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  • "Priority Mail"

    06/29/2018 12:06:59 PM PDT · by pabianice · 61 replies
    vanity | 6/29/18 | self
    Earlier this week I mailed some important documents Priority Mail- with tracking. It has vanished. I ran the tracking number and there is no record of it. I personally delivered it to the Post Office and it is gone. Now I have to get copies of the missing documents and mail them again. This time UPS or FEDEX. Has anyone else had this experience with the USPS? What good is the USPS?
  • UPS uses tax reform to boost 'Smart Logistics Network,' pensions by $12 billion

    02/02/2018 6:24:06 AM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Atlanta Business Journal ^ | 2/2/18 | Eric Mandel
    UPS is putting its savings from the upcoming tax cuts to use in a slightly different way than other Georgia-based companies.The United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) said Thursday that the money is going toward boosting more than $12 billion in investments to "expand the company’s Smart Logistics Network, significantly increase pension funding, and position the company to further enhance shareowner value."“This $12 billion investment program is an outgrowth of the opportunity for tax savings created by the Tax and Jobs Act,” said David Abney, UPS Chairman and CEO, in a news release. “We will increase network investments and accelerate pension...
  • Vanity: UPS Buying 14 Boeing 747's Because of Tax Reform—More Winning

    02/02/2018 6:14:29 AM PST · by WeWaWes · 19 replies
    FR | 02/02/2018
    I tried to post an article from a source not allowed at FR, but search for other sources to this story. UPS is purchasing 14 Boeing 747's to add to its fleet. A big deal.
  • UPS Boosts Investments by $12 Billion on Favorable Tax Law Impact

    02/01/2018 9:52:19 PM PST · by confederatecarpetbag · 5 replies
    Nasdaq ^ | Feb. 1, 2018 | Nasdaq/GlobeNews Wire
    "This $12 billion investment program is an outgrowth of the opportunity for tax savings created by the Tax and Jobs Act," said David Abney, UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officerbs Act.. "We will increase network investments and accelerate pension funding to strengthen the company for the long term, so that we maximize the benefit to our global customers, employees and shareowners." UPS also recently made a $5 billion tax-qualified contribution to the company's three UPS-sponsored U.S. pension plans. This represents about $13,000 per participant. The voluntary contribution raised the funding level to above 90-percent, securing retirement benefits on behalf of...
  • Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks

    01/24/2018 5:32:53 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 53 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 24, 2018 | Paul Ziobro
    The Teamsters union wants to prohibit United Parcel Service Inc. from using drones or driverless vehicles to deliver packages. That was one of the labor union’s initial demands as it kicked off high-stakes contract talks with UPS this week. The Teamsters also want the parcel giant to eliminate late-night deliveries and add another 10,000 workers to the ranks, among other things. The two sides are starting to negotiate one of the largest collective bargaining agreements in the U.S., which covers around 260,000 UPS employees and expires in July. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ National Negotiating Committee this week submitted to...
  • UPS drivers made a Facebook page for dogs they meet. We’re in love

    11/26/2017 8:18:10 AM PST · by bgill · 23 replies
    all the moms ^ | Nov. 24, 2017 | Sonja Haller
    This holiday season UPS drivers will be delivering packages of joy to homes in the form of electronics, toys and ugly Christmas sweaters. But we’re most thankful for what these drivers are gifting us just by looking at our Facebook feed. Every day, a new set of adorable mugs greet us as drivers complete their routes. “During each day, drivers encounter many dogs, most friendly and some not so nice. When time permits, drivers snap a photo and send it in to UPS Dogs. Our followers love the photos and the stories told as we share our love of these...
  • UPS Shooter Photo, Did Media Ever Post It?

    06/17/2017 3:42:39 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 68 replies
    freerepublic.com ^ | 6/17/17 | coldone
    UPS shooter in San Francisco killed 3 the same day of the Scalise shooting. . His name was released....was his pic? Jimmy Lam...was his name. Was in all local news, just his name.
  • Jimmy Lam: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    06/14/2017 12:38:18 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 13 replies
    Heavy.com ^ | 6/14/17 | by Paul Farrell
    A UPS driver shot-and-killed three of his co-workers in San Francisco before turning the gun on himself. The gunman has been identified as Jimmy Lam. When police were called to the scene at around 9 a.m. local time on June 14, officers reported that the shooter was “down.” In total, Lam shot 5 people, killing three, two other people were wounded and are being treated at Zuckerberg San Francisco General. The UPS facility in question, along 16th and Potrero streets, is the main UPS facility in the city. Lam was a resident of the San Francisco-area.
  • Police Respond to Active Shooter in San Francisco: Police

    06/14/2017 11:10:02 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    At least five people were shot at a sprawling UPS warehouse and customer service center in San Francisco, officials confirmed to NBC News. The shooting early Wednesday led to a massive police response and a shelter-in-place warning for the Portero Hill neighborhood and surrounding area. San Francisco police responded to the UPS warehouse on 17th Street and Potrero Avenue, according to a tweet from the San Francisco Police Department. Authorities had earlier said at least two people were being treated for injuries in connection to the shooting. An official later confirmed that at least five people were shot and that...
  • Multiple people shot in San Francisco at UPS facility

    06/14/2017 10:00:26 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    KGO-TV ^ | June 14, 2017
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Multiple people have been injured after a shooting at a UPS facility in the area of 17th Street and San Bruno Avenue in San Francisco, police say. Sources tell ABC7 News at least three people were shot at the facility and multiple victims have been transported to SF General. A source says this was a single shooter who went into the building during a morning meeting and the suspect may be a disgruntled employee. The source says that one of the people who was shot is the suspected shooter.....
  • The Latest: UPS shooter was armed with assault pistol

