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UPS Packaging BY : Ellen Park & Jim Zolty MGNT 357
History of UPS Founded on August 12, 1907 by Jim Casey (19 years old) and Claude Ryan ( 18 years old) In 1919, company made its first expansion into Oakland, CA and changed the name to United Parcel Service. In 1922, acquired an innovative practice known as “common carrier” service. In 1929, UPS became the first package delivery to provide air service by a privately operated jets. , expansion in services, technology, and globalization.
“Common Carrier” Service Incorporated many features of the operating principles of the retail store delivery The key feature of UPS was able to provide extensive service rates comparable to those of the parcel post Other features included: Automatic daily pick up calls Acceptance of checks Automatic returns 1924, introduced the first conveyor belt system for handling packages
Process of UPS Smart labels are placed on the packages by the UPS employee with all the shipping information Scans the smart label into a system that tracks the package every step of the way Shipped off to the local UPS center (mini sorting)
World Port Packages traveling under 200 miles, anything more than 200 miles get shipped to the UPS airline which flies to UPS world port Once packages are arrived and departing, employees move the pods into the buildings or onto the planes. Each employee only touches the packages twice while at world port (pod loading and unloading), while computers control every other step
Process of UPS (con’t) Packages need to be placed on a conveyor belt Sensors weight and measure boxes Packages go a down a maze of 17,000 conveyor belts totaling 122 miles
Traveling through World Port This process quickly screens, scans, and sorts packages to even narrower divisions by country, state, city, and zip codes Most packages travel through the system in less than 15 minutes. When packages are organized, employees hand pack them into the proper pods and load them back into the planes
Process of UPS (con’t) Once arrived at the destination, employees unloads the packages into over 90 thousand vehicles that makes the deliveries. Finally, the UPS driver scans the smart label to finish the delivery to let everyone know the package has officially arrived.