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United Parcel Service Inc.
55 Glenlake Parkway NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
United States - Map
Phone: 404-828-6000
Fax: 404-828-7666
Web Site:

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), a package delivery company, provides specialized transportation and logistics services in the United States and internationally. It offers a range of supply chain solutions, such as freight forwarding, customs brokerage, fulfillment, returns, financial transactions, and repairs. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. The U.S. Domestic Package segment’s operations include the delivery of letters, documents, and packages in the United States. It also offers customized package distribution solutions. The International Package segment delivers international shipments to approximately 200 countries and territories worldwide. It offers a portfolio of import, export, and domestic services; and customs clearance service. The Supply Chain and Freight segment provides forwarding services and logistics services, including supply chain design and management, freight distribution, and customs brokerage services. It also offers various less-than-truckload and truckload services in North America, as well as consulting and professional services. In addition, this segment provides electronic services, which include various UPS online solutions that support automated shipping and tracking. United Parcel Service also offers financial services that provide customers with short- and long-term financing, secured lending, working capital, government guaranteed lending, letters of credit, global trade financing, credit cards, and equipment leasing. As of December 31, 2005, the company operated a ground fleet of approximately 98,000 package cars, vans, tractors, and motorcycles, as well as utilized approximately 600 airplanes. United Parcel Service was founded by James E. Casey in 1907 as American Messenger Company. It changed its name to Merchants Parcel Delivery in 1913 and to United Parcel Service, Inc. in 1919. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Worldwide Facts

Founded: August 28, 1907, in Seattle, Wash., USA

World Headquarters: Atlanta, Ga., USA

World Wide Web Address:

Chairman & CEO: Michael L. Eskew

2005 Revenue: $42.6 billion

Employees: 407,200 Worldwide (348,400 U.S.; 58,800 International)

Package Operations
2005 Revenue: $36.6 billion

2005 Delivery Volume: 3.75 billion packages and documents

Daily Delivery Volume: 14.8 million packages and documents

Daily U.S. Air Volume: 2.2 million packages and documents

Daily International Volume: 1.5 million packages and documents

Service Area: More than 200 countries and territories; every address in North America and Europe

Customers: 7.9 million daily (1.8 million pick-up, 6.1 million delivery) Average 10 million daily on-line tracking requests

Retail Access: The UPS Store®, 4,400; Mail Boxes Etc.®, 1,300; UPS Customer Centers, 1,000; Authorized outlets, 17,000; UPS Drop Boxes, 40,000

Operating Facilities: 1,788

Delivery Fleet: 91,700 package cars, vans, tractors, motorcycles

UPS Jet Aircraft Fleet: 268; 9th largest airline in the world

Chartered Aircraft: 309

Daily Flight Segments: Domestic - 1,071; International - 767

Airports Served: Domestic - 400; International - 377

Air Hubs:

United States: Louisville, Ky. (Main US Air Hub); Philadelphia, Pa.; Dallas, Texas; Ontario, Calif.; Rockford, Ill.; Columbia, S.C.; Hartford, Conn.
Europe: Cologne/Bonn, Germany
Asia Pacific: Taipei, Taiwan; Pampanga, Philippines; Hong Kong; Singapore
Latin America and Caribbean: Miami, Fla., USA
Canada: Hamilton, Ontario

Supply Chain and Freight
2005 Revenue: $6 billion

UPS Supply Chain Solutions
Key Services: Logistics and distribution; transportation and freight (air, sea, ground, rail); freight forwarding; international trade management, and customs brokerage.

Specialty Services: Service parts logistics; technical repair and configuration; supply chain design and planning; returns management; urgent parts delivery.

Facilities: 1,000+ facilities in more than 120 countries; 35 million sq. ft.

UPS Freight
Key services: Leading provider of less-than-truckload services coast-to-coast.

