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, Miami
Atlanta, US (HQ)
55 Glenlake
Miami, US
3401 NW 67th Ave
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, BE
5 Avenue Ariane

United Parcel Service Metrics

United Parcel Service Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$60.9 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$3.4 b

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$93.2 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$3.5 b
United Parcel Service's current market capitalization is $93.2 b.
United Parcel Service's revenue was reported to be $60.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4.4% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$55.4 b$58.2 b$58.4 b$60.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

$48.4 b$53.3 b$50.7 b$55.4 b


$7 b$5 b$7.7 b$5.5 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

($380 m)($353 m)$341 m$381 m

Pre tax profit

$6.7 b$4.6 b$7.3 b$5.1 b

Income tax expense

$2.3 b$1.6 b$2.5 b$1.7 b

Net Income

$4.4 b$3 b$4.8 b$3.4 b
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$4.7 b$2.3 b$2.7 b$3.5 b

Accounts Receivable

$6.5 b$6.7 b$7.1 b$7.7 b

Current Assets

$13.4 b$11.8 b$13.2 b$13.8 b


$18 b$18.3 b$18.4 b$18.8 b


$2.2 b$2.2 b$3.4 b$3.8 b

Total Assets

$36.2 b$35.5 b$38.3 b$40.4 b

Accounts Payable

$2.5 b$2.8 b$2.6 b$3 b

Total Debt

$10.8 b$9.9 b$11.3 b$12.4 b

Current Liabilities

$7.1 b$8.6 b$10.7 b$11.7 b

Common Stock

$2 m$2 m$2 m$2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

Retained Earnings

$6.9 b$5.7 b$6 b$4.9 b

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$4.4 b$3 b$4.8 b$3.4 b

Accounts Receivable

($515 m)($523 m)

Accounts Payable

$218 m$276 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$7.3 b$5.7 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)

Interest Paid

$409 m$366 m

Income Taxes Paid

$2.7 b$1.5 b

Free Cash Flow

$9.4 b$8.1 b

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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