UPS To Hire About 95,000 For Holiday Season

09/14/16 Atlanta, GA Seasonal and part-time positions often an entry point to UPS careers Up to 37% of those hired seasonally in 2015 now have permanent jobs with the company UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced today that it expects to hire about 95,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated increase in package volume that will begin in […]

UPS to raise rates 4.9% this month and after Christmas

US 09/01/16 Atlanta, GA UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced U.S. rate changes. Effective December 26, 2016, the UPS U.S. Ground service Daily rate will increase by an average net 4.9 percent. Daily rates for UPS U.S. Air and International services will increase an average net 4.9 percent. UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., […]

UPS Reports Strong Second Quarter Results

Positive Momentum Continues with 2Q EPS up 6% International Achieves 2Q Record as Operating Profit Climbs 11% U.S. Domestic and International Operating Margins Expand Higher International Exports Driven by Express Products Revenue Growth Tempered by Changes in Fuel and Currency Affirms Full-Year 2016 EPS Guidance of $5.70 to $5.90 UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced second-quarter 2016 […]

Video: Amazon Contracts For Its Own Fast Delivery From Distribution Center

June 6, 2016 PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If Amazon.com had its way, every shopper would shop online, and then have that order filled and packaged at fulfillment centers like one in Crafton PA with products to be delivered to your doorstep by Amazon deliverers, instead of the traditional U.S. Postal Service, UPS, or FedEx delivery. “They […]

Wal-Mart testing 2 day shipping subscription service to rival Amazon Prime

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is testing a two-day shipping subscription service and building a regional delivery network as the world’s biggest retailer tries to rival Amazon.com Inc. As part of the project, Wal-Mart will rely on eight massive e-commerce warehouses around the country, the last of which will be built by year’s end. It will also […]

UPS boosts last-mile deliveries instead of paying USPS as earnings rise

United Parcel Service Inc. reported 10% growth in quarterly income, helped by efforts to boost efficiency and lessen its costs delivering online orders to U.S. homes. Residential deliveries, up more than 6% in the quarter, are inherently more costly than shipments to businesses because the packages tend to require more driving and time. UPS has […]

Senator McCaskill questions if USPS is undercharging competitors for “Last Mile” delivery

Thursday, April 21, 2016 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill today questioned the U.S. Postal Service’s pricing for its “last mile” of delivery in rural areas, and why she believes it may be losing money by under-charging competitors such as UPS and Fedex to carry mail to those areas. “I have been on a harangue […]

FedEx Is Again USPS’s Top Supplier For Thirteenth Straight Year at $1.4 Billion

Top U.S. Postal Service Contractors for FY 2015 Husch Blackwell Sanders’ Government Contracts Practice Group today released its list of the top 10 U.S. Postal Service suppliers for fiscal year 2015, compiled from information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. David P. Hendel, a partner in the firm whose practice focuses on postal contracting […]

UPS Invests in same-day delivery company to Boost Last-Mile Capability

Palo Alto, CA—Feb. 24, 2016—Same-day delivery startup Deliv Inc. is getting a funding boost from an unlikely source: United Parcel Service Inc. The company fetches goods from brick-and-mortar retailers to bring them to customers’ homes nearby, one of a crop of such firms hoping to win the day in so-called last-mile delivery, typically the priciest […]

Senator McCaskill questions whether Postal Service is operating efficiently compared to UPS, FedEx

Postal Service in Hot Seat as McCaskill Aims to Protect Rural Delivery for Missourians Senator questions whether Postal Service is operating efficiently compared to UPS, FedEx, has capability for effective rural delivery WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill today demanded answers from the U.S. Postal Service on how it will protect mail delivery for rural […]