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UPS Crash Pilot Told Colleague Schedule Was ‘Killing’ Him – Bloomberg

A United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) pilot who said he felt tired was descending too steeply when his plane struck a hillside in Alabama and crashed before dawn last year, according to documents released by U.S. investigators.

Captain Cerea Beal told a fellow UPS pilot within a day of the Aug. 14 flight that “the schedules are killing him and he could not keep this up,” according to records released today at a hearing by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board.

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UPS Applauds the Obama Administration on Streamlining the Export-Import Process

Creating a Single Window Will Deliver Immediate Measurable Benefits to America’s Businesses

UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, commends President Obama on taking decisive action to reduce a major barrier to U.S. exports. By completing the International Trade Data System (ITDS), the processing and approval times for U.S. businesses that export American-made goods and services will be cut from days to minutes

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UPS Named ‘Top Dividend Stock of the Dow Transports’ at Dividend Channel With 2.8% Yield – NASDAQ

United Parcel Service Inc (Symbol: UPS) has been named as the ”Top Dividend Stock of the Dow Transports”, according to Dividend Channel , which published its most recent ”DividendRank” report. The report noted that among the components of the Dow Jones Transportation Average, UPS shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong profitability metrics. The report also cited the strong quarterly dividend history at United Parcel Service Inc, and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.

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How I Made It: Noel Massie – LA Times

The chief of UPS’ Southland district credits an enterprising work ethic for his gains.

The gig: Noel Massie is president of United Parcel Service’s Southern California District, which has 20,000 employees and serves 144,000 customers in the area that includes the Southland, Hawaii and the southern tip of Nevada. On top of being responsible for a typical budget of $190 million, Massie oversees every aspect of the district’s operation, including sales and customer relationships. Massie was installed as chair of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce this year.

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More than 7,200 UPS Drivers Have Steered Clear of Accidents for a Quarter Century

UPS today announced the induction of 1,519 drivers into its elite “Circle of Honor,” raising to 7,221 the number of drivers who have avoided accidents for 25 years or more.

The number of new inductees is the largest for any single year in the company’s history and includes 42 new members from Canada, Germany and Puerto Rico.

Collectively, the 7,221 drivers have logged more than 5.3 billion miles and more than 198,000 years of safe driving through their careers. That’s enough miles to travel to Mars and back 19 times.