The Washingtonian recently got a glimpse inside UPS’s driver training facility, Integrad, in Landover, MD. While UPS is shipping company, they excel in creating best practices for repetitive tasks. UPS’s “340 Methods” tell drivers the most efficient way to do just about anything, such as buckling your seat belt with your left hand while starting the ignition with your right or beeping your horn every three seconds when backing up for safety. Do you think you have what it takes to be a driver? Check out the full article…
Utilizing UPS Trackpad technology, the Salvation Army was able to streamline the January 2010 Haiti earthquake relief distribution.
Now that the holiday season is coming, one of the best ways to ease your international shipping pains is to utilize UPS Paperless Invoicing thru NRGship Pro for UPS. UPS Paperless Invoice eliminates the need for paper commercial invoices by transmitting commercial invoice data to enable clearance by Customs offices across the globe. Just access the signup page at ups.com and have a digital image of your company letterhead and signature ready.
To further promote UPS’ focus on global branding, a Flash Mob-style dance was staged in Chicago yesterday for some unsuspecting pedestrians. Be sure to check out their new promo spot as well!
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – NRG Software, developers of the first UPS shipping software for the Mac, NRGship UPS, today announced an exciting new partnership with GarageSale, the leading eBay auction management software for Mac. This new partnership extends a 60-day free trial of NRGship UPS to all GarageSale 6 users, allowing them to start shipping their completed auctions via UPS from their Mac.
GarageSale 6 is a full-featured client application for the eBay auction system. Users can edit, track and manage all of their auctions with ease. Now users will be able to create UPS shipping labels. One click adds the buyers shipping address & email along with the item weight directly to NRGship UPS. Another click to ship and then it’s simple to return tracking details to Garage Sale.
Key features of NRGship UPS:
* Built for the Mac OS
* Domestic UPS Shipping, Rating, Tracking
* Street Level Address Validation
* Quantum View Email Notifications
* Displays customer discounted UPS rates
* Thermal Printer & Digital Scale Support
In addition to integrating with GarageSale, NRGship UPS can be used to create shipments outside of eBay. Other key features include integration with the Mac Address Book, simple importing of WorldShip and UPS address books.
GarageSale 6 users can take advantage of the 60-day free trial by downloading and using the promo code “garagesale”. Users must have the GarageSale application and a valid UPS account number for trial.