 17 million accident-free miles behind the wheel.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) hat heute die Einführung von Direktflügen von Hongkong nach Europa bekanntgegeben. Damit verfügt das Unternehmen über das umfassendste Angebot für Pakete und Frachtgüter aus Hongkong, die am folgenden Arbeitstag in Europa zugestellt werden.
Dzisiaj spółka UPS (NYSE: UPS) poinformowała o uruchomieniu bezpośrednich lotów z Hong Kongu do Europy, dzięki którym przesyłki paczkowe i frachtowe będą mogły być realizowane w trybie next day, czyli doręczenia następnego dnia z Hong Kongu do Europy. Oferowana przez UPS usługa jest najlepszą na rynku usługą pod względem liczby lokalizacji docelowych na terenie Europy.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) ha annunciato oggi l’introduzione di voli diretti da Hong Kong all’Europa, che consentiranno di offrire la più ampia copertura oggi esistente con un servizio di consegna garantita il giorno successivo per le spedizioni sia di piccoli pacchi che di cargo da Hong Kong al Vecchio Continente.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) kondigt vandaag de lancering van rechtstreekse vluchten van Hong Kong naar Europa aan. Hiermee is UPS de logistieke dienstverlener met de breedste dekking voor volgende dag bezorging naar Europa vanuit Hong Kong. Dit geldt voor zowel kleine pakketten als zware vracht.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of direct flights from Hong Kong to Europe, enabling the company to offer the widest next-day delivery coverage for both packages and heavy freight to Europe from Hong Kong.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) annonce la mise en place de quatre nouveaux vols directs depuis Hong Kong vers l'Europe. Ces derniers permettent à UPS d'offrir le service avec garantie de livraison le lendemain le plus étendu pour les colis et le fret lourd depuis Hong Kong vers l’Europe.
Skills for America's Future, a national initiative to connect employers with community colleges to provide 21st century skills to American workers, today announced a significant commitment by UPS, the world's largest package delivery company. The announcement was made at the U.S. Department of Education's Community College Summit in Indianapolis. As its commitment to Skills for America's Future, UPS will institute a new Workforce Advisory Board to expand the career options for students in community college training programs, improve job placement rates and promote economic growth in local communities.
La Fondazione Banco Farmaceutico Riceve 29.500 Dollari Da UPS Foundation
La Fondazione Banco Farmaceutico Onlus, associazione nata a Milano nel 2000 dall’incontro tra la Compagnia delle Opere e l’associazione Lombarda fra i titolari di farmacia, ha ricevuto un assegno di 29.500 dollari dalla Fondazione UPS, l’istituzione benefica di UPS (NYSE: UPS) società leader nella logistica. L’evento per la consegna dell’assegno si è tenuto oggi a Milano presso la sede dell’organizzazione alla presenza dei vertici e degli operatori della Fondazione Banco Farmaceutico, di alcuni volontari e del management di UPS.
UPS Pledges US$1 Million for Japan Earthquake Relief
Following the 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan, The UPS Foundation pledged $1 million in relief for earthquake victims there. The funds will be used for in-kind transportation of emergency supplies, trained humanitarian logistics personnel and financial support. UPS is coordinating with its existing relief agency partners, including the Red Cross and the Salvation Army, to determine their needs.
The UPS Store® today tipped off its Print Madness promotion in celebration of NCAA® March Madness®, featuring Facebook-hosted video contest recognizing the unsung logistics heroes of college basketball as well as a month-long special on color copies.
The UPS Foundation heeft een schenking van meer dan 27.000 € gedaan aan Le Potelier, een dagcentrum voor mensen van alle leeftijden met een verstandelijke handicap in Neder-over-Heembeek.
UPS Issues Statement Regarding Settlement of New York Complaint
UPS was involved in a four-year investigation by the New York Attorney General's Office concerning UPS's fleet of vehicles in upstate New York. UPS cooperated fully with this investigation, expending considerable time and resources to establish the facts, and now has settled the matter.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced its fleet of alternative fuel and technology delivery vehicles has driven 200 million miles since 2000. The alternative fuel fleet (AFV) now numbers more than 1,900 and another 62 vehicles have just been ordered.
On the heels of a successful rollout in Japan, UPS today announced the expansion of its UPS Preferred LCL (less-than-container-load) Ocean Freight service to 10 additional Asian ports. The service provides up to 40 percent faster port-to-door delivery to the United States for LCL shipments while still delivering the economic advantages of ocean freight.
Dopo il recente accordo che negli Stati Uniti ha esteso ai clienti Verizon la possibilità di utilizzare l’Apple iPhone®, anche UPS (NYSE:UPS) ha annunciato di aver siglato un accordo con il gigante informatico di Cupertino: l’applicazione UPS Mobile™ Apps è ora disponibile nella versione per iPhone in Italia, Germania, Regno Unito, Francia e Canada.
Après la récente expansion de l’iPhone® d’Apple aux clients du réseau sans fil Verizon aux Etats-Unis, UPS (NYSE:UPS) a annoncé l’expansion de sa propre application iPhone. En effet, la populaire application UPS MobileTM App pour iPhone est maintenant disponible pour les clients d’UPS en Allemagne, au Royaume-Uni, en France, en Italie et au Canada.
Nachdem das Apple iPhone® in den USA seit Kurzem auch von Kunden des Mobilfunkanbieters Verizon genutzt werden kann, hat UPS (NYSE:UPS) heute eine eigene Erweiterung in Verbindung mit dem iPhone bekannt gegeben: Die beliebte UPS Mobile™ App für das iPhone ist ab sofort auch für Kunden aus Deutschland, Frankreich, Großbritannien, Italien und Kanada erhältlich.
UPS Transports Balloons for 16th Philippine Hot Air Balloon Fiesta
Since 2003, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has been the logistics sponsor for the annual Philippine Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, transporting balloons from across the world to Clark, Philippines. For this year's event, UPS moved 26 balloons from 11 countries for the event, which will last from Feb 10 – 13.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the expansion of its UPS Express® Freight service into Israel and Slovakia to serve expanding hubs for high-tech, industrial and automotive companies. The UPS premium air freight service offers one- to three-business day door-to-door service, including customs clearance and an on-time performance guarantee.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced grants totaling $7 million to more than 80 non-profit organizations whose mission is to support diverse populations. These grants will fund programs that develop leadership skills, promote education and encourage inclusion of all individuals.
A devecseri iszapkatasztrófa sújtotta családokat segíti a UPS Magyarország. A munkatársak javaslatára a UPS Foundation 1 000 000 forint támogatást nyújt a szerencsétlenül járt falu lakóinak. A UPS adományát a Magyar Vöröskereszt juttatja el a településre. A felajánlott pénzből háztartási gépeket, ruhákat, tartós élelmiszereket, tisztító- és fertőtlenítőszereket vásárolnak a családoknak.
The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today increased the regular quarterly dividend by 11% to $0.52 per share from $0.47 on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares. The dividend is payable March 2, 2011, to shareholders of record on Feb. 14, 2011.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.08 for the fourth quarter of 2010, a 44% improvement over the prior-year period. Global revenue grew 8.4%, generating $1.8 billion in adjusted operating profit, a 40% increase.
In collaboration with World Trade 100 magazine, UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced SteelMaster Buildings as the winner of its first-ever Growth through Global Trade Award. This national recognition is awarded to a U.S. small- or medium-sized business that is effectively exporting to better thrive and compete in today's ever-changing global business environment.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a significant expansion of its global healthcare distribution facility network to accommodate continued rapid growth in its healthcare business. Driven by expanding relationships with healthcare companies and an increasing trend toward outsourcing, the new facilities in Asia, Europe, Canada and the United States bring to 30 the total number of global UPS healthcare-dedicated facilities.
