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911 call released after man pulls gun on UPS driver

The 911 call placed by a United Parcel Service driver after he said an elderly man pulled a gun on him was released by authorities on Wednesday.

Listen: 911 call made by UPS driver

“I’m a UPS driver, and I’m here making a delivery,” the driver said. “He was cussing at me. He pulled up and pulled his gun out and pointed it right at me and my helper.”

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If UPS Botches This One Night, Christmas Is Ruined – Bloomberg

Within UPS, Scott Abell is known as Mr. Peak. He spends the entire year obsessing about Peak Season, the busiest time at the world’s largest shipping company. This Peak Season, UPS will deliver an estimated 300 packages per second. So how does it all work? Bloomberg Businessweek takes a look at how the company prepares for the holiday season

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A calm hand at the helm on UPS’s busiest day – Philly.com

If the United Parcel Service Inc. forecast is correct, Tuesday should be the busiest day of the year for Jill Schubert and the 15,205 UPS employees she supervises from its regional headquarters in South Philadelphia.

Shipping volume is already up from 2012 and Tuesday is peak day with 29 million packages expected to be delivered globally, up from 27.5 million last year.

“It’s controlled madness or controlled chaos,” said Schubert, 51, president of operations. “But the key is that it’s controlled.”

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Thousands of UPS trucks out on busiest day of year – Today

NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports from inside one of the 60,000 UPS trucks out and about today on the busiest delivery day of the year, due in part to an increase in online shopping for the holidays.

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Inside one of UPS’ busiest days – CNN

The UPS Worldport in Louisville, Ky., is the center of the company’s international shipping operations. It’s the size of 90 football fields, sorts 350,000 packages an hour and contributes 20,000 jobs to the local economy. We took a peek inside their busiest shift: 11p.m. to 3a.m. a week before Christmas.