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Time is Money: How Mobile is Becoming the New Internet (Video)
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Back in the day, whenever I had to make a deposit at the bank, I’d have to drive there, wait in line at the drive thru, and hand my signed check over to the bank attendant.

Now that my bank has an app, I’ve saved at least 15 minutes each time I would’ve had to travel to the physical bank branch. I love the convenience of depositing checks into my account with the snap of a picture from my mobile device!  What used to take minutes now takes seconds, and for me, time is money.

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Technology Powers the Magic of the Holiday Season
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In preparation for our upcoming Santa visit, my 5 year old said, “I can’t decide what to ask for – a tablet or an e-reader!” When I was 5, I was likely hoping for a Strawberry Shortcake doll or a Cabbage Patch kid. Technology in all realms – whether receiving it as a gift or using it to power business – makes the holiday season, and it’s always an important role at UPS.

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Transformational CIO Video Series: Emerging Information Technologies
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Dave Barnes was recently honored by The Enterprise CIO Forum as a Transformational CIO who has demonstrated clear and tangible leadership qualities in the strategic use of IT to transform an organization.

Dave participated in a video interview to discuss emerging information technologies with greatest potential to transform a company looking out over the next 3-5 years.

Transformational CIO Video Series: The Value of IT
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Dave Barnes was recently honored by The Enterprise CIO Forum as a Transformational CIO who has demonstrated clear and tangible leadership qualities in the strategic use of IT to transform an organization.

Dave participated in a video interview to discuss how to boost the view of IT within the organization and the value of IT as an enabler of business goals.

 

Watch the first video in this series on Business and IT Transformation.

Transformational CIO Video Series: Business and IT Transformation
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Dave Barnes was recently honored by The Enterprise CIO Forum as a Transformational CIO who has demonstrated clear and tangible leadership qualities in the strategic use of IT to transform an organization.

Dave participated in a video interview to discuss business and IT transformation and how IT serves to transform business for growth.

UPS’s Next-Generation Mobile Devices Are Here
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UPS has recently begun its global deployment of the next generation handheld devices you see our drivers carry, also known as the DIAD V.

The DIAD V features ground-breaking communications technology that enables on-the-fly switching between cellular carriers independent of cellular technology. This means that the DIAD V can automatically jump to another cellular carrier if the preferred carrier’s signal is lost. Read More »

O.A.R. Gets in Tune with Sustainability
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During O.A.R.’s 2011 summer tour, UPS measured O.A.R.’s existing carbon footprint and developed a transportation strategy to increase fuel efficiency and offset emissions. Overall, UPS helped neutralize more than 67 metric tonnes of CO2 during the 28 concert dates.

Logistics Makes Music More Sustainable

UPS has partnered with Live Nation to offer the music touring industry sustainable solutions that help eco-conscious artists reduce the carbon impact generated by the transport of their tours.  Recently, Dave Matthews Band Caravan worked with UPS to make their multi-city, multi-stage festival tour as efficient and sustainable as possible. During the tour, stages were built and swiftly transported to each concert location and UPS helped the Dave Matthews Band Caravan measure, manage and mitigate carbon emissions.

CF Martin Guitar & Co. Uses Logistics to Keep its Supply Chain Humming
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Chris Martin, the great-great-great grandson of the founder of CF Martin Guitar & Co., thinks that the hand is the perfect tool. But he takes advantage of all sorts of other tools, as well, to help the company see what’s in-coming and out-going. The company has a complex and global supply chain, with a worldwide distribution network. Solutions like UPS Quantum View help Martin Guitar keep on top of product distribution.

According to Chris, “It takes more than wood, glue, finish and strings to make a guitar. It takes logistics.”

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Why Do You Care About The Environment?

UPS’s chief sustainability officer Scott Wicker describes a recent conversation with President Obama about UPS’s alternative fuel vehicle fleet. He also answers the top question he received from thought leaders at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference.

Hear from Scott, and then let us know: Why do you care about the Environment?

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