Quantcast

Latest United Parcel Service Stories

2014-08-20 08:20:33

Multi-Million Dollar Investment Supports New Jobs and Expands UPS Operations in Canada MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - UPS(®) (NYSE:UPS) today announced it will be expanding its Canadian network by opening three operation centres in British Columbia (BC) - Kamloops, Nanaimo and Comox, as well expanding its centre in Kelowna. UPS pickup and delivery services for its customers in Kamloops began today, replacing its current agent. The expansion will further enhance UPS's...

2014-08-13 08:21:21

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the first anniversary of the fatal crash of United Parcel Service Flight 1354, UPS pilots are calling for an end to the carve-out of all-cargo airline operators from FAR Part 117, the new pilot rest and operating rules enacted by Congress. On August 14th, 2013, at 4:47 AM CDT, UPS Flight 1354 crashed on approach to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, killing Captain Cerea Beal, Jr. and First Officer...

2014-06-25 08:21:24

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Philippines Express Delivery and Logistics Market Outlook to 2017 - Maturing Market Sustained Surging E-Commerce Activityhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/freight/philippines_express_delivery_logistics_market_outlook_2017_maturing_market_sustained_surging_e_commerce_activity.html EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe report titled 'Philippines Express Delivery and Logistics Market Outlook to 2017...

2014-06-23 12:26:40

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today announced two new members will join the Census Scientific Advisory Committee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Kenneth Simonson -- the Associated General Contractors of America's chief economist -- and Jack Levis -- the director of process management at United Parcel Service -- will join other subject-matter experts in advising the Census Bureau director on a wide range of...

2014-06-06 12:21:02

Long-Term Strategy and Leadership Continuity Cited ATLANTA, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The UPS (NYSE:UPS) Board of Directors today announced that it has named David Abney, currently the company's Chief Operating Officer, as its new Chief Executive Officer and appointed him to the Board of Directors. Scott Davis, 62, who has served as the company's Chairman of the Board and CEO since 2008, will retire from UPS and will assume the role of non-executive Chairman. Both moves are effective...

2014-03-21 08:22:42

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX), United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS), Bristow Group Inc.(NYSE:BRS), Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX), and Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE:MIC). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings...

2014-03-17 16:28:33

Electronic Cigarette Giant Aiming to Become Fastest Shipper in the Industry TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes, one of the world's fastest-growing manufacturers of electronic cigarettes and accessories, is proud to announce its new partnership with United Parcel Service (UPS). This alliance allows for unprecedented, low-priced, 2(nd) Day Air Shipping, furthering White Cloud's commitment to providing the highest-quality shipping and...

2014-01-09 23:23:58

Significant growth in the price of air cargo transportation services has hampered shippers' buying power during the past three years; while demand rose sharply early in the period and helped boost price, the high rate of price growth mainly stems from rising fuel costs. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Air Cargo Transportation Services to its growing collection of procurement...

2013-12-27 12:22:35

NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearette Electronic Cigarette Company has announced their deal with UPS (United Parcel Service) for volume pricing on shipments throughout the United States and abroad. United Parcel Service, in the Air Delivery & Freight Services industry, provides services throughout the United States and abroad. UPS was founded in 1907 and has grown to operations in approximately 220 countries and territories using 101,000 package cars, vans, tractors,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'