United Parcel Service

United Parcel Service (UPS) is a global leader in logistics, and we create value for our customers through solutions that lower costs, improve service and provide highly customizable supply chain control and visibility. Customers are attracted to our broad set of services that are delivered as promised through our integrated ground, air and ocean global network.

Growth Strategy

Customers leverage our broad array of logistics capabilities; global presence in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America; reliability; industry-leading technologies; and solutions expertise for competitive advantage in markets where they choose to compete. We prudently invest to expand our integrated global network and our service portfolio. Technology investments create user-friendly shipping, e-commerce, logistics management and visibility tools for our customers, while supporting UPS’s ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiencies.

The UPS vision is guided by four transformative strategies:

  • Deploying technology-enabled operations
  • Providing unique and industry-specific customer solutions
  • Expanding our global network
  • Serving the needs of end consumers around the world

Company Growth (employees)
Atlanta, US
Size (employees)
434,000 (est)
United Parcel Service was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, US

Key People at United Parcel Service

Richard Peretz

Richard Peretz

Juan Perez

Juan Perez

Jim Barber

Jim Barber

President, UPS International
Alan Gershenhorn

Alan Gershenhorn

Executive VP & CCO
Teri Plummer McClure

Teri Plummer McClure

Senior VP & CHRO
Norman Brothers

Norman Brothers

Senior VP & General Counsel

United Parcel Service Office Locations

United Parcel Service has offices in Atlanta, Singapore, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert and Miami
Atlanta, US (HQ)
55 Glenlake
Miami, US
3401 Nw 67th Ave
Woluwe Saint Lambert, BE
5 Avenue Ariane
Singapore, SG
22 Changi South Ave 2

United Parcel Service Data and Metrics

United Parcel Service Financial Metrics

United Parcel Service's revenue was reported to be $60.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

60.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

3.4 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

5.5 b

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

91.9 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

3.5 b


100.8 b
United Parcel Service's current market capitalization is $91.9 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


55.4 b58.2 b58.4 b60.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

48.4 b53.3 b50.7 b55.4 b


7 b5 b7.7 b5.5 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

(380 m)(353 m)341 m381 m

Pre tax profit

6.7 b4.6 b7.3 b5.1 b

Income tax expense

2.3 b1.6 b2.5 b1.7 b

Net Income

4.4 b3 b4.8 b3.4 b
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.7 b2.3 b2.7 b3.5 b

Accounts Receivable

6.5 b6.7 b7.1 b7.7 b

Current Assets

13.4 b11.8 b13.2 b13.8 b


18 b18.3 b18.4 b18.8 b


2.2 b2.2 b3.4 b3.8 b

Total Assets

36.2 b35.5 b38.3 b40.4 b

Accounts Payable

2.5 b2.8 b2.6 b3 b

Total Debt

10.8 b9.9 b11.3 b12.4 b

Current Liabilities

7.1 b8.6 b10.7 b11.7 b

Common Stock

2 m2 m2 m2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

Retained Earnings

6.9 b5.7 b6 b4.9 b

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

4.4 b3 b4.8 b3.4 b

Accounts Receivable

(515 m)(523 m)

Accounts Payable

218 m276 m

Cash From Operating Activities

7.3 b5.7 b

Capital Expenditures

(2.1 b)(2.3 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(2.1 b)(2.8 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(1.9 b)(1.7 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(7.8 b)(5.2 b)

Interest Paid

409 m366 m

Income Taxes Paid

2.7 b1.5 b

Free Cash Flow

9.4 b8.1 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


18.4 x


189.1 k


0.3 x

United Parcel Service Operating Metrics

Y, 2015


10 m

Daily Delivery Volume

18.3 m

United Parcel Service Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Coyote LogisticsAugust 07, 2015$1.8 b
TNT ExpressMarch 26, 2012
KialaFebruary 15, 2012

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