Last Updated : 2021-08-04
UPS (United Parcel Service) was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It is one of the world's leading logistics companies that provides parcels and freight delivery, as well as promotes international trade and advanced technology for the ever-changing business environment. Committed to enhancing its operations in providing customized solutions for global business management, UPS has 495,000 employees and offices in more than 220 countries and regions around the world. In 2019, UPS sales reached 74 billion U.S. dollars.
In December 2018, the World Brand Lab released the “2018 World Brand 500”, and UPS ranked 50th. The company also ranked 132nd in the Fortune Global 500 in July 2019, and ranked 27th among the top 100 brands in the world in Interbrand in October 2019. UPS was also awarded the best American customer service company for transportation and delivery services by Newsweek in 2019. It has been rated as the most valuable brand in the transportation sector by Forbes, and has been among the top in many prestigious rankings and awards, including the 2020 JUST 100 Social Responsibility List, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Harris Paul.
On January 22, 2020, UPS ranked 33rd in Fortune's list of the World's Most Respected Companies in 2020. On May 13, 2020, UPS ranked 143rd in the 2020 Forbes Global 2000 list. On May 18, 2020, UPS Express ranked 43rd in the "Fortune 2020" US 500 list. In July 2020, "Forbes 2020" global brand value top 100 was released, UPS Express ranked 48th.
UPS has a strong logistics network covering more than 220 countries and regions, and has upgraded its global intelligent logistics network in the ever-changing business environment to support the growth of our customers and ourselves. As a global trade promoter, UPS has a highly integrated global service transportation network that supports a comprehensive 3D communication system for different transportation modes of sea, land and air multimodal transportation, and can realize the "seamless connection" operation to help their customers’ products reach the global market.
Behind the strong logistics network is the broad background that UPS has accumulated over the years. The company has more than 250 self-propelled aircraft and more than 290 leased aircraft, providing daily services between more than 400 international airports on 1,180 international flight segments. UPS has more than 123,000 transportation vehicles worldwide, including trucks and motorcycles; more than 1,800 operating facilities; more than 30,000 UPS access points, express service points; and more than 800 on-site inventory points. UPS has more than 500 supply chain facilities in more than 125 countries and regions. Currently, on average 21.9 million parcels are distributed globally through UPS's global intelligent logistics network.