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Is UPS Stock A Buy Right Now? Here’s What Charts, Earnings Show – Investor’s Business Daily

United Parcel Service is the world’s largest express carrier and package delivery company, significantly bigger than archrival FedEx. UPS stock plunged due to impact from coronavirus, but then skyrocketed amid the e-commerce boom. So is UPS stock a good buy right now? Read on to find out.

Founded back in 1907, the shipping giant offers customers a wide range of supply-chain services, including freight forwarding, fulfillment, customs brokerage, returns and even financial transactions.

Size is key. UPS delivers millions of packages across the globe each day. In 2020 it delivered 24.7 million packages per day on average, up from 21.9 million the previous year. This translates to 6.3 billion packages through the year. UPS also has been investing heavily to adapt to the changing market in the face of the e-commerce revolution.

But while the e-commerce boom has boosted package shipments, UPS earnings growth is not ideal. In addition, the loss of some business and the weak global economy also pose notable risks.

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine shipping out of Louisville’s UPS Worldport to the country – WDRB

The UPS Worldport in Louisville is playing a vital role in the distribution of the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine.

Just days after the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was approved for emergency use, the first shipments are being sent to cities across the country from a warehouse in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The first truck full of the vaccine rolled into the UPS facility Monday to be unloaded, sorted, loaded onto planes and flown out for delivery.

On Friday, the FDA approved the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for emergency use in the U.S. It’s a one-shot vaccine as opposed to the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, which are both two shots, given weeks apart.

UPS played an integral part in getting the previous vaccines sent around the country after those were approved. Spokeswoman Michelle Polk said they’re excited to be a part of it for the third time.

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“Tunnel of Love”: UPS Driver Happy Recipient of Neighborhood Surprise – Spectrum News

Roland Farabee Jr. says he’s just doing his job, delivering packages to the residents of Jamesford Meadows.

Katie Gummerson, however, says he brings much more.

“He is just always smiling. He loves kids. He always honks at them. He loves dogs. He leaves a milk bone on every package, and he’s just a joy to be around, and he just makes you feel happy,” Gumerson says.

That’s why she and her neighbors got together to surprise Farabee with a “tunnel of love.”

They made signs, shirts, and parked along the road so he could drive through, with everyone cheering him on.

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NCCU coach Moton teams with UPS to give 100 meals to frontline workers – ABC 11

NC Central basketball coach LeVelle Moton stresses the importance of giving back to the community — he’s known for his backpack giveaways and now, he’s making sure frontline workers know they are appreciated even a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Friday, Moton and his foundation, Velle Cares, teamed with UPS to provide nurses at the WakeMed Brier Creek Emergency Department with 100 meals from Tropical Smoothie Cafe.

“I’ve been blessed to be around some extraordinary people,” Moton said. “Now that I do have a platform, I want to use my platform to be a blessing to everyone else.”

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Pasadena community’s outpouring of love convinces longtime UPS driver to keep same route – MSN

A UPS driver has become a beloved member of a Pasadena community after delivering to the area for more than 30 years.

He recently decided to change his route, but when hundreds of people took to social media in support of the driver, Steve Wammack, he reconsidered.

Wammack decided to change his delivery route to cut down on his 90-minute commute from his house to the UPS facility that serves Pasadena.

“These people out here are my extended family, and I couldn’t leave my route after 30-something years,” said Wammack. “The same streets every day.”

He was inspired to stay by the community he serves. Julie Kimura wrote about Steve leaving the neighborhood on two social media platforms. The post garnered hundreds of comments about how much he would be missed