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  • UPS acquires international i-parcel

    October 8, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, Ga.–UPS has acquired U.S.-based international e-commerce enabler and logistics company i-parcel, LLC. The acquisition complements UPS’s international cross-border logistics capabilities from the U.S. and U.K., to over 100 countries.  “UPS continues to look ahead to the expanding worldwide demands

  • UPS doubles carbon intensity goal for 2020

    July 30, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, Ga.– UPS released its 12th annual Sustainability Report announcing that in addition to reducing overall carbon emissions in 2013, the company also met its 2016 goal of reducing its air and ground fleet’s carbon intensity by 10 percent three

  • E-Commerce drives UPS 2Q shipments up 7.2%

    July 29, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, Ga.– E-commerce shipping in the US and strong international export growth are contributing to a 7.2% increase in global package shipments for UPS, the company announced. US domestic revenue increased 5.2% to $8.7 billion. Daily package volume improved 7.4%,

  • UPS to adopt new level of sustainability reporting

    July 17, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, Ga.– UPS will release its 2013 sustainability report based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)’s new G4 reporting guidelines at the “Comprehensive in accordance” option and with GRI’s “Materiality Matters” check on July 30, 2014. With the release of

  • UPS Expands Memphis Facility

    June 26, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.–Construction recently began to expand by one-third the UPS package distribution facility on Swinnea Road in Memphis. The project will add approximately 140,000 square feet of building space bringing the total to more than 430,000 square feet at an

  • UPS releases statement on European Commission’s decision blocking TNT acquisition

    May 7, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, Ga.–The European Commission (EC) has published the summary of its 2013 decision to block the acquisition of TNT Express N.V. by United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS). The EC’s analysis recognized that 95 per cent of the combined UPS and

  • Weather impacts first quarter results for UPS

    April 24, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, Ga.– UPS has reported in its first quarter results that its International Daily Volume jumped 7.9% on strong Europe growth. E-commerce has driven robust demand in the US. for lightweight solutions, the company noted. Weather also impacted UPS’ results

  • UPS granted special permit for electronic reporting of hazmat

    March 6, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    WASHINGTON, D.C.–UPS will begin to transmit hazardous material information electronically, by phone, or fax starting June 1, 2014. This new method of communicating “shipping paper” information, authorized by the US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA)

  • UPS invests in propane for US delivery fleet

    March 5, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, ga.–UPS said it will purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations. The investment in propane vehicles and infrastructure is approximately $70 million, the company announced in a release.  The propane

  • UPS appears on “2014 most valuable global brands” list

    February 25, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, Ga.–Brand Finance has named UPS to its Brandirectory list of 500 most valuable global brands in 2014. Ranking No. 48 this year, the Atlanta-based company inched a step higher over 2013, when the company ranked No. 49. According to

  • UPS applauuds streamlining of export/import process

    February 20, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    WASHINGTON, DC–UPS said it applauds US President Obama on taking decisive action to reduce a major barrier to US exports. By completing the International Trade Data System (ITDS), the processing and approval times for US businesses that export American-made goods

  • UPS purchases UK Healthcare logistics innovator

    February 11, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, Ga. and LONDON, UK–UPS has purchased U.K.-based Polar Speed, provider of temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical supply chain solutions in the U.K. The acquisition further strengthens UPS’s healthcare network across Europe, the company announced. Polar Speed is recognized for its commitment to