UPS

24-Year-Old UPS Driver Collapses And Dies While Delivering Packages In SoCal

A UPS driver was found dead after he passed out in his truck at the end of his delivery day on Saturday, June 25th. According to reports, Esteban Chavez Jr. passed out in his truck early afternoon while delivering packages in Pasadena. And it was at least 20 minutes before anyone noticed and alerted emergency…

If Your Amazon or UPS Package Is Long Overdue for Delivery, It May Be Among Thousands Looted From Broken-Into Train Cars in la and Discarded by the Tracks

A photojournalist with KCBS-TV said he’d been hearing a good bit about train burglaries in Los Angeles, so he went down to the tracks to have a look for himself. “There’s looted packages as far as the eye can see,” John Schreiber reported in a Thursday tweet, which was followed by others that included videos and images…

FedEx, UPS Take Different Routes On New Parcel Surcharges

By Mark Solomon of FreightWaves, For decades, an immutable law of business has been that whenever FedEx changed its pricing or related terms and conditions, rival UPS would soon follow suit. Or vice versa. However, a few changes to peak-season delivery surcharges that the two carriers announced within a week of each other signal that…

UPS Returns Some AirPods Max To Sender Due To “Hazardous Materials”  Warning 

UPS Returns Some AirPods Max To Sender Due To “Hazardous Materials”  Warning  Tyler Durden Thu, 12/17/2020 – 14:40 “A hazardous materials irregularity occurred with this package.” 

“No Exceptions” – UPS Places Shipping Limits On Major Retailers Amid Online Sales Boom

By Tyler Durden An internal memo reviewed by WSJ and confirmed by United Parcel Service workers outlines how the package delivery company imposed shipping restrictions on major retailers on Cyber Monday as the unprecedented pandemic-fueled online shopping season stretched delivery networks thin. The memo informs delivery drivers that on Cyber Monday, they were not to pick…

UPS Expands Dry Ice Production Ahead Of Vaccine Distribution

Global shipping giant UPS announced Tuesday it would begin producing thousands of pounds of dry ice per day and provide cold storage facilities along with transportation for COVID-19 vaccines.  In a corporate update, the Atlanta-based parcel delivery company said it would produce 1,200 pounds of dry ice per hour in its US facilities and be able to ship…