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UPS joins group bringing blockchain to the shipping industry

UPS has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA), a working group that's developing standards for the use of blockchain inside the shipping industry. Blockchain tech could help streamline transport by putting shipment data in one place.

UPS cuts profit forecast after holiday delivery rush

New York - Global delivery giant UPS Friday slashed its fourth-quarter profit forecast after the company hired 30,000 extra temporary employees due to an unexpected increase in holiday deliveries.UPS expects to report earnings of $1.25 per share, below the $1.

'Bad weather' and 'system overload' delay Christmas deliveries

Shipping problems at Fed Ex and UPS have left some Americans without all their gifts under the Christmas tree. The delays have been blamed on "bad weather" and "system overloads."

Prostitute posts pictures wearing UPS shirt after sex with driver

Oklahoma City - One UPS driver in Oklahoma City is wishing his company didn't have GPS tracking after a prostitute posts pictures of their sexual encounter on the Internet, wearing his uniform

FedEx and UPS owe $2.8 million in parking tickets

New York - New York City is expected to collect $550 million in parking violations this year. Due to few parking spaces and the urgency of package delivery, FedEx and UPS have already racked up a $2.8 million bill.

Will private competition eliminate the U.S. Postal Service?

Vienna - UPS, DHL, FedEx and LaserShip. There are 100s of private mail carriers that offer low-cost, quick and efficient services to deliver mail, packages, parcels and other items. As these companies generate profits, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) loses money.

Man complains Adidas shipped package to a bar, not his house

A man wrote in to the Consumerist blog to tell his story about a Christmas purchase he bought from Adidas that had gone missing.

Bomb threats on a number of UPS cargo jets (updated w/ video)

A bomb was reportedly suspected aboard a UPS cargo in the United Kingdom hidden inside an ink toner cartridge Thursday night which triggered other searches in the U.S. Friday.

UPS plane crashed after leaving Dubai International Airport

A UPS plane that took off from Dubai International Airport on Friday going to Cologne, Germany crashed in an uninhabited area of Dubai. The crew, two Americans died as a result of the accident.

American UPS pilot found drunk at Warsaw airport

Warsaw - After being seen by border guards acting suspiciously in Warsaw airport, an American pilot was discovered to be under the influence of alcohol.

Would UPS Lie About Delivering Harry Potter to Stay in Amazon's Good Graces?

Kottke was home Saturday at 3:36 when UPS claims they attempted delivery of his Harry Potter book. No notice on the door. No one saw a truck. The UPS website shows that the package never went from "In Transit To Final Destination" to "Out For Delivery."

UPS Delivers to Jihad But Not Jews

"UPS service is provided to and from most addresses within Israel and the Palestine [sic] Authority area, except for Jewish settlements in the West Bank, a few remote areas in the Golan Heights, and the Southern Negev desert."

UPS Blocks Drug Smuggling Investigation By Feds

This reporter in the article was sent an email by a federal agent claiming UPS is blocking their investigation.

Man gets drugs via UPS

UPS guaranteed overnight delivery ... off to jail!

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UPS shooting scene in Birmingham  Alabama.
UPS shooting scene in Birmingham, Alabama.
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A package sitting on a desk waiting to be opened.
Along with the closeout merchandise and surplus merchandise markets  the returned merchandise and li...
Along with the closeout merchandise and surplus merchandise markets, the returned merchandise and liquidation industry generates over $100 billion dollars in revenue annually.
UPS delivery man Vinny Ambrosino is seemingly rushing to deliver Christmas packages while wearing a ...
UPS delivery man Vinny Ambrosino is seemingly rushing to deliver Christmas packages while wearing a Rudolf nose and antlers in New York
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UPS is investigating blockchain tech
UPS is investigating blockchain tech

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