Economic Enhancement

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Economic Enhancement

Economic sustainability for UPS means helping our nearly 10 million daily customers become more efficient in their daily shipping and logistics activities. We create opportunities for businesses large and small by connecting people to markets around the world using our expertise, innovation, and commitment to sustainability.

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Moving Reverse Logistics Forward
E-commerce is not always a one-way street. As online purchases grow, so do returns. Our partnership with Optoro streamlines the returns process to maximize value of returned products, eliminate unnecessary shipping, and reduce waste. Here’s how this strategic alliance is transforming retail reverse logistics. ...
Dec 10, 2018 12:20 PM ET
A Smart & Sustainable Shipping Journey
Our customers want to ship more, with less impact. We offer sustainable solutions to help minimize the environmental impacts associated with their supply chains. This infographic is from the 2017 UPS Sustainability Progress Report: On the Leading Edge. Visit...
Dec 5, 2018 10:55 AM ET
Promoting Inclusivity Through Trade
To support the sustainability of global trade, UPS recognizes the importance of engaging domestic stakeholders, small businesses, and all segments of society to support inclusive growth.  Though trade continued to grow in 2017, despite lower projections, there are some areas of opportunity to further grow trade and strengthen the positive trajectory. Consider that among...
Sep 10, 2018 1:05 PM ET
Making the UPS Smart Logistics Network a Reality
UPS’s smart logistics network refers to our digitally and physically connected facilities, fleet, and information systems. Using real-time data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other technology, we will optimize tracking and processing of packages and freight, and synchronize our transportation fleet. The Smart Global Logistics Network enables us to drive operational and...
Sep 4, 2018 3:35 PM ET
How UPS is Building a Blockchain-Ready Business
Controls designed to promote traceability can drive up processing time and cost. Blockchain technology can address these twin challenges. A blockchain is a secure, distributed digital ledger with records that resist duplication and forgery. It can be used to keep track of any information or assets, from transportation containers to digital currencies. ...
Aug 17, 2018 11:15 AM ET