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Santa's sleigh delayed after snags at UPS, FedEx

...apologize that our customers did not receive their packages on Christmas," said Natalie Godwin, a spokeswoman for United Parcel Service Inc.Godwin said snow and ice in the Midwest last week and an ice storm that hit Dallas two-and-a-half weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-25/santas-sleigh-delayed-afte
Look for busy shopping season, UPS says

...Thanksgiving and Christmas, six fewer than last year, making it the most compressed holiday shopping season since 2002.United Parcel Service Inc. expects that Cyber Monday on Dec. 2 will see a 10 percent increase in pickup volume, surpassing 32 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-25/look-busy-shopping-season-up
Employers look to cut back on spousal coverage

...adding a surcharge to cover the health care expenses of their workers' spouses. Others, like package deliverer United Parcel Service Inc., are excluding spouses from coverage if they are able to get insurance through another employer.Twenty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-12/employers-look-cut-back-sp
Drug cartels behind Ga. counterfeit bills

...Clarke County Superior Court records. The next year, he was charged with stealing three laptop computers from United Parcel Service, and in 2007 was convicted of financial transaction card theft.Gibson lived in Bogart at the time, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-09/drug-cartels-behind-ga-counte
Stock milestones could fuel recovery

...found plenty of reasons to send stocks sharply higher. Earnings reports from companies including Pfizer Inc., United Parcel Service Inc. and Archer Daniels Midland Co. were better than expected.Manufacturing, which has led the economic recovery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-01/stock-milestones-could-fue
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UPS boosts 4Q dividend by 11 percent

ATLANTA - United Parcel Service Inc. is boosting its fourth-quarter dividend by 11 percent just days after reporting strong earnings.The global freight giant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-04/ups-boosts-4q-dividend-11-pe
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Amazon deal shipped to Haley

...Lexington County are expected to create thousands of spin-off jobs, including in shipping at the nearby airport and United Parcel Service hub. Amazon's plans will net the state more than $231 million in its first year and $1.7 billion over 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-01/amazon-deal-shipped-haley
Business news

...operators, MIG welders and positions in document control and quality control.Dutch company rejects UPS bidNEW YORK - United Parcel Service, the world's largest package delivery company, said Friday that it is still in talks to acquire TNT Express...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-02-17/business-news
One-third of pension plans underfunded

...Co., Woodcliff Lake, N.J. 147 90 RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp., New York 297 90 UAL Corp., Chicago 162 91 United Parcel Service of America, Atlanta 275 91 Unisys Corp., Blue Bell, Pa. 310 92 Unicom Corp., Chicago 262 92 Goodyear Tire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/13/bus_201252.shtml
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Historic Augusta is honored for restoration projects

...the Hugh Dempsey House, built about 1870. Mr. Dempsey established the Southern Express Co., precursor to United Parcel Service. It is in Augusta Downtown Historic District and was bought in March 2007, with work completed in April 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/19/ric_556231.shtml
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