Tag Archives: UPS

When it absolutely positively has to be there RIGHT NOW!


The title of this post comes from an old Federal Express (now FedEx) advertising theme – “when it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.” In the United States, FedEx and UPS (United Parcel Sdervice)┬áhave captured the bulk of the … Continue reading

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Sorting out the geography of air delivery


Below are lists of the primary sorting facilities (hubs) for the two largest air delivery firms in the world – UPS and Fedex. The first airport listed in bold is their principle worldwide hub, while the others are the company’s … Continue reading

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