UPS

UPS is a logistics company that provides shipping and freight forwarding services for individuals and businesses. Read more

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UPS

UPS is a logistics company that provides shipping and freight forwarding services for individuals and businesses. Read more

Carol B. Tome's photo - CEO of UPS

CEO

Carol B. Tome

CEO Approval Rating

98/100

Founded:

1907

Status:

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FedEx is seen as one of UPS's biggest rivals. FedEx was founded in 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee. Like UPS, FedEx also operates in the Courier, Logistics & Freight Services sector. FedEx generates $9.3B less revenue than UPS.

DHL is one of UPS's top competitors. DHL was founded in 1969, and its headquarters is in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia. Like UPS, DHL also operates in the Courier, Logistics & Freight Services space. DHL has 101,000 fewer employees than UPS.

C.H. Robinson is one of UPS's top rivals. C.H. Robinson was founded in 1905, and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Like UPS, C.H. Robinson also works within the Courier, Logistics & Freight Services sector. C.H. Robinson generates $72.3B less revenue vs. UPS.

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UPS Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$89.5B

UPS's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 19.5B. Over the last four quarters, UPS's revenue has grown by 12%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $22.9B; in Q4 2020, it was $24.9B; in Q3 2020, it was $21.2B; in Q2 2020, UPS's revenue was $20.5B.

UPS Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc

Nov 2017

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undisclosed
STTAS is a trade compliance management firm that offers import, export and business support services to corporations.
Nightline Logistics Group

May 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Nightline Logistics provides parcel delivery, shipping, freight and courier services in Ireland.
Freightex Limited

Jan 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Freightex is engaged in providing online road freight quotes, supply chain management, logistics and haulage rates.
Marken Limited

Nov 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Marken is a supply chain logistics company that provides patient-centric supply chain services to the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries.
Coyote Logistics, LLC

Jul 2015

Source »
$1.8B
Coyote is a third-party logistics firm that provides freight transportation and intermodal brokerage services.

These are all the companies that UPS has acquired. UPS has acquired 8 companies and its latest acquisition was Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc in Nov 2017. STTAS is a trade compliance management firm that offers import, export and business support services to corporations.

UPS Funding History

Since UPS was founded in 1907, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total UPS has raised $547.0M. UPS's funding round was on Nov 1999 for a total of $547.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Nov 1999
$547M
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Since UPS was founded in 1907, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total UPS has raised $547.0M. UPS's funding round was on Nov 1999 for a total of $547.0M

UPS Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

TuSimple is a self-driving truck company that manufactures and distributes autonomous trucks to the logistics sector.
$120M
Aug 14, 2019
Series D
Apr 15, 2021
Fast Radius develops injection molded and 3D printed components for aviation, medical and automotive sectors.
$48M
Apr 01, 2019
Series B
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ShopRunner is a members-only E-commerce platform that delivers clothing, shoes, bags and accessories to online shoppers.
-
Jan 21, 2019
Equity
-
Deliv provides same-day delivery and returns services for omnichannel retailers, local merchants, e-commerce companies and parcel carriers.
$40M
Oct 29, 2018
Series C
-
Fleet is an online logistics marketplace that provides customs brokerage and freight forwarding services.
$10M
Jan 23, 2018
Series A
-

These are all the companies that UPS has invested in. UPS has invested 8 companies and its latest investment was Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc in Nov 2017. STTAS is a trade compliance management firm that offers import, export and business support services to corporations.

UPS News

May 4, 2021Charged EVs

UPS to purchase electric VTOL aircraft from Beta Technologies

UPS's Flight Forward subsidiary plans to purchase electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircr... See more »
May 1, 2021FreightWaves

Make-A-Wish partners with UPS, Macy's to grant boy's wish

On May 6, Mateo will be delivering packages in downtown Stockton in his own UPS uniform and custom de... See more »
April 28, 2021MarketScreener

Barclays reiterates its Neutral rating

(marketscreener.com) Brandon Oglenski from Barclays retains his Neutral opinion on the stock. Previou... See more »
April 28, 2021Materials Management and Distribution

