Weather Impacts UPS 1Q Results
- U.S. Domestic Daily Volume Increases 4.2%
- International Operating Profit Climbs 12%
- International Daily Volume Jumps 7.9% on Strong Europe Growth
- E-commerce Drives Robust Demand in the U.S. for Lightweight Solutions
- Generates Free Cash Flow of $1.9 Billion
UPS Increases its Joining Forces Hiring Commitment to 50,000
13,000 veterans hired to-date, 18,000 employee volunteer service hours delivered to veterans groups
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today plans to hire 50,000 veterans by the end of 2018. The total doubles the company's original five-year hiring pledge made last year as part of the Obama Administration's Joining Forces initiative. In 2013, UPS hired 13,000 veterans, an increase of more than 30 percent from the prior year.
UPS Boosts Capacity In Three Key North American Markets
Expansions cater to retail, industrial manufacturing and healthcare customers
UPS (NYSE: UPS), driven by strong demand from customers in the retail, manufacturing and healthcare industries, today announced facility enhancements in three key North American markets. The expanded locations include Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Hebron, Ky.; and Mira Loma, Calif.
The UPS Foundation Invests More Than $9 Million In Grants And Support For Global Community Safety
Foundation awards grants to 24 nonprofit organizations to support global humanitarian relief and road safety
Today, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will donate more than $9 million toward community safety initiatives focused on enhancing disaster response, recovery, and emergency preparedness through enhanced technology infrastructure and road safety initiatives. To underscore the importance of humanitarian supply chain capabilities, UPS will deploy UPS Relief LinkTM, humanitarian supply chain solutions that strengthen the tracking of critical relief supplies. UPS is working with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR) to provide better visibility of the journey of urgently needed items through the last mile of delivery to refugees.