Bob Stoffel Retiring After 35 Years of Service
Robert "Bob" Stoffel, a part-time truck loader who rose to UPS's highest ranks and who helped build the broad array of logistics services that now define UPS, today announced he would retire after 35 years with the company.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has joined with Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO), Pro Bono Institute (PBI), Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and 99 other major corporations in their dedication to corporate social responsibility through pro bono legal work. The UPS Legal Department has signed on to the Corporate Pro Bono Challenge, a simple, voluntary statement of commitment to pro bono service by legal departments, their lawyers and staff.
A strong majority of Canadian business decision makers say they would rather pay more money to buy materials from Canadian suppliers than source less expensive goods from overseas manufacturers to widen profit margins.
UPS Capital Loan Supports Export of U.S. Equipment to Mexican Airports
UPS Capital®, the financial services arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS), today announced that its subsidiary UPS Capital Business Credit®* has arranged a nearly US$23 million loan for the installation of a baggage handling system with high-tech equipment from two U.S. companies by Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA), which operates and manages 13 airports in Mexico and the Hotel of Mexico City International Airport's Terminal 2.
La plupart des dirigeants d’entreprises canadiennes affirment qu’ils préfèrent payer plus cher et s’approvisionner auprès de fournisseurs nationaux que de se procurer des produits moins dispendieux de manufacturiers étrangers, et ainsi accroître leur marge de profits.
UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) entame sa semaine la plus occupée de l’année, soit du lundi 20 décembre au vendredi 24 décembre. Au cours de ces cinq journées de marathon logistique, la semaine de pointe, UPS livrera 278 envois à chaque seconde.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is about to embark on its busiest week of the year – Monday, Dec. 20, through Friday, Dec. 24. During the busiest day of this five-day logistics miracle, known as Peak Week, UPS will deliver 278 packages every second.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is about to embark on its busiest week of the year - Monday, Dec. 20, through Friday, Dec. 24. During the busiest day of this five-day logistics miracle, known as Peak Week, UPS will deliver 278 packages every second.
UPS Adds Photo ID Requirement for Retail Shipping (Canada)
As part of its ongoing review to enhance security, UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it is expanding its policy to require customers who ship packages from retail shipping locations to present a government-issued photo ID for verification of identification. The directive will apply at The UPS Store® and Mail Boxes Etc.® locations as well as authorized shipping outlets worldwide.
Pièce d’identité avec photo obligatoire dans les points de service UPS
Dans le cadre d’une révision continue de ses mesures de sécurité, UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) a annoncé aujourd’hui l’entrée en vigueur d’une nouvelle consigne dans ses points de service, partout dans le monde. Celle-ci prévoit que tout client qui expédie un envoi à partir d’un point de service UPS devra présenter une pièce d’identité avec photo valide, émise par le gouvernement, aux fins de validation de son identité. Cette consigne s’applique donc à tous les centres The UPS StoreMD et Mail Boxes Etc.MD, ainsi qu’aux points d’expédition autorisés de l’entreprise.
UPS Adds Photo ID Requirement for Retail Shipping
As part of its ongoing review to enhance security, UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it is expanding its policy to require customers who ship packages from retail shipping locations to present a government-issued photo ID for verification of identification. The directive will apply at The UPS Store® and Mail Boxes Etc.® locations as well as authorized shipping outlets worldwide.
UPS Mail Innovations, the business mail services unit of UPS (NYSE:UPS), has opened a new processing center near Phoenix to improve service to companies in Arizona and New Mexico that rely on UPS to manage their outbound mail processing.
UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) a annoncé aujourd’hui le lancement de l’application UPS Mobile™ au Canada pour BlackBerry® et Android™, ainsi que d’un nouveau site optimisé pour les utilisateurs de téléphones intelligents.
UPS today announced it is extending its popular UPS Mobile Apps and mobile Web site to customers in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Canada. The Web site and native smartphone applications enable customers to ship and track packages as well as find the nearest UPS location.
The UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA) study, now in its fourth edition, reveals that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) throughout Latin America are finally seeing signs of recovery for the first time since 2008. The study shows that almost 80 percent of the SMEs surveyed project an economic improvement for their companies over the course of the next 12 months - and they are planning accordingly. Despite not yet returning to pre-crisis business performance levels, SMEs confirmed a considerable decrease in workforce reductions and ranked marketing and sales as their top investment priority in 2011, in addition to citing supply chain management as a strategy for increased competitiveness.
The holidays are supposed to be filled with good cheer, but the logistics of shopping for gifts, shipping packages and planning the family trip can take the happy out of holidays. Fortunately, the more than 4,300 The UPS Store® locations across the country provide a variety of services to help keep the holidays happy and hassle-free.
UPS anunció hoy a los tres ganadores de la segunda edición del Premio UPS al Espíritu Emprendedor. El concurso, que se realizó del 16 de agosto al 30 de septiembre, fue desarrollado para reconocer a las tres Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas (PyMEs) más innovadoras y exitosas de la región. Los ganadores se hicieron acreedores a $50,000 dólares de premios en efectivo y equipos de Hewlett-Packard.
UPS announced today the three winners of the second edition of the UPS Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. The contest, which ran from August 16th to September 30th, was developed to recognize the three most innovative and successful small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) in the region. The winners will take home US$50,000 in cash prizes along with a premium technology package from Hewlett-Packard.
Les employés d’UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) sont aussi occupés que les lutins du Père Noël en cette période des Fêtes. Ils s’affairent, en effet, à livrer des colis entre les entreprises et les consommateurs, tout en vantant les mérites de la logistique.
UPS (NYSE UPS) employees are as busy as Santa's elves as they prepare to deliver logistics and packages to and from businesses and consumers this holiday season.
Statement on UPS Security Review
As part of the immediate response to investigations involving suspicious packages in cargo networks and new security directives, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has reviewed its security protocols with authorities involved, both in the U.S. and internationally.
Despite an increasingly global marketplace for their products and a sense of cautious optimism as they emerge from the recession, high-tech manufacturers see little chance of meeting President Obama's goal of doubling U.S. exports in the next five years, a new survey shows.
U.S. high-tech manufacturers are cautiously optimistic as they emerge from the recession, but say they're trying to find new ways to serve an unpredictable global customer base while simultaneously driving down costs, a new survey shows.
UPS Board Declares Dividend
The UPS (NYSE:UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares.
Today, The UPS Store® and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation announced Margaret King as the winner of the second-annual Alferd Williams Literacy Award. This award, created as part of the Toys for Tots Literacy Program, recognizes individuals who are dedicated to improving our nation's literacy rates.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today released new published rates for 2011, including a net increase of 4.9 percent for UPS ground packages and a net increase of 4.9 percent on all air express and U.S. origin international shipments.
