United Parcel Service
United Parcel Service is an American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company. Along with the central package delivery operation, the UPS brand name is used to denote many of its divisions and subsidiaries. The global logistics company is headquartered in the U.S. city of Sandy Springs, Georgia, which is a part of the Greater Atlanta metropolitan area.
About United Parcel Service in brief
United Parcel Service is an American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company. Along with the central package delivery operation, the UPS brand name is used to denote many of its divisions and subsidiaries, including its cargo airline and freight-based trucking operation. The global logistics company is headquartered in the U.S. city of Sandy Springs, Georgia, which is a part of the Greater Atlanta metropolitan area. On August 28, 1907, James Casey founded the American Messenger Company with Claude Ryan in Seattle, Washington, capitalized with USD 100 in debt. In 1919, the company expanded for the first time outside of Seattle to Oakland, California, and changed its name to United Parcel service. In 1975, UPS moved its headquarters to Greenwich, Connecticut, and began serving all of the 48 contiguous states of the United States. On February 28, UPS Ltd. began operations in Toronto, Ontario, and in 1976, UPS established a domestic operation in West Germany. On November 10, 1999, UPS Logistics Group launched a global supply chain and consulting services for customer needs. In 1997, UPS shut down the 185,000 members of the Teamsters shut down by walkout by 16 days for 16 days. In 1998, UPS Capital was established to enable companies to grow their business through integrated financial services through UPS Air Air. In 2000, UPS acquired SonicAir to compete with Sonic Logistics and compete with Choice Logistics. In 2003, UPS began an all-electronic tracking service for ground shipments, UPS.
com. In 2008, UPS launched a drone service, UPS Drone, to deliver packages and documents on the ground and in the air. In 2010, UPS announced it would be launching a drone delivery service in the future. The service is called UPS Drone and will be available to customers in the UK, Australia, Canada, Mexico, and Latin America. The drone service is expected to launch in the next few years. The company also plans to launch a drone business in the Middle East and Africa in the near future. In 2012, UPS introduced a drone drone service in Mexico and in 2013 in the United Arab Emirates. In 2014, UPS will launch drone services in the Philippines, Mexico and South Africa. In 2015, UPS plans to begin drone delivery in the European Union and in 2016 in the Republic of Ireland. In 2016, UPS is planning to launch drone delivery services in Europe and South America. In 2017, UPS expects to launch drones in the Asia-Pacific region, including in Japan, Australia and South Korea. In 2018, UPS hopes to launch its first drone delivery business in South Korea and the Middle Eastern region. In 2019, UPS has plans to expand its drone service to Europe and North Africa, as well as in the rest of the world. In the future, UPS intends to expand drone delivery operations in Europe, South Africa, and the Caribbean. In 2022, UPS aims to launch an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) service to deliver parcels and documents in remote areas of the globe.