United Parcel Service - An Investment That Can't Be Ignored - Seeking Alpha Summary UPS’ acquisition of Polar Speed thermo logistics will help in grabbing the specialized logistic opportunities as it is a leader in active temperature-controlled pharmaceutical supply chain solutions in UK. UPS is expanding its global network to capture the growth opportunities available. UPS intends to invest an additional $500 million to enhance its network in 2014. Online retail is expected to grow 10.1% in the US and 14.3% in the global market, well above the GDP growth rate. UPS can benefit from these opportunities.