Essays Tagged: "United Parcel Service"

"United Parcel Service: Basic management structure."

The United Parcel Service known also as the "Brown Giant" is the powerhouse in the air delivery, freight ... s the "Brown Giant" is the powerhouse in the air delivery, freight and parcel service industry. The United Parcel Service is based in Atlanta and is the world's largest package-delivery firm. UPS deli ... d's largest package-delivery firm. UPS delivers more than 3 billion parcels and documents per year. United Parcel Service operates 150,000 vehicles and 575 airplanes and is the dominating force in the ...

(6 pages) 354 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Airborne express case study

nsportation company has succeeded to compete with a few big competitors such as Federal Express and United Parcel Service (UPS) even it does not have funding as much as its competitors. In 1996, it he ... he operations of the company were conducted here. It is also the biggest privately owned airport in United States. With the ownership of the airport, Airborne is able to control the operations more ea ...

(6 pages) 352 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Fedex corporation

OUTLINEI INTRODUCTION 2II HISTORY 2III RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 2United Parcel Service of America, Inc.I INTRODUCTIONUnited Parcel Service of America, Inc. (UPS), la ... ht worldwide. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, UPS is one of the largest privately owned companies in the United States.II HISTORYThe company was founded in 1907 in Seattle, Washington, by 19-year-old Jim C ... ington, by 19-year-old Jim Casey, who saw the need for a private delivery service. At the time, the United States Postal Service had not yet introduced its parcel post system. Casey named his company ...

(3 pages) 88 1 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Global E - Commerce at United Parcel Service (UPS)

United Parcel Service, Inc., (UPS) is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired b ... division. Abney is also responsible for overseeing UPS's international package services within the United States.John Beystehner, chief operating officer for UPS and president of UPS Airlines, he dir ... y of 14.1 million packages and documents daily to a service area that includes every address in the United States, as well as to over 200 countries and territories. John also serves as UPS's corporate ...

(11 pages) 263 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The battle for Value: Federal Express vs. UPS

the two main competitors in the package delivery industry: Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) and United Parcel Service of America, Inc.Studying FedEx, UPS and their competitive relationship in the ... n of Brussels hub as well as Tiger international operations caused a loss of $1 billion to FedEx.B- United Parcel Service"[We will] maintain a financially strong, manager-owned company earning a reaso ...

(8 pages) 317 0 2.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Growing Up .... Finally

in these 3 aspects.Presentation skills are essential and I've learned that the hard way. I work for United Parcel Service in the Technology Support Department. Once I was speaking with a supervisor wh ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sir! Yes, sir! Delegation and the United States Marine Corps

Sir! Yes, sir! Delegation and the United States Marine CorpsAbstractDelegation will be described and discussed. Details of the delegat ... etails of the delegation process will be provided and examples will be given. Delegation within the United States Marine Corps will be addressed in the conclusion.Delegation is one of the most importa ... the ideas they contribute are given the attention of senior leadership. Even a company as large as United Parcel Service encourages the input of their workers. The workers at UPS are challenged to fi ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.8 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Management Report

Management Report1.0 IntroductionThis report shows the management styles of United Parcel Service and Federal Express from they were founded. After reading the report, readers ... as collected from book, newspapers, journals and internet. No other sources were used.1.1 BackgroundUnited Parcel Service (UPS) was founded on 1907 as a messenger company in the United States (www.ups ... ow to use the theories to compare the organizations’ management styles.2.0 Management Style of United Parcel Service and Federal ExpressUnited Parcel Service (UPS) and Federal Express (FedEx) are ...

(9 pages) 110 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Fedex Vs Ups In China

companies, foreign or domestic, have been racing against each other for a bigger bite of the cake.A United Parcel Service (UPS) plane touched down in Shanghai on April 3 on its first direct flight to ... rrier and package delivery company thus became the fourth US carrier, following Northwest Airlines, United Airlines and Federal Express (FedEx), to operate a direct flight to the Chinese mainland.UPS ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Technology In America

Introduction/ Background For this project, I am an engineer with the United Parcel Service. Because this company is losing so much money because of damaged or broken pac ...

