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UPS To Acquire Coyote Logistics

07.31.15 | US

UPS to acquire technology-driven, non-asset based truckload freight brokerage, adding to portfolio with complementary revenue and operational synergies

Transaction Highlights

  • UPS announces agreement to acquire Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion
  • Expands portfolio, adding large scale non-asset based full-truckload (FTL) and transportation management services
  • Provides growth opportunities for UPS from high growth truck freight market expansion, Coyote organic growth, customer cross-selling
  • Synergies for UPS backhaul utilization and purchased transportation
  • Leadership continuity: CEO Jeff Silver, an industry veteran, will continue to lead Coyote, as a UPS subsidiary
  • Coyote employees, expertise, systems and culture to be supported
  • Accretive to earnings in 2016
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UPS Applauds Passage Of Legislative Language To Tax All Fuels Equally

07.30.15 | US

Provision in short-term highway bill extension will end disparity in the way some alternative fuels are taxed

UPS® (NYSE:UPS), a leading global logistics provider, applauds the U.S. Congress for passing legislative language in today’s short-term highway extension equalizing the federal excise tax for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and propane with their counterparts, diesel and gasoline. This federal tax disparity for LNG and propane is perhaps the greatest disincentive to converting large commercial trucking fleets to run on alternative fuels.

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How Cellphones Are Solving Hunger

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:30:13 GMT

How WFP is solving hunger one survey at a time. M.J. Altman | World Food Program USA Do you ever wonder how WFP determines which communities worldwide are suffering from chronic hunger—and how best to help them? The answer is an acroynym: VAM, which stands for “Vulnerability and Mapping.” WFP’s VAM unit utilizes advanced technology like geographic information […]

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