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September 9, 2015

UPS Adds 125 Hybrid Step Vans

UPS has purchased 125 Workhorse E-Gen gasoline-electric hybrid step vans to reduce operating costs and save fuel, the Atlanta-based parcel delivery company announced. The E-Gen trucks will be replacing gasoline-powered vehicles.

August 26, 2015

UPS Gets 50,000th Paccar MX Engine Installed in a Kenworth

UPS received the milestone 50,000th Paccar MX series engine installed in a Kenworth truck at a ceremony at Kenworth headquarters Wednesday.

August 19, 2015

USPS Begins Same-Day Grocery Delivery

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

July 31, 2015

UPS Buys Coyote Logistics For $1.8 Billion

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.

July 30, 2015

UPS Ramping Up Renewable Diesel Use

UPS has signed agreements with three suppliers for up to 46 million gallons of renewable diesel over the next three years as part of its goal to significantly reduce emissions by 2020.

July 29, 2015

13 Corporations Agree to Reduce Carbon Footprint

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.

July 28, 2015

UPS Second Quarter Profit Skyrockets

Trucking and parcel delivery giant UPS reported a huge increase in its second quarter profit – 170% – despite a slight drop in revenue.

July 22, 2015

UPS Goes Standard With Collision Mitigation Systems

UPS is making collision mitigation technology standard equipment on every new Class 8 tractor the company orders.

May 6, 2015

UPS Rolls Out RNG Fuel Delivery Trucks

United Parcel Service (UPS) will begin using renewable natural gas (RNG) in its fleet of delivery vehicles and tractors after signing a purchasing agreement with Clean Energy Fuels.

April 28, 2015

UPS First Quarter Profit Tops $1 Billion

Profit for package delivery and trucking giant UPS Inc. increased 12.6% in the first quarter from the same time in 2014.

April 14, 2015

UPS Hires TruStar to Install CNG Fueling Stations

TruStar Energy has been contracted to design and build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations for UPS, the fueling infrastructure developer announced.

April 2, 2015

UPS to Deploy 1,400 CNG Vehicles, Fueling

UPS plans to add 1,400 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractors and delivery vehicles in the coming year as well as 15 fueling stations to support them, the Atlanta-based parcel delivery company has announced.

February 26, 2015

UPS Wins EPA’s Climate Leadership Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized UPS with one of its Climate Leadership Awards for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, UPS said. The awards acknowledge the voluntary work organizations do to build resilience to climate change.

February 3, 2015

UPS Fourth Quarter Profit Falls

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.

January 23, 2015

UPS Lowers Financial Expectations

Trucking and parcel delivery giant UPS on Friday announced it expects fourth quarter 2014 earnings to be lower that earlier forecast.

December 29, 2014

UPS Anticipates 4 Million Returns After Holidays

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.

November 14, 2014

UPS Outlines Financial Goals for 2015 and Beyond

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.

November 11, 2014

UPS Sets Aggressive Emissions-Reduction Goals

Reaching its emissions-reduction goals of 10 percent three years early, the parcel delivery fleet has upped its goals to achieve a 20-percent reduction by 2020.

October 29, 2014

UPS Expecting Record Holiday Volume, Up 11%

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.

October 24, 2014

UPS Female Driver First to Reach 4 Million Accident-Free Miles

On Friday, when UPS tractor-trailer driver Ginny Odom completed her usual 650-mile route towing twin 28-foot trailers from Orlando to Unadilla, Ga., and back, she became the first female UPS driver in history to drive 40 years and more than 4 million miles without so much as a fender bender.



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