United Parcel Service CEO Says More Risk Than Before Of Recession

Discussion in 'The Latest UPS Headlines' started by cheryl, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    United Parcel Service CEO Says More Risk Than Before Of Recession - Smart Money

    The country is at increased risk of falling into a recession, and it isn't clear when the slowing economy will rebound, the chief executive of United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) said Wednesday.

    CEO Scott Davis, who took over the helm of the world's largest shipping carrier earlier this month following Mike Eskew's retirement, told a Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce gathering that overall economic growth is lethargic.
     
  2. mattwtrs

    mattwtrs Retired Senior Member

    "Hopefully, we'll work our way through it," Davis said of the economy. Why did Davis put the "Hopefully" in front of his statement? What kind of committment is that? If a driver or management said that to his boss he'd never hear the end of it!