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How to Keep Drivers Happy

Since fleet drivers spend most of their workdays on the road, they may feel more detached from their companies. Managers can help drivers feel more connected by offering opportunities for them to communicate their opinions, participate in company discussions, and take part in incentive programs.

Polar Vortex Chills Fleet Activity

The polar vortex storm that brought South Pole temperatures to the Midwest drastically reduced commercial fleet activity in the Chicago area and caused UPS and the U.S. Postal Service to suspend parcel and mail deliveries in several other states.

UPS Testing Cargo eBikes in Seattle

When it comes to last-mile delivery, UPS isn’t limiting its Rolling Laboratory fleet to trucks. To address growing traffic congestion and air quality concerns in Seattle, UPS is deploying a downtown delivery pilot project using pedal-assist cargo eBikes and customized, modular trailers.

Why Large Fleets Resist Electric Vehicles

Higher-revenue companies with vehicle fleets listed three major barriers that are keeping them from more widely adopting battery-electric vehicles even though they have identified an appetite for the benefits that go with them, according to a new survey from UPS and GreenBiz.

Tesla Takes the Long Road

Naysayers scoffed at Elon Musk's claims that the Tesla Semi Truck would be capable of some long-haul runs, but the company is already showing it to investors across the country. Did the tech guru just prove them wrong?

Teamsters Leadership Approves UPS Labor Deals

The Teamsters Union leadership has voted to approve a labor deal with UPS that includes raises and benefit increases for company drivers and reflects the surging demand for delivery services.

UPS Analytics Tool Streamlines Package Delivery

UPS will implement a new predictive analytics tool later this year designed to analyze details about its logistics network in order to meet the demands of e-commerce shopping and competition from FedEx and Amazon, and better manage its fleet.