Describing the Operations of an Organization

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Describe the business or organization. UPS is the world's largest package delivery company, in terms of revenue and volume, and a global leader in supply chain solutions. What is very interesting is that the company delivers s packages each business day for 1.8 million shipping customers and over 6.1 million consignees in over 200 countries and territories. In 2009 alone, the company delivered an average of 15.1 million pieces per day worldwide. The company's primary business is the time-definite delivery of packages and documents. Recently the company has extended its capabilities to incorporate a wide array of addition services. The company has distinctive strengths in its balance sheet, brand, corporate culture, and global reach. All of which can be utilized in regards to human resources and recruitment. Business environment The shopping experience for the typical American has changed dramatically over the last few years. This has severe implications on the package and shipment business as it is dependent on consumer shopping and activity. If individuals purchase less goods and services, revenue and profit for UPS ultimately decline. Due to economic circumstances plaguing both the global and domestic economy, shoppers are now more apprehensive about their purchasing behavior. Likewise, other economic circumstances such as the decreasing trend of the average Americans income are also contributing to the extreme bout of pessimism the nation is currently experiencing
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