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UPS Secret is Out – Testing Self-Driving Tractor Trailors  Material Handling & Logistics

UPS is working with TuSimple, an autonomous driving company to determine whether the vehicles can improve *service* and efficiency.


UPS invests in self-driving trucks, reveals it's already been using them  ABC News

The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow. UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, ...


UPS is piloting driverless delivery  Chain Store Age

Some consumers in Arizona have been receiving UPS packages courtesy of autonomous vehicles. UPS is testing self-driving tractor trailer trucks from ...


At UPS, Brian Newman to Succeed Richard Peretz as CFO  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] UPS Inc. announced PepsiCo executive Brian Newman will succeed Chief Financial Officer ...


UPS Invests in Amazon-Powered Self-Driving Trucks Hauling USPS Mail  EcommerceBytes

Remember when we told you in May that the US Postal *Service* was testing driverless trucks to cart mail between Arizona and Texas? UPS is investing in the ...


5 reasons why UPS will finally deliver outperformance for investors  MarketWatch

The shipper's stock has lagged behind the S&P 500 for several years, though that's about to change fast.


UPS invests in autonomous trucking company TuSimple, tests self-driving tractor trailers  Green Car Congress

UPS' venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment in autonomous driving company TuSimple (earlier post). Together, both companies ...


China Ups Brazil Soybean Imports, Rebuffing US Crops  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] China is stepping up its soybean buying in Brazil as growers in Argentina continue to hoard and ...


Bond agencies lower UPS debt ratings, urging cash flow prudence as pension obligations loom  FreightWaves

Two bond rating agencies downgrade UPS debt, urging caution in how it allocates free cash flows.


Amazon beware: FedEx and UPS have a plan to compete on the weekend  Fox Business

FedEx and UPS are turning to lower-paid workers on the weekend in order to keep up with Amazon.


UPS Stock Soars On Earnings Beat, Gives Transports A Lift  Investor's Business Daily

UPS stock soared nearly 8% after United Parcel *Service* (UPS) delivered an upside earnings surprise, giving ETFs that track transportation stocks a lift. X.


UPS Stock Falls After Getting Cut by a Formerly Bullish Analyst  Barron's

United Parcel *Service* stock has been on a tear since reporting second-quarter earnings last week. Now an analyst at Stifel thinks it is time to step to the sidelines ...


ART ups the game of PH's transport and logistics industry as it unveils the Shacman X3000  INQUIRER.net

All Range Trucks (ART) took front and center at the Transport and Logistics Philippines expo held August 15-17, 2019 at the World Trade Center. A company ...


UPS Ventures invests in autonomous driving company TuSimple  Engineer Live

UPS has said its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment in autonomous driving company TuSimple. Together, both companies are ...


Today's Pick-Up: Goodies Coming From Transport Santa; Raise The Financial Roof For Inland Waterways  Benzinga

Good day: There are two immutable laws about federal transportation spending bills. First, they are bipartisan. Second, they have lots of goodies for special ...


UPS follow Amazon steps with investment in autonomous trucking company  Tamebay

UPS are following Amazon logistics footsteps with a “minority” investment in an autonomous trucking company, TuSimple as they currently trialling.


Amazon accelerates hiring for Amazon Air as it looks to sidestep UPS and FedEx  Thinknum Media

Amazon Air, Amazon's ($NASDAQ:AMZN) nascent air-cargo business that looks to sidestep industry stalwarts FedEx ($NYSE:FDX) and UPS Airlines ...


UPS® Healthcare Webinar Explores Innovations Impacting Hospital And Lab Logistics  Yahoo Finance

Drones and emerging technologies, lab site selection to improve turnaround times, and improving the clinician/lab tech experience will be among the topics ...


Why Shares of UPS Jumped in July  Yahoo Finance

Shares of United Parcel *Service* (NYSE: UPS) climbed 15.7% in July, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Most of the gain occurred ...


Analyzing United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) & BEST (NYSE:BEST)  Mayfield Recorder

United Parcel *Service* (NYSE:UPS) and BEST (NYSE:BEST) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two ...


