First FAA sanctioned use of a drone for routine revenue flights involving the transport of a product under a contractual delivery agreement
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a groundbreaking new logistics service to deliver medical samples via unmanned drones through a collaboration with Matternet, a leader in autonomous drone technology. The program is taking place at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C., metropolitan area, with oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration and North Carolina Department of Transportation. Today’s flight marks the beginning of numerous planned daily revenue flights at the WakeMed Raleigh campus.
As 21st century cities continue to grow, their capacities to adapt, learn and transform need to increase as well, especially in vulnerable neighborhoods. Cities are key players in the global movement to address the threats posed by climate change.
At UPS, we address major issues by combining global strategies with everyday actions that collectively add up to make a big difference. We recognize the environmental challenges facing society and are committed to working throughout our value chain to help solve them.
More than 1 million people celebrated the first large-scale International Women’s Day event in 1911, when citizens across Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland gathered to mark social, economic, cultural and political progress for women.
UPS has been selected for the Top Corporation Hall of Fame for Women’s Business Enterprises by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — UPS (NYSE:UPS) has been selected for the Top Corporation Hall of Fame for Women’s Business Enterprises by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). While UPS has been recognized as a WBENC Top Corporation in prior years, this marks the inaugural year for the Top Corporation Hall of Fame. UPS is one of only nine companies achieving this new, pinnacle designation.
UPS, Mohawk Industries and SunTrust Foundation will share stories of corporate responsibility at a networking forum hosted by 3BL Media
ATLANTA, March 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, will hold the next in its series of Corporate Responsibility Stories lunch-and-learn events hosted by UPS on April 17.
From investments in technology to improvements in employee communication, UPS strives to make our workforce safer.
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From investments in technology to improvements in employee communication, UPS strives to make our workforce safer every day.
These safety tools and techniques help drivers achieve the highest safety award in the company – the UPS Circle of Honor – which recognizes more than 1,400 men and women who have 25 years of accident-free driving.
UPS Circle of Honor Drivers Log 14 Billion Miles Without an Accident
March 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ — 14 billion miles. Zero Accidents.
That’s enough miles to make about 200 round trips to Mars, or over nine round trips to Saturn. It’s enough to circle the earth at the equator over half a million times. And it’s the number of miles the drivers who make up UPS’s elite Circle of Honor have collectively driven during their careers, without so much as a fender bender.