UPS Brings 'Love' of Logistics to Talladega NASCAR Race
UPS (NYSE:UPS) will bring its love of logistics to NASCAR as the company spotlights its newest advertising and communications campaign, "We Love Logistics," on the No. 6 UPS Ford piloted by David Ragan during this weekend's Amp Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
UPS Canada et la Fondation canadienne du rein invitent la population et les membres des médias à participer à l’événement Un pinceau d’espoir. Cette campagne de financement originale présente plus de 100 tableaux uniques réalisés par des célébrités, notamment Amy Sky, John Tavares, Brent Butt, Kevin « Boomer » Gallant et Bret Hart. Cette année, l’événement se déroulera du 21 au 31 octobre 2010. Tous les profits seront remis à la Fondation.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada and UPS Canada invite local residents and media to experience A Brush of Hope, a fundraising event displaying over 100 original paintings created by Canadian celebrities including Amy Sky, John Tavares, Brent Butt, Kevin "Boomer" Gallant, Bret Hart and many more! This year's auction will take place October 21-31, with all proceeds going to The Kidney Foundation of Canada.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.93 for the third quarter of 2010, a 69% improvement over the prior-year period. Global revenue grew 9.3%, generating $1.5 billion in adjusted operating profit, a 62% increase.
UPS Incrementa su Infraestructura Aérea en el Sureste y Noroeste de México
UPS (NYSE: UPS), la compañía líder global en logística anunció hoy la ampliación de su flota aérea de servicio en el sureste y noroeste de México. Con la integración de un nuevo avión a la flota aérea actual de UPS para servicios en Mérida, los exportadores en el sureste tendrán la posibilidad de transportar sus productos hacia los Estados Unidos, con tiempos en tránsito de hasta un día a partir del 18 de octubre. Además, la compañía mejoró su flota que brinda servicio en Tijuana y ciudades vecinas, lo que representa un incremento del 30% en capacidad de transporte en esta región.
Des données récemment recueillies indiquent que les petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) sont réticentes à participer au commerce international, et ce, malgré les nombreuses occasions d’affaires que présentent les marchés étrangers.
Thai small-to-medium enterprise (SME) decision makers are putting the political challenges behind them and are finding ways to unlock business opportunities by planning to venture out to overseas markets, and to improve their supply chain management practices, according to the UPS Asia Business Monitor (ABM) 2010 survey.
UPS Again Receives Top Mark in 2011 Corporate Equality Index
For the fourth consecutive year, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey that rates U.S. corporations on their non-discrimination policies and practices toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and consumers.
UPS Freight Announces Rate Adjustment
UPS Freight (NYSE:UPS), the nation's fourth-largest Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) carrier, today announced a general rate increase averaging 5.9 percent covering non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
UPS Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Eighth Year in a Row
For the eighth year in a row, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America, based on the company's economic, environmental and social practices. UPS ranked in the top 20% of corporations in the Industrial Goods and Services sector in North America and scored above the industry group's average in the three areas.
UPS (NYSE: UPS), the world's largest package delivery company and leader in supply chain services, today announced findings from the UPS Asia Business Monitor 2010 (UPS ABM 2010), a survey of 1,351 small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in 13 Asian countries, in which Korean SMEs improved on their regional competitiveness to share second place with Japan. Vaulting from last year's fifth place, and only behind first place China, Korean SMEs were seen to be more competitive than those from other Asian countries by 63 percent of respondents.
For the first time ever in 2010, Vietnam participated in the annual UPS Asia Business Monitor (ABM), which surveys small-to-medium enterprise (SME) decision makers across Asia Pacific on the business sentiments and factors that drive SME success. In its sixth year, the ABM research findings have been an indispensable resource for Asia Pacific SMEs in understanding the challenges that drive their competitiveness.
Today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) announced a five-year, $2 million commitment that supports young women to become advocates and leaders on issues such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development.
UPS Supports LaHood's Effort to Stop Distracted Driving
UPS (NYSE:UPS) is proud to stand with the U.S. Department of Transportation in support of policies that would effectively reduce the likelihood of serious, life-threatening injuries on the roads by discouraging distracted driving.
UPS today announced the results of its UPS Asia Business Monitor (UPS ABM) 2010. A main finding of the report indicated a renewed confidence in economic growth in the Asia Pacific and that most Chinese SMEs choose to conduct the majority of their business within the region.
Después de una década de trabajo e inversión de miles de millones de dólares para transformar exitosamente a la compañía, UPS (NYSE:UPS) lanzó el día de hoy una nueva plataforma de comunicación que presenta la evolución del concepto de "Logística" y coloca a UPS como líder indiscutible en su industria, al ofrecer la más amplia gama de servicios logísticos.
CARE, an Atlanta-based humanitarian organization that fights global poverty by empowering women and girls, received a $1.5 million gift from The UPS Foundation to further the organization's emergency response efforts across the globe.
Logistics leaders Agility, TNT and UPS are providing vital warehousing, transport and logistics support in the current Pakistan emergency to ensure critical relief supplies reach the people affected by the disastrous rains and flooding. The three companies comprise the Logistics Emergency Teams (LETs) unit, a cross-company partnership to support humanitarian relief efforts during natural disasters.
A consortium of large businesses in a variety of industry sectors today announced a new way for small businesses to compete with greater ease to sell goods and services to global companies, potentially leading to the creation of new jobs and economic growth.
After a decade of work and the investment of billions of dollars to successfully transform the company, UPS (NYSE:UPS) today launched a communications program to demonstrate how it has vaulted past competitors to offer the broadest range of logistics services in the industry.
Oberlin Resident Wins UPS Racing Experience
Margaret Pfenninger of Oberlin, Ohio, is the winner of a trip for two to the Sept. 11 NASCAR race at Richmond International Raceway, courtesy of UPS Racing. A self-described life-long fan of NASCAR, Pfenninger won the VIP trip by participating in the UPS $100,000 Trackside Challenge Instant Win Game and Sweepstakes on UPS.com/racing.
The UPS Store® and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation today announced the five finalists for the second-annual Alferd Williams Literacy Award, which honors an individual who has raised awareness and taken action on the issue of childhood illiteracy.
Philippine small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) are the most bullish about the opportunities in their own country compared to other Asian SMEs, according to the UPS Asia Business Monitor (ABM) 2010 findings. Possibly driven by the Philippine election optimism, the survey shows that 85 percent of Philippine SME leaders see more opportunities for themselves in the country in 2010 compared with last year.
D’ici la fin de l’été, la Fondation UPS aura versé plus de 67 500 $US à cinq œuvres de charité de la Colombie-Britannique. D’ailleurs, l’organisme (BGCGV) recevra aujourd’hui un chèque de 50 000 $US pour aménager un centre de loisirs où les jeunes pourront s’amuser en toute sécurité.
While 36% of Hong Kong small and medium enterprises (SMEs) foresee business growth this year, UPS's Asia Business Monitor (ABM) 2010 survey reveals their appeals for further support. SMEs cite innovation (61 percent), government support (61 percent) and rising labor costs (55 percent) as the top obstacles to their competitiveness.
Ottawa Student Receives Scholarship from The UPS Foundation
Tania Iraheta, 18 years old, a recent graduate of St. Patrick's high school in Ottawa, has been chosen as one of 46 winners of a George D. Smith Scholarship, an annual award presented by The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The scholarships are awarded to children of full-time and part-time UPS employees.
Saskatoon Student Receives Scholarship from The UPS Foundation
Rosalyn Strobl, 18, a recent graduate at Holy Cross High School in Saskatoon, has been chosen as one of 134 winners of a James E. Casey Scholarship, an annual award presented by The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The scholarships are awarded to children of UPS employees.
UPS anunció el día de hoy el lanzamiento de la segunda edición del "Premio UPS al Espíritu Emprendedor" en 14 países de América Latina y el Caribe*. El concurso, que se llevará a cabo desde el 16 de agosto hasta el 30 de septiembre, premiará con más de US$50,000 en efectivo y equipos de Hewlett-Packard a las tres Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas (PyMES) más innovadoras y exitosas de la región. Para registrarse, las compañías deben completar el formulario de inscripción disponible en la página oficial del concurso: www.ups.com/premiopyme.
