Please note the Press Releases displayed are from selected regions and do not represent all UPS Press Releases around the globe.
Richmond, VA, US (1 Press Release)
Purchase supports enterprise's sustainability goals
UPS Freight® (NYSE: UPS), one of the nation's largest heavy freight carriers, announced today the addition of 64 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tractors to its fleet. The tractors, which are based in Harrisburg, Pa., join UPS's worldwide fleet of more than 2,500 natural gas vehicles.
Mississagua, ON, CA (2 Press Releases)
« UPS félicite les gouvernements du Canada et des États Unis pour la récente conclusion d’une entente de précontrôle des voyageurs et des marchandises circulant entre le Canada et les États Unis dans le cadre du plan d’action Par-delà la frontière. Cette initiative, qui favorise la prospérité des deux pays puisqu’elle permettra aux voyageurs et aux marchandises de traverser la frontière plus facilement, devrait se traduire par une amélioration de l’activité commerciale et économique des deux côtés de la frontière.
"UPS applauds the Canadian and U.S. governments for reaching the recently announced pre-clearance agreement for travellers and goods moving between the Canada-U.S. border via all modes of transport, as part of the Beyond the Border Agreement. This initiative supports the economic health of our two countries as it will permit people and goods to move more efficiently across our shared border, allowing for greater trade and economic activity that will be of mutual benefit to both nations.
Washington, US (1 Press Release)
UPS CEO David Abney Urges Quick Passage to Seize Upcoming Opportunities
UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, commends Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Ron Wyden as well as Chairman Paul Ryan on the introduction of "The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015," Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, that will break down barriers to trade and help to open the door to new markets for consumers and businesses, large and small.
New York, US (1 Press Release)
The Wall Street Journal today launched a new digital news product, WSJ Logistics Report, which will delve into one of the most dynamic sectors in business today.
México, D.F., MX (3 Press Releases)
Los servicios de carga, aduana, distribución, almacenamiento y flete por contrato de la compañía en Norteamérica obtienen el primer lugar
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) fue clasificada en el lugar No. 1 en la lista de las 50 Mejores Compañías de Logística del periódico Transport Topics, publicada el pasado 14 de abril. Esta es la sexta vez en los últimos 10 años que UPS recibe el primer lugar.
San Diego, US (2 Press Releases)
Small Biz Salute campaign recognizes small business owners and offers networking and support opportunities
As an extension of its commitment to the small business community, The UPS Store® today announced the launch of its Small Biz Salute campaign, which celebrates small business owners nationwide during National Small Business Week.
Survey reveals concerns of small business owners; The UPS Store® offers guidance on "How to Start a Business While Working Full-Time"
Starting a small business can be intimidating. According to survey results released today by The UPS Store of people who own or who have dreamed of owning a small business, starting that business comes in second in terms of the "scariest life-changing" events that they may face, just behind concerns about retirement savings. In fact, starting a small business ranks scarier than getting a divorce, becoming a parent for the first time, or moving to a new city. The survey, conducted with over 1,700 general consumers and small business owners nationwide, also reveals that when it comes to launching a small business, mentors are an important resource in helping up-and-coming entrepreneurs overcome fears and obstacles.
Atlanta, US (18 Press Releases)
New Agreement with Clean Energy Will Help Grow Market for Use of Methane Gas from Landfills as Fuel
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase renewable natural gas (RNG) for its delivery vehicle fleet from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE). The deal signifies UPS's plan to significantly expand its use of renewable natural gas for its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The company has a goal of driving one billion miles using its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017.
Annual rankings recognize global companies for sustainability, employee relations and philanthropic excellence
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that the company has been named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens." The program audits and ranks Russell 1000 companies across seven corporate and social responsibility initiatives, including environmental activity, climate change, human rights, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy and financial performance.
Steve Leffin to Retire After More Than 30 Years at UPS
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced that Edward Rogers will become the company's new Global Director of Sustainability, effective immediately. Rogers succeeds Steve Leffin who helped create UPS's sustainability strategy and led a number of successful initiatives during his seven years guiding UPS's Sustainability group globally. During this period, the company became one of the first U.S. companies to meet the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 framework at the comprehensive level, exemplifying its leadership in reporting transparency and credibility.
Near Real-Time Service Performance Reporting Technology Takes Customer Service to the Next Level
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced its Near Real-Time Service Performance Reporting (NRT) solution ranked first on the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
Company Working with Partner Organizations to Provide Critical Relief Supplies, Assess Ongoing Recovery Needs
The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced an initial commitment of $500,000 (US) to aid in response and recovery efforts following the devastating earthquake on April 25 in Nepal. The UPS Foundation will contribute a combination of cash and in-kind support to enable the provision of urgent relief supplies as well as potential on-the-ground logistics support for long-term recovery needs.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced Richard Peretz, 53 has been named Chief Financial Officer, replacing Kurt Kuehn, 60, who has elected to retire after 38 years with the company. Kuehn will continue his existing duties while ensuring a smooth transition of responsibilities to Peretz. The appointment of Peretz is effective July 1, 2015.
