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2005
 
UPS International wins big at the 13th Annual Computing Awards
 
UPS was awarded the "Most IT-enabled Organization of the Year" during the 13th Annual Computing Awards on November 16, 2005. Held at the Battersea Park Arena in London, the awards recognize individual, group and corporate wide IT accomplishments from the past year. UPS was selected for its global use of IT, particularly wireless networks, to improve its operations while providing its customers visibility into their supply chains for improved customer service.
 
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UPS Racing Web site recognized with Standard of Excellence WebAward
 
UPS Racingimg has been awarded the 2005 Standard of Excellence WebAward by the Web Marketing Association. Now in its 9th year, the WebAwards recognizes Web sites whose design and functionality exceed industry standards and provide the most effective site for its business. The official site of the #88 Robert Yates racing team, racing.ups.com,img has won the award the last four years.
 
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UPS Package Flow technology honored with the CMP BTO Excellence award
 
CMP Media, which includes publications Optimize, Information Week and Computing magazine, honored UPS for its dedication to Business Technology Optimization (BTO) with a CMP BTO Excellence Award this month. The award, presented under the category of “Optimizing IT for Business Growth,” recognized UPS’s continued efforts with Package Flow Technology - a BTO solution designed to optimize deliveries while reducing harmful environmental impacts.

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UPS in top 10 in Online Customer Respect Study
 
The Customer Respect Group, a research firm that focuses on how corporations treat their customers online, ranked UPS in the top 10 in its 2005 Online Customer Respect Study with an "excellent" rating. The study ranks the country's largest 100 companies and is conducted on public Web sites from the perspective of an interested potential customer of that company.
 
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2004
 
UPS.com wins web award
 

UPS has won the Web Marketing Association's 2004 WebAward for Standard of Excellence recognizing ups.com as one of the most effective websites on the Net today. The WebAward Competition recognizes the team achievement of web professionals who create and maintain outstanding corporate web sites. Entries were judged by a panel of independent Internet experts in such areas as design, navigation, innovation, and usefulness to target audience.

 
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UPS named 'Most Innovative Company'
 

imgIn August 2004, UPS received the 2004 AXIEM for Absolute eXcellence in Electronic Media. The UPS Technology Synchronized CD received AXIEM's highest honor, the COPPER AXIEMâ„¢ for a national interactive media submission in the public relations category.

The AXIEM AWARDS are an international awards program created to honor those who produce the very best in all forms of electronic media. Each entry is judged solely on its own merits against an absolute standard of excellence established for each Medium, Market, and Category.

 
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2003
 
UPS named 'Most Innovative Company'
 
UPS received the inaugural American Business Award for "Most Innovative Company" for the technological advancements of its Worldportsm global air hub in Louisville, Ky. in April 2003. UPS was selected from 18 finalists for its outstanding leadership, innovation, perseverance, creativity, teamwork and integrity at companies of all sizes.
 
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UPS Supply Chain Solutions wins World Trade's Supply Chain Technology Innovation Award
 

In April 2003, World Trade named UPS Supply Chain Solutions's Trade Direct Cross Bordersm as a product being one of the "most innovative uses of technology." UPS Supply Chain Solutions earned the SCTi award based on evaluations received from World Trade writers, contributing editors, its advisory board and a random sampling of 1,500 World Trade readers. The award also cited UPS's ocean services.

UPS Trade Direct Cross Border is a unique international trade solution that streamlines the movement of freight and packages from Mexico into the United States.

 
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Div2000.com ranks UPS among top organizations for multiculatural business opportunities
 
In March 2003, Div2000.com ranked UPS 13th in its annual "America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities" listing. UPS has been included in the listing for three consecutive years.
 
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UPS Racing Web Site Honored for Second Consecutive Year
 
The Web Marketing Association recognized the Racing.UPS.com with an award in the 2003 WebAward Competition. The UPS Racing web site was awarded an Outstanding Web Site award in 2002.
 
