UPS Pledges Enhanced Education And Skills Training At White House Event

US 07/19/18

Washington, DC

Pledges to provide opportunities for more than 50,000 employees

UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider, pledged at a White House event today, to provide enhanced workforce opportunities to more than 50,000 UPS employees, including access to higher education, apprenticeships, up-skilling and retraining.

“UPS believes professional development is a shared responsibility, with the company ensuring employees are given educational opportunities to prepare for the future,” said David Abney, Chairman and CEO of UPS. “We are proud to stand today with the President and other companies in pledging to make available enhanced training and education programs to our employees.  Our aim is to help them prepare for rewarding positions that meet both their short-term goals and opportunities for life-long careers.”

UPS programs available to its employees include, among others, registered apprenticeships; “Earn and Learn” programs for higher education as well as several community college partnerships; leadership classes and UPS’s next generation driver training program, UPS Integrad®.

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About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at or and its corporate blog can be found at To get UPS news direct, follow @UPS_News on Twitter.


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