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February 20, 2013 - United Parcel Service Inc. added 1,283 drivers to its "Circle of Honor," which recognizes the package shipper’s drivers for stellar driving safety records.
January 3, 2013 - Online shopping seems like a straightforward process: hunt down the perfect item, trudge through the checkout pipeline and await a package's inevitable arrival. The trip between a warehouse and your doorstep, however, involves meticulous organization on a massive scale.
January 3, 2013 - UPS's new algorithm can plot routes more efficiently than drivers. Just try convincing the drivers of that.
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April 24, 2013 - When a ship's crew in the Bering Sea contracted an intestinal illness in late 2012, United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) flew in medicine by helicopter. It sent $9 million of flu vaccines to Laos, too, keeping them at a constant temperature for five days across 9,000 miles.
February 5, 2013 - United Parcel Service Inc. is expanding its health-care shipping network’s distribution-center space by 15 percent to take advantage of surging demand for prescription drugs and medical supplies.
January 2, 2013 - UPS has launched a new day-definite door-to-door international shipping service for pallets, called UPS Worldwide Express Freight.
April 22, 2013 - The natural gas boom has already upended the American power industry, displacing coal and bringing consumers cheaper electricity.
February 20, 2013 - UPS is fielding a cleaner, "greener" truck this year for trackside deliveries at Nascar racing events.
February 5, 2013 - United Parcel Service announced the rollout of California’s largest electric-vehicle fleet Tuesday morning at its West Sacramento hub.