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UPS Enhances Driver Safety With Virtual Reality

UPS will start training student delivery drivers to spot and identify road hazards using Virtual Reality headsets that vividly simulate the experience of driving on city streets while teaching a more memorable classroom lesson.

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UPS will start training student delivery drivers to spot and identify road hazards using Virtual Reality headsets that vividly simulate the experience of driving on city streets while teaching a more memorable classroom lesson. (August 17, 2017)

UPS this week introduced a new online offering-set to debut on August 14 in the United States and August 28 in 43 other countries-that enables e-commerce merchants to customize return shipments according to their policy. (August 09, 2017)

With a focus on providing customers and shippers in more than 200 markets and 150 currencies the ability to leverage a secure, digital platform to conduct and perform B2B (business-to-business) transactions protected by licensed escrow, UPS Capital, a financial services subsidiary of UPS, announced a new offering today through a collaboration with cross-border payments company Payoneer. (August 07, 2017)

Like its biggest competitor, UPS, did in June, FedEx yesterday rolled out a peak, or holiday season, surcharge. FedEx said that it will not apply residential Holiday Season surcharges, save for packages that need additional handling, are oversized, or unauthorized. (August 04, 2017)

Pricing and adjusting networks to meet expected volume gains are key for the duopoly. (August 02, 2017)

Quarterly revenue for the Atlanta-based transportation and logistics bellwether at $15.7 billion was up 7.7% annually, and earnings per share at $1.58 was up 11% compared to last year and ahead of Wall Street estimates of $1.46. Operating profit was up 8.7% at $2.2 billion. (July 27, 2017)

UPS executive offers up thoughts on e-commerce, delivery trends, and meeting customer expectations. (July 11, 2017)

CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses two stocks that could benefit big time from Amazon's Prime Day sales - FedEx and UPS. (July 11, 2017)

Companies must adapt amid rapid change fueled chiefly by millennials and a shift to e-marketplaces; a surge of purchases coming directly from manufacturers and e-marketplaces, bypassing distributors. (June 21, 2017)

Take a deep dive into the minds of the 1,500 U.S. industrial products buyers UPS surveyed for their third Industrial Buying Dynamics study, the study’s white paper examines the major forces shaping industrial distribution today. (June 21, 2017)

UPS today announced a new peak charge applicable during selected weeks in November and December 2017 for U.S. Residential, Large Packages and packages Over Maximum Limits. (June 19, 2017)

During certain weeks in November and December this year, shippers and consumers need to prepare to pay a little more for deliveries handled by UPS in the form of a new peak shipping charge. (June 19, 2017)

The 2017 UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™ study, conducted by comScore, provides insights into online shoppers’ behaviors and preferences, results are categorized into three areas; constants, emergers, and movers. (June 09, 2017)

Nearly half of avid U.S. online shoppers bought items from international retailers, demonstrating the need for retailers to offer more personalized services as a way to compete against lower prices, according to the sixth annual UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™ study. (June 09, 2017)

UPS said this week it has opened up a new, 76,000 square-foot, Bogtota, Colombia-based healthcare facility, which is geared towards helping pharmaceutical, biopharma, and medical device companies with their global supply chains for expansion into and intra-transport and export from Latin America. (June 06, 2017)










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