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UPS hits 1 billion mile mark with alternative fuels

August 5, 2016 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – UPS has officially covered 1 billion miles (1.6 billion kilometers) with a “rolling lab” of 7,200 vehicles powered by alternative fuels such as natural gas and propane – and reached the goal a year earlier than planned.

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UPS initiative continues to connect, mentor women

May 27, 2016 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Senior UPS executives were in Mississauga, Ontario on Friday, celebrating 10 years of a program that connects and mentors women in a traditionally male-dominated sector.

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UPS driver honored as Liberty Life Saver

April 11, 2016 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Richard Ramdathsingh saw the accident unfold in front of his UPS package car last November. One motorist moved left when there was no place to go. There was the crunch of metal. The rollover came next. Now he’s been recognized for his heroics.

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UPS spending $100M to expand CNG fleet, fueling stations

March 15, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

ATLANTA, GA – UPS is spending $100 million to expand its presence in the compressed natural gas (CNG) market, as the delivery company attempts to log one billion miles with its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017.

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UPS Goes All In with Collision Mitigation Technology

July 23, 2015 by sehui

NORWALK, OH — The operator of the largest truck fleet in North America said it will make collision mitigation technology standard equipment on every new Class 8 tractor the company orders. UPS Inc. said during a special event this week in Ohio that each of the more than 2,600 new Class 8 tractors that it takes delivery of this year will feature the system from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, which alerts drivers to moving and stationary objects in front of the tractor and moving objects surrounding the vehicle.

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UPS expands four North American facilities

December 17, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

ATLANTA, GA- Trucking, parcel and logistics service provider UPS announced it has built three new buildings and expanded another in four North American locations.

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UPS Ups Freight Rates By 4.9%

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ATLANTA-United Parcel Services Inc. (UPS) is the latest shipping company to raise its freight services by an average of 4.9 percent, effective Dec. 30.

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People make the difference in small business

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MISSISSAUGA — Canadian small- and medium-sized businesses are putting a premium on people and are planning to use the resource to bolster business in the coming year.

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It’s on time or on US, or rather on UPS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MISSISSAUGA — UPS Freight figures they can get stuff across the border so smoothly that they’re about to launch a performance guarantee for cross-border shipments.

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UPS Buys Propane Trucks for US Fleet

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ATLANTA, GA – UPS bought 1,000 package delivery propane trucks and is building 50 fueling stations at UPS locations, all of which will cost around $70 million. Operations will begin by mid-2014 and be completed early next year.

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UPS To Base Rates On Package Size

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ATLANTA, GA – UPS is changing its billing methods. Starting Decemeber 29, UPS rates will be based on the size of the package sent.

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UPS Freight Ups Rates by 4.4 Percent

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ATLANTA, GA – UPS Freight is raising its general rate by 4.4 percent as of March 31.