Ups : Swot Analysis : Ups

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UPS stands for United Parcel Service; it is a delivery service of packages, and important documents that are not fit for United States Postal Service. In preparation for this paper, I researched the history, background, the market landscapes and competitive environment, as well as the SWOT analysis of UPS. UPS’ history starts back in 1907 it has been around for 110 years, and is still progressing as the largest delivery service in the world. The statistics for UPS and it’s market landscape and competitive environment are very good and they help UPS as it continues to grow. The SWOT analysis discusses the company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that make them the company they are today. This paper will conclude with the…show more content…
As time passes, UPS expands into 5 states within a 150-mile radius if Chicago, IL, in 1957. In 1960, common carrier begins in parts of New England, New York and New Jersey. UPS creates Golden Link in 1975, which delivers to every address in 48 states in the United States. In 1977, Blue Label Air begins to fly to Alaska and UPS delivers to all 50 states in the United States. In 1981, UPS invests in their first aircraft for air deliveries, instead of outsourcing their air service. Establishment of the Louisville, KY air hub takes place in 1982 by UPS. The company progresses and in 1985 they now provide air service to six European countries, so customers can send to and from overseas. In 1988, UPS is now an official airline and can operate alone. UPS started serving all the United States and 175 countries in 1989. UPS send their first flight to Asia in 1990. In 1992, they established the ability to track all ground packages. Between 1989 & 1993 UPS started delivering to 200 countries and territories and deliver 11.5 million packages and/or documents a day for over a million loyal customers across the world. In 1994, UPS’ website goes live www.UPS.com. In 1996, UPS customers can track their packages. UPS sells 10% of their stock in the first
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