(1 pages) 393 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Jim Casey and Leadership

a nineteen year old boy took a one hundred dollar loan and created a company that we know today as United parcel Service, Inc. That boys name was Jim Casey. Jim made it possible for the company he cr ... make people managers own their own account, and not just order-takers from the people above.” (United Parcel Service, 2003) He gave his managers the flexibility to make decisions and run the busi ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Current Market Conditions

over some of the issues and or opportunities that the airline industry faces.Market StructureIn the United States the airlines are classified by the government on the basis of the amount of revenue ge ... t of revenue generated from operations. These classifications are major, national and regional. All United States airlines hold two certificates from the federal government, a fitness certificate and ...

(11 pages) 185 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Examining a Business Failure: DHL

ntract logistics. In 2003, DHL acquired Airborne express, in an attempt to capture a portion of the United States (US) market. Soon after in 2008 the company announced the suspension of its US operati ... tive was to become a viable alternative in the US to industry leaders, Federal Express (Fed Ex) and United Parcel Service (UPS). Combined UPS and Fed Ex enjoy a total of 78% of the US market. DHL has ...

(4 pages) 156 1 4.3 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Internal/External Factors Affecting Management Planning

rnal/External Factors at GTECH Corporation6Ethics6Diversity7Technology8Internal/External Factors at United Parcel Services8Globalization9Technology9Rapid Change9Internal/External Factors at US Airways ... diversity, ethics, technology, e-business and innovation. Nationwide Insurance, GTECH Corporation, United Parcel Service, US Airways, City of Tustin and TD Banknorth are all affected by these factors ...

(16 pages) 66 0 4.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Leadership at UPS

s. (Nickels, McHugh, & McHugh, 2008)Positive work environment. At a fortune 500 company such as United Parcel Service (UPS), a three step process is used to make the job rewarding and enjoyable. T ... internet. This is in an effort to make the workplace tolerable and more like the employee's home. (United Parcel Service 2008)Empowerment and participation. The second step involves empowerment and p ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Ups Diversity Audit: Businesses as a Rule Consist of Various Structures, Whether in its People, Customers, or Board Members. With That Being Said, I Have Chosen to Audit the Diversity Within the Global Organization: United Parcel Service (ups).

members. With that being said, I have chosen to audit the diversity within the global organization: United Parcel Service (UPS). The diverse makeup of this company shows the assorted roles within each ... f diversity management.Diversity AuditUPS Organizational BackgroundI.1. Corporate HistoryCurrently, United Parcel Services Inc. is the largest package delivery company and leading universal provider o ...

(15 pages) 61 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Fedex vs Ups competitive advantage

the two main competitors in the package delivery industry: Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) and United Parcel Service of America, Inc. (UPS).Studying FedEx, UPS and their competitive relationship ... ustoms services and Kinko's-FedEx copy centers; the back office solutions similar to the UPS Stores.United Parcel Service"Our goal is to synchronize the world of commerce by developing business soluti ...

(4 pages) 16053 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Organizational Behavior Essay About Ups Company

the last ten years we have seen a dramatic increase in the utilization of part-time workers by the United Parcel Service (UPS). This increase has been coupled with a stunningly high turnover rate of ... diversity, and even the creation of special units or divisions. Organizations operating within the United States may have to adapt to variations in local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Org ...

(32 pages) 125 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Employer/Employee Relations

zation. The paper will attempt to address the treatment of hires with differing statuses within the United Parcel Service of America, Inc. Additionally, the paper will cover their applicable state emp ... o comply with each law. UPS has a program called the "UPS Business Conduct and Compliance Program" (United Parcel Service, 2010). This program is designed to help them meet their legal obligations to ...

(6 pages) 62 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Examining a Business Failure (DHL)

o purchased an ailing Airborne Express. This buyout's primary focus was to capture a segment of the United States Market. After about three years in 2008 the company was forced to suspend service of t ... rolling force since 2003. The objective has been clear to become a viable entity in the market with United Parcel Service (UPS) and Federal Express (Fed Ex). The two giants make up a combined total of ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management