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55 Glenlake Parkway, N.E.

Atlanta, GA 30328

United States

Phone: 404-828-6000

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United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides supply chain management solutions worldwide. The company delivers packages each business day for 1.5 million shipping customers to 7.9 million receivers (consignees) in approximately 220 countries and territories. It serves the global market for logistics services, which include transportation, distribution, forwarding, ground, ocean and air freight, brokerage and financing. Products and Services The company offers a range of domestic and export delivery services; the facilitation of international trade; and the deployment of advanced technology to manage the world of business. Global Small Package The company’s global small package operations provide time-definite delivery services for express letters, documents, small packages, and palletized freight through air and ground services. It provides domestic delivery services within 54 countries and export services to approximately 220 countries and territories around the world. It handles packages that weigh approximately 150 pounds and are approximately 165 inches in combined length and girth, as well as palletized shipments weighing approximately 150 pounds. All of its package services are supported by various shipping, visibility, and billing technologies. The company handles all levels of service (air, ground, domestic, international, commercial, and residential) through one global integrated pickup and delivery network. It offers same-day pickup of air and ground packages upon request. Customers could schedule pickups for one to five days a week, based on their specific needs. Additionally, the company provides its customers with access to the company, with approximately 157,000 domestic and international entry points, including 39,000 drop boxes; 1,500 customer centers; 4,800 independently owned and operated locations of The UPS Store worldwide; 11,300 Kiala and UPS Access Point locations; 11,400 authorized shipping outlets and commercial counters; 5,500 alliance locations; and 83,900 UPS drivers who could accept packages provided to them. The company has developed a selection of returns services that are available in 150 countries. It operates an airline with global operations centered at its Worldport hub in Louisville, Kentucky. The company’s European air hub is located in Cologne, Germany, and it maintains the Asia-Pacific air hubs in Shanghai, China; Shenzhen, China; and Hong Kong. The company’s regional air hub in Canada is located in Hamilton, Ontario, and its regional air hub for Latin America and the Caribbean is in Miami, Florida. In the U.S., Worldport is supported by the company’s regional air hubs in Columbia, South Carolina; Dallas, Texas; Ontario, California; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Rockford, Illinois. Its U.S. ground fleet serves all business and residential zip codes in the contiguous U.S. Segments The company operates through three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain & Freight. U.S. Domestic Package This segment offers time-definite, money-back guaranteed, small package delivery services. The company offers a spectrum of U.S. domestic guaranteed ground and air package transportation services. It also offers UPS SurePost, an economy residential ground service for customers with non-urgent, light weight residential shipments. UPS SurePost is a contractual residential ground service that combines the consistency and reliability of the UPS Ground network with final delivery provided by the U.S. Postal Service. International Package This segment includes the small package operations in Europe, Asia, Canada and Latin America, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East and Africa. The company offers a selection of guaranteed day and time-definite international shipping services. It offers three guaranteed time-definite express options (Express Plus, Express, and Express Saver) to various locations than any other carrier. In 2013, the company introduced UPS Worldwide Express Freight for palletized shipments approximately 150 pounds from 38 points of origin to 42 points of destination. UPS Worldwide Express

 

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