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Logistics in Haiti: UPSers Feed the Supply Chain and Haiti’s Children

UPS and UNICEF volunteers box up clothing for Haitian children.This weekend was busy for UPSers focused on helping Haiti:

  •  In Miami, more than 50 UPS volunteers boxed up over 2,000 cartons full of blankets, sleeping mats and towels in a UPS warehouse  
  • In Carteret, NJ volunteers from UNICEF and UPS boxed up 2,000 sets of underwear, shirts, shorts, sandals, toothbrushes and toothpaste Read More »
Our Busy Week: Dec. 14-18 at The UPS Store

Christmas, Hanukkah and the other holidays we all celebrate are joyous occasions, but the preparation to get there gets us all a bit stressed. Read More »

UPS Customer Café Press Provides a Personal Touch to Holiday Gifts

Bob Marino, vice president and chief operating officer of Café Press, is tall and slender. He has dark hair and a goatee. While he may not look a lot like jolly old Saint Nick, he has several of the same characteristics: He is full of charisma and energy, has a band of merry elves who keep his factory running, makes gifts for all those who are naughty and nice and most importantly… has a big brown “sleigh,” better known as a UPS truck, there to support him. Read More »

The accidental lessons of Twitter monitoring for UPS

Since February 2009, I’ve been watching the waterfall of information flowing from Twitter, perhaps the most popular social media network today. I’m looking for keywords like “UPS” and “ups.com,” hoping to catch our customers as they converse about our company. And believe me, customers talk about us all the time.

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Holiday Planning 365 Days a Year

Hello and welcome to my first upside peak-season post. Join me as I talk to various UPSers who each play a different role during the busiest time of year.

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