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UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight, the facilitation of international trade and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently enable commerce around the globe. UPS is committed to operating more sustainably – for customers, the environment and the communities we serve around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.

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JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018
JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018

1 month ago - JUST Capital and Forbes today released the 2018 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, an annual ranking of the 1,000 largest publicly traded US corporations on the issues Americans care about most, including fair pay and good benefits, customer treatment and privacy, beneficial products, environmental impact, job creation, and community support in the US and abroad, as well as ethical leadership and long-term financial growth.

Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation
Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation

1 month ago - Atlanta may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of sustainability — but perhaps, it should be.

UPS Delivers Wishes And Gives Back This Holiday Season
UPS Delivers Wishes And Gives Back This Holiday Season

2 months ago - November 16, 2018 - UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of its 5th annual

UPS Recognized By EPA With Smartway Excellence Award
UPS Recognized By EPA With Smartway Excellence Award

2 months ago - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) earlier this week presented UPS with a SmartWay Excellence award, which recognizes leading carriers who have made significant contributions to reducing the impact of freight transportation on air quality. “UPS is committed to delivering goods to people in the most sustainable way possible,” said Tamara Barker, chief sustainability officer, vice president of environmental affairs and domestic plant engineering at UPS. “We are honored to be recognized by the EPA for our accomplishments and look forward to continuing our work to create smarter and cleaner communities.”

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UPS Recognized By EPA With SmartWay Excellence Award
UPS Recognized By EPA With SmartWay Excellence Award

2 months ago - ATLANTA, October, 31 2018 /3BL Media/ - The U.S.

UPS Launching First-of-Its-Kind Urban Delivery Solution in Seattle
UPS Launching First-of-Its-Kind Urban Delivery Solution in Seattle

2 months ago - A growing number of forward-thinking companies have set about redesigning urban mobility solutions to meet the needs of modern cities and their citizens — from Lyft committing to providing carbon-neutral ride-sharing nationwide; to the growing popularity of electric bikes and scooters for personal mobility; to Ford’s work on everything from autonomous and connected vehicles to roads, parking and public transit solutions to

The UPS Foundation Expands Its Disaster Relief Network For Hurricane Michael And Indonesia Earthquake Committing $1.5 Million
The UPS Foundation Expands Its Disaster Relief Network For Hurricane Michael And Indonesia Earthquake Committing $1.5 Million

3 months ago - ATLANTA, October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation today announced a $1.5 million commitment to support relief and recovery efforts for the earthquake/tsunami in Indonesia and Hurricane Michael in Florida. Through a combination of cash grants, in-kind transportation movements and technical expertise, The UPS Foundation, in collaboration with its disaster relief partners, will provide urgent relief, as well as support for long-term needs ranging from rebuilding to personal and financial recovery assistance. Last month, The UPS Foundation also committed more than $1 million to assist with Hurricane Florence relief efforts.

UPS/Greenbiz Study Identifies Motivators And Barriers To Electric Fleets
UPS/Greenbiz Study Identifies Motivators And Barriers To Electric Fleets

3 months ago - Attaining environmental benefits and lower cost of ownership are driving more commercial fleets to electrify, according to a

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The UPS Foundation to Award $2.6 Million In Environmental Grants
The UPS Foundation to Award $2.6 Million In Environmental Grants

4 months ago - ATLANTA – The UPS Foundation, which leads global citizenship and philanthropy programs for

The UPS Foundation Mobilizes its Disaster Relief Network and Pledges an Initial $1 Million to Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts
The UPS Foundation Mobilizes its Disaster Relief Network and Pledges an Initial $1 Million to Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

4 months ago - ATLANTA, September 17, 2018 – UPS(NYSE:UPS) today announced a more than $1 million commitment through The UPS Foundation in support of recovery efforts following the devastating flooding, infrastructure damage and utility outages caused by Hurricane Florence.

UPS Assembles 500 Hygiene Kits For Atlanta Homeless Teens Heading Back To School In Fulton County
UPS Assembles 500 Hygiene Kits For Atlanta Homeless Teens Heading Back To School In Fulton County

5 months ago - US 08/02/18, Atlanta, GA -- Next week students enrolled in Fulton County Schools (FCS) will begin the new school year. Unfortunately for homeless Atlanta teens trying to head back to school, purchasing even the most basic items can pose a challenge.