UPS Asia Business Monitor: Singapore SMEs Cautiously Optimistic on Growth
Small-to-medium enterprise (SME) leaders in Singapore are cognizant of challenges ahead but are poised for progress if they can capitalise on Singapore's economic strength, government assistance and smart business collaborations, according to the UPS Asia Business Monitor (ABM) 2010 findings.
UPS today announced the launch of the second edition of the "UPS Entrepreneurial Spirit Award" in 14 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean*. The contest, which runs from August 16th to September 30th, will award more than US$50,000 in cash and Hewlett-Packard equipment to the three most innovative and successful small-and-medium size enterprises (SMEs) in the region. To register, companies can complete the entry form by visiting the official contest Web site at www.ups.com/premiopyme.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it is launching UPS Returns Flexible Access, a new service with a unique label that allows consumers to drop returns at any U.S. Postal Service (USPS) location or personal mailbox in addition to the thousands of UPS locations nationwide.
C’est cette année qu’UPS marque le 15e anniversaire de son Centre de courtage en douane à Fredericton. Les employés de l’entreprise et leurs familles tiendront ce dimanche un pique-nique accompagné d’activités en plein air pour célébrer cet événement.
This year, UPS Canada marks the 15th anniversary of the UPS Canada Customs Brokerage office in Fredericton. Employees and their families will celebrate the milestone this Sunday with a family picnic and activities.
UPS (NYSE:UPS), through its Indonesian joint venture, has entered into an expanded alliance with local domestic courier PT Tiki Jalur Nugraha Eka Kurir (JNE) to extend pick-up and delivery service for international express packages throughout all of Indonesia.
Asian Small Business Leaders Focused on Cost-Control
The leaders of small- and mid-sized businesses in Asia are confident they've turned the corner on the recession, but they've become greatly worried about rising costs in their region, a new UPS survey shows.
Aujourd’hui, UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) a annoncé une série d’améliorations apportées à ses outils technologiques afin d’offrir aux expéditeurs un contrôle accru sur leurs activités d’import-export.
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Engine and Power Products Division will initiate a new storage and distribution system for its parts, accessories, handheld power products, and engines.
UPS Opening New Facility to Serve Portland Area
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it is opening a large, modern package sorting and delivery facility in Portland, doubling the capacity of its older building. The new $86 million facility, including parking and trailer staging areas, spans 46 acres.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) a annoncé un bénéfice par action après dilution de 0,84 dollars pour le second trimestre 2010, ce qui représente une hausse de 71% par rapport aux bénéfices ajustés de la même période l’année précédente. Le chiffre d’affaires global a augmenté de 13%, générant une hausse de 57% des bénéfices d’exploitation, qui atteignent 1,4 milliard de dollars.
UPS Canada announced today a new savings program available for eBay PowerSellers in Canada. The program provides PowerSellers with cost-effective solutions to enhance the services they provide their end customers.
UPS Canada a annoncé aujourd’hui le lancement d’un nouveau programme de rabais à l’intention des vendeurs à succès d’eBay au Canada. Le programme propose des solutions abordables aux vendeurs pour leur permettre d’offrir un service supérieur à leurs clients.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) ha comunicato che nel secondo trimestre del 2010 l’utile diluito per azione ha raggiunto 0,84 dollari, registrando un incremento del 71% rispetto all'utile rettificato del medesimo periodo dell’esercizio precedente. I ricavi globali sono aumentati del 13% generando un aumento del 57% dell’utile operativo che si è attestato a 1,4 miliardi di dollari.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) gab heute für das zweite Quartal 2010 einen dilutierten Gewinn pro Aktie in Höhe 0,84 USD bekannt. Das entspricht gegenüber dem bereinigten Gewinn im Vergleichszeitraum 2009 einem sprunghaften Anstieg von 71 Prozent. Weltweit hat sich der Umsatz um 13 Prozent verbessert. Daraus ergab sich eine Zunahme des Betriebsgewinns um 57 Prozent auf 1,4 Milliarden USD.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced diluted earnings per share of $0.84 for the second quarter of 2010, a 71% jump over the adjusted earnings of the prior-year period. Global revenue increased 13%, generating a 57% increase in operating profit to $1.4 billion.
UPS Supports Khayalethu Youth Centre
The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS), donated R90 422 .74 ($12 200) to the Khayalethu Youth Centre in Port Elizabeth to fund the Phakamisa Upliftment Programme. The objective of the initiative is to educate children in impoverished communities, who do not have access to any basic aid. The grant provided by UPS will fund Phakamisa's driver's license project, which will assist 17 boys in getting their learner's and driver's licenses over the next three years.
Although still concerned about the economy, a growing number of small- and medium-sized companies are looking for effective ways to compete in today's rapidly changing business environment. Growth through Global Trade, a new interactive seminar series presented by UPS (NYSE:UPS) in conjunction with TheEntrepreneurSchool.com, will help these businesses learn how to leverage exporting to advance their company's bottom line.
The UPS Foundation and the American Red Cross Pre-positioning of Supplies for the 2010 Hurricane Season
In preparation for the 2010 Hurricane Season, the American Red Cross has moved critical disaster relief stock to our Disaster Field Supply Centers (DFSCs) in the hurricane prone states. The DFSCs are strategically placed throughout TX, MS, AL, GA and FL to cover the Gulf of Mexico and in NC, VA, PA and NJ to provide coverage along the East Coast. While we have made strategic decisions to position stock in our DFSCs, we still have identified high risk areas where on-site (pre-positioned) support is needed.
UPS Schenkt 3.000 Euro Aan Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis
UPS heeft vandaag 3.000 euro geschonken aan het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, dat deel uitmaakt van het Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht (UMC Utrecht). Het ziekenhuis zal de donatie gebruiken om de activiteiten voor de kleinste patientjes te ondersteunen, zoals bezoekjes van de dieren van de kinderboerderij aan het ziekenhuis of het bijwonen van een voorstelling van kindertheater 'De Hoge Hoed'. Vandaag werd tijdens een quiz voor de kinderen de cheque overhandigd door Harld Peters, country manager, UPS Benelux, aan Brigitte Wolters, recoveryverpleegkundige van het WKZ.
CO2-Nøytral Varedistribusjon Kommer At Gjelde Internasjonalt
UPS (NYSE: UPS) har utvidet sitt CO2-nøytrale tjenesteprogram "UPS Carbon Neutral" til å gjelde hele 35 land og områder i Europa og Asia, samt Sør- og Nord-Amerikanske kontinentene. Noe som betyr at ytterligere millioner med UPS-kunder nå kan betale et lite gebyr for å beregne hvor mye utslipp forsendelsene forårsaker for deretter å redusere det.
Koldioxidneutrala Frakter Utökas Internationellt
UPS (NYSE: UPS) har utökat sitt klimatneutrala fraktprogram till 35 länder och regioner i Europa, Asien och Syd- och Nordamerika. Det innebär att miljontals fler UPS-kunder nu har möjlighet att betala en mindre avgift för att beräkna och kompensera för koldioxidutsläpp i samband med sina leveranser.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) will expand its carbon neutral shipping program to 35 countries and territories across Europe, Asia and the Americas on July 12. Millions more UPS customers will have the option of paying a small fee to calculate and offset the carbon emissions associated with their shipments.
À compter du 12 juillet prochain, UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) offrira une option d’expédition neutre en carbone dans 35 pays et territoires d’Europe, d’Asie et d’Amérique. Ainsi, pour des frais minimes, des millions de clients additionnels auront la possibilité de compenser les émissions de carbone générées par leurs envois.
