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UPS Agrees to Acquire Coyote for $1.8 Billion

Transport Topics

UPS Inc. announced it has agreed to buy truckload brokerage Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion to expand its presence in the non-asset-based sector. The package carrier, which already has a small truckload brokerage as well as international brokerage and forwarding businesses, said in a statement that closing is expected within 30 days. Private equity company Warburg Pincus is selling the business that had $2.1 billion in sales last year and ranks No. 39 on the Transport Topics Logistics 50.

UPS in Talks to Buy Coyote Logistics

The Wall Street Journal

United Parcel Service Inc. is in talks to buy Coyote Logistics LLC, a provider of transportation and shipping services, according to people familiar with the matter.

UPS Pledges to Buy 46 Million Gallons of Renewable Diesel

Transport Topics

UPS Inc. said it will buy 46 million gallons of renewable diesel over three years, 15 times greater than prior contracts, as the company seeks to further reduce carbon emissions. In its statement, the package company said the move will enable it to buy more than 12% of ground fuel from alternative sources within two years and become “one of the largest users of renewable diesel in the world”.

UPS Profits Jump to $1.3 Billion

July 28, 2015: UPS profits for the second quarter went up, even though revenue is down. The company is squeezing more profits out of every package and every worker.

UPS Makes Collision-Mitigation Technology Standard on Class 8 Tractors It Orders

Transport Topics

UPS Inc. announced it is making collision-mitigation technology from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems standard equipment on every Class 8 tractor the company orders. Atlanta-based UPS plans to take delivery of more than 2,600 new tractors this year. The technology includes lane-departure warnings, electronic stability control and air disc brakes. The systems also can alert drivers to objects in front of the tractor and to moving objects around the vehicle.

IBT Launches Anti-ALEC Campaign at UPS

July 1, 2015: The UPS Package Division has launched a public campaign to call on UPS to drop its support for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), because of ALEC’s extreme anti-union and anti-worker lobbying.

Taking on Harassment of Inside Workers

May 20,2015: Is management handing out excessive discipline for misloads or missorts? Here are some steps you can take to protect yourself and other Teamsters.

Fired Teamster wins $6.6 Million from UPS?

Portfolio Media. Inc.

Law360, Los Angeles (April 23, 2015, 8:16 PM ET) -- The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s punitive damages award of $6.6 million to a former employee of United Parcel Service Inc. who had alleged wrongful termination in connection with a previously filed overtime class action suit, ruling that the evidence was sufficient to support the jury’s verdict.

UPS Profits Climb

April 28, 2015: UPS announced it hauled in over $1 billion in profits in the first quarter. The numbers show that harassment and outsourcing are paying big dividends for UPS execs, at a steep price for UPS Teamsters.


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