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One of America’s parcel delivery titans is upgrading its operation with automated technologies and a routing program that’s going to save it up to $400M every year. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC How UPS Is Using Big Data To Transform Package Deliveries | NetNet | CNBC
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MrWhatsupeverybody (26 days ago)
"ups is not cutting it's headcount!" False. Workers have been laid off and automation is doing the work of long time workers. And their are no classes or programs to upgrade our workers into technicians. This is also a false statement. Source: 30 year UPS employee with knowledge of 4 hubs.
Zo6LS7427 (3 months ago)
Orion sucks
Old Man Joe (3 months ago)
UPS is the BIGGEST bunch of Baffones on the plant... Example. I paid for 2nd day delivery... package Never came. In fact it's day 5. The ongoing tracking I have for this package goes like this... my item purchased from Amazon originates in NJ. Then it went to some town in Maine ( I live in Delaware... some 200 miles from the point of origin ) Then, its sent to a different town in Maine. From there it came back to NJ and was shipped off to Philadelphia. From there it went to Philadelphia DELAWARE... no such place as Philadelphia De. It is alleged to be in Harrington, DE. right now. But, to get there, it past my house by 4 miles. The tracking info claims it will be delivered today after a thousand mile journey across the Eastern Seaboard when I live 200 miles from the point of origin. UPS is run by Baffones.
Justin Rodriguez (2 months ago)
Old Man Joe When you said you paid for two day delivery, is that because you have Amazon prime?
lucas Lucas (5 months ago)
So they use Orion to cut gas costs for UPS and to make sure that the driver delivers your package to your doorstep?
Timur Mazitov (9 months ago)
UPS will use Big Idiots to go out of business.
xXKillaBGXx (1 year ago)
They ring the doorbell. drop the package at your doorstep and leave. This video does not depict what they actually do.
Randy She (1 year ago)
Sometimes. Many times, a signature is Required for a package - either at the shipper's request or a legal mandate - such as packages containing alcohol or firearms.