UPS Freight Announces 2013 Rate Adjustment

UPS Freight®, one of the nation’s largest heavy freight carriers, announced today a general rate increase of 5.9 percent for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The rate adjustment will take effect on June 10, 2013, and applies to minimum charge, less-than-truckload (LTL) and truckload (TL) rates, and accessorial charges. Customers will be able to view and […]

UPS Officially Opens Hangzhou Healthcare Facility As Part Of Global Expansion

Brings Best Practices, Industry-leading Technologies, Innovative Solutions and Expertise to Customers in China Hangzhou, China, May 30, 2013 – UPS officially opened its new healthcare facility in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, a move that represents a significant expansion of its Asia healthcare distribution network. The state-of-the-art facility has industry-leading technology to maintain product safety and integrity and is designed to offer […]

UPS Mobilizes Its Disaster Relief Program To Support Oklahoma Recovery Efforts

Collaborates with Key Relief Organizations and Pledges Cash and In-Kind Support  Atlanta, May 22, 2013 – UPS announced a coordinated plan with its key disaster relief partners that will provide urgent relief as well as strategic support for the long-term recovery efforts needed in Moore, Oklahoma, as well as Cleburne and Shawnee, following the devastation caused by the tornadoes that struck […]

UPS 767 Fleet to Get New Look

UPS Debuts New Winglets to 767 Aircraft to Save Fuel and Reduce Emissions Louisville, May 07, 2013 – UPS has unveiled a new look for its flagship Boeing 767 fleet by adding winglets as a part of its sustainability efforts to save fuel and reduce emissions These wingtip devices, which are arrow-shaped surfaces attached to the tip of each wing, enhance […]

UPS Board Announces Quarterly Dividend

Atlanta, May 02, 2013 – The UPS Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.62 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares. The dividend is payable May 29, 2013, to shareowners of record on May 13, 2013. Earlier this year, the UPS Board increased the regular quarterly dividend by nearly 9% to the current […]

UPS Joins the Masters as International Partner Beginning in 2014

UPS Expands Its Global Golf Sponsorship Atlanta, April 30, 2013 – Today, it was announced by Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, that UPS (NYSE: UPS) will become an International Partner of the Masters Tournament, beginning at the event in 2014. “UPS’s association with the Masters represents a logical extension to our evolving international presence […]

E-Commerce Lifts UPS 1Q Earnings

Strong January Boosts U.S. Domestic Profit Growth; Reaffirms Full Year Guidance Atlanta, April 25, 2013 – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced first quarter 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.04. The quarter benefited from a stronger than expected post-holiday season in January as UPS e-commerce solutions resonated with customers. In the U.S. Domestic segment, daily package volume grew 4.4% and […]

UPS, Teamsters Agree on New Five-Year Contracts

New Accords Cover Small Package and Freight Groups Atlanta, April 25, 2013 – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Teamsters) on two, new five-year contracts in the small package and freight business units. The tentative contracts, which must be presented to the UPS Teamster-represented employees for ratification, were concluded […]

UPS Ramps Up Natural Gas Investment

Plans to operate 700 new LNG vehicles across 10 states Atlanta, April 23, 2013 – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the accelerated growth of its alternative vehicle fleet with plans to purchase approximately 700 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles and to build four refueling stations by the end of 2014. Once completed, the LNG private fleet will be one of the […]

UPS Expands Expedited Ocean Freight Services, Global Reach

UPS adds Preferred LCL lanes between Western Europe and the U.S. to help importers balance speed and cost Atlanta, March 26, 2013 – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the expansion of its Preferred Less-Than-Container Load (PLCL) expedited ocean freight service to include Western Europe. The move highlights UPS’s competitive advantage in providing customers new options to move goods quickly, yet economically. […]