UPS is short for United Parcel Service America, Inc. and is an American international package delivery service. Today it operates in more than 220 countries/ territories world-wide delivering more than 15 million packages a day. UPS has very distinct delivery cars that are well known to its customers. Due to the UPS cars, the company is sometimes also nicknamed “Brown.”
UPS was founded in 1907 by James Casey in Seattle and went public in 1999. UPS’s primary business is international package and document delivery. UPS operates in the segments of US domestic package, International package & Supply chain & freight.
Domestically, UPS competes with USPS, FedEx and regional delivery services, such as OnTrac, Eastern Connection and Lone Star Overnight. International competition include Canada Post, Purilator, DHL Express, Deutsche Post and Royal Mail, among others.
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