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

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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
UPS Longitudes | Why Telling Your Sustainability Story Matters — and How to Get Started
Now more than ever, businesses have the opportunity to grow their bottom line by doing good. Consumers prefer sustainable products and will use their buying power to support environmentally responsible companies — ...
Mar 12, 2020 8:00 AM ET
UPS Longitudes | In the 'Decade to Deliver,' It's Time for Responsible Leadership
As we enter a new decade and 2030 appears on the horizon, the world as we know it is at a crucial juncture. Faced with unparalleled challenges including a climate emergency, economic dislocation, increasing social inequity and the unintended consequences of rapid-paced technological disruption, there has never been a more urgent moment for collaborative, progressive action from global leaders...
Mar 11, 2020 11:30 AM ET
UPS Longitudes | Podcast: Quality, Style and Respect for All Women
Kathleen Marran, UPS Vice President of Marketing, Diverse Segments: women business owners face difficulties in raising money and handling that first big order — how exactly do you master the logistics needed to keep pace with rising customer demand? Marran says it’s not just about shipping. Upstart entrepreneurs must navigate the challenges of streamlining payments, finding suppliers...
Mar 5, 2020 7:45 AM ET