UPS today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned UPS as a leader in the May 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Providers, Worldwide (3PL). Gartner defines a Leader as those that “execute well against their current vision and are well positioned for tomorrow.
UPS is one of only 16 companies that meet Gartner's criteria based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
The Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluates third-party logistics providers’ ability to be a global preferred provider. This year marks the 3rd consecutive year UPS has made it into the quadrant. In April 2015, UPS was also recognized as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America. Global 3PL providers are placed in one of four quadrants within the market: niche players, visionaries, challengers or leaders.
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UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. UPS was awarded America’s Best Customer Service company for Shipping and Delivery services by Newsweek magazine; Fortune magazine’s Most Valuable Brand in Transportation; and top rankings on the JUST 100 list for social responsibility, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, and the Harris Poll Reputation Quotient, among other prestigious rankings and awards. The company can be found on the web at ups.com or pressroom.ups.com and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com. The company’s sustainability eNewsletter, UPS Horizons, can be found at ups.com/sustainabilitynewsletter . To get UPS news direct, follow @UPS_News on Twitter.
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