peak season

  1. cheryl

    Ho, ho, ho! UPS driver faces the challenge of getting toys to stores on time with heart and gusto

    Ho, ho, ho! UPS driver faces the challenge of getting toys to stores on time with heart and gusto - Macomb Daily He’s a link in Santa’s global supply chain Nick Walny of Clinton Township has always found his work as a UPS truck driver rewarding but never more than in the last two years. When...
  2. cheryl

    UPS prepares for peak shipping season

    UPS prepares for peak shipping season - MSN It’s the busiest time of the year for shopping, but also for shipping. Shoppers lined up early this morning to take advantage of Black Friday sales. Many of those shoppers, like Brittany Bullitt, were catching early deals, ready to send out their...
  3. cheryl

    UPS 'ready to deliver millions of holiday shipments' during peak season

    UPS 'ready to deliver millions of holiday shipments' during peak season - Fox Carolina UPS says the company has spent months planning, hiring, and adding capacity and is ready to deliver millions of holiday shipments during peak season. The company says it has made additional enhancements to...
  4. cheryl

    FedEx, UPS Turn Record Holiday Surge Into Someone Else’s Problem

    FedEx, UPS Turn Record Holiday Surge Into Someone Else’s Problem - MSN Richard Metzler ordered automation equipment as part of a plan to double the volume his small parcel delivery company could handle this holiday season. There’s just one snag: The machinery is stuck on a ship offshore amid a...
  5. cheryl

    UPS: Plan ahead and ship early

    UPS: Plan ahead and ship early - WKOW Peak season is here for shipping companies, and UPS says it is ready to receive the millions of packages that consumers are expected to ship for the holidays. UPS said it has been planning, hiring and adding capacity since January so that it could be...
  6. cheryl

    UPS provides a look into its Peak Season playbook

    UPS provides a look into its Peak Season playbook - Logistics Management Going back to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic reaching United States shores in March 2020, there have been significant shifts and changes, in terms of supply chain planning and operations, for both logistics services...
  7. cheryl

    Delivery driver left in tears after opening son's heartbreaking letter to Santa

    Delivery driver left in tears after opening son's heartbreaking letter to Santa - Mirror A dad has said he was left in tears after reading the letter his young son had asked him to send to Santa. The parent, who works as a delivery driver, had a sneaky look at the message his child had written...
  8. cheryl

    Louisville airport sees increased action as peak season starts for UPS

    Louisville airport sees increased action as peak season starts for UPS - WHAS11 The Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport is the fourth busiest cargo airport in the world. Peak season is officially underway at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport, which means hundreds of...
  9. cheryl

    UPS CEO on holiday peak season: ‘We’ve been planning for this for months’

    UPS CEO on holiday peak season: ‘We’ve been planning for this for months’ - CNBC United Parcel Service has stepped up its game plan to take on the holiday season rush, Carol Tomé, who joined the shipping company as chief executive in June, told CNBC Wednesday. “We’re planning a pretty peaky...
  10. cheryl

    This Holiday Crunch Starts Early With More Packages Than Means to Deliver Them

    This Holiday Crunch Starts Early With More Packages Than Means to Deliver Them - Market Screener One holiday item that is already sold out: shipping capacity. Both FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc. have told some of their largest shippers that most of their capacity is already spoken...
  11. cheryl

    Next-day delivery ‘fundamental’ to meeting peak demand, says UPS

    Next-day delivery ‘fundamental’ to meeting peak demand, says UPS - Logistics Manager UPS has warned retailers that the success of next-day delivery services could define their success during the forthcoming Christmas peak. With lockdown leading to a boom in e-commerce, with nearly 30% of...
  12. cheryl

    Peak season pain looms for FedEx, UPS shippers

    Peak season pain looms for FedEx, UPS shippers - Freightwaves Few places to hide as surcharges and other fees are imposed For FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc., the demand iron has rarely been hotter. So it makes perfect sense to strike their shippers as often as possible. With holiday demand...
  13. cheryl

    FedEx, UPS Seek to Prove They Can Thrive in Busiest Holiday Rush

    FedEx, UPS Seek to Prove They Can Thrive in Busiest Holiday Rush - MSN United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp., riding high from record package deliveries amid the coronavirus pandemic, are moving on to their next challenge: showing investors they can boost profit in the approaching...
  14. cheryl

    FedEx, UPS, and Amazon Dodged a Holiday Logistical Nightmare

    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...
  15. cheryl

    UPS at peak season — by the numbers (PHOTOS)

    UPS at peak season — by the numbers (PHOTOS) - Louisville Business First Peak season for United Parcel Service Inc. means the volume of packages and documents to be shipped more than doubles. UPS opened its Worldport facility today to showcase operations during the busiest time of the year...
  16. cheryl

    UPS Rankles Unions Amid Holiday Rush

    UPS Rankles Unions Amid Holiday Rush - Bloomberg United Parcel Service Inc. is expanding its hires of drivers using their own vehicles to help with the avalanche of holiday deliveries spawned by online shopping, and that’s rattling veteran drivers of the iconic brown van from New York to...
  17. cheryl

    Parcel carriers shone during peak delivery period, firm’s data shows

    Parcel carriers shone during peak delivery period, firm’s data shows - Freight Waves The nation’s three major parcel delivery carriers posted stellar peak-season performances, aided by perhaps the strongest collaborative effort from their customers since e-commerce became a staple of holiday...
  18. J

    First Year As A Seasonal Driver Trying To Land A FT Job

    Hello my fellow UPSERS, As stated in the topic this is my first peak season I have ever worked here at UPS as a seasonal driver. I knew coming in that it would only be a part time job for peak season and that I would have to bust my rear end to land a ft job here at UPS. Through all the ups and...
  19. cheryl

    UPS and FedEx Are Having a ‘Solid Peak Shipping Season’

    UPS and FedEx Are Having a ‘Solid Peak Shipping Season’ - Barron's It has been a jolly holiday season for retailers, and that has benefited FedEx (ticker: FDX) and United Parcel Service (UPS) too. Where we were: Both stocks have trailed the market in 2018, with UPS off more than 20% and FedEx...
  20. cheryl

    Christmas season off to strong start despite global volatility, says UPS CEO

    Christmas season off to strong start despite global volatility, says UPS CEO - CNBC
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