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Computerworld Ranks UPS 20 in 2003 100 Best Places to Work in IT
 
The ranking, up from No. 60 in 2002, cited UPS for increased employee satisfaction, proper training and development and the use of modern technologies that offer employees exciting challenges. The magazine published the results in its June 9 issue.
 
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2002
 
UPS wins Webby Award
 
UPS was honored in 2002 with a Webby Award for racing.ups.com as one of the sites that Internet users visit daily for information, entertainment, community, products and services.
 
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UPS named to Business Mexico's list of Mexico's 50 Most Prestigious Companies
 
In July 2002, Business Mexico magazine named UPS one of Mexico's 50 Most Prestigious Companies. The only transportation company recognized, UPS was cited for its leadership in e-commerce. The magazine included UPS Returns on the Web as an example of innovative solutions for customers in Mexico.
 
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2001
 
UPS Awarded CIO Web Business 50
 
In December 2001, UPS was again included in CIO Magazine's Web Business 50. The 5th annual award honors 50 outstanding web sites across business, government and non-profit platforms. Describing UPS's e-commerce web site (www.ec.ups.comimg), CIO Magazine said, "In a great example of an established company expanding its services to the Web, UPS's site features a fully functional virtual online store that demonstrates UPS's e-business tools to potential customers who can then download the tools."
 
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UPS Logistics Group wins two awards at 2001 Automotive News Europe Logistics Awards
 
At the 2001 Automotive News Europe Logistics Awards, UPS Logistics Group won the Logistics Grand Prix award for significant achievement and the award for Innovation in the Use of Information Technology.
 
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UPS named to B to B's NetMarketing 200
 
In December 2001, UPS was included in B to B's NetMarketing 200 list. The list ranks the best b-to-b Web sites in terms of marketing effectiveness and that exhibit the latest in online technology and design.
 
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UPS Ranked No. 7 in InfoWorld 100
 
In November 2001, citing UPS's "internet-based services to help customers hone their supply chains to save time and money while also improving their customer service," InfoWorld magazine ranked UPS #7 in their annual InfoWorld 100. Chosen by InfoWorld editors and ranked by InfoWorld Editor in Chief Michael Vizard, these 100 organizations represent 2001's greatest IT achievements in companies spanning 11 industries and they reveal a shift from dot-com excess to a focus on hard-line business practices.
 
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UPS named to Darwin Fittest 50
 
In October 2001, Darwin magazine named UPS as one of its Fittest 50. Darwin selects its Fittest 50 list based on the companies it thinks exemplify the best and brightest users of technology in business today.
 
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UPS among the most reputable companies
 
In October 2001, UPS ranked 15th out of 60 in the third annual Reputation Quotient Gold study, which measures the reputations of the most visible companies in the United States.
 
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UPS included in InternetWeek 100
 
UPS is on the second annual InternetWeek 100, a list of U.S. companies analyzed for their effectiveness in using the Internet to achieve tangible business benefits.
 
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UPS named to Forbes' Magnetic 40
 
Forbes named UPS to their Magnetic 40 list in the B2B Best of the Web issue, saying UPS has linked alliances with eBay and Nike.com to integrate its shipping tools with their sites. It also recently partnered with NetCel360 Ltd.
 
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Forbes names UPS to Platinum 400 list
 
UPS was named to the Forbes Platinum 400 list, which lists companies that are making the most of the Net, and generating lessons others can apply, saying The global parcel delivery service uses the web to track everything in its system.
 
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UPS added to FORTUNE magazine's Fortune e-50 Index
 
In July 2001, FORTUNE magazine added UPS to its Fortune e-50 Index, the definitive benchmark of the Internet economy.
 
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UPS wins Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Marketing Award for Excellence
 
In February 2001 at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's annual Marketing Awards for Excellence program, UPS won the grand prize for marketing its Returns on the Web service. UPS Returns on the Web is one of the most technologically advanced online returns solutions. It addresses one of online shoppers' biggest sources of frustration with e-commerce sites, while streamlining back-office functions for business.
 
