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-- I'm Diane is -- and Fox Business is taking you inside -- United Parcel Service the world's largest package delivery company.
UPS is an American icon and -- on Adam Shapiro joins us now live.
UPS world report in Louisville, Kentucky good morning Adam.
Hello again Diane back in the flight simulator you know UPS started out as a message delivery company in 1907 and furniture delivery.
Then they became what we noted a parcel delivery.
But forget what you know about you yes because now they are -- technology company that delivers packages.
It's humbling to consider that global delivery giant UPS.
Would almost 400000 employees.
Delivering more than four billion parcels.
And 54 billion dollars in revenue last year was born in -- basement and reared in an Alley next to a saloon in Seattle.
The year was 19% when UPS founders -- Casey and Claude Ryan opened the American messenger company.
The monthly rent 25 dollars which they couldn't afford to the landlord cut it to fifteen.
The new messenger service caught on quickly with the motto.
This service and lowest rates six years later they -- with a competitor renamed the company merchants parcel delivery.
And entered a new market.
Department's food deliveries.
A few motorcycles and a Ford model T truck.
Help the young business grow and implement the first delivery schedules.
That would one day lead to UPS's logistics prowess.
But it wasn't until 1919.
When the company expanded to Oakland California.
That's the name we know today first appeared.
United Parcel Service.
Today UPS operates in more than 220 countries delivering just over sixteen million packages daily.
UPS operates one of the world's ten largest airlines flying 300 aircraft.
It's and a fleet of trucks cars and vans that numbers more than 96000.
But at this center -- at all.
God in places like China.
Do Bob -- ought to talk about -- take charge.
And home base USA is the UPS delivery person in the iconic grounds.
It became standard in 1925.
Around the same time.
Something else became standard and UPS.
UPS engineers applied mass production techniques.
To parcel delivery.
Each -- a revolution.
Which created today's precisely -- computer driven sorting process.
Involving hundreds of miles of conveyor belts at almost 2000 facilities worldwide.
And well most people think of UPS has a delivery company.
UPS calls itself.
A technology company that delivers packages UPS is a software coding powerhouse.
With 4700 engineers using state of the art computers.
To -- algorithms that drive everything from sorting.
Flight plans and ground based delivery schedules time to this second.
UPS now sells its logistics expertise.
To other industries like healthcare manufacturing.
And consumer services.
It delivers the 21 century's key commodity.
UPS has come a long way from the company that more than 100 years ago couldn't pay the rent.
And coming up we're gonna explain supply chain solutions logistics how this company.
He's transforming once again become a worldwide power in global commerce.
This CEO Scott Davis live on Fox Business at 130 you do not want to miss this he will talk about the future of UPS the ability to grab marketshare -- -- -- FedEx is actually.
This is the UPS playbook they did it in Germany in the eighties we're gonna find out from Scott Davis what they intend to do as we move forward with a great American icon I.
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