D. Scott Davis
Delivering a 21st Century Economy: More Trade, Less Debt, New Jobs
Association of Washington Business Policy Summit
Cle Elum, WA
Scott Davis, UPS Chairman and CEO, calls on leaders in Washington DC to back away from the looming fiscal cliff and pass a bipartisan debt reduction plan in early 2013. He says policy uncertainty and lack of free trade is holding back U.S. economic growth. But, he adds, "It's not too late to act."
Where trade crosses borders, armies do not
National Defense Transportation Association Forum
UPS Chairman and CEO, Scott Davis, discussed the need for more global trade to grow jobs in the United States and improve conditions around the world. "Where trade crosses borders millions of people see a better future, and that makes all of us safer."
Class Begins Today
Portland State University Commencement Keynote
Scott Davis, UPS Chairman and CEO, returned to his roots in delivering the commencement keynote speech at his alma mater: Portland State University. He spoke about lessons he learned on his journey from accounting student to leader of a large multi-national business. "I've been the CEO of UPS for four years, and I learn something new every day," he said.
UPS Healthcare Forum Opening Remarks 2011
UPS Healthcare Forum
Scott Davis, chairman and CEO, addressed attendees at the UPS Healthcare Forum in Washington, D.C. Responding to questions from Mike McCurry, principal, Public Strategies Washington, the text is a summary of Davis' perspective on the economy, healthcare reform, and UPS's focus on healthcare.
The State of Global Trade Overview
UPS Executive Forum on Global Trade
Palm Beach, FL
UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis shared his thoughts on the global economy, discussed the importance of exports for the U.S. economy, and answered questions about different parts of the globe.
The Rough Road to an Export Economy
Americas Competitiveness Forum Keynote Luncheon
UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis said exports are the key to the U.S. economic recovery. In his remarks, he discussed barriers in the way of the President's Export Council goal to double U.S. exports in the next five years, and he urged business leaders to "defeat the tyranny of protectionism."
UPS Healthcare Forum Opening Remarks
UPS Healthcare Forum
Scott Davis, chairman and CEO, addressed attendees at the UPS Healthcare Forum in Washington, D.C. Responding to questions from Mike McCurry, principal, Public Strategies Washington, the text is a summary of Davis' perspective on the global economy and UPS's commitment to the healthcare sector.
Why Companies Fail. How Companies Win.
RILA Logistics Conference
Scott Davis, chairman and CEO, addressed members of the Retail Industry Leaders Association at the organization's annual logistics conference. In his remarks, Davis identified four reasons that many companies have failed over the past three years, along with four factors that must be part of the game-winning strategy for any retail company.
Toronto Hub Opening
Toronto Hub Opening
Scott Davis, chairman and CEO, addressed customers, employees, government officials and the media at the dedication ceremonies for the opening of UPS's Toronto Hub package facility. Davis explained how UPS is committed to Canada and that it sees the same kind of possibilities there that the company saw more than 30 years ago when it first began operations in the country.
Thinking Big in the Upturn
APEC SME Summit
Scott Davis, chairman and CEO, addressed attendees of the APEC SME Summit 2009 in Singapore, "Thriving in Turbulent Markets." Davis described what thinking big means in the next wave of global growth, from the perspectives of the current economic and business environment; the market advantages of small and medium sized businesses; and how the economy and these advantages shape where SMEs go from here.
Asia and the World: Finding a New Global Business Model
American Chamber of Commerce
Scott Davis, chairman and CEO, addressed attendees of the Global Leaders Series hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. Davis discussed how creating a better business model for a new global economy comes down to three components - reality, resources and rules.
Manufacturing: Globalization and Trade
The National Summit
Scott Davis, chairman and CEO, participated in The National Summit, sponsored by the Detroit Economic Club, in Detroit. Davis spoke in the Manufacturing: Globalization and Trade Town Hall session, where he discussed the positive force of global trade and the imperative to resist anti-protectionist measures in the U.S.
Davis was joined by fellow panelists Sandy Baruah, Senior Fellow, Council on Competitiveness; Jayson Myers, President, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Association; and Craig Giffi, Principal, Deloitte. The session was moderated by Eric Schurenberg, editor of CBS Moneywatch
Economic Crisis Cannot Justify Trade Restrictions
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Scott Davis, chairman and CEO, addressed attendees of the CEO Leadership Series hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC. In his remarks, Davis stressed that global trade is one of he most important tools we have to help lift the country out of the financial crisis and that current conditions cannot justify trade restrictions.
Right Turn at the Right Time
Town Hall - LA Meeting
Los Angeles, CA
Scott Davis, chairman and CEO of UPS, delivered his address "Right Turn at the Right Time" on the role of reputation in today's business world at TOWN HALL Los Angeles on Thursday, June 12, at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. On corporate reputation, Davis says, "Having a solid reputation, a reservoir of trust with your stakeholders, is a business imperative."
Insights on Leadership Series
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Scott Davis, chairman and chief executive officer, addressed attendees of the Insights on Leadership series hosted by the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta, GA. Davis was interviewed by Chamber President Sam Williams, and he discussed aspects of UPS business and related issues.