    06/14/2017 12:13:08 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 58 replies
    ABC (via Associated Press) ^ | 6/14/17 | AP Staff
    11:55 a.m. Authorities say the shooter who opened fire at a San Francisco UPS warehouse was armed with an assault pistol when police found him. San Francisco Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin told reporters that officers found wounded victims and brought them to safety Wednesday. When they found the gunman, he put the weapon to his head and shot himself.
  • Letter from a Venezuelan Jail

    12/29/2014 12:52:28 PM PST · by nuconvert · 19 replies
    WSJ ^ | Dec. 26, 2014 | Leopoldo Lopez
    My country, Venezuela, is on the verge of social and economic collapse. This slow-motion disaster, nearly 15 years in the making, was not initiated by falling oil prices or by mounting debts. It was set in motion by the authoritarian government’s hostility toward human rights and the rule of law and the institutions that protect them. -excerpt- I am writing from a military prison, where I have been held since February as a result of speaking out against the government’s actions. I am one of scores of political prisoners in my country .... -excerpt- ... Venezuela’s road to ruin was...
  • Did Media's Anti-Trump Hysteria Cause Murder of UPS Driver?

    12/22/2016 7:52:18 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 16 replies
    © COPYRIGHT 2016, FRONTPAGEMAG.COM ^ | December 20, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    An Ithaca man accused of killing a UPS driver said in court Monday afternoon that not only did he believe he shot and killed Donald Trump, but that no evidence could be presented to him to suggest otherwise. Justin R. Barkley, 38, said during his arraignment and subsequent attempt to plead guilty, "I shot and killed Donald Trump purposely, intentionally and very proudly." Now obviously Barkley is out of his mind. But the murder of an innocent man is another example of how the media's climate of hate can backfire. Did the media's paranoid fantasies about Trump feed into Barkley's...
  • UPS DELIVERS ASSAULT RIFLE INSTEAD OF TOY FOR CHRISTMAS GIFT

    12/16/2016 1:17:30 PM PST · by PROCON · 74 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 16, 2016
    OCEANSIDE, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York couple was horrified when a UPS delivery that they thought was a Christmas present turned out to be an assault rifle. Newsday reports (http://nwsdy.li/2gI9lsO ) that Joel Berman opened the keyboard-sized case in front of his wife and 6-year-old granddaughter Wednesday night in Oceanside, on Long Island.
  • Man Posing as UPS Delivery Driver, 3 Others Wanted in Violent Robbery, Police Say

    12/03/2016 10:38:58 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 39 replies
    Yahoo ^ | approx. November 22, 2016 | MORGAN WINSOR
    A man who posed as a UPS delivery driver and three others are wanted in a violent robbery, caught in part on camera, according to Houston police. *snip* In the surveillance footage, one suspect -- clad in a UPS jacket and brown baseball cap, and carrying a package -- is seen approaching the door to the residence. Police said the man rang the doorbell, claiming he needed a signature for the package.
  • UPS drivers are making deliveries in U-Haul trucks — people panick and call the police

    12/15/2015 1:35:38 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 37 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12/15/2015 | Hayley Peterson
    FULL TITLE: UPS drivers are making deliveries in U-Haul trucks - and people are panicking and calling the police UPS is renting out hundreds of U-Haul trucks across the county as it faces mounting pressure to deliver packages on time ahead of Christmas. The trucks are a "cost-effective way to expand our delivery fleet," UPS spokesman Brian Hughes told Business Insider. He said it's common for UPS to rent additional trucks during the holidays. ~SNIP~ Edward Jones analyst Brian Yarbrough told Business Insider that he was a little concerned when he saw a U-Haul truck park outside his house recently....
  • Holiday disaster looms as UPS, FedEx overloaded after online shopping soars

    12/12/2015 9:12:24 AM PST · by PROCON · 66 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | Dec. 11, 2015 | Hayley Peterson
    An unexpected surge in online purchases is putting pressure on UPS and FedEx to get packages out on time this holiday season, and that could result in extra costs for retailers. Retailers like Target broke online-sales records on Thanksgiving Day and the following Monday this year after luring shoppers with discounts. Broadly, online sales from the long weekend totaled $11 billion this year, according to Adobe Digital Index.
  • A Talk With a UPS Driver

    12/10/2015 11:49:21 AM PST · by Little Bill · 40 replies
    self | 12/10/2015 | self
    I just finished a conversation with the local UPS driver, I was listening to Rush in my truck, I can't get it in the house. We started talking about politics as I am want to do. We talked about SB and the shape of the coming NH Primary. What he had to say reflected what I see on FR, the rats and the GOPE are in deep poop. I also told him that if he wanted to get more info on Islam read Sura 2 through 9.
  • UPS facility receives suspicious package addressed to alleged San Bernardino gunmen

    Police are investigating a UPS facility in San Bernardino that received a suspicious package addressed to the alleged gunmen in Wednesday's attack. San Bernardino police said the package was received at the location in the 1400 block of east Victoria Avenue from a Sears company.
  • Still Report #463 - UPS Refugee Flights Confirmed

    11/29/2015 3:45:10 PM PST · by Right-wing Librarian · 50 replies
    The Still Report ^ | Bill Still
    at night, UPS is confirmed to be flying in the refugees into Pennsylvania. Video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btfrM2YpbEE