Ups Swot Analysis

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Brief history on UPS UPS still relies on its chocolate-colored trucks, but United Parcel Service (UPS) aims to be more than a plain-vanilla delivery business. Seattle teens, Jim Casey and Claude Ryan started American Messenger Company, a phone message service, in 1907. They were soon making small-parcel deliveries for local department stores and in 1913 changed the company's name to Merchants Parcel Delivery. Service expanded outside of Seattle in 1919 when Merchants Parcel bought Oakland, California-based Motor Parcel Delivery. By 1930, the company, which had been renamed United Parcel Service, served residents in New York City (its headquarters from 1930 to 1975); Newark, New Jersey; and Greenwich, Connecticut. Starting…show more content…
This can be done at a fraction of what it would cost the businesses to build their own systems and infrastructure. This system provides businesses with a network of distribution centers, warehouses, inventory management, and customer call centers so they can take orders on their web sites. Industry Analysis As the world’s largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services, UPS, continues to develop the frontiers of logistics, supply chain management and e-commerce combing the flow of goods, information and funds. This past October UPS Logistics Solutions was voted #1 logistics provider by Logistics Solutions. When conducting an industry analysis, it is important to explain the competitive forces model (CFM) of UPS. The first component of competitive forces model are the customers. Their customers consist of business organizations, and the general public. The second CFM component is competition. UPS have a lot of competition in its field, but the most competitive company is FedEx. Since FedEx provides the same services as UPS; both are neck to neck in competition, but UPS has an established history, and because of that, they have more loyal customers, and they are worldly known. They have established them-selves as the elite, with their commercial on television. Showing how they can deliver from one place to another with same day delivery and

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