UPS to Launch Drone Delivery Service - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

UPS is setting up a new subsidiary, UPS Flight Forward, and has applied to FAA for full drone delivery certification to expand its U.S. delivery services.


Case activity for Tex-Mex Transport Inc. vs UPS Ground Freight Inc. on Aug. 2  Southeast Texas Record

The Harris County Civil Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Tex-Mex Transport Inc. against UPS Ground Freight Inc. on Aug. 2:


FedEx Freight's Scott Woodrome Repeats as NTDC Grand Champion  Transport Topics Online

PITTSBURGH — Scott Woodrome of FedEx Freight has been crowned Bendix Grand Champion at the National Truck Driving Championships for the second ...


UPS forms subsidiary and applies for FAA Part 135 certification to operate drone delivery unit  Green Car Congress

UPS has applied to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Part 135 certification to operate commercial drone flights in the UPS network under a ...


Eurobike devoted to start-ups  endurancebusiness.com

With a dedicated area, day, academy and award – leading bike industry show Eurobike is strengthening networking links to start-ups.


ATSG adds four leases to UPS amid Q2 loss  Flightglobal

Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) reports a loss of $26 million for the second quarter, while reinforcing that new aircraft leases to UPS underscore that its ...


Cathay Pacific replaces chief executive as China ups pressure over protests  The Irish Times

Carrier was rebuked by China for staff involvement in the anti-Beijing protests.


ATSG now expects to redeliver six 767-300BDSFs to Amazon, four to UPS in 2019  Cargo Facts

Today, along with its 2Q19 earnings, Ohio-based Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) revealed plans to accelerate placements of freighter-converted ...


Blockchain in Transport Alliance Works to Modernize Bills of Lading  Heavy Duty Trucking

The Blockchain in Transport Alliance has elected Richard Greening of The DDC Group Co-Chair of its newly founded Bill of Lading Working Group.


UPS Cites Winter Weather for 1Q Earnings Downturn  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. said difficult weather including heavy snow, extremely cold temperatures and spring flooding impacted its first-quarter 2019 earnings when the ...


BNEF ups forecast for global investment in stationary energy storage, sees majority of capacity likely to be grid-scale  Green Car Congress

Energy storage installations around the world will multiply exponentially, from a modest 9GW/17GWh deployed as of 2018 to 1095GW/2850GWh by 2040, ...


UPS's 'Next Day Air' Service Does Not Connote Air Transport  Metropolitan News-Enterprise

No liability attaches to United Parcel *Service* in charging customers extra for “Next Day Air” when packages are actually transported by truck, the Ninth U.S. ...


UPS to transport an estimated 89 million flowers this Valentine's Day  DC Velocity

Temperature-controlled trucks, aircraft and warehouses help millions of blooms crisscross the globe this week.


UPS Seeks FMCSA Exemption From 2020 Driving Instructor Requirements  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] UPS Inc. has requested an exemption from a federal regulatory requirement that its driver training ...


MTA foul-ups led to extensive delays and budget overruns in crucial subway upgrades, new comptroller report sa  New York Daily News

MTA officials were slower than an F train at rush hour when it came to upgrading the signal system on the No. 7 subway line, according to a report released ...


UPS Warns Freight Customers as Possible Strike Looms  Transport Topics Online

UPS to Wind Down Freight Pickups With Strike Looming.


Uber Freight Improves Portal and App Experience for Carriers  Heavy Duty Trucking

Uber Freight announced a new web portal and redesigned app that aims to streamline the booking experience for carriers of all sizes.


AlphaCode awards R16m to eight fintech start-ups  ITWeb

Eight high-potential fintech start-ups have been awarded R2 million each in entrepreneurial packages by the AlphaCode Incubate initiative. The start-ups each ...


Cover-ups, lies ‘a systemic cancer’ in world of oilpatch health and safety breaches: whistleblowers  Global News

The words may not have been explicit, but oilpatch contractor Matthew Linnitt says he read between the lines: lie on official documents about an incident that ...


