America's largest parcel delivery company United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) earns the lion's share of its total revenue from domestic operations. Now, the company's keen on widening its international reach, particularly in the emerging markets. With rising per capita income leading to higher discretionary spending among the middle-class population, emerging economies are offering huge growth potential to courier companies. Over the last decade, UPS has tried to make its presence felt in China, Poland, and Turkey.
TDU in Action at UPS
"UPS management is getting leaner and meaner. Supervisors are harassing members and pushing numbers, numbers, numbers. TDU's UPS Network is the best source of information to protect yourself, period."
Craig Karnia, Local 705, Chicago
Have a question or a comment? Click here to send a question to the TDU UPS Network.
UPS Resources from TDU
July 29, 2014: UPS made $454 million in after-tax profits and transferred liability for future retiree healthcare costs to Teamcare.
After a holiday shipping fiasco that left thousands of customers without packages in time for Christmas last year, United Parcel Service will invest $175 million in peak operations for the rest of 2014, the company announced Tuesday as part of its second quarter earnings statement.
UPS Inc. plans to invest $1 billion in its European operations in the next three to five years, chief financial officer Kurt Kuehn told a German newspaper, Reuters reported.
June 13, 2014: The Hoffa-Hall administration has not made the new agreement available to members as a contract book or even online.
UPS today announced that, beginning December 29, 2014, in the United States, dimensional weight will be utilized to calculate the billable weight of a shipment on all UPS Ground services and UPS Standard to Canadapackages. UPS already applies this method for UPS air services (domestic and international), UPS Standard" to Mexico ground services and for UPS Ground packages and UPS Standard to Canada packages measuring 3 cubic feet in size or larger.
June 20, 2014: How to document violations and make Hoffa-Hall and UPS deliver on their SurePost promises.
June 13, 2014: Hoffa and Hall have not made the new UPS contracts available as a contract book or even online. But you can now get the National Master Contract and most supplements from TDU.
UPS Inc. named David Abney its new CEO, effective Sept. 1, succeeding Scott Davis, 62, who has been the company’s chairman and CEO since 2008.