Japanese SMEs Optimistic about Asian Economic Growth
UPS today announced the results of its 2010 "UPS Asia Business Monitor (ABM)" survey, which looks at competitiveness from the perspective of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Asia. This year's survey reveals a noticeable shift from a pessimistic to an optimistic outlook of the Asian economy by Japanese SME decision makers. However, the 2010 UPS ABM also shows that Japanese SMEs are more cautious with their own company’s prospects. Many Japanese SMEs are also looking at ways to maintain their competitiveness and differentiate themselves.
CO2-Neutral Forsendelse Kommer Til At Gælde Internationalt
UPS (NYSE: UPS) har udvidet sit CO2-neutrale serviceprogram carbon neutral shipping til 35 lande og områder over hele Europa, Asien samt de nord- og sydamerikanske kontinenter. Yderligere millioner af UPS-kunder har nu mulighed for at betale et mindre gebyr for at beregne og udligne CO2-udledningen forbundet med deres forsendelser.
Envíos "Carbon Neutral" Disponibles Internacionalmente
UPS (NYSE:UPS) ha expandido la cobertura de su servicio “UPS carbon neutral” a 35 países en Europa, Asia y las Américas. Ahora, millones más de clientes de UPS tienen la opción de pagar una pequeña cuota para calcular y compensar las emisiones de carbono asociadas a sus envíos.
Une majorité substantielle de dirigeants canadiens de petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) se montrent réticents à l’idée de lier plus étroitement l’économie du Canada à celle de l’Europe, et ce, malgré les efforts constants déployés par le gouvernement fédéral en vue de conclure, d’ici 2011, un accord de libre-échange avec l’Union européenne (UE).
Transporte Neutro de Carbono é Estendido a milhões de Clientes
a UPS (NYSE:UPS) expandiu seu programa de transporte neutro de carbono a 35 países e territórios na Europa, Ásia e Américas. Antes restrito a clientes dos Estados Unidos, a opção de pagar uma pequena taxa para calcular e compensar as emissões de carbono associadas às suas remessas está à disposição de outros milhões de clientes da UPS.
A substantial majority of Canadian executives at small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) say they would not closely tie Canada's economy to Europe despite ongoing efforts by the federal government to establish a Canada-European Union (EU) free trade agreement by 2011.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) anuncia que ha obtenido la certificación de Operador Económico Autorizado (OEA) para su operación en España. Esta certificación permite a UPS demostrar a sus clientes, desde las multinacionales hasta el comprador particular, la fiabilidad de sus servicios: tanto la seguridad de su cadena de suministros como la existencia de controles internos eficientes y ajustados a las normativas vigentes.
The UPS Store can ease air travelers' burdens this summer with three luggage shipping alternatives, including a new luggage box that takes the place of a suitcase, to help reduce hassles of long lines, security searches and increasing baggage fees.
United Way of Canada - Centraide Canada (UWC-CC) recognized UPS Canada with the prestigious Thanks a Million award, presented at their annual general meeting earlier today, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto.
Ken Harms Named President of UPS Mid South District
Ken Harms, a 28-year UPS veteran, has assumed command as president of the company's new and expanded Mid South District, directing small package operations in an area that covers all or parts of five states.
George Brooks Named President of UPS Central Region
George Brooks, a 27-year UPS veteran, has assumed command as president of the company's new and expanded Central Region, directing small package operations in an area that covers all or parts of eighteen states.
David Ruiz Named President of UPS Florida District
David Ruiz, a 32-year UPS veteran, has assumed command as president of the company's new and expanded Florida District, directing small package operations in an area that covers most of the state of Florida.
Jerry Mattes Named President of UPS West Region
Jerry Mattes, a 33-year UPS veteran, has assumed command as president of the company's new and expanded West Region, directing small package operations in an area that covers all or parts of sixteen states.
Glenn Rice Named President of UPS East Region
Glenn Rice, a 33-year UPS veteran, has assumed command as president of the company's new and expanded East Region, directing small package operations in an area that covers all or parts of seventeen states and the District of Columbia.
Stan Deans Named President of UPS Illinois District
Stan Deans, a 27-year UPS veteran, has assumed command as president of the company's new and expanded Illinois District, directing small package operations in an area that covers metropolitan Chicago and most of Illinois.
Rich Moore Named President of UPS Northeast District
Rich Moore, a 24-year UPS veteran, has assumed command as president of the company's new and expanded Northeast District, directing small package operations in an area that covers all or parts of six states.
With their world turned upside down by enactment of healthcare reform, senior U.S. healthcare executives are divided over whether the new environment offers growth possibilities or challenges to the survival of existing business models, a new survey shows.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it has formed an alliance with PosLaju, the leading Malaysian courier company, and jointly launched PosLaju International Premium, a day-definite, international express delivery service with a money-back guarantee serving more than 215 countries. The new service is available at all 52 PosLaju outlets in Malaysia and will, on average, shorten the international transit time of packages and documents by half.
Noul Centru UPS Din Aeroportul Otopeni Asigură O Capacitate De 4 Ori Mai Mare
UPS (NYSE:UPS) inaugurează astăzi un nou centru regional, cu o suprafaţă de 2.500 m2, aflat în apropierea Aeroportului Otopeni, Bucureşti, în care se desfăşoară operaţiuni aeriene, expediere de mărfuri grele, sortare, depozitare, logistică şi distribuţie. Noul centru, aflat în incinta Aeroportului Internaţional Henri Coandă (Otopeni), înlocuieşte trei foste facilităţi UPS din Bucureşti, sporind astfel capacitatea de procesare şi asigurând clienţilor din România servicii de cea mai înaltă calitate, în prezent şi pe viitor.
Adelante: UPS Celebra Su 25 Aniversario En Puerto Rico
Con sólo un pequeño grupo de empleados y una visión amplia para expandir sus operaciones, UPS hizo su primera entrega en Puerto Rico en 1985 con el objetivo de traer sus servicios de entrega rápida a toda la Isla. Hoy, 25 años después, UPS es una de las empresas de mensajería y paquetería más grandes en el mercado local y continúa su compromiso de ampliar sus operaciones y servicios en Puerto Rico para contribuir así al crecimiento del sector privado y de la economía local.
Although concerned about the economy, small- and medium-sized business exporters are confident about their companies' futures, especially when it comes to international sales, according to this year's Business Monitor United States survey commissioned by UPS (NYSE:UPS).
UPS (NYSE:UPS), a longtime advocate of the benefits of international commerce, today announced a series of key global trade initiatives aimed at helping small- and medium-sized businesses expand and compete in today's rapidly changing global business environment.
UPS Udnævner Michael Duester Til Nordisk Direktør
UPS har udnævnt Michael Duester som ny direktør for UPS Norden. Med base i Stockholm UPS-veteranen være ansvarlig for mere end 1,600 medarbejdere, samt virksomhedens drift og forretninger i Sverige, Danmark, Norge, Finland og Island.
Michael Duester UPS:N Pohjoismaiden Maajohtajaksi
UPS on nimittänyt Michael Duesterin uudeksi Pohjoismaiden maajohtajaksi. Tämä kokenut UPSilainen tulee toimimaan Tukholmasta käsin vastaten yli 1600 työntekijästä ja toiminnasta Ruotsissa, Suomessa, Norjassa, Tanskassa sekä Islannissa.
