Post Tagged with: "UPS"

[EXCLUSIVE] Details on how Amazon will build its overnight air venture

[EXCLUSIVE] Details on how Amazon will build its overnight air venture

December 17, 2015 at 11:19 am 0 comments

News of the ramping up of an Amazon logistics unit comes in the wake of something of an open secret that the e-commerce giant is conducting a trial air operation in the US, in partnership with Air Transport Services Group Inc, a publicly traded airfreight company. Less commonly known isRead More

Tomorrow, the world: Part II

Tomorrow, the world: Part II

September 16, 2015 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Yesterday, we began a three-part look at Alibaba, the world’s biggest e-commerce company, and the way in which its approach to the logistics of online shopping – particularly the development of a neutral “open logistics platform” – has changed the package-delivery industry in China, and will soon spread that changeRead More

UPS Pilot’s Union Calls for Strike Vote

UPS Pilot’s Union Calls for Strike Vote

September 9, 2015 at 10:50 am 0 comments

The union representing pilots at UPS is frustrated by lack of progress on a new contract, and today they called for a strike vote among members. If approved, the five-pilot Executive Board of the Independent Pilots Association would have the authority to request a release from federally mediated negotiations withRead More

Top Fifty Cargo Carriers in 2014

Top Fifty Cargo Carriers in 2014

August 17, 2015 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Today we begin a two-part analysis of the top cargo carriers in 2014. We will continue tomorrow, when we examine some interesting trends that emerge when we dig a little deeper into the data. After years of steadily rising through the ranks, Emirates became the world’s top international cargo carrier in 2013,Read More

UPS 2Q: Revenue down, profit way up

UPS 2Q: Revenue down, profit way up

July 29, 2015 at 7:36 am 0 comments

UPS reported second-quarter net income up over 170% y-o-y to $1.23 billion, as total revenue declined 1.2% to $14.09 billion. Reported operating income for the quarter was up over 160% to $1.96 billion. Of course, the huge gains in reported operating income and net income shrink substantially when adjusted forRead More

The worldwide express fleet: Part III

The worldwide express fleet: Part III

April 17, 2015 at 8:44 am 0 comments

Two days ago, we began a three-part look at the jet freighter fleet operated by, or for, the integrated express companies. Part I looked at the way the combined fleet has changed over time, while Part II summarized the changes on a company-by-company basis. Today we look ahead at how the fleetRead More

The worldwide express fleet: Part II

The worldwide express fleet: Part II

April 16, 2015 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Yesterday, we began a three-part look at the jet freighter fleet operated by, or for, the integrated express companies. Part I looked at the way the combined fleet has changed over time, but there were also significant changes on a company-by-company basis, and that is what we will examine today, startingRead More

The worldwide express fleet

The worldwide express fleet

April 15, 2015 at 10:27 am 0 comments

Today, we begin a three-part analysis of the worldwide express freighter fleet. Over the next two days will look at the fleet on a company-by-company basis, and conclude with our thoughts on how the fleet will evolve in the future. But today we start with a look at the overall fleetRead More