Global Study Reveals Online Shoppers Want More Flexibility
- Mobile Is a Catalyst to Omnichannel Shopping and Retailers Should Address Technology Limitations
- Online Shoppers Want Alternate Delivery Location and More Payment Options
- Free Shipping Increasingly Important Along With Greater Emphasis on Free Returns
UPS Accelerates Use of Routing Optimization Software to Reduce 100 Million Miles Driven
UPS ORION to Be Deployed to 70% of U.S. Routes in 2015; Delivers Significant Sustainability Benefits
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today revealed that its groundbreaking ORION routing system is expected to reduce by 100 million miles annually the distance driven by its drivers, when fully implemented in 2016. The company is accelerating its implementation to complete all planned U.S. routes in 2016. The deployment will result in a 100,000 metric ton reduction in CO2 emissions, equivalent to taking 21,000 passenger cars off the road for a year, according to the Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator.
UPS Named Climate Leadership Award Winner by EPA
Company Recognized for Beating Its Climate Goal
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized UPS® (NYSE: UPS) with one of its Climate Leadership Awards for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The awards acknowledge the voluntary work organizations do to build resilience to climate change.
Elite UPS Driver Group Grows to More Than 7,800
1,445 Join "Circle of Honor" For Driving Safely For 25 Years; Orlando's Ginny Odom Is First Female Driver To Reach 40 years Without An Accident
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the induction of 1,445 drivers into its elite "Circle of Honor," raising to 7,878 the number of drivers who have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more.