UPS To Purchase Two Costa Rican Companies, Boosts Customer Access To Global Markets

UPS announced it will purchase assets and operations of two Costa Rican based companies; small package delivery company Union Pak de Costa Rica, S.A.; and brokerage company SEISA Brokerage. Both companies have long-standing relationships with UPS as Authorized Service Contractors (ASC). Atlanta, September 04, 2013 – The additions will allow UPS to better connect Costa Rica’s expanding economy to regional and […]

The UPS Foundation Donates Over $7 Million To Community Safety Programs

UNICEF and The UPS Foundation partnered to provide emergency aid for Syrian refugees on Sept. 1 Atlanta, September 04, 2013 – On Sunday, September 1, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS, and The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) partnered to airfreight 220,000 pounds of emergency aid to Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to assist displaced Syrian children and families. The […]

UPS Introduces New Data Enhancements To Team Performance Index For 2013 NCAA® Football Season

Weekly Index, Created with Sports Information Leader STATS, Expands to Include “Quality of Opponent” Measurement To Rank Most Efficient Overall Teams in College Football Atlanta, August 26, 2013 – 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 […]

UPS Expands Logistics Reach To Meet Emerging Demand In China

New Facilities in Chengdu and Shanghai Boost Access to Developing Rural and Urban Regions Atlanta, August 13, 2013 – 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 distribution facilities, covering 87 cities. The two new facilities are in addition […]

The UPS Store Makes 3D Printing Accessible to Start-Ups and Small Business Owners

San Diego, July 31, 2013 – 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. A recent poll […]

UPS Reports Reduction Of Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sets 2017 Goal of 1 Billion Alternative Fuel Miles Atlanta, July 25, 2013 – 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 […]

UPS Releases 2nd Quarter Results

Second Half 2013 EPS Growth Expected at 4-13% Atlanta, July 23, 2013 – 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. As previously reported, UPS expects 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per […]

UPS Names Information Technology Expert Rod Adkins To Its Board Of Directors

UPS announced the Board of Directors named Rodney (Rod) C. Adkins, senior vice president of Corporate Strategy at IBM, a company director effective immediately Atlanta, June 28, 2013 – Adkins will serve on the Audit Committee and his appointment expands the UPS board to 13 directors. He will stand for election to a regular one-year term at UPS’s annual shareholders’ meeting […]

UPS Employees Approve National Master Contract

Business As Usual As UPS and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Resolve Remaining Issues Atlanta, June 25, 2013 – 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 […]

Consumers Want Choices and Convenience When Shopping Online

Social and Mobile Integration, Shipping Options and Flexible Returns Drive Brand Loyalty Reston, VA and Atlanta, June 03, 2013 – 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 […]