General presentation of UPS
We shall now examine the UPS Group a little more closely with a detailed presentation of this company and its activities on the market. In fact, it is important to know how this company generates its revenue in order to best understand its future challenges and growth perspectives.
The UPS Group, or United Parcel Service is an American company that exercises its activities in the parcel transport service. More precisely, UPS is actually the leader in this activity sector worldwide. It also provides logistical services.
To better understand the activities of the UPS Group it is possible to divide them according to the turnover they generate and how they do so:
- The courier, messenger and express delivery services in the United States alone generates over 62.7% of this group’s turnover, notably the transport and delivery of letters, documents and small packets.
- The international messenger, courier and express delivery services represent nearly 19.2% of this group’s turnover.
- Finally, the supply of logistical and transport services generates nearly 18.1% of the UPS Company’s turnover.
At the end of 2019, the United Parcel Service boasted a fleet of 601 airplanes as well as 125,000 land vehicles including cars, vans and tractors, as well as over 52,000 containers.
This group completes the major part of its activities in the United States.