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UPS named to Smart Business Internet 50 The 50 Who Got It Right!
 
For two consecutive years (2000-2001), Smart Business has named UPS to its Internet 50 The 50 Who Got It Right! ranking. Smart Business noted that "UPS has leveraged its expertise hauling packages around the globe to park itself at ground-zero of the e-business explosion. Companies old and new are under pressure to digitize their supply chains, and many are turning to outside experts-like UPS's booming e-Logistics division-to handle it for them."
 
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iSource Business names UPS to its Top 100 Premier e-Procurement Providers
 
iSource Business included UPS in its ranking of Top 100 Premier e-Procurement Providers in January 2001.
 
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UPS included in list of 'Eight Big Companies Making the Most of the Net' by Forbes Global
 
In January 2001, Forbes Global included UPS in it's story,"Beyond B2B: The Eight Big Companies Making the Most of the Net". UPS was singled out for its unparalleled tracking capabilities as well as for its e-commerce web site,img which explains how business managers and IT professionals can integrate UPS's web capabilities into their own logistical systems.
 
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UPS among top philanthropic companies
 
In January 2001, Worth magazine named UPS to its list of The Fifty Companies that Gave the Most. Worth noted UPS's significant philanthropic commitment to the communities the company serves.
 
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2000
 
UPS No. 2-ranked company on the eWeek's FastTrack 500
 
In November 2000, UPS was selected as the No. 2-ranked company on the eWeek's FastTrack 500 list of e-business innovators. The company was cited for "rolling out a series of customer-pleasing, industry-first online applications that anallysts say are driving more e-commerce for UPS business customers; moving aggressively into offering e-business logistics support services; and continuing to make major investments to improve what is already one of the most innovative and robust IT environments on the planet."
 
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UPS named to BusinessWeek's e-Biz Web Smart 50
 
BusinessWeek included UPS in its e-Biz Web Smart 50 ranking in September 2000. Business Week was looking for "companies that are doing the most to harness the Big Bang of the Internet and blast away the old world order." In selecting UPS, Business Week noted the company's ability to manage end-to-end logistics, the launch of UPS Capital, and the fact that UPS delivers over half of all e-commerce shipments.
 
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UPS included in InformationWeek's InfoWeek 500 list
 
In September 2000, InformationWeek included UPS in its InfoWeek 500 list, which ranks the most innovative users of information technology. Information Week noted UPS E-Logistics' partnerships with EXE Technologies, Oracle, and PricewaterhouseCoopers to manage warehousing, order fulfillment, inbound and outbound transportation, returns, and customer service.
 
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UPS ranked No. 7 on eWeek's Fast Track 100 list
 
UPS was ranked #7 on eWeek's Fast Track 100 list, which ranks the top 100 companies who are networking e-business innovators. eWeek recognized companies that "deploy big-bandwidth pipes in the WAN or to the desktop...and that have built in redundancy to keep their networks up 99.999 percent of the time."
 
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Red Herring magazine names UPS to list of '100 most important companies in the world'
 
In May 2000, UPS was named to Red Herring magazine? list of the "100 most important companies in the world." In selecting UPS, Red Herring stated that the company "offers the world's most extensive package delivery network. When coupled with the more than $11 billion it has spent on technology in the past decade, it has a formidable presence in more than 200 countries and territories. In addition, UPS offers a full array of back-end logistical services like inventory and warehouse management to e-commerce companies so that all they have to worry about is taking orders."
 
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UPS wins Clicks & Mortar Award from MIT Sloan School of Management
 

Citing UPS as the company that has made the greatest advancement in integrating both physical and online business practices, the MIT Sloan School of Management named UPS winner of its Clicks & Mortar Award in April 2000. The award recognizes UPS' groundbreaking business-to-business and business-to-consumer e-solutions.

 
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