Delivery fleet: 6,700 tractors; 22,100 trailers

Facilities: 200+ service centers

For more information, contact: UPS Public Relations 404-828-7123

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#127   You need to get Clinton to do some 24jg 09/27/16 06:30:41 PM
#126   Sure Post is UPSs cheap way to ship popeyemag 09/27/16 07:17:17 AM
#125   I happen to be a UPS driver that 24jg 09/17/16 09:09:58 PM
#124   Thank God for a dividend. Enough said popeyemag 08/01/16 10:19:20 PM
#123   UPS just reported nice profits and revenues. A bar1080 07/29/16 09:25:25 AM
#122   UPS is a growing company along with FedEx DSternberger 07/09/16 10:37:00 AM
#121   Should be called USPS prime day. UPS popeyemag 07/08/16 05:06:01 PM
#120   What's making this soar? MikeBK205 07/08/16 12:56:51 PM
#119   No. Because Amazon will need to put hubs DSternberger 07/02/16 08:39:55 PM
#118   I hope Amazon doesn't put them out of MikeBK205 06/23/16 11:13:02 AM
#117   Neither Snow nor Rain: A History of the DSternberger 05/24/16 12:19:43 AM
#116   United Parcel Service, Inc.Starts Drone Delivery Service In venturecapp 05/09/16 02:04:28 PM
#115   Wow UPS hit an artery or something MikeBK205 05/05/16 03:57:59 PM
#114   Okay. Thank you for the Victoria's Secret catalog. DSternberger 05/04/16 05:51:49 PM
#113   Failed on pension plan? You may want popeyemag 05/04/16 01:37:17 PM
#112   Sorry for me working for a company that popeyemag 05/04/16 01:03:34 PM
#111   USPS failed to deliver on their pension plans. DSternberger 05/04/16 01:00:55 PM
#110   USPS is nonprofit. They're making money hand popeyemag 05/04/16 12:56:46 PM
#109   USPS uses sure post. UPS let's them do DSternberger 05/04/16 12:55:10 PM
#108   Again you're wrong. USPS is currently delivering popeyemag 05/04/16 12:51:39 PM
#107   My money is on Amazon. I really hope DSternberger 05/04/16 12:38:03 PM
#106   Plenty of UPS stories online also. It popeyemag 05/04/16 12:28:16 PM
#105   Today's news! USPS worker sentenced to 15 years DSternberger 05/03/16 08:11:29 AM
#104   Any chance you get visit a local branch popeyemag 05/02/16 04:17:39 PM
#103   USPS obsolete. I bought a shredder just for DSternberger 05/02/16 03:40:42 PM
#102   Rates went down only because UPS raked the popeyemag 05/02/16 03:40:05 PM
#101   Once again an outsider with no clue. popeyemag 05/02/16 03:35:13 PM
#100   USPS lowered their stamps for first time in DSternberger 05/02/16 01:58:10 PM
#99   Can't handle what? I do an average popeyemag 05/02/16 01:56:03 PM
#98   UPS rates went down. USPS rates went up DSternberger 05/01/16 10:15:48 PM
#97   Finally back over $100/share. I considered selling UPS bar1080 03/04/16 10:57:19 PM
#95   "Will United Parcel Service Raise Its Dividend in 2016?" bar1080 02/16/16 10:23:45 PM
#94   I'd be content as well if I was him. tpizzazz24 08/26/15 06:53:15 AM
#93   I'd be content as well if I was him. tpizzazz24 08/26/15 06:53:15 AM
#92   Ran into a mid-level UPS exec today. He bar1080 08/08/15 09:21:13 PM
#91   My 2017 $105 calls have swung from almost ChuckD-MSB 07/31/15 03:02:22 PM
#90   Ups is squiring a company for 1.8b. Just prof81 07/31/15 10:49:34 AM
#89   Sold my 2017 $95 calls @ $8.50 ChuckD-MSB 07/28/15 11:00:16 AM
#88   smile. ChuckD-MSB 07/28/15 09:40:53 AM
#87   It's a beat. stocksstockstocks 07/28/15 09:34:21 AM
#86   Work for USPS. Amazon testing us for popeyemag 07/15/15 11:47:46 AM
#85   $UPS Chart – Bullish move above EMA’s 4 ospreyeye 07/10/15 03:05:29 PM
#84   Added 5 more of the $105 calls at $3.90 ChuckD-MSB 06/30/15 03:59:00 PM
#83   Bought 5 of the 2017 $95 calls at $8.15 ChuckD-MSB 06/30/15 02:51:32 PM
#82   I added a couple more of the 2017 ChuckD-MSB 06/29/15 04:30:13 PM
#81   UPS has had a nice run the last ChuckD-MSB 05/15/15 03:45:13 PM
#80   More Smiles!! ChuckD-MSB 05/15/15 03:43:27 PM
#79   Smile!! :-) ChuckD-MSB 04/28/15 11:41:22 AM
#78   They are one of my worst performers at ChuckD-MSB 04/13/15 02:33:06 AM
#77   UPS is my worst performing stock lately which bar1080 04/12/15 11:50:05 AM