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)
Type
Public
HQ
Atlanta, US
Founded
1907
Size (employees)
434,000 (est)
Website
ups.com
United Parcel Service was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, US

Key People at United Parcel Service

Richard Peretz

Richard Peretz

CFO
Juan Perez

Juan Perez

CIO
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 $15.3 b in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

15.3 b

Net income (Q1, 2017)

1.2 b

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

1.8 b

Market capitalization (25-Jul-2017)

99 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

2.7 b
United Parcel Service's current market capitalization is $99 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

55.4 b58.2 b58.4 b60.9 b

Revenue growth, %

5%0%4%

Sales and marketing expense

34.8 b

Operating expense total

48.4 b53.3 b50.7 b55.4 b

EBIT

7 b5 b7.7 b5.5 b

EBIT margin, %

13%9%13%9%

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
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

14.3 b14.3 b14 b14.1 b14.2 b14.4 b14.6 b14.9 b15.3 b

Sales and marketing expense

8.4 b7.2 b7.6 b7.5 b7.5 b7.9 b7.7 b7.9 b8.1 b

Operating expense total

8.4 b7.2 b7.6 b7.5 b7.5 b7.9 b7.7 b7.9 b8.1 b

EBIT

747 m2 b1.7 b2 b2 b1.8 b2 b2 b1.8 b

EBIT margin, %

5%14%12%14%14%13%14%14%12%

Interest expense

(89 m)(87 m)(87 m)(86 m)(83 m)(93 m)(94 m)(94 m)(102 m)

Pre tax profit

683 m1.9 b1.6 b1.9 b1.9 b1.7 b2 b2 b1.7 b

Income tax expense

229 m655 m564 m648 m648 m616 m683 m683 m539 m

Net Income

1.4 b2.6 b1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

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

PP&E

18 b18.3 b18.4 b18.8 b

Goodwill

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

Retained Earnings

6.9 b5.7 b6 b4.9 b

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

3.1 b4.2 b4.5 b3.4 b3.4 b3.9 b3.1 b3.3 b2.7 b

Accounts Receivable

5.8 b5.8 b5.7 b5.6 b6.1 b6.2 b6.1 b6.3 b6.5 b

Current Assets

12.3 b13.3 b13.9 b13.8 b13.6 b13.9 b13.1 b12.9 b11.5 b

PP&E

17.8 b17.8 b17.9 b18 b18.2 b18.3 b18.3 b18.5 b19.2 b

Goodwill

2.2 b2.2 b2.1 b2.2 b3.4 b3.4 b3.4 b3.4 b3.8 b

Total Assets

34.9 b35.9 b37.3 b37.3 b39 b39.2 b38.3 b38.3 b38.4 b

Accounts Payable

2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b2.2 b2.1 b2 b2.4 b2.3 b2.4 b

Current Liabilities

8.3 b9.1 b10.6 b10.3 b11.9 b11.1 b10 b10.9 b11.4 b

Common Stock

2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m

Retained Earnings

6.2 b6.2 b5.5 b5.7 b5.8 b6.1 b6.2 b6.4 b5 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

4.4 b3 b4.8 b3.4 b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.2 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
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

1.4 b2.6 b1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

941 m1.4 b506 m510 m527 m552 m555 m554 m554 m

Accounts Receivable

585 m448 m763 m

Accounts Payable

(357 m)(400 m)(571 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.8 b4.2 b2.8 b

Capital Expenditures

(813 m)(1.4 b)(365 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.8 b)(2.1 b)(1.4 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(1 b)(1 b)(685 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.6 b)(2.4 b)899 m

Free Cash Flow

1 b2.7 b2.4 b
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

35.3 k

United Parcel Service Operating Metrics

United Parcel Service's Customers was reported to be 10 m in 2015
Y, 2015

Customers

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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