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The Reason UPS Trucks Always Have Their Doors Open

In 2010, UPS ditched its iconic slogan, "What can brown do for you?" in favor of the more efficiency-oriented "We (heart) logistics." In 2015, the company cut the heart out of the equation, no longer professing its love for logistics and instead adopting the motto, "United Problem Solvers." While the latter two slogans sound less friendly, you could argue that they better reflect one of the unifying philosophies of the United Parcel Service: time is money, and UPS is all about saving both.

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The Reason UPS Trucks Always Have Their Doors Open

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    The Reason UPS Trucks Always Have Their Doors Open - Grunge

    The Reason UPS Trucks Always Have Their Doors Open - Grunge

    In 2010, UPS ditched its iconic slogan, "What can brown do for you?" in favor of the more efficiency-oriented "We (heart) logistics." In 2015, the company cut the heart out of the equation, no longer professing its love for logistics and instead adopting the motto, "United Problem Solvers." While the latter two slogans sound less friendly, you could argue that they better reflect one of the unifying philosophies of the United Parcel Service: time is money, and UPS is all about saving both.

    The Truth About How UPS Got Started - Grunge

    The Truth About How UPS Got Started - Grunge

    Seattle has always been a city of industry and innovation, something that teenagers Jim Casey and Claude Ryan knew all too well. In 1907 they borrowed $100 from an acquaintance and founded the American Messenger Company. This modest courier service may have got its start in a subterranean office in the Pacific Northwest, but by the end of the century it had morphed into the shipping giant we know today as the United Parcel Service, or UPS.

    The Truth About UPS Boot Camp - Grunge

    The Truth About UPS Boot Camp - Grunge

    United Parcel Service — UPS — also ubiquitous. They're everywhere, especially lately, with a massive upsurge in deliveries in the first half of 2020. The company boasts nearly a half-million employees globally, according to its website. Bear in mind that the company also has its own airlines, retail/shipping stores, freight, and more. So the question naturally arises: How many people are actually piloting those iconic brown step vans throughout our neighborhoods? And since the kids and just about everybody else is home these days, just how good are they?

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