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5 Extraordinary Things UPS Shipped in 2012

While there’s no question delivering brown boxes is a huge part of what we do, UPS also transports many items that are not so run of the mill. Even compared to 2011, when we transported a polar bear from Alaska to Kentucky, this year has been full of exciting shipments and logistical triumphs.

Intrigued? Here are just five examples of some of the most offbeat and extraordinary things we moved in 2012:

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Shall We Play a Game?

While the term “logistics” may conjure up images of military maneuvers, it’s not often that UPS gets invited to participate in a military gaming exercise. Yet that’s exactly what happened in December when two UPS employees represented the company at the Global Shipping Game conducted by the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

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