UPS driver taken hostage thanks officers, his company and community – ABC 7

On Thursday, February 14, an armed hijacking led to a wild chase, and eventually several intense hours of hostage negotiation in San Jose.

The man forced behind the wheel at gunpoint was UPS driver, Mitch Ellerd.

Ellerd spoke exclusively about the ordeal with ABC7 News.

“I was just in a situation that nobody wanted to be a part of,” Ellerd admitted.

UPS eyes in-home health services with U.S. vaccine project – Reuters

United Parcel Service Inc wants to get beyond U.S. doorsteps with a new push into healthcare.

The world’s largest package delivery firm is preparing to test a U.S. service that dispatches nurses to vaccinate adults in their homes, Reuters has learned, as the company and its healthcare clients work to fend off cost pressures and competitive threats from Amazon.com.

UPS did not disclose which vaccines it would be using in the project, but drug and vaccine maker Merck & Co told Reuters it is looking at partnering with the company for the initiative.

UPS truck crashes, scattering 1,000 packages across I-495 – Boston

Massachusetts State Police say a UPS tractor-trailer has crashed with another truck, scattering more than 1,000 packages across an interstate highway.

Police say the crash on Interstate 495 south in Chelmsford at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday was one of two accidents on the same stretch of highway at about the same time.

The other crash involved a tractor-trailer and a car. A total of three people were taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life threatening

UPS And Inxeption Collaborate To Make B2B E-Commerce Easier For Merchants

  • Platform streamlines transactions and logistics from a secure dashboard
  • Merchants can manage all aspects of selling and shipping from one place
  • Customers receive reliable shipping and tracking services from UPS

Setting up, selling and shipping products online is getting easier for B2B merchants thanks to a new alliance between UPS (NYSE: UPS) and e-commerce technology company Inxeption. Today, the two companies announced a platform integration called Inxeption Zippy that helps businesses market and distribute their products on multiple online channels, from one secure place.