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United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Price $125.00
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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Apr 15, 2011
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United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) is a US-based leading package delivery company. The company offers transportation, logistics and financial services worldwide. UPS renders logistics, distribution, transportation and freight services through air, sea, ground and rail transportation. It also provides freight forwarding, international trade management, customs brokerage and specialty services through a fleet comprising about 102,018 vehicles, 216 jet aircrafts and 294 chartered aircrafts. On every business day, it delivers more than 15.5 million packages and documents to 7.9 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories globally. In order to offer better services to customers, it has started value added services such as the UPS stores, mail boxes, UPS customer centers, and UPS drop boxes, among others. UPS is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, US.

United Parcel Service, Inc. Key Recent Developments…

Feb 22, 2011: UPS Contracts With Clean Energy To Fuel New LNG Regional Truck Fleet In Las Vegas
Jan 12, 2011: UPS Broadens Availability Of Carbon Offset Option
Dec 23, 2010: Eaton's Hybrid Systems Achieve 100 Million Miles Of Service, Saving Four Million Gallons Of Fuel
Sep 30, 2010: UPS Purchases 130 HEVs
Sep 02, 2010: UPS Begins Demonstration Of EVI-WI Van

This comprehensive SWOT profile of United Parcel Service, Inc. provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Key Facts 5
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Key Employees 6
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
United Parcel Service, Inc. - History 10
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Company Statement 13
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 18
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Business Description 18
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
United Parcel Service, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Strengths 21
Strength - Expanding Operating Margin 21
Strength - Strong Market Position 21
Strength - Integrated Global Network 21
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Legal Proceedings 21
Weakness - Lingering Contract Negotiations 22
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 22
Opportunity - Exit of DHL from the US Small Package Market 22
Opportunity - Established Air Hub Network 22
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Threats 22
Threat - Rising Manpower Costs 22
Threat - Government Regulations 22
Threat - Intense Competition 23
United Parcel Service, Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
United Parcel Service, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 30
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 31
Feb 22, 2011: UPS Contracts With Clean Energy To Fuel New LNG Regional Truck Fleet In Las Vegas 31
Jan 12, 2011: UPS Broadens Availability Of Carbon Offset Option 31
Dec 23, 2010: Eaton's Hybrid Systems Achieve 100 Million Miles Of Service, Saving Four Million Gallons Of Fuel 31
Sep 30, 2010: UPS Purchases 130 HEVs 32
Sep 02, 2010: UPS Begins Demonstration Of EVI-WI Van 33
Jun 03, 2010: UPS Deploys 13 HEVs In Minneapolis 33
Jun 03, 2010: UPS Deploys 30 HEVs In Austin 34
May 27, 2010: HEVs Join UPS Fleet In Philadelphia 35
May 19, 2010: HEVs Join UPS Fleet In Chicago 35
May 19, 2010: HEVs Join UPS Fleet In Washington D.C. 36
Section 5 – Appendix 38
Methodology 38
Ratio Definitions 38
About GlobalData 42
Contact Us 42
Disclaimer 42




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