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UPS has broken barriers throughout its 100+ years as a leader in global commerce. Take a look at how the UPS story has unfolded.

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UPS In The News

Connected World - UPS Drives Fleets Forward with Sustainability

08.11.16 | US

As of this month, UPS has reached its goal of driving 1 billion miles with its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet.

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BBC News - David Abney: The UPS boss who rose from the bottom rung

08.11.16 | US

When David Abney got a part-time job for United Parcel Service (UPS) so he could afford to take his childhood sweetheart out on dates, little did he know that he would go on to become the giant company's boss.

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David Abney

Macro-economic forces led by advancing technology, globalization and e-commerce are transforming the world and our business. We will meet the challenges they present and connect a global community, as UPS has for more than a century, with innovation, investment and the talents of our people.

David Abney

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UPS also ranked No. 8 on the top warehousing list, No. 10 on the top dedicated contract carriers list, No.15 for the top ocean freight forwarders, and fourth on the list of top air freight forwarders. Coyote Logistics, which UPS acquired in 2015, ranked No. 5 on the list of top freight brokerage firms.