Amazon is rapidly expanding its air fleet to handle more of its own shipping  CNBC

Amazon aims to compete with FedEx and UPS in the logistics and shipping industry. That's what analysts told CNBC after Amazon Air recently expanded to ...


UPS Exceeds Expectations With Strong 4Q Earnings  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations, the package delivery company reported Jan. 31.


UPS is using drones to transport medical supplies between hospitals  CNBC

UPS said Tuesday it is rolling out a new drone delivery *service* for medical samples in an effort to improve the efficiency of hospitals around the world.


Financial Comparison: United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) & BEST (NYSE:BEST)  Mayfield Recorder

BEST (NYSE:BEST) and United Parcel *Service* (NYSE:UPS) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two ...


'It's heaps cheaper': The rise and rise of the car sharing economy  Sydney Morning Herald

Jeremy Lawrence and his wife Alyson were at the forefront of the car sharing revolution that swept across Germany more than a decade ago. While public ...


FedEx, UPS Strive to Automate Loading and Unloading Trucks  Transport Topics Online

As FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. beef up automation to keep pace with surging e-commerce and a potential threat from Amazon.com, they've been stumped at a ...


UPS Expects To Transport 89 Million Flowers For Valentines Day  eSellerCafe

We might be in a digital age, but, when it comes to the year's sweetest holiday, an emoji-filled text just won't do. That's why UPS is gearing up its global logistics ...


UPS Purchases $18.3 Million in Property in Massachusetts  Transport Topics Online

United Parcel *Service* has purchased properties in Shrewsbury, Mass., and Grafton, Mass., for $18.3 million as it considers whether to build a $200 million ...


UPS Signs Biggest Renewable Gas Deal With Clean Energy Fuels  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. has agreed to buy the equivalent of 170 million gallons of renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. over the next seven years in what the ...


UPS Sees Payoff From $20 Billion Tech Bet, but Investors Remain Wary  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. is counting on algorithms you can't see to prove that investors were wrong to doubt its three-year, $20 billion technological makeover. It's all part of ...


Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Amazon, USPS, UPS, FedEx  Transport Topics Online

Here are holiday shipping schedules for Amazon, FedEx, the United States Postal *Service* and UPS.


Global Third-Party Logistics Market 2019 – CEVA Logistics, DB Schenker, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Deutsche Post DHL – All  All Industry News

The market research report of the global “Third-Party Logistics Market” is a fundamental study carried out by the experts with a perspective of the global market.


Normalcy Returning to Jammu & Kargil, Says Govt; Kashmir Remains Peaceful  News18

Jammu: Life was gradually returning to normal in Jammu region on Saturday, where prohibitory orders were lifted in five districts and curfew was relaxed in two ...


UPS Expands Keyless Apartment-Building Entry That Started in NYC  Transport Topics Online

United Parcel *Service* Inc. is expanding a keyless-entry system for package deliveries at apartment buildings after a successful test in New York and San ...


UPS, FedEx stocks drop to pace transport losers after Morgan Stanley highlights Amazon Air risk  MarketWatch

Shares of United Parcel *Service* Inc. sank 4.8% and FedEx Corp. dropped 4.7% in morning trade Tuesday, to lead all 20 of the Dow Jones Transportation...


Teamsters Ratify Five-Year Contract With UPS  Transport Topics Online

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has ratified a new five-year contract with UPS Inc. for the company's estimated 255000 drivers and other employees ...


Federal Framework on Autonomous Vehicles Policy Essential, UPS Executive Says  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Nationwide policy for autonomous cars and trucks has the potential of facilitating the flow of freight while improving safety, according to a ...


UPS CEO David Abney Earns Horatio Alger Award  Transport Topics Online

The night before he was scheduled to announce his selection as CEO of UPS a few years ago, David Abney telephoned his daughter Valerie to break the news ...


Amazon Is Gearing Up to Challenge FedEx and UPS  The Motley Fool

New investments in air cargo transport companies point to development of its own third-party carrier *service*.


Forget UPS: Here's Who's Really at Risk as Amazon Expands Its Shipping Reach  Yahoo Finance

While much of the attention is focused on last-mile delivery, it's the companies behind the scene that are most at risk.


