The Logistics of Caring: Delivering Relief & Resilience

As a leader in global logistics, UPS dedicates its expertise, innovative technologies and resources to support communities worldwide in disaster preparedness, relief assistance and post-conflict recovery efforts. Over the years, UPS has provided everything from warehouse set-up and redesign, preparedness training, and in-country, pre-disaster assessments, to the implementation of UPS technology for supply chain management optimization during a crisis. These “hands on” activities effectively supplement the philanthropic support of capacity building initiatives with humanitarian relief partners. UPS, together with its partners, have saved countless lives around the world and will continue to deploy more preparedness initiatives through the implementation of technology, crisis training, pre-disaster assessments and capacity building funding to our partners. It is UPS’s commitment, that through its Humanitarian Relief & Resilience Program, communities will be more resilient and recover more quickly and efficiently when the next disaster strikes.

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Tomorrow’s Logistics 5 Trends Shaping the Future

whitePaper | June 14, 2022

The world is in constant flux and within all industries we feel the effects of relentless change. Little over a year ago no-one could have predicted a global pandemic would bring the entire world to an abrupt halt. And yet, companies have to make increasingly large bets in increasingly uncertain times

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The Intelligent Enterprise for the Cargo Transportation andLogistics Industry

whitePaper | April 1, 2022

The demands of running global supply chains are more challenging than ever. Cargo transportation and logistics have always been complex, but now the industry must also manage key market trends: Global transport disruptions caused by pandemics, earthquakes and other natural disasters, accidents, geopolitics, cyberattacks, and demand peaks create severe supply chain congestions at global and local level.

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TELEMATICS IN THE CANADIAN TRUCKING INDUSTRY

whitePaper | December 31, 2019

This study builds on a previous project in which we examined the potential for telematics systems to streamline the data collection and reporting methods used in the SmartWay program. Here, we delve deeper into various aspects of the telematics industry in the heavy-duty trucking sector in Canada. This study catalogs the products and services available from leading telematics providers for trucking companies and discusses the ways fleets leverage the systems to improve their overall efficiency and safety

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SALES & OPERATIONS PLANNING Balancing Supply & Demand in Manufacturing

whitePaper | September 1, 2022

A tale as old as industrialization itself. The former driven by producers, the latter by consumers. Every business is subject to the supply and demand paradigm, but manufacturing organizations in particular, since they determine the supply side of the equation. When we talk about “demand,” we are talking about the quantity of a specific good or service that consumers are willing and able to purchase during a given period of time. When we talk about “supply,” we are talking about the quantity of that specific good or service that is available to consumers.

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Technology, Data and New Models for Sustainably Managing Ocean Resources

whitePaper | January 31, 2020

We are in the middle of an explosion in new data on the ocean, creating enormous potential for advances in our understanding and stewardship of ocean resources. An exponential increase in the number and variety of ocean observing systems and other new data sources has created the prospect of a digital ocean ecosystem. Advances in processing techniques and visualisation are rapidly expanding our ability to extract information from those data, and are enabling a wide array of tools to provide real-time information in actionable form to decision-makers, such as policymakers, resource managers, resource users, consumers and citizens.

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Understanding and Meeting Customer Expectations for Hydrogen Trucking

whitePaper | July 26, 2022

A whitepaper setting out the needs of truck end-users and logistics providers as these organisations look to decarbonise operations, focusing on the opportunities and challenges that hydrogen trucking brings. This paper discusses the role of hydrogen in facilitating truck end user decarbonisation targets, as well as supporting logistics companies to maintain operations amidst increasing regulatory pressure to reduce emissions. The paper outlines the needs and expectations of customers in terms of operational and infrastructure requirements, cost, and policy intervention to enable a transition to zero-emission heavy-duty trucking across Europe.

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