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“When we’re done, we will be at parity or better in 20 of the 25 markets that matter in the U.S.,” Tome stated, adding almost half of UPS’s SMB potential customers or customers say faster shipment is their number-one issue. “We will reach 90% of the U.S. population in three days, and 75% of the U.S. population will have Saturday delivery. And after that naturally, we have Sunday delivery through our SurePost product. This matters.”
New CEO Carol Tome said UPS has actually pulled financial investments prepared for 2021 into 2020 in order to reduce critical time in transit and bring in more SMB consumers, a location that’s under-penetrated vs. its competitors.
Newman said UPS has more work ahead to eliminate earnings erosion in a tough environment, with overall profit per piece down 19.3%. “Moving forward, our focus is on enhancing network performance, optimizing the volume we generate and much better lining up prices with the worth we provide,” he stated. Very first UPS and shortly after FedEx set up peak-like additional charges in the midst of the pandemic, and continue to raise rates based on need and capacity restraints.
As consumer delivery to specific stops is more costly than to business customers, UPS saw a 4.4% decline in revenue per piece in domestic delivery, even as income increased 17.3% to $13 billion, driven mainly by ground. Overall, UPS’s operating revenue on a non-GAAP basis was down 0.9% to $1.21 billion.
UPS reported a record 22.8% surge in average daily shipping volume in the second quarter, fueled by huge ecommerce development, and a 65% increase in deliveries to customers, which represented nearly 70% of overall volume. SurePost, the last-mile service managed by the U.S. Postal Service, nearly doubled in volume, increasing 96.6% and representing 53% of the total domestic volume development.
As organisations were closed down for most of the quarter, UPS’s B2B volume declined 21.9% or 1.8 million pieces per day, CFO Brian Newman informed analysts on an incomes call. “However, we did see B2B volume begin to recover in the quarter,” Newman said. “As a portion of overall volume, B2B shipments were 27% in early May. And at the end of the quarter, B2B deliveries had actually climbed up to 37% of overall U.S. volume.”
UPS reported a record 22.8% surge in average daily shipping volume in the second quarter, fueled by massive ecommerce growth, and a 65% boost in deliveries to customers, which represented almost 70% of overall volume. As customer delivery to specific stops is more expensive than to organisation consumers, UPS saw a 4.4% decline in income per piece in domestic delivery, even as revenue increased 17.3% to $13 billion, driven primarily by ground. As services were shut down for most of the quarter, UPS’s B2B volume decreased 21.9% or 1.8 million pieces per day, CFO Brian Newman told analysts on a revenues call. “We will reach 90% of the U.S. population in 3 days, and 75% of the U.S. population will have Saturday delivery.