Former UPS Southwest operations center manager alleges age, race discrimination – SE Texas Record

UPS is facing a discrimination suit filed by a former employee who alleges he was discriminated against due to his age and being African American.

Kenneth White filed a compliant Jan. 6 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against United Parcel Service alleging age and discrimination and retaliation.

White, who is 54, began working for the United Parcel Service in 2005 and in 2017, served as business manager at the Southwest operations center. He alleges his supervisor made “embarrassing and demeaning age-related insults” including calling him “old dog.”

The UPS Store Ranks In Top 5 Of Entrepreneur Franchise 500 For Fourth Year

Business, postal and shipping services chain leads ranking in non-food category

The UPS Store, Inc., the world’s largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal, print and business service centers, has been ranked again as one of the top franchise brands, according to Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2020 Franchise 500. Ranked at No. 5 overall out of 1,000 companies, The UPS Store is also first in the postal and business services category and the only retail business service center brand in the top 10. This marks the 30th year the retail chain has appeared on the list, and its fourth consecutive year in the top five brands overall.

FedEx, UPS, and Amazon Dodged a Holiday Logistical Nightmare – MSN

This holiday season had all the makings of a logistical nightmare. Thanksgiving fell late, shortening the number of days carriers would have to ship an unprecedented number of packages. The last time the season was so short, in 2013, United Parcel Service Inc. failed to deliver orders from Amazon.com Inc. and others by Christmas, forcing the sellers to dole out gift cards and refunds.

In the years since, UPS and rival FedEx Corp. have spent billions of dollars to upgrade their networks. This was a chance to prove it had paid off, but it was also a key test for the internal logistics arm that Amazon has been expanding with gusto since that fateful 2013 holiday season. In a Dec. 19 statement, Amazon said it was on pace to ferry 3.5 billion packages globally in 2019.

Couple wrapping up long careers as UPS drivers – The Tribune

The best story that comes to Lisa Weisner’s mind about her career with UPS has nothing to do with a big brown truck.

It involves a right hand drive Datsun Roadster she spotted in the parking lot outside the Columbus UPS facility in March 1988.

She grew up loving cars, and she and her dad would travel up and down the interstates identifying cars as they passed by.