June 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, announced today a commitment of US$3 million in new funding and in-kind logistics support spanning two years, provided by UPS and The UPS Foundation to Gavi.
UPS has completed the sixth week of a study to measure the impact of COVID-19 on small and medium-sized businesses across the United States. This installment went to 400 U.S.-based respondents between April 29 and May 4.
UPS has completed the seventh week of a study to measure the impact of COVID-19 on small and medium-sized businesses across the United States. This installment went to 400 U.S.-based respondents between May 6 and May 11.
While the coronavirus remains a heavy burden on small businesses, this week’s results indicate that the pandemic’s impact continues to abate.
We observed the lowest point of the downturn four weeks ago, and since then, the survey data has shown consistent signs of improvement.
Where there’s a will, there’s a way. And anyone who has looked at the global economic forecast lately is probably willing to consider a few ways to ensure that GDP growth doesn’t slow to a grinding halt.
Robert Muggah @ SecDev Group, Rebecca Katz @ Georgetown University
When it comes to infectious disease outbreaks, cities are dual-edged. To be sure, cities are a big part of the problem. They intensify the spread and transmission of infectious disease through increased human contact.
Coyote Logistics recognizes and gives thanks to these members of the supply chain and invites others to do the same.
Despite being pushed to the limit, supply chain professionals around the world have displayed incredible dedication to ensuring those on the front lines have what they need to fight the disease. This work is more than inspiring. It’s lifesaving.
As we rush to address the urgent, overwhelming global coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to overlook the long-term support systems that maintain our health and wellness.
For those sequestered in city apartments, with no access to parks, green spaces or even trees, the sense of loss is very tangible right now. Of course, that feeling pales in comparison to those dealing with the loss of a loved one or friend due to the unforgiving coronavirus — but it’s a sentiment we must also confront for society at large.
When people talk or think about sustainability, they often consider activities related to becoming more environmentally friendly. And while this is undoubtedly a good start, if we’re going to talk about true, long-term sustainability, we need to look at the bigger picture.
April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today detailed a comprehensive set of actions it has taken to fight COVID-19 and to keep the American and global economy moving. The company, supported by 495,000 UPSers, its smart logistics network, its technology expertise, and working hand in hand with customers and government, is proactively implementing solutions to ensure life-saving materials and equipment are delivered rapidly to where they are needed most.