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Transcript of UPS
Introduction and History
Assessment of the Company through:
Logistics and Technology
Corporate Social Responsibility
UPS and the Environment
Labor Union - The Teamsters
Package Flow Technologies (PFT) & LIDO
PFT: Hardware and software design to optimized delivery routes.
LIDO: Flight program that calculates most efficient route based on weather, winds, terrain and other factors.
TECHNOLOGY & LOGISTICS
Compressed natural gas, propane-powered, hybrid electric, liquefied natural gas, electric, and fuel cell.
Delivery Information Acquisition Device (DIAD)
Conveyor belts and Barcoding
UPS Online Tools
Tracking (shipment status)
Rates and Service Selection
Supply Chain Management (UPS Order Watch)
UPS Mobile Apps
UPS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy
Using logistics and continuous technological innovation to reduce UPS’ carbon footprint in all areas: Air, Ground, Operating Facility
Air Fleet Efficiencies
Accounts for more than half of UPS’ carbon footprint.
NextGen Approach to Pilot and Air Traffic Controller Communication
Continuous Decent Approach
Ground Fleet Efficiencies
Routing Technology, ORION
No Left Turns!
INTRODUCTION AND HISTORY
Founded in 1971 by Frederick W. Smith
Has 3 times as many planes as UPS
Have print and ship from anywhere services
Revenue in 2012 was 46.6 billion, an increase from $39.3 billion in 2011 and $34.73 billion in 2010
Earnings per share increased 40%
Founded by Benjamin franklin in 1775
According to internal statistics, from 2002 to 2011 the volume of first-class stamped mail declined nearly 50%, while the number of delivery vehicles increased.
To stay solvent, the USPS has responded by delivering more junk mail, closing smaller post offices, and in recent months, even considered ending deliveries on Saturday. These measures are designed to continue universal mail delivery, and cut costs but not to reduce federal funding for the ailing agency.
In 2012 the number of pieces of mail delivered fell by another 5%, losing 15.9 billion
Now losing an estimated $25 million a day.
Created in 1969 by three partners
Present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world.
With a workforce exceeding 285,000 employees
$13 million investment in Vietnam by 2015
2012 revenues were $55 billion
UPS employees are offered a choice to be part of the Union, offering many benefits. The Teamsters, as they are better known, require a small fee which is deducted from their weekly paycheck.
The union undoubtedly provides its members with a plethora of benefits. Here are some more reasons and advantages of being part of the union.
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
1907 to 1970s
1980s to 2013
A global company growing through innovation, technology and acquisitions
From $100 and 2 bikes to a national delivery company