UPS To Test New Electric Vehicle
UPS To Test New Electric Vehicle

5 months ago - Atlanta, GA - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a collaboration with Thor Trucks, Inc. to develop and test a fully-electric class 6 delivery truck in Los Angeles, Calif. The truck is expected to be ready for deployment later this year. UPS continues to work with a range of companies to test and deploy promising alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles that will help it meet its sustainability goals. Electric vehicles, and the charging infrastructure needed to support them, play a critical role in UPS’s vision for its fleet of the future.

Latest UPS Sustainability Report Shares Stories of Innovation and Progress
Latest UPS Sustainability Report Shares Stories of Innovation and Progress

6 months ago - UPS’s 16th annual Sustainability Report highlights the company’s sustainability challenges and accomplishments during 2017, including progress toward its 2020 and 2025 goals in support of the environment, global workforce, and communities around the world. The report also showcases investments in cutting-edge technologies that are advancing UPS’s integrated network to new levels of efficiency and creating tangible sustainability benefits. UPS’s 2017 sustainability highlights include:

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UPS Adds More Than 700 Vehicles To Its Natural Gas Fleet
 UPS Adds More Than 700 Vehicles To Its Natural Gas Fleet

7 months ago - UPS today announced plans to build an additional five compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and add more than 700 new CNG vehicles including 400 semi-tractors and 330 terminal trucks. This $130 million dollar investment in CNG capacity for 2018 builds on previous UPS investments of $100 million dollars in 2016 and $90 million dollars in 2017. UPS will have invested more than $1 billion in alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles and fueling stations from 2008 through 2018.

UPS To Deploy New, State-Of-The-Art Electric Vehicles In London And Paris
UPS To Deploy New, State-Of-The-Art Electric Vehicles In London And Paris

8 months ago - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced that it is working with UK-based technology firm ARRIVAL to develop a state-of-the-art pilot fleet of 35 electric delivery vehicles (EVs) to be trialed in London and Paris. These zero tailpipe emission, lightweight composite vehicles have a battery range of more than 150 miles (240 kilometers), which is significantly higher than other EVs currently in service. The vehicles will also come equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that help to improve safety and reduce driver fatigue. These features, combined with a highly advanced vehicle display provide the driver with an intelligent and connected vehicle.

Driving Sustainable Logistics in Europe
Driving Sustainable Logistics in Europe

8 months ago - Dr. Milos Milenkovic | MIT A hyper-connected network of logistics clusters could play a key role in achieving the European Union’s goal of creating a sustainable, more efficient freight transportation system.An EU-backed research initiative called Clusters 2.0 is laying the groundwork for such a network by developing ways to link freight hubs via the physical internet.

The US Has a Low-Carbon Vehicle Fuel — But It's Being Thrown Away
The US Has a Low-Carbon Vehicle Fuel — But It's Being Thrown Away

8 months ago - The United States generates millions of tons of food scraps; inedible fats, oils and greases; sewage and manure. Some of this organic waste is used for energy or fertilizer, but most of it — around 50 million tons a year — is sent to landfills, incinerated or otherwise left to decompose.

The UPS Foundation Awards $16 Million to Increase Humanitarian Relief, Community Resilience, and Safety Efforts
The UPS Foundation Awards $16 Million to Increase Humanitarian Relief, Community Resilience, and Safety Efforts

9 months ago - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship efforts of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced it is awarding 2018 grants and in-kind support totaling more than $16 million to non-profit, non-governmental organizations and United Nations agencies for humanitarian relief, community resilience and safety programs worldwide. Grants provide support for disaster response, preparedness and recovery, enhancing public health care supply chains and improving global road safety.

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Inside UPS’s Electric Vehicle Strategy
Inside UPS’s Electric Vehicle Strategy

9 months ago - Passenger electric cars get all the press, especially when someone launches one into space. But something important is going on in the world of commercial vehicles as well. Last year Tesla announced it would produce an electric long-haul big rig. PepsiCo, Walmart and UPS promptly committed to buying a few hundred. More recently, UPS made an important announcement about its plans to roll out 50 new midsize electric delivery trucks in Atlanta, Dallas and Los Angeles. The headline is that, for the first time, the electric trucks are expected to cost the company no more than regular diesel vehicles. Up-front price is no longer a barrier. But there’s a second part of the story that’s not being touted enough.

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