UPS Plans to Hire 100,000 Temporary Workers for the Holiday Season - The Street Bring on the holiday season. United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS - Get Report) plans to bring on 100,000 workers during the peak holiday season, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer Scott Price told TheStreet in an interview. The Atlanta-based company will use technology, specifically automated recruiting capabilities, to hire those workers, according to Price. "We will put on more capacity this year than we ever have put on before," Price said. "That capacity will help us in some of the geo areas where there was a disproportionate growth.