The World's Biggest Package Delivery Company

3148 WordsNov 13, 201513 Pages
2.1. Company overview UPS had been in existence for over one hundred and seven years. It was initially started by two individuals. These men started the company inside of the United States and it was initially a messenger company. Over the years, the company has experienced a tremendous amount of growth. It has evolved from a very small operation to a multi-billion dollar company. The amount of growth is attributed to how the company has concentrated its efforts and focused upon helping good to transported and shipped around the world. Currently, the company is a global giant, in terms of its ability to move goods. Also, the company is highly visible and easily recognized. Over the years, it has become the world’s biggest package delivery company. However, it has also evolved to offer many other offerings and services. On a daily basis, the company operates and manages how goods and information are shipped throughout the world. UPS uses many different approaches to shipping goods and information. The company owns and operates a fleet of vehicles and it also has a fleet of airplanes as well. However, a main component of how the company differentiates itself from its competitors is how it has Supply Chain Management offerings. This is an area where the company has a competitive advantage against other companies in the industry. The company also has advantages in terms of how it uses technology to become efficient. This is highlighted by the handheld computers that many
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