Last Updated Oct 23, 2007 7:49 PM EDT
Keith Schoonmaker, an analyst at Morningstar, commented:
"The story at UPS is steady as she goes despite some choppy waters in the freight market...I am impressed at how UPS has turned supply chain and freight into a profitable operation despite a depressed less-than-truckload market."The company's upswing indicates that companies can survive and thrive, despite the challenges in the current business landscape, if they focus on a core competency, do it well, and duplicate it like crazy -- particularly, overseas.
(UPS image by Maulleigh)