Ups Case Study

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1. What kind of information and services does the Web site provide for individuals, small businesses, and large businesses? List these services and write several paragraphs describing one of them, such as UPS Trade Direct or Automated Shipment Processing. Explain how you or your business would benefit from the service. United Parcel Service (UPS) started out in 1907 with intention to serve people with best services and lowest rates. UPS is a company that delivers packages and also documents to more than 6.1million customers in more than 200 countries around the world. “UPS’s primary business is the time definite delivery of packages and documents worldwide. UPS provides lot of services where the individuals, small businesses or large…show more content…
Let’s see how the UPS Trade Direct works. UPS will pick up or receive your shipments, provide consolidation, transport your shipment to the destination country, provide customs clearance, deconsolidate into individual shipments, drop them into either the UPS package or less-than-truckload (LTL) network and deliver them directly to your customers.UPS Trade Direct can be done using the following services as indicated below. • UPS Trade Direct Air • UPS Trade Direct Ocean • UPS Trade Direct Cross Border Many of the businesses would benefit from UPS Trade Direct. UPS Trade Direct services are available for International supply chain. It provides the following services. UPS Trade Direct Air. Improves international supply chain efficiently by accelerating speed to market and increasing control. UPS Trade Direct Cross Border. Access an integrated freight and package that offers pickup and delivery across the Mexico/U.S. and Canada/U.S. borders. UPS Trade Direct Ocean. Delivering of goods from overseas directly to customer’s locations. Here are the advantages of using UPS Trade Direct in small and large businesses. • Makes it less expensive to do business overseas • Reduces handling • Reduces customs paperwork • Eliminates issues with multiple carrier bills • Reduces material handling costs I can benefit from this service by having my parcel

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