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Moving Reverse Logistics Forward

Returns add up for retailers - what's the smartest way to handle them?
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E-commerce is not always a one-way street. As online purchases grow, so do returns. Our partnership with Optoro streamlines the returns process to maximize value of returned products, eliminate unnecessary shipping, and reduce waste. Here’s how this strategic alliance is transforming retail reverse logistics.

The On-ramp to Fleet Electrification

At UPS, we’ve learned many lessons on our journey to building the fleet of tomorrow. Here’s what stands out.
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Here’s what stands out.

Fleet electrification is an exciting component in UPS’s use of emerging technologies and an important element in helping the company achieve its ambitious sustainability goals.

A Smart & Sustainable Shipping Journey

Want to ship more, with less impact?
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Our customers want to ship more, with less impact. We offer sustainable solutions to help minimize the environmental impacts associated with their supply chains.

This infographic is from the 2017 UPS Sustainability Progress Report: On the Leading Edge. Visit ups.com/sustainabilty to see the full Report, GRI Content Index, and other stories of innovation.

5 Retail Trends to Look for in 2019

We're on the verge of a seminal moment in how we shop – one we'll view as the real beginning of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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Andrew Busby | Retail Reflections

Editor’s Note: With another record-breaking holiday shopping season underway, we can think of no better time to put the spotlight on retail.

Beginning today, Cyber Monday, we’re getting in the retail spirit all week on Longitudes. Stay tuned each day for a look at the state of modern retail and where the industry is heading as consumers increasingly fill those online shopping carts.

This Is What a Smart City Should Do for Its People

Citizens, businesses and governments must work together to develop the tools to help cities become truly smart and sustainable.
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Zeynep Bodur Okyay | Kale Group

We are living in interesting times. As Charles Dickens might put it, it is perhaps the best of times for tech companies. The digital revolution is mind-blowing. But for some people, it could be the worst of times, given the global crises and challenges for humanity.

Supply Chain Risk Management in Reality

To make real gains in supply chain transparency, it’s important to keep these two perspectives in mind.
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Kelly Barner | Buyers Meeting Point

Procurement and supply chain management are logical functions. Work through a process, and you can bring spend and transactions into a managed state.

Apply a framework, and you can bring structure to seemingly disorderly activity. Implement technology, and tasks will be completed faster and more efficiently than ever before. Centralize and cleanse data, and you can answer any query.

UPS Employee Volunteers Give Back in Big Ways

UPS is thankful for the outpouring of support our employees give to our communities
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As with our business, the scope and scale of volunteer efforts at UPS have the potential to make a significant impact. We never lose sight, however, that our collective impact is the result of individual commitment. Those commitments are on full display each October during our annual Global Volunteer Month.

4 Cities Using Transportation Data to Be Sustainable and Inclusive

Numbers don't lie – cities can tap into data to make transportation networks more responsive to residents' needs.
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Cassandra Etter-Wenzel | World Resources Institute
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Sustainable City Innovation on the Global and Local Stage

Any path to real transformation requires collective action from a wide range of stakeholders
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Earlier this fall, I took part in two climate action events dedicated to a critical issue: how the continued growth of cities will challenge the way we live and do business.

UPS Delivers Wishes and Gives Back This Holiday Season

Annual #WishesDelivered Campaign Delivers Wishes and Benefits Charities
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November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of its 5th annual “Wishes Delivered” campaign. This global initiative spreads goodwill and inspiration by delivering a few very special wishes to individuals in the communities we serve. The holiday campaign also raises money for various nonprofits that improve quality of life around the world.

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