October 27, 2016
At a time when many trucking companies are reporting lower third quarter profits, two report slight gains – but they remain the exception rather than the rule.
October 11, 2016
The vehicles feature a 2-cylinder engine and E-GENTM chassis and deliver approximately four times the fuel economy of a gasoline powered vehicle.
September 27, 2016
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.
September 20, 2016
Forward Air Corp. has become the latest trucking operation to lower expectations ahead of releasing its next earnings report.
September 15, 2016
The slide in the price of diesel fuel over the past two years has complicated the decision to switch to alternative fuels for many fleets. But is cheap oil even the real issue?
UPS has been awarded two Department of Energy grants that will enable the company to conduct research aimed at reducing emissions and revolutionizing the charging process for electric trucks.
August 2, 2016
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.
July 29, 2016
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.
July 13, 2016
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.
June 30, 2016
UPS has 90,000 trucks, tractors and package cars around the world is known for its push to adopt alternative fuels and powertrains, which run “green miles.” But the greenest miles are the ones you never run, says the giant parcel carrier.
June 20, 2016
With a new twist engineered by giant United Parcel Service and the tiny Cincinnati-based Workhorse Group, once a Navistar property, the electric hybrid is looking better than it has in quite some time.
May 13, 2016
The American Transportation Research Institute has appointed UPS Freight President Rich McArdle to the board of the nonprofit research organization.
May 10, 2016
UPS is expanding its San Antonio, Texas, package processing facility in a move that will add 150 more delivery vehicles and 40 Class 8 tractors powered by compressed natural gas (CNG).
May 3, 2016
UPS has extended the range and improved the fuel economy of 125 of its hybrid-electric delivery trucks, the logistics company announced.
April 28, 2016
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.
March 18, 2016
UPS has awarded a contract to TruStar Energy to build and maintain 12 new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations for the delivery company, TruStar has announced.
March 15, 2016
UPS plans to invest $100 million in its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet, adding 12 new compressed natural gas fueling stations and 380 CNG trucks.
February 25, 2016
UPS has announced 1,613 drivers have joined the ranks of its elite “Circle of Honor,” raising to 8,703 the number of drivers who have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more.
February 23, 2016
UPS purchased 125 new technology hybrid-electric delivery trucks manufactured by Workhorse Group Inc., as part of a broader program to deploy electric-powered vehicles with greater range and performance.
February 2, 2016
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.
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