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Thought Leadership

Longitudes is the UPS blog discussing the macro forces shaping the global economy today and over the horizon.

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UPS Longitudes | Why Businesses Need an Innovation Operating System
Innovation is critical in times of crisis. Why? Because companies that prioritize innovation during these times will drive growth after this crisis. According to McKinsey, “More than 90 percent of executives said...
Dec 30, 2020 11:00 AM ET
UPS Longitudes | Shedding New Light on Supply Chain Visibility
Supply chain visibility is not a new concept. But true, real-time, end-to-end supply chain visibility is something few companies have been able to obtain due to the inherent complexities and investment required. COVID-19 has been a stark reminder that a lack of visibility leaves companies struggling without the tools to make the important, timely decisions needed to steer their...
Nov 23, 2020 11:00 AM ET
UPS Longitudes | The Future of Supply Chain Sustainability
Sustainability is not just a buzzword that companies use to sound “green” — it is fast becoming a core strategic focus. According to Coyote’s new original research study, ...
Nov 11, 2020 11:00 AM ET
UPS Longitudes | Return to Sender: Navigating Reverse Logistics
In a traditional linear economy, we make goods, use them and dispose them. In a circular economy, by contrast, the end of a product’s life can be an opportunity for new value creation. But for the circular economy to work, materials must be in the right place at the right time. As companies continue setting ambitious goals to advance circular strategies, they look to partners like UPS...
Sep 30, 2020 7:50 AM ET
UPS Infographic | Drone Deliveries Take Flight
This infographic is from UPS's latest Interactive Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainable Solutions. Visit ...
Sep 29, 2020 7:50 AM ET