Top 100 | UPS Inc.  Transport Topics Online

UPS Package Operations (air and ground package delivery). UPS Supply Chain Solutions (transportation management, air, ocean, rail and ground freight ...


Supreme Court Rejects UPS Appeal That Postal Service Should Raise Delivery Rates  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. Supreme Court turned away a UPS Inc. appeal that aimed to force the U.S. Postal *Service* to raise its prices for delivering packages.


UPS Reports Strong Revenue Growth, Higher Profits in 3Q  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. reported strong revenue growth and higher profits in the third quarter, despite international headwinds from currency valuations, rising fuel costs and ...


UPS Holiday Package Returns Hit Peak Before Year End for First Time  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. expected to handle a record 1.5 million returns Dec. 19, ahead of its usual early January peak of 1.3 million. The Atlanta-based shipping company ...


Inxeption, UPS Unveil Platform Integration Tool to Aid Marketing, Distribution  Transport Topics Online

Technology company Inxeption Corp. and UPS Inc. announced the creation of Inxeption Zippy, a platform integration that helps businesses market and distribute ...


Neuron N3 E-Scooters is a smash hit in Brisbane with 10,000 sign ups  techAU

Neuron Mobility is an electric scooter sharing company out of Singapore. After announcing they were coming to Brisbane it seems people love the idea of ...


Drone Delivery Service in US Greenlighted by FAA  DARKDaily.com - Laboratory News

Wing Aviation, a subsidiary of Alphabet, Google's parent company, received FAA Air Carrier Certification to operate a drone delivery *service* in the US.


UPS partners with Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates to deliver the gift of life  WLKY Louisville

Louisville-based UPS delivered 5.2 billion packages and documents in 2018—and some of those deliveries included human organs and tissues.


Amazon makes clear it's now competing with shippers such as FedEx and UPS in its annual filing  CNBC

The new language shows how Amazon's growing shipping and delivery services are no longer just a small part of its business — and that it should be ...


UPS Drones Are Now Moving Blood Samples Over North Carolina  WIRED

The FAA's first sanctioned, revenue-generating drone delivery *service* involves speeding up the movement of blood and tissue samples.


FedEx still No. 1 among cargo airlines while UPS falls, industry report says  The Commercial Appeal

FedEx is still the top cargo airliner, while rival UPS dropped a notch, per a new report. Two airlines flying for Amazon Air also made the rankings.


UPS Freight Resumes Operations After Workers Approve Contract, Avoid Strike  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have approved a new five-year contract, averting a strike by 11600 UPS freight workers as the ...


UPS Freight President Rich McArdle Optimistic Infrastructure Bill Will Advance  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and the current divided Congress create an opportunity for advancing a long-term infrastructure policy measure in ...


UPS teams up with drone startup to deliver medical samples at North Carolina hospital  Healthcare Dive

UPS is teaming up with drone technology company Matternet to deliver medical samples autonomously across the Raleigh, North Carolina, campus of ...


UPS Announces Hiring Blitz for Holiday Shipping Season  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. plans to hire as many as 40,000 seasonal employees nationwide when it holds a one-day hiring blitz, the package delivery giant announced Oct. 15.


UPS is shipping how many roses for Valentine's Day? (PHOTOS)  Louisville Business First

Love isn't the only thing that's in the air for Valentine's Day. United Parcel *Service* Inc. says it will ship 89 million flowers for the holiday this year. That's up from ...


Amazon loses contract with FedEx Express as delivery competition heats up  The Verge

FedEx has decided not to renew one of its shipping contracts with Amazon amid increased competition between the two companies, according to CNBC.


Don Daseke Steps Down as CEO of Daseke - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

Don Daseke will retire from his roles as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the flatbed company he founded, effective immediately.


UPS' New Automated Sorting Facility in Atlanta Is Up and Running  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — UPS Inc. is looking to the future with its new Southeast Metro Automated Routing Terminal. The $400 million complex sits on 321 acres in an ...


