United Parcel Service Inc.
55 Glenlake Parkway NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
United States - Map
Web Site: http://www.ups.com
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.
Founded: August 28, 1907, in Seattle, Wash., USA
World Headquarters: Atlanta, Ga., USA
World Wide Web Address: www.ups.com
Chairman & CEO: Michael L. Eskew
2005 Revenue: $42.6 billion
Employees: 407,200 Worldwide (348,400 U.S.; 58,800 International)
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)
UPS.com: 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
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.
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