Showing a header “UPS Exception Notification, Tracking Number 1Z522A9A6892487822,” the fake e-mails inform the recipient that because the shipper wanted, it was decided that the said merchandize would be delivered at some newly scheduled time.
The American workforce might want to pay attention to all those brown trucks full of cardboard boxes. UPS is using technology in ways that may soon be common throughout the economy.
On the surface, UPS trucks look the same as they did more than 20 years ago, when Bill Earle started driving for the company in rural Pennsylvania.
But underneath the surface, Earle says, the job has changed a lot. The thing you sign your name on when the UPS guy gives you a package used to be a piece of paper. Now it’s a computer that tells Earle everything he needs to know.
On Monday morning, Rep. Derek Kilmer spent time with a UPS employee during his ‘Kilmer at Your Company’ day. Kilmer spends time talking with local business owners and employees during the event to get a feel for daily work in his constituents’ shoes.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) will announce its 2014 first quarter results on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Eastern Time.
At 8:30 a.m. ET, UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis and Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn will lead an investor conference call. This call will be open to reporters and the public on a listen-only basis, via a live Webcast.
To listen to the live Webcast, go to www.investors.ups.com.
The Webcast audio then will remain accessible on the Investor Relations Website for a limited time.
Brittany Jackson limped into her attorney’s office Friday. The 25-year-old has endured 5 months of wheelchairs, crutches, leg braces, physical therapy, and doctors. Injuries and medical expenses forced her to move back home with mom and dad.
And now she wants justice from UPS and one of its drivers.
A Tukwila street light camera captured the incident. The video shows the truck hitting the woman and the driver stopping. But a minute or so later, it shows the driver returning to his vehicle and taking off.