UPS Tillsätter Michael Duester Som Nordisk Vd
UPS har tillsatt Michael Duester som ny vd för UPS Norden. Med bas i Stockholm kommer Michael att ansvara för UPS affärsverksamhet och drift i Sverige, Danmark, Norge, Finland och Island, med över 1600 anställda.
UPS Ansetter Michael Duester Som Ny Nordisk Direktør
UPS har ansatt Michael Duester som ny direktør for UPS i Norden. Den rutinerte UPS-medarbeideren vil bli stasjonert i Stockholm, og ha ansvaret for over 1600 ansatte og forretningsdriften i Sverige, Danmark, Norge, Finland og Island.
Haitian farmers, who otherwise may not have had sufficient seeds to plant this season in their earthquake-ravaged country, are receiving help from a unique public and private partnership to provide access to high-quality, conventional corn and vegetable seeds in time for this planting season.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) ha annunciato oggi l’avvio di una partnership strategica con AliExpress, un nuovo negozio all’ingrosso on-line lanciato da Alibaba.com (HKSE:1688 HK), il più grande operatore e-commerce al mondo per le piccole imprese.
In the lead up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, UPS will be managing one of the biggest and most significant logistical challenges on a global scale. As part of this journey it has completed the full rebranding of its UK operations with the distinctive London 2012 logo.
UPS Board Declares Dividend
The UPS (NYSE:UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares.
Firma UPS poinformowała o nawiązaniu strategicznego partnerstwa z serwisem AliExpress, nową hurtownią internetową uruchomioną przez spółkę Alibaba.com. Jest to operator największej na świecie platformy handlu elektronicznego dla małych przedsiębiorstw.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it has formed a strategic alliance with AliExpress, a new online wholesale marketplace launched by Alibaba.com (HKSE:1688 HK), the world's largest small business e-commerce company.
Comme annoncé précédemment, UPS (NYSE : UPS) a publié un bénéfice par action après dilution et ajustement de 0,71 $ pour le premier trimestre 2010, soit une augmentation de 37 % par rapport au bénéfice par action de 0,52 $ pour la même période l'année précédente. Le chiffre d’affaires a augmenté de 7 % pour atteindre 11,7 Mds$. La hausse dans les segments internationaux de transport de colis et de la chaîne logistique, ainsi que l'amélioration du rendement et du levier d'exploitation se sont traduits par une augmentation des marges pour l’ensemble des segments.
Come precedentemente annunciato, nel primo trimestre 2010 UPS (NYSE:UPS) ha registrato un utile diluito per azione rettificato di 0,71 di dollari, pari a un incremento del 37% rispetto all'utile di 0,52 dollari nello stesso periodo dell’esercizio precedente. I ricavi sono cresciuti del 7% a 11,7 miliardi di dollari e si è registrato un incremento dei margini in tutti i segmenti di attività, trainato dalla crescita del settore pacchi internazionali e della Supply Chain, nonché dal miglioramento e dall’incremento della leva operativa.
As previously announced, UPS (NYSE:UPS) posted adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.71 for the first quarter of 2010, a 37% gain over the adjusted $0.52 for the prior-year period. Revenue increased 7% to $11.7 billion. Growth in the international package and supply chain businesses, yield improvement and increased operating leverage resulted in margin expansion in all business segments.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) has awarded Paul Warrington of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., the Jim Casey Community Service Award, the company's top honor worldwide for community service. Warrington, an assistant chief pilot at the UPS Airlines, was recognized for his long-standing commitment to the impoverished and underserved people of Cambodia.
UPS podało wstępny 37-procentowy wzrost skorygowanego, rozwodnionego zysku na akcję za pierwszy kwartał 2010 r. Do tego wyniku przyczyniło się wyraźne ożywienie w segmencie przesyłek międzynarodowych oraz zarządzaniu łańcuchem dostaw, a także wyższe marże operacyjne we wszystkich trzech segmentach.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today pre-announced a 37% increase in adjusted diluted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2010. The results were powered by a significant acceleration in the international package and supply chain businesses and improved operating margins across all three segments.
UPS today announced another industry-first application for the mobile market with the UPS Mobile™ App for Android™. It not only ships and tracks packages but also finds the nearest UPS location.
UPS Challenges Canadians to Get Involved During National Volunteer Week
UPS Canada is challenging companies and individuals to volunteer during Canada's upcoming National Volunteer Week (April 18-24) and throughout the year. The company's employees continue to lead by example and volunteered more than 28,000 volunteer hours - the equivalent of more than 75 hours a day - to more than 280 charitable organizations across Canada in 2009.
UPS invite les Canadiens à prendre part à la Semaine de l’action bénévole
Dans le cadre de la Semaine de l’action bénévole qui se déroulera du 18 au 24 avril prochains, UPS Canada lance un défi à la population et aux entreprises afin de les inciter à faire preuve d’engagement communautaire. Les employés de la société donnent d’ailleurs l’exemple puisqu’en 2009, ils ont appuyé plus de 280 organisations caritatives, consacrant plus de 28 000 heures au bénévolat, soit l’équivalent d’environ 75 heures par jour.
UPS (NYSE:UPS), la maggiore società di spedizioni a livello mondiale e pioniera nell’utilizzo di tecnologie eco-compatibili, annuncia oggi l’impiego di Free DUCk, veicoli “verdi” prodotti da Ducati energia per il trasporto e la distribuzione delle spedizioni del corriere espresso in centro città. La notizia è stata data nel corso della conferenza stampa tenutasi oggi a Milano, alla quale hanno partecipato Frank Sportolari, country manager UPS Italia, Federica Guidi, direttore generale di Ducati energia e Carol Z. Perez, Console Generale degli Stati Uniti a Milano.
Today, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and The UPS Store® announced they are seeking nominations for the Alferd Williams Literacy Award to commemorate the second anniversary of the Toys for Tots Literacy Program. The award honors an individual who has raised awareness of the issue of childhood illiteracy and taken action to address it. Nominations are open April 1 through May 31.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today congratulated the governments of the United States and the European Union (EU) for reaching a tentative agreement that provides express carriers greater protection from night flight restrictions at European airports.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a new cost-effective and convenient "green" pickup option for small- to medium-sized businesses, becoming the first in its industry to automate the process of having drivers stop at customer locations to pick up packages.
UPS to Sponsor Third Professional Golfer
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it has reached a deal with golf champion Jeev Milkha Singh of India to represent the company in conjunction with its sponsorship of the European Tour, one of the world's most prestigious professional golf tours.
UPS Teams Up with NCAA, CBS Sports
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it will expand its long-standing advertising relationship with CBS Sports to become an Official NCAA Corporate Partner. The four-year agreement commences with the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
UPS Ancora una Volta "La Più Ammirata al Mondo"
Nella classifica annuale della rivista FORTUNE, UPS (NYSE:UPS) è stata indicata come l’azienda “più ammirata al mondo” del suo settore. La società si è posizionata, inoltre, tra le prime 50 aziende mondiali di ogni settore per la riconoscibilità del marchio.
UPS Once Again "World's Most Admired"
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today was rated the "World's Most Admired" company in its industry in an annual survey conducted by FORTUNE magazine. The company also was ranked among the Top 50 in brand recognition across all industries around the world.
Armia Zbawienia rezygnuje z ręcznie wypisywanych fiszek na korzyść zaawansowanej technologii kodów kreskowych. Zaawansowana technologia kodów kreskowych umożliwi sprawne przekazywanie żywności, środków medycznych oraz przydzielenia schronienia dla ponad 4 tys. potrzebujących rodzin. UPS przekazał technologię i zaadaptował ją do dystrybucji zaopatrzenia w trakcie akcji pomocowych.
