September 27, 2016 - Industry News
UPS staged a mock delivery of urgently needed medicine from Beverly, Mass., to Children’s Island using a drone delivery system it is testing with CyPhy Works.
Tags: UPS, Delivery Fleets, Commercial Drones, Drones
September 20, 2016 - Industry News
Forward Air Corp. has become the latest trucking operation to lower expectations ahead of releasing its next earnings report.
Tags: UPS, Old Dominion Freight Line, Forward Air, UPS Freight, Freight Rates, FedEx, FedEx Freight, Fleet Earnings
August 2, 2016 - Industry News
UPS has achieved its goal of driving 1 billion miles with its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet one year earlier than planned, the global delivery company announced.
Tags: UPS, Alternative Fuels, Fleet Sustainability, Delivery Fleets
July 29, 2016 - Industry News
The week wrapped up with more fleets reporting their second-quarter earnings. Like many that have already advised, profits for three were lower, while the largest trucking company in the nation and another a few years ago that was on the brink of extinction showed improvements.
Tags: Economy, UPS, ABF, YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight, Saia, UPS Freight, Universal Truckload, ArcBest Corp., Fleet Earnings, Universal Logistics Holdings
July 13, 2016 - Industry News
Pat Thomas, current American Trucking Associations chairman and senior vice president for state government affairs at UPS, has been named the 17th recipient of the J.R. “Bob” Halladay Award.
Tags: UPS, ATA, Leadership, Awards
May 13, 2016 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute has appointed UPS Freight President Rich McArdle to the board of the nonprofit research organization.
Tags: ATRI, People, UPS
April 28, 2016 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Another day, another raft of earnings reports on Thursday from the nation’s publicly owned trucking companies. Continuing a trend this first quarter, the companies' numbers are as varied as the services they offer.
Tags: Economy, UPS, Old Dominion Freight Line, Earnings, UPS Freight, Universal Truckload, Fleet Earnings, YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight
February 2, 2016 - Industry News
UPS Inc. reported its profit skyrocketed in the fourth quarter of the year, totaling $1.33 billion compared to $453 million a year earlier as the company also beat an earnings forecast. USA Truck and Ryder also saw higher profits.
Tags: Economy, UPS, Ryder System, USA Truck, UPS Freight, Fleet Earnings
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
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