United Parcel Service

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United Parcel Service

An American delivery company. It delivers packages all over the world, in addition to supply chain delivery and less than truckload services. It was established in 1907 by two teenagers who delivered packages on foot, bicycle and motorcycle.
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Hoelting, 45, will succeed the retiring John Fain, a long-time executive of Overnite Transportation who became a key figure in UPSOs acquisition and transformation of that company into UPS Freight.
Suggs' reputation was galvanized during his three-year stare-down with the Teamsters union over its unfair labor practice strike from 1999 to 2002 while he was chairman and CEO of then non-union Overnite Transportation.
John Fain, a long-time executive of Overnite Transportation who continued his responsibilities after United Parcel Service acquired that company, now is taking on global responsibilities for marketing and sales for UPS Freight.
UPS, which recently bought Overnite Transportation for pounds 680 million is known to be hunting further acquisitions.
It has also signed a long-term lease of its grain facilities to Perdue Farms, closed its trucking business in favor of a transportation deal with Overnite Transportation, sold its Wetsel seed and agronomy supply subsidiary and shifted its credit business to
Despite membership losses, a major strike defeat at Overnite Transportation, weak support for other contract fights, corruption charges involving close associates and his restoration of costly perks for favored staffers, Hoffa is still being depicted, inside and outside the union, as a unifying force--the IBT's savior from fiscal problems and internal strife associated with Carey.
Perhaps the most important was at Overnite Transportation, the largest nonunion trucking company in the country.
Feinstein won an injunction against Overnite Transportation, a trucking subsidiary of Union Pacific that was illegally fighting a Teamster organizing drive.
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We think the trucking company was Overnite Transportation Co.
Hoelting moved to Overnite Transportation in 1993 when he accepted an assignment with the Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) carrier, which was then owned by UP.
STERIS already had been using Overnite Transportation for Southeast regional service; and with the UPS purchase of Overnite, the small-package giant set out to make the rechristened UPS Freight a national and interregional player.