Users can track packages and send packages directly to alternate delivery locations via mobile device
The UPS Mobile™ App for Apple iPhone® and Android™ devices is now available to businesses and consumers in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. The app has been a successful tool helping businesses and online shoppers manage their shipments and deliveries since 2011 in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Technologies under evaluation to help solve complex logistics challenges
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced its participation in a multi-state study on the use of drones for humanitarian disaster relief operations.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) will announce its 2015 first quarter results on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Eastern Time.
UPS Relief Link Aid Distribution Video Wins Film Festival Award
A mini-documentary highlighting how its Relief Link program has fostered more efficient aid distribution at two African refugee camps earned The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), a win in the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship's (BCCCC) "Corporate Citizenship Film Festival." The annual festival, held as part of the International Corporate Citizenship Conference April 19-21 in Austin, Texas, showcases the good works of companies in areas such as healthcare access, volunteerism, community involvement, sustainable practices and youth movement.
Company's North American freight, brokerage, forwarding, warehousing and dedicated contract carriage earns top spot
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) is ranked No. 1 on Transport Topics' Top 50 Logistics Companies in a listing due out today. This marks the sixth time in the last 10 years UPS has landed the top spot.
UPS Capital®, a subsidiary of UPS® (NYSE:UPS), which provides supply chain financial, insurance and payment services, announced the launch of its new website, www.upscapital.com. The new website gives visitors the opportunity to discover more information about all of the facets that the company and its affiliates have to offer, including Cargo Insurance, Flexible Parcel Insurance, Global Asset-Based Lending and Merchant Services. The website also highlights UPS Capital products and services for specific industries, including healthcare, high tech, industrial manufacturing, retail, automotive and professional services.
Pieces Autographed by NCAA Coaches Auctioned to Fight Cancer
United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS), the official logistics provider of the NCAA, launched 'Courts for a Cause' - an ambitious program combining UPS's logistical strength and a nation of fervent collegiate basketball fans to raise funds to fight cancer during the men's and women's NCAA Final Four® Tournaments.
Plans to deploy 1,400 CNG tractors and delivery vehicles
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced plans to build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations to support the purchase and planned deployment of 1,400 new CNG vehicles over the next year. Twelve of the CNG stations will be in new natural gas vehicle deployment areas, and three will replace existing CNG stations with more robust, higher capacity equipment.
Program with UNHCR enables faster and more accurate distribution of supplies to refugee camps
The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced the launch of the UPS Relief Link program to help improve the lives of displaced refugees around the world through optimized distribution and tracking of critical supplies in crisis-affected areas.
UPS is pleased that the Supreme Court rejected the argument that UPS's pregnancy-neutral policy was inherently discriminatory. Instead, the Supreme Court adopted a new standard for evaluating pregnancy discrimination claims without ruling for either party, and sent the case back to the lower courts for further consideration under the new standard. We are confident that those courts will find that UPS did not discriminate against Ms. Young under this newly announced standard.
|05/05/15||US||UPS Becomes Nation's Largest User of Renewable Natural Gas in Shipping Industry|
|05/04/15||US||The UPS Store Launches Small Biz Salute Campaign in Celebration of Small Business Week|
|05/01/15||US||UPS Named a Top Corporate Citizen by CR Magazine|
|05/01/15||US||UPS Appoints Edward Rogers Global Director of Sustainability|
|04/30/15||US||UPS Innovations Win Gold at Edison Awards|
|04/30/15||US||UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors|
|04/30/15||US||Wall Street Journal Launches 'WSJ Logistics Report'|
|04/29/15||US||UPS Achieves No. 1 Ranking on 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100|
|04/29/15||US||UPS Commits $500,000 and Logistics Expertise in Support of Nepal Earthquake Recovery|
|04/28/15||US||UPS Appoints Richard Peretz Chief Financial Officer as Kuehn Announces Retirement|
|04/28/15||US||UPS 1Q Earnings Per Share Up 14 Percent|
|04/28/15||MX||Las ganancias por acción de UPS aumentan 14% en el primer trimestre|
|04/27/15||MX||UPS No. 1 en la lista de las 50 Mejores Compañías de Logística|
|04/22/15||US||UPS Mobile App Now Available in 16 Countries|
|04/21/15||MX||UPS lanza en México una aplicación móvil|
|04/21/15||US||UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response|
|04/20/15||US||UPS to Release 1st Quarter Results on Tuesday, April 28, 2015|
|04/20/15||US||The UPS Foundation Honored by Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship for Global Philanthropic Efforts|
|04/16/15||US||UPS Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority|
|04/14/15||US||UPS Ranked No. 1 in Top 50 Logistics Listing|
|04/02/15||US||UPS Capital Showcases Supply Chain Financial, Insurance and Payment Services with New Website|
|04/02/15||US||UPS Unveils Courts for a Cause Autographed Replica Courts at Men's and Women's NCAA Final Four|
|04/01/15||US||UPS Building Additional 15 CNG Fueling Stations and Increasing CNG Fleet|
|03/26/15||US||The UPS Foundation Links Advanced Tracking Technology with Global Humanitarian Relief Efforts|
|03/25/15||US||UPS Statement on Supreme Court Decision|
|03/18/15||CA||Déclaration d'UPS à propos de l'entente de précontrôle entre le Canada et les États-Unis|
|03/18/15||CA||Statement from UPS on the Canada-U.S. Pre-Clearance Agreement|
|03/18/15||US||To Overcome Fears of Starting a New Business, Mentorship is an Important Key|