August 19, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service has begun delivering bottled water, fresh fish, and electronics in New York City as it begins a shift toward same-day delivery to compete with FedEx, UPS, and Amazon.com.
Tags: USPS, Delivery Fleets, FedEx, UPS
July 31, 2015 - Industry News
UPS announced it's buying Coyote Logistics, a non-asset-based truckload freight brokerage company, giving it a major presence in the U.S. truckload brokerage market.
Tags: UPS, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions
July 29, 2015 - Industry News
Thirteen large corporations have signed the White House's American Business Act on Climate Pledge, with companies such as UPS, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo using "greener" fleets to help meet carbon footprint goals.
Tags: UPS, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, White House, President Obama, Emissions Reduction, Carbon Footprint, Alternative Fuels
July 28, 2015 - Industry News
Trucking and parcel delivery giant UPS reported a huge increase in its second quarter profit – 170% – despite a slight drop in revenue.
Tags: Economy, UPS, UPS Freight, Fleet Earnings
April 28, 2015 - Industry News
Profit for package delivery and trucking giant UPS Inc. increased 12.6% in the first quarter from the same time in 2014.
Tags: UPS, Earnings, UPS Freight, LTL
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
Depending on how you look at it, parcel and trucking giant UPS either saw its fourth quarter profit fall a little or a lot compared to a year earlier, thanks to expenses incurred avoiding the previous year's holiday delivery delays.
Tags: UPS, Earnings, UPS Freight
January 23, 2015 - Industry News
Trucking and parcel delivery giant UPS on Friday announced it expects fourth quarter 2014 earnings to be lower that earlier forecast.
Tags: UPS, Earnings, Delivery Fleets
December 29, 2014 - Industry News
UPS expects to transport more than 4 million return packages in the United States by the end of the first full week of January, the company announced.
Tags: UPS, Consumer Spending, Consumer Sentiment, Shipping Service
November 14, 2014 - Industry News
The trucking, parcel and logistics service provider expects earnings per share to increase next year by 10% to 15% from 2014 to between $5.45 to $5.70.
Tags: UPS, Earnings
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
With 56 days left until Christmas UPS is expecting to set another record this holiday season in terms of the number of packages it will deliver.
Tags: UPS, Freight, FedEx, Holiday Driving
October 24, 2014 - Industry News
Higher package volume and growth in distribution and UPS Freight business led UPS Inc. to an upswing in third-quarter earnings compared to a year ago.
October 21, 2014 - Industry News
They will increase an average of 4.9% for UPS Freight along with the company’s ground, air and international operations for shipments within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.
Tags: UPS, UPS Freight, Freight Rates, FedEx, FedEx Freight
July 29, 2014 - Industry News
Profit for package delivery and trucking giant UPS tumbled in the second quarter due to retirement liabilities for some union employees.
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
Package delivery giant UPS on Tuesday said beginning December 29, in the United States, dimensional weight will be used to calculate the billable weight of a shipment on all UPS Ground services and UPS Standard to Canada packages.
Tags: UPS, Freight Rates
June 7, 2014 - Industry News
Abney began his UPS career in 1974 as a part-time package loader. Over the course of his 40-year career, he held various operational positions including a five-year stint as president of UPS International.
April 24, 2014 - Industry News
Parcel delivery and trucking giant UPS has reported a lower first quarter profit despite higher revenue, while another major less-than-truckload player hit a record.
Tags: UPS, Old Dominion Freight Line, Earnings, UPS Freight
The Teamsters Union has rolled over on the desires of some of its members, overriding earlier votes that continued to delay a new national contract with parcel carrier UPS.
Tags: Drivers, UPS, Teamsters, UPS Freight, Labor Unions
January 30, 2014 - Industry News
Trucking, parcel and logistics giant UPS increased profit in the final quarter of the year and for all of 2013.
January 21, 2014 - Industry News
Parcel and trucking company UPS has offered a glimpse of its fourth quarter and 2013 earnings ahead of releasing its full report on Jan. 30.
January 7, 2014 - Industry News
Teamster local union leaders representing UPS Freight workers across the country have endorsed a new tentative national agreement.
Tags: Drivers, UPS, Teamsters, UPS Freight
December 26, 2013 - Industry News
Package delivery giants UPS and FedEx may wind up getting a lump of coal in their stocking next Christmas after failing to delivery many shipments in time for this year’s holiday.
Tags: UPS, FedEx, Delivery Fleet, Holiday Driving
December 20, 2013 - Industry News
After rejecting an earlier contract, Teamsters Union members at less-than-truckload carrier UPS Freight are set to vote next month on a new labor agreement.
Tags: UPS, Teamsters, UPS Freight
December 11, 2013 - Industry News
Teamster Union members at UPS parcel delivery business are moving closer bit-by-bit when it comes to approving a new contract.
November 21, 2013 - Industry News
Effective Dec 30 UPS’ published rates for its services will increase. For package shipments, ground services and accessorial rates will increase an average net 4.9%.
Tags: UPS, USPS, Freight Rates, FedEx
September 9, 2013 - Industry News
Balloting is set to begin soon for Teamsters Union members at UPS to revote on seven supplemental agreements that were turned back when a national master agreement was approved earlier this summer.
Tags: UPS, Teamsters
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