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Families, friends deliver tribute to UPS drivers in Auburn – Sun Journal

UPS management wanted to show appreciation for drivers Friday.

You don’t always see them, but you know they’re out there.

While the coronavirus has put many out of work, for those who make a living delivering packages, it’s gone the other way, with a heavy increase of orders being shipped.

Over the past few weeks, many UPS locations set up “Thank You” days at their facilities to show appreciation for their workers. Damon Currier, a manager at the Auburn center, wanted to show his appreciation, as well.

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UPS driver stops during delivery to fix Oklahoma woman’s American flag – Fox 23

A UPS driver made a woman’s Memorial Day weekend when he delivered to her home in Mayes County.

Video from Chelsie Ashley’s front door in Adair shows the driver deliver her a package and notice her American flag displayed on the front of her home had rolled up in the wind.

The driver stopped on his way off her porch to unravel it, leaving it flowing right through the breeze again.

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UPS hints at drone ambitions – Light Reading

Shipping giant UPS said it is testing drone delivery services in an effort that could have significant implications for the nation’s wireless network operators.

In a virtual presentation Tuesday at the Wireless Infrastructure Association’s Connect (X) trade show, UPS’s Bala Ganesh said that the company has conducted several drone tests since obtaining US government approval in late 2019 to operate a drone airline.

“We’ve been working on this for five years,” Ganesh, the VP of UPS’s Advanced Technology Group, said in his presentation. “Today we are delivering.”

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UPS Healthcare Provides Urgent Support For Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories’ Temperature-Sensitive Medicines

UPS today announced a collaboration with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories to get 30 tons of pharmaceuticals from India to the United States via Europe. The sensitive cargo had to be shipped within a controlled temperature range to ensure product stability. Given the supply chain challenges and restrictions due to the Coronavirus pandemic, UPS Healthcare and Dr. Reddy’s created an emergency supply chain plan to replenish pharmaceutical stocks in U.S. markets.

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White House rejects bailout for Postal Service battered by coronavirus – MSN

Through rain, sleet, hail and even a pandemic, mail carriers serve every address in the United States, but the coronavirus crisis is shaking the foundation of the U.S. Postal Service in new and dire ways.

The Postal Service’s decades-long financial troubles have worsened dramatically as the volume of the kind of mail that pays the bills at that agency ― first-class and marketing mail ― withers during the pandemic. The USPS needs an infusion of money, and President Trump has blocked potential emergency funding for the agency that employs around 600,000 workers, repeating instead the false claim that higher rates for Internet shipping companies Amazon, FedEx and UPS would right the service’s budget.