L'Armée du Salut remplace les fiches manuscrites par la haute technologie des lecteurs de codes barres pour veiller à ce que plus de 4 000 familles reçoivent efficacement de l’aide alimentaire, abris et fournitures médicales. UPS a fait don de cette technologie et l'a adaptée à la distribution de l'aide humanitaire d'urgence.
En 1975, lorsqu’UPS Canada a effectué en taxi son premier ramassage chez Butterick Fashions Marketing, au centre-ville de Toronto, personne n’aurait pu prévoir tout ce que l’entreprise parviendrait à accomplir.
Die Heilsarmee ersetzt handgeschriebene Karteikarten durch modernste Barcode-Technologie, um eine effiziente Versorgung von über 4.000 Familien mit Lebensmitteln, Obdach und Medikamenten zu bewerkstelligen. Die Technologie wurde von UPS gespendet und an die Anforderungen von Hilfslieferungen im Katastrophenfall angepasst. Das System basiert auf der Trackpad®-Technologie von UPS. Diese wird üblicherweise von UPS Kunden genutzt, um in größeren Anlagen den Weg von Sendungen von der Laderampe bis zum jeweiligen Büro zu verfolgen.
The Salvation Army is replacing handwritten paper index cards with high-tech barcode technology to ensure that more than 4,000 families here efficiently receive food, shelter and medical supplies. UPS has donated the technology and adapted it for disaster relief supply distribution.
UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) a inauguré aujourd’hui son nouveau centre de distribution à l’aéroport international de Calgary (YYC). Cet établissement à la fine pointe de la technologie représente un investissement de 30 millions de dollars.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the official opening of its new distribution center at the Calgary International Airport (YYC), a state-of-the-art hub to provide businesses with direct access to the U.S. and international markets.
Poste Italiane e UPS Rinnovano la Collaborazione per la Gestione Delle Spedizioni Internazionali di Corriere Espresso
Poste Italiane rinnova con UPS (NYSE: UPS) l’accordo per la gestione delle spedizioni internazionali di corriere espresso dell’operatore postale italiano.
La più grande azienda di servizi postali in Italia e la maggiore società mondiale di spedizioni rafforzano l’alleanza, nata nel 2006, in base alla quale Poste Italiane utilizza il network globale di UPS per il trasporto e il recapito all’estero degli invii di Paccocelere internazionale, servizio offerto nei 14mila uffici postali sul territorio nazionale.
UPS Freight (NYSE:UPS), in another major enhancement for its Canadian customers, today announced it has stretched its two-day delivery network from Montreal and Toronto as far south as Atlanta and St. Louis.
Welcome Hall Mission, a humanitarian social services organization that operates a homeless shelter, a rehabilitation centre and one of Montreal's largest food banks, announced today that The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS), will provide a $55,000 USD grant to cover the cost of expanding the size of the Mission's freezer. This expansion is urgently needed to meet the growing demand for the services of its food bank and three cafeterias.
Aujourd’hui, Mission Bon Accueil, un organisme qui dispose d’un refuge pour sans-abri, d’un centre de réhabilitation et d’une importante banque alimentaire, a annoncé l’obtention d’un don de 55 000 $US de la Fondation UPS, l’œuvre charitable d’UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York). Cette somme servira à l’agrandissement de la chambre frigorifique qui approvisionne les trois cafétérias et la banque alimentaire de l’organisation. Ce réaménagement devenait primordial afin de répondre à la demande croissante des communautés.
UPS Helps Team GB Go for Gold in Vancouver
As the eyes of the world turn to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics, UPS, the British Olympic Association (BOA) and the British Paralympic Association (BPA) are putting the finishing touches to a logistics project that has spanned several continents and taken months of planning.
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) today announced its annual listing of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises, the only national award honoring corporations for world-class programs that create level playing fields for women's business enterprises (WBEs) to compete for corporate contracts.
Le Parkdale Project Read (PPR) sera en mesure d’offrir un plus grand soutien aux membres de la communauté grâce à un don de 50 000 $US d’UPS Canada.
UPS unter den Top 10 des Climate Innovation Index
UPS erreichte unter den Hundert Top-Unternehmen weltweit des ersten Climate Innovation Index von Maplecroft, einem Marktforschungs- und Consultingunternehmen mit Sitz in Großbritannien und Arbeitsschwerpunkt Nachhaltigkeitsrisiken, den neunten Platz. UPS steht unter den 100 größten US-Firmen auf Platz 6 und ist das einzige Transportunternehmen in den Top 10.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) ha comunicato un utile diluito per azione pari a 0,75 dollari per il quarto trimestre del 2009, superiore alla guidance iniziale di 0,58 – 0,65 dollari per azione, grazie soprattutto all’ottima performance del segmento internazionale che ha riportato una crescita dei volumi, un aumento significativo dell’utile operativo e un miglioramento del margine operativo a 16,7%.
UPS Starts Pilot Furlough Process
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced plans to furlough at least 300 of its airline pilots, but at the same time continued its effort to find a solution with the pilots' union that would avert or mitigate the layoffs before they take effect. UPS employs about 2,800 pilots.
UPS Tra Le Prime 10 Società del Climate Innovation Index
UPS (NYSE:UPS) è 9° tra le prime 100 società al mondo selezionate per il primo indice che misura l’innovazione in tema di clima, il Climate Innovation Index di Maplecroft, società di ricerca e consulenza con sede nel Regno Unito che studia i rischi collegati alla sostenibilità.
UPS Board Raises Dividend to $0.47
The UPS (NYSE:UPS) Board of Directors today increased the regular quarterly dividend to $0.47 per share from $0.45 on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares. The dividend is payable March 3, 2010, to shareholders of record on Feb. 16, 2010.
UPS i Top 10 På Klima Innovations Indeks
UPS (NYSE:UPS) er rangeret som nummer 9 blandt de i top100 globale virksomheder, der er udvalgt til det første Klima Innovations Indeks lavet af den engelske forsknings- og konsulent virksomhed Maplecroft, der rapporterer om bæredygtighedsrelaterede risici.
Seine sichersten Fahrer zeichnet UPS regelmäßig durch die Aufnahme in den „Circle of Honor“ aus. 2009 schafften es 928 weitere Fahrzeugführer aus Deutschland und den USA auf diese Bestenliste. Bereits seit 1980 nimmt UPS seine sichersten Fahrzeugführer, die 25 Jahre und länger unfallfrei für das Unternehmen unterwegs sind, in den „Circle of Honor“ auf.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) annonce, pour le quatrième trimestre de 2009, un bénéfice par action après dilution de 0,75 dollar, supérieur à ses premières prévisions (0,58 à 0,65 dollar par action) en raison principalement de bons résultats de son segment du transport international. Ce segment a enregistré une hausse des volumes, une forte progression du résultat d'exploitation et une marge d'exploitation performante de 16,7 %.
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF announced today the arrival of care packages for 50,000 children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. UNICEF is the leader when it comes to disaster relief for children, providing both immediate and long-term necessities-food, water, shelter, protection and physical as well as mental health care. This shipment of supplies from the U.S. is occurring under unprecedented circumstances; the need for basic necessities in Haiti is so great and so urgent that UNICEF is also expediting toiletries, clothing, footwear, blankets and mats to the affected areas.