UPS Hiring 100000 for Holiday Shipping Season  Transport Topics Online

UPS announced that it is hiring about 100000 temporary workers for the holiday shipping season.


Despite talk of budding rivalry, Amazon and UPS may find they’re stuck with each other  FreightWaves

Will UPS take a harder pricing line on Amazon now that FedEx is gone from the air express picture?


UPS, Walmart Find Electric Vehicles Offer Benefits, Opportunities  Transport Topics Online

OAKLAND, Calif. — Representatives from UPS Inc. and Walmart Inc., two of the country's largest fleets, said electric vehicles can provide environmental, ...


UPS Chairman Talks Drones at EWC 2019  DARKDaily.com - Laboratory News

David Abney, Chairman and CEO, UPS, speaks at 2019 Executive War College on drone delivery program with Matternet transporting clinical laboratory ...


UPS Buys In to Autonomous Big-Rig Delivery Startup TuSimple  Car and Driver

Autonomous-truck startup TuSimple is transporting the mail in big rigs on 1000-mile routes across the American Southwest.


Report: UPS is in the process of entering the United States home health services market  Logistics Management

According to the report, UPS is currently preparing to test a U.S. services in which it will dispatch nurses to vaccinate adults in their homes (it was not stated what ...


UPS, Seattle to Launch eBike Downtown Delivery Program  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced Oct. 25 the parcel delivery company will begin a pilot project aimed at reducing congestion downtown and ...


Report: UPS plans to test new service to deliver vaccines in patients' homes  FierceHealthcare

UPS is preparing to test a *service* in the U.S. later this year that would send nurses to vaccinate adults in their homes, Reuters reported on Thursday. While UPS ...


UPS, Teamsters Finalize New Five-Year Labor Contract  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. and an estimated 255000 members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are now working under a new five-year agreement that brings labor ...


Amazon Gives FedEx and UPS More Reasons to Worry  Bloomberg

The company's interest in transportation and logistics hints at grander ambition.


UPS deploys resources for natural disaster aid in Midwest, East Africa: 'People are dying'  Atlanta Business Chronicle

UPS is pushing awareness for the ongoing struggles stemming from the weather-related destruction in the Midwest and East Africa.


UPS to increase use of RNG  DC Velocity

UPS makes largest purchase of renewable natural gas in the U.S.; will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 1 million metric tons over the next seven ...


Wall Street commentary on Amazon creating problems for UPS and FedEx may be overblown  Logistics Management

Wall Street analysts continue to indicate or suggest that the Seattle-based e-tailer titan Amazon raises significant risks for the parcel duopoly of UPS and FedEx, ...


UPS, flight dispatchers reach impasse, union says  Louisville Business First

Unionized aircraft dispatchers say they've reached an impasse in negotiations with United Parcel *Service* Inc. The two sides have been engaged in federally ...


Parcel Pro Launches Partnership with MJSA NYSE:UPS  GlobeNewswire

ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --. High-value shipments get end-to-end protection through Parcel Pro solutions; Secure shipping meeting ...


Transportation enables Loop's circularity  Packaging World

A collaboration between UPS and TerraCycle results in the creation of a reusable shipper, the Loop Tote, optimized to flow smoothly through UPS's...


Paccar Reaches Milestone With MX Engine  Transport Topics Online

Paccar Inc.'s engine plant in Columbus, Miss., reached a milestone recently by producing its 200,000th MX engine for the North American market. Paccar MX-13 ...


UPS and FedEx plunge on Amazon Air fears  CNN

Forget about drones and armies of people driving Amazon trucks. One big Wall Street firm thinks Amazon's plan to build up its air freight delivery *service* may be ...


UPS partners with Matternet to transport medical samples via drone across hospital campus  Parcel and Postal Technology International

UPS has announced a groundbreaking new logistics *service* to deliver medical samples via unmanned drones through a collaboration with Matternet, a leader ...


UPS launching drone delivery of medical samples with WakeMed  FierceHealthcare

The numerous planned daily revenue flights of the drone-based transport system will allow medical professionals to secure drone containers with medical ...


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