In the highly competitive clinical laboratory field, medical and technological innovations happen at a rapid pace. Yet, for many labs, the inbound supply chain has not kept pace with the sophistication of the actual tests performed. For the labs it partners with, UPS logistics experts rethink workflow from the ground up, optimizing operations to make valuable information available sooner and bring visibility to once opaque processes.
The United States Postal Service has banned all international shipments of electronics with lithium batteries effective May 16. The cost for families to send gadgets via private parcel service to enlisted loved ones in some countries could almost quadruple.
With UPS MY CHOICE missed deliveries may soon become a thing of the past. Consumers who sign up for the transformational new service—over 1.3 million strong in the program's first 8 months—can make changes to their deliveries while packages are in transit, increasing the success rate of first delivery attempts. This is great for consumers, but it's even better for merchants who experience enhanced customer loyalty and overall revenue growth.
UPS uses their logistics operations and expertise in global operations to deliver humanitarian relief when global disasters occur. Through donations, as well as their own facilities, technology and employees, UPS has been able to provide support to people across the world when they need it most.
The UPS Foundation is the charitable arm of UPS, supporting five key focus areas: Economic and Global Literacy, Environmental Sustainability, Nonprofit Effectiveness, Diversity, and Community Safety. By leveraging the skills and abilities of UPS employees as well as the resources and advanced technology of the company, The UPS Foundation has been making a global impact for over 60 years.
For retailers, an organized and convenient returns program can mean higher customer-loyalty, increased efficiency and lower operational costs. For customers, it makes the shopping experience smooth and easy – a service they are wiling to pay more to have. UPS provides a returns solution backed by a large network of numerous drop-off locations, drivers and organized logistics services that work together to keep businesses and customers happy.