UPS (NYSE : UPS) et Honeywell (NYSE : HON) annoncent leur partenariat pour le développement d’une nouvelle génération d’ordinateurs de poche destinés aux livreurs d'UPS. L’utilisation de ces ordinateurs permettra de continuer à améliorer l’efficacité des communications entre les livreurs et le réseau d’UPS tout en proposant des fonctionnalités technologiques de référence sur le marché.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced diluted earnings per share of $0.75 for the fourth quarter of 2009, above the company's original guidance of $0.58 to 0.65 per share, due in large measure to strong performance by its international segment. That segment saw volume growth, a substantial gain in operating profit and improvement to a 16.7% operating margin.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) gab heute für das vierte Quartal 2009 einen dilutierten Gewinn pro Aktie in Höhe von 0,75 USD bekannt und hat damit die ursprüngliche Prognose des Unternehmens von 0,58 bis 0,65 USD pro Aktie übertroffen. Dieses Ergebnis verdankt sich zu einem großen Teil der starken Performance des internationalen Paketgeschäfts. Dieser Geschäftsbereich verzeichnete ein Volumenwachstum, einen erheblich verbesserten Betriebsgewinn und einen Anstieg der Gewinnspanne auf 16,7 Prozent.
UPS und Honeywell haben bekannt gegeben, dass sie gemeinsam eine neue Generation von Handheld-Computern für UPS Zusteller entwickeln, die die Kommunikationsverbindungen weiter verbessern und für die Branche neue Funktionen besitzen. Insgesamt sollen von den Honeywell-Computern über 100.000 Stück eingesetzt werden.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) og Honeywell (NYSE:HON) kunngjør et samarbeid som innebærer at de sammen utvikler en ny generasjon håndholdte datamaskiner skreddersydd for UPS sine sjåfører. I praksis vil den nye enheten forbedre kommunikasjonen og tilføye en rekke andre funksjoner som vil sette ny standard for bransjen.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) och Honeywell (NYSE:HON) tillkännagav nyligen att de i ett samarbete tagit fram en ny generation handdator för UPS chaufförer. Den kommer att förbättra kommunikationskanalerna ytterligare och tillhandahålla en rad nya och för branschen unika funktioner.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) og Honeywell (NYSE:HON) har annonceret, at de er gået sammen om en ny generation af håndholdte computere til UPS-chauffører, som yderligere vil forbedre kommunikationsmulighederne og tilføje en række andre funktioner, der vil være førende for branchen.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) e Honeywell (NYSE:HON) hanno reso nota la loro collaborazione per la realizzazione di un computer palmare di nuova generazione per gli autisti UPS, che consentirà di migliorare ulteriormente la capacità di connettersi alla rete, integrando al contempo una gamma di funzionalità che permetteranno a UPS di introdotte per la prima volta nel settore.
For the 10th consecutive year, a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car will carry UPS's brown and gold into the season-opening Daytona 500 as David Ragan of Roush Fenway Racing begins his second season behind the wheel of the No. 6 UPS Ford Fusion.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) and Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced they are teaming on a new-generation handheld computer for UPS drivers that will further improve communications links while adding a number of other industry-leading features.
Spielzeugsammlung in 48 Städten mit dem UPS Christmas Truck
UPS (NYSE:UPS) hat an den Adventsamstagen 2009 in 48 Städten Deutschlands Spielzeug für lokale Kinderhilfseinrichtungen gesammelt. In den 48 Städten postierte UPS ein weihnachtlich geschmücktes Zustellfahrzeug an einem zentralen Ort und war damit für Kinder und Eltern eine Anlaufstelle, um gebrauchtes, aber gut erhaltenes Spielzeug zugunsten bedürftiger Kinder und Jugendlicher abzugeben.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced that it expects to exceed its previously announced estimate for 4th quarter 2009 earnings, now anticipating a range of $0.73 to $0.75 per diluted share. The company previously projected earnings of $0.58 to $0.65 per diluted share for this period.
UPS Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), un chef de file dans la prestation de solutions d’expédition et de logistique, a remporté le prix « meilleur fournisseur de services de chaîne d’approvisionnement » remis par Bureau en Gros.
UPS es Reconocida Como la Aerolinea de Carga 2009
En la víspera del 21 aniversario de UPS como compañía de transporte aéreo, su división de aerolíneas fue nombrada como la “Aerolínea de Carga del Año 2009” por una destacada publicación de la industria en los Estados Unidos.
The majority of Canada’s small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) would prefer to see trade barriers remain in place, while most SMEs on both sides of the border plan to limit their import/export activity to only North America
Toys for Tots Literacy Program Marches Into Literacy
Today the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation announced "National March into Literacy Month," a month-long celebration to commemorate the anniversary of the Toys for Tots Literacy Program. The program seeks to place new books directly into the hands of less fortunate children and in its first year, raised more than $630,000.
UPS Expands Territory for Early A.M. Deliveries
UPS (NYSE:UPS) has expanded its early morning delivery territory in the United States by almost 3,000 new ZIP Codes, an increase that brings to more than 23,000 the number of ZIP Codes with guaranteed early morning delivery service.
Earth Day Network, The Clean Air Campaign and UPS today announced the launch of a nationwide No-Idling Campaign. The program, designed for schools from grades K-through-12, is aimed at reducing harmful vehicle emissions around children and protecting the environment by eliminating unnecessary vehicle idling at schools across the country.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) is piloting a new returns service with a few pre-selected retailers that allows consumers to return items shipped via UPS by placing them in their own mailboxes for pickup by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
UPS to Deliver For L.L.Bean
UPS (NYSE:UPS) has been selected as the primary package delivery carrier for L.L.Bean, the 97-year-old outdoor apparel and equipment company.
UPS Airlines Honored as 2009 Cargo Airline of the Year Air Transport World Cites Global Service, Safety, Technology
On the eve of UPS's 21st anniversary as an air carrier, its airline division is being honored as the 2009 "Cargo Airline of the Year" by a leading industry publication.
UPS Picked for U.S. Project to Reduce Diesel Air Emissions
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Diesel Emissions Reduction National Program has selected UPS for an award of $473,939 to reduce particulate matter generated by diesel engines at the company's WorldportSM global all-points air hub.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.83 for the fourth quarter, a 22% decline from the $1.07 adjusted diluted earnings per share for the same period last year. On a reported basis, diluted earnings per share were $0.25 and a loss of $2.52 for the fourth quarters of 2008 and 2007, respectively.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, today released its annual list of "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality."In 2009, 260 companies were awarded this distinction for their employment policies and practices that include LGBT workers. A complete list of the honored businesses is available online: www.hrc.org/placestowork.
Counting down to the season-opening Daytona 500 on Feb. 15, UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced further details of its 2009 NASCAR campaign.
UPS Survey Takes Pulse of Small Business Owners
Amid a steady stream of grim economic news, a large majority of small-business owners are optimistic about their company's financial future, according to two nationwide surveys sponsored by UPS (NYSE: UPS).
The UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. Expand to 6,000 Worldwide Locations Shipping and Business Services Retail Chain Committed to Future Growth
In 1980, Mail Boxes Etc., Inc. (MBE) opened its first location in southern California. Nearly 30 years later, The UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. network has expanded to 6,000 locations worldwide, a milestone that underscores the chain's status as the world's largest and fastest-growing shipping and business services outlet.
Gray to Succeed Winestock in Directing UPS's U.S. Operations
Jim Winestock, a 40-year veteran of UPS (NYSE:UPS) who for the past four years has overseen all package operations in the United States, will retire in February. He will be succeeded as the senior vice president of U.S. operations by Myron Gray, currently the head of UPS's regional operations in Canada and all of Latin America.