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SWOT Analysis of UPS (United Parcel Service)

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Address the strengths and weaknesses of and threats and opportunities of UPS

Your analysis should conclude with a recommendation as to whether UPS should merge with, acquire, or do business with another company

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This solution of 1,086 words defines and describes the United Parcel Service (UPS). It conducts a SWOT analysis and provides suggestions and recommendations for UPS. All references used are included.

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UPS stands for United Parcel Service. It is one of the courier and transportation services shipping export packages for businesses and for anyone around the world. UPS also provides domestic transportation services as well as other specialized functions in transportation, financial and logistics. The company has been famous as among the leading providers of LCL (less-than-truckload) transportation services.
Ranked 43rd among the Fortune 500 companies with a brand name that is already famous in the world, UPS is an established company with very good credibility. It has a strong market position as well as a broad portfolio of services that provides a diversified set of offerings.

UPS has a strong transportation and logistics infrastructure that assures its customers of quality service, security of being served by a reputable company, and the economies of scale that give UPS a competitive advantage. It is a leading provider of LCL transportation services and delivers packages of about 1.8 million customers per day. UPS has an advanced supply chain business serving both large and small companies.
UPS has a very good reputation in the business world. It is one of the top 500 Greenest Companies in America (by Newsweek Magazine, 2009) and among the top 40 Best Companies for Diversity (by Black Enterprise Magazine, 2009).

The market share growth is limited as UPS serves a competitive segment. UPS has focused on the US market even if it has operations in other countries situated in Asia, Africa, America, Europe, and the Middle East. The company's competitors such as TNT, have diversified their operations in various Asian and European countries. UPS relies on the US ...

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