Founded in 1907 as the American Messenger Company by James E. Casey in Seattle, Washington, UPS (United Parcel Service) has a rich history in providing postal delivery and courier transportation services. With a legacy of over a century, UPS has evolved into a prominent player in supply chain and logistics, serving customers not only within the United States but also globally. Notably, UPS holds the distinction of being the first private company to offer guaranteed deliveries to every address within the continental United States. Today, the company boasts a substantial workforce of nearly 500,000 employees and generates an impressive annual revenue of $71 billion.

Within the UPS family, various subsidiaries contribute to its diverse service offerings. These include the Nightline Group, Marken, UPS Professional Solutions, and UPS i-parcel. UPS specializes in courier express services, freight forwarding, and comprehensive national and international logistics solutions. Currently headquartered in Georgia, UPS places a strong emphasis on wholesale delivery management.

A noteworthy aspect of UPS’s operations is its commitment to environmentally responsible practices. The company has been a pioneer in adopting alternative fuel vehicles and has received accolades for its leadership in promoting clean air and minimizing its environmental footprint.