Small business demand lifts UPS profit

Daily volume jumped more than 14 percent in the first three months of the year from the same period a... See more »
April 28, 2021Canadian SME

Today's UPS small business of the day is Green Lotus Digital Marketing Agency

Today's UPS small business of the day is Green Lotus Digital Marketing Agency A Toronto Based Green L... See more »
April 27, 2021MarketWatch

UPS has profitably delivered nearly 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses around the world

United Parcel Service Inc. didn't provide details on Tuesday on how much money it made during the fir... See more »
April 27, 2021The Loadstar

UPS announces record first-quarter financial results

UPS's first-quarter results have rather been overshadowed by today's DSV's news, but the parcel exper... See more »

UPS Blogs

August 27, 2015UNITED PARCEL SERVICE BLOG

Targeting Online Replacement and Upgrade Auto Parts Shoppers

For many shoppers, buying auto parts bears little resemblance to their father's trip to the local sto... See more »
August 19, 2015UNITED PARCEL SERVICE BLOG

DIY Versus DIFM Auto Parts Sales - How Do You Steer Online Growth?

By now you know the stats. The average age of automobiles will climb beyond its current record of 11.... See more »
July 27, 2015UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA BLOG

Why Logistics Will Be The Key To Solving Hunger

April 24, 2015UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA BLOG

Arbor Day Foundation: Planting Trees and Inspiration

April 23, 2015UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA BLOG

WWF on Locally-Led Reforestation Projects

April 22, 2015UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA BLOG

Earth Day Network on Advocating for the Environment

April 21, 2015UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA BLOG

A UPS Volunteer Shares His Tree-planting Story

UPS Press Releases

April 1, 2021PRcom

Redcat Partners with Zonos and United Parcel Service for Easy International Shipping

Redcat is now offering international shipping through Zonos and UPS. [PR.com]... See more »
February 12, 2021WebWire

UPS healthcare continues investment in personalized medicine; Expands global cell and gene services capacity

UPS Healthcare announced an investment and further expansion of its capabilities in cell and gene ser... See more »
November 20, 2020WebWire

UPS Teams with Atlanta-Area Organizations To Give Old Uniforms New Life

- - • Following first major redesign in decades to uniforms worn by 125,000 drivers worldwide, thousa... See more »
November 17, 2020PressReleasePoint

UPS Applauds The Signing Of The RCEP

UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, applauds the sig... See more »
October 29, 2020PR Newswire

UPS Pilots See COVID Disruption Potential

/PRNewswire/ -- The President of the union representing UPS airline pilots has said he agrees with UP... See more »
September 11, 2020StreetInsider

UPSers Pay Tribute to 9/11 Heroes

July 29, 2020StreetInsider

United Way Announces New Efforts Supported by UPS to Combat Human Trafficking

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Â In support of the United Nation's World Day Against T... See more »

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UPS Headquarters

55 Glenlake Parkway NE

Atlanta, Georgia30328

1-800-742-5877

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UPS Summary

ABOUT

Overview

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) provides shipping, freight forwarding, and logistics. It is one of the world's largest package delivery companies and a provider of supply chain management solutions. The global logistics company is headquartere...

CEO

UPS's CEO, Carol B. Tome, currently has an approval rating of 98%. UPS's primary competitors are FedEx, DHL & C.H. Robinson.

Website

ups.com

Frequently Asked Questions about UPS

  1. When was UPS founded?

    UPS was founded in 1907
  2. Who is UPS's CEO?

    UPS's CEO is Carol B. Tome
  3. How much revenue does UPS generate?

    UPS generates $89.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does UPS have?

    UPS has historically raised $547M in funding
  5. Where is UPS's headquarters?

    UPS's headquarters is in Atlanta Georgia, USA
  1. How many employees does UPS have?

    UPS has 481,000 employees
  2. What sector does UPS operate in?

    UPS is in Courier, Logistics & Freight Services
  3. Who are UPS's competitors?

    UPS's top competitors are FedEx, DHL, C.H. Robinson
  4. Who has UPS invested in?

    UPS's has invested in companies such as TuSimple, Fast Radius, ShopRunner