UPS has appointed David Abney as CEO. He replaces Scott Davis, who will retire later this year. Currently chief operating officer, Abney will take up his new position on 1 September. He started his career at UPS in 1974 as a part-time package loader and has since held numerous positions with the firm, including president of UPS international. Davis will retire from his current role as chairman and CEO after seven years. He will remain as a non-executive chairman of […]
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]
UPS has begun testing autonomous electric ‘shifters’ to move semi-trailers and containers at its advanced technology hub in London.