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UPS CEO on Economic Headwinds
Scott Davis on Fox Business

UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis spoke with FOX Business on the state of the U.S. economy and company growth.

In the interview, reporter Andy Shapiro asked Scott, “In regards to the economy, what would you say to the president?”

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Measuring Global Growth and Trade
Kurt Kuehn on CNBC

UPS Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn was featured on CNBC’s Squawk Box earlier this week as part of the CNBC Global CFO Council series.

In the segment, Kurt and Robert Shanks, Ford Motor Company executive vice president & CFO, provided their perspective on the outlook on business and the economy.

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Public Debt and the Private Sector
Kurt Kuehn CSPAN

UPS Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn recently participated in a panel at the Bloomberg Washington Summit that discussed the state of the economy and the impact of public debt on business markets.

Kurt was joined on the panel by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and the CFO of the U.S. Postal Service, Joseph Corbett. The panel was moderated by Robert Litan, research director for Bloomberg Government.

Among the issues they addressed were the pace of business investment in the economy and ways in which postal and carrier businesses reflect challenges faced by other businesses.

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This Month’s Compass Articles: What’s new from UPS in 2013, Growing Your Online Business, Trends for Industrial Manufacturers and Distributors
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The holidays are over and as always, we’ve got lots to share with you this month to start off the New Year with a bang. Here are just a few of the articles in the new issue of Compass:

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UPS Drivers Rock!
UPS driver

With 102,000 drivers delivering over 15 million packages on a normal business day, UPS drivers are a familiar sight in communities across the country. If you’re a small business owner or an avid online shopper, you’re probably even on a first name basis with your driver.

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UPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines: Video
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It’s hard to miss the many UPS trucks criss-crossing neighborhoods making holiday deliveries. Like a lot of people, I prefer to order Christmas gifts online. So paying attention to holiday shipping information is important to me. Even though Christmas is December 25th every year, somehow it seems to sneak up on me.

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Honoring Our Veterans
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I’m proud of my father’s service as a medic in the U.S. Army for six years. Being deployed away from home for long periods of time and possibly in harm’s way is a sacrifice that is hard to repay.

UPS is also proud of their military employees. In fact, approximately 25,000 UPSers are veterans and about 2,500 UPSers are currently on military leave.

This Sunday is Veteran’s Day, a holiday honoring and thanking all United States Armed Forces members for their service. We asked UPSers to share their stories about serving in the military. Here are just a couple of them:

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Delivering More than Packages: College Football Game Ball Deliveries
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You might have done a double-take this past weekend if you were watching your favorite college football team. No, your eyes weren’t deceiving you, that was a UPS employee delivering the game ball.

UPS is all over college football. We’re the Official Logistics Partner of the NCAA, and have relationships with the Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC and 68 IMG College schools.

As part of these relationships, UPS is able to recognize some of our team members by offering them a once in a lifetime chance to deliver a game ball in the area they serve.

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Logistics is a Game Changer in Basketball (and Business)
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Coming out on top during NCAA® March Madness® requires everything coming together at the right time, in the right place. The game changes quickly. When it does, the teams that have planned, prepared and can execute with precision distinguish themselves from the competition. That’s logistics.

In business, it’s not really that different.  Logistics can help your business get to the next level, too.

That’s the idea behind UPS’s new “Game Changers” communications campaign that you’ll see throughout March Madness.

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