Dog Attacks On Mail Carriers Near 7,000 As Online Sales BoomBooming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites. Dog attacks on postal workers rose last year to 6,755, up more than 200 from the previous year.
UPS Building Package-Handling Plant In ArlingtonUPS said it plans to build a $200 million package-handling center in North Texas to help handle the increase in shipping volumes in the DFW area.
UPS Expects 1.3M Returns In One DayChristmas is the season of giving, and January the month of returns.
UPS And FedEx Brace For Free Shipping DayAre UPS and FedEx having trouble meeting record demand this holiday season? While both package delivery giants deny that’s the case, they’re bracing for a spike in traffic following Free Shipping Day.
North Texas Residents Fed Up With Big Trucks In Their NeighborhoodA steady stream of big trucks – once in the morning and again in the evening – are passing through Merrell Road in North Dallas illegally.
UPS Testing Drones For Use In Its Package Delivery SystemUPS is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. The company has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial deliveries to difficult-to-access locations.
UPS To Hire 95,000 Seasonal Workers For Upcoming HolidaysIt's not even officially fall yet, but delivery companies and retailers are making their hiring lists for the holiday season. UPS said Wednesday it will add about 95,000 seasonal workers to meet the demand.
Amazon Expands Delivery Network With Cargo PlaneAmazon has unveiled its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant's own air transportation network as it takes more control of its delivery process.
2 Ex-UPS Workers In Texas Among 3 To Get Prison In Drug CaseA former UPS Inc. worker in Texas, his daughter and another ex-employee are going to prison for using the company to smuggle drugs.
UPS To Raise Rates By Around 5 PercentUPS is set to raise its ground, air and freight rates by averages of around 5 percent later this year.
UPS To Hire Up To 95,000 Holiday WorkersUPS said Tuesday that it will begin hiring 90,000 to 95,000 employees -- about the same as last year -- to help handle shipping and deliveries over the holiday season.
Southwest Airlines Testing "Secret Weapon" In ForecastingSouthwest Airlines, UPS and the National Weather Service are testing new technology that could lead to more accurate forecasts.