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UPS Pledges $1 Million to Typhoon Haiyan Victims

The parcel company is collaborating with key relief organizations and mobilizing a logistics emergency team response in the Philippines.
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One Whale of a Move

When the University of Georgia’s Museum of Natural History needed roughly 100,000 animal specimens, including the skeleton of a whale, moved from Northeastern University in Boston to Athens, Ga. within 11 days, the project seemed daunting.


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Online Shoppers Want More Convenience

A new global study reveals consumers want "omnichannel" experiences, flexible shipping costs and convenient returns.
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UPS Zeroes in on Costa Rica

UPS to purchase two Costa Rican companies in an effort to boost customer access to global markets.
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UPS Employees Approve National Master Contract

Business continues as usual as UPS and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters resolve remaining issues and come to agreement.
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What a Consumer Wants

New report finds that consumers want choices and convenience when shopping online (obviously). What is interesting is how shipping options and flexible returns drive brand loyalty.
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Extra Mile for Mom’s Smile

Carnations have come to represent Mother’s Day since its founder, Anna Jarvis, delivered 500 of them at the first celebration in 1908. Jarvis chose the carnation because it was the favorite flower of her mother. Ideally, every mother should be so honored.
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UPS Commits to Hire 25,000 Veterans

The global express delivery company does so in support of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Joining Forces Initiative;" UPS to also serve 25,000 volunteer hours.
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UPS Int'l Gets New President

Dan Brutto is retiring this Spring; Jim Barber is slotted to take over as president of UPS International.
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UPS and Jabil to Provide Global Reverse Logistics Services

The united effort leverages logistics and parts planning expertise of the companies will provide “optimized reverse logistics solutions.”
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety.

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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2014 November

Check out the November 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story: Technology Pushes Supply Chain Agility, plus much more!

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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