UPS launches online tools. (Technology Trends).United Parcel Service United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS), commonly referred to as UPS, is the world's largest package delivery company, delivering more than 15 million packages a day to 6.1 million customers in over 200 countries and territories around the world. (UPS), the world's largest express delivery company, has launched UPS OnLine Tools [R] in Latin America Latin America, the Spanish-speaking, Portuguese-speaking, and French-speaking countries (except Canada) of North America, South America, Central America, and the West Indies. . These tools will ease the shipping process for UPS customers in Argentina. Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica Costa Rica (kŏs`tə rē`kə), officially Republic of Costa Rica, republic (2005 est. pop. 4,016,000), 19,575 sq mi (50,700 sq km), Central America. , Dominican Republic Dominican Republic (dəmĭn`ĭkən), republic (2005 est. pop. 8,950,000), 18,700 sq mi (48,442 sq km), West Indies, on the eastern two thirds of the island of Hispaniola. The capital and largest city is Santo Domingo. , Guatemala, Mexico, Panama and Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (pwār`tō rē`kō), island (2005 est. pop. 3,917,000), 3,508 sq mi (9,086 sq km), West Indies, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) SE of Miami, Fla. .
UPS OnLine Tools are a collection of shipping and business tools designed to enhance customer service and efficiency of Web sites or enterprise applications. They allow UPS customers' clients to track products they've purchased online, compare and choose from a variety of shipping services that best serve their needs, and handle shipping logistics more easily than ever before. The tools can be implemented individually or as a set, are free to download and come with customer support via e-mail.
UPS offers the following six OnLine Tools to customers in Latin America:
UPS Tracking: Allows UPS customers to provide up-to-the-minute shipment status from origin to delivery - to their online clients.
UPS Signature Tracking: Lets approved customers track packages and obtain valuable proof of delivery information, including a digitized signature and delivery status.
UPS Rates & Service Selection: Allows UPS customers' online clients to compare, price and select the UPS shipping service that best fits their needs and budgets.
UPS Time in Transit: Enables UPS customers' clients to compare the speed of different UPS delivery services.
UPS U.S. Address Validation See validate.
validation - The stage in the software life-cycle at the end of the development process where software is evaluated to ensure that it complies with the requirements. : Allows for the reduction of shipping and billing address errors by ensuring that client-entered shipping addresses for the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. are correct at the time of order.
UPS Shipping: Allows UPS customers to enable all their employees to create and print shipping labels from their desktops.
"UPS remains focused on providing our customers with innovative technologies that will adapt to their business needs and technical resources, increasing competitive advantage," says John Menna, UPS vice president of marketing for Latin America and the Caribbean. "Moreover, UPS'S significant investments in technology underscore The underscore character (_) is often used to make file, field and variable names more readable when blank spaces are not allowed. For example, NOVEL_1A.DOC, FIRST_NAME and Start_Routine.
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Based in Atlanta, Georgia, UPS is the world's largest express carrier and package delivery company and serves more than 200 countries and territories. With 371,000 employees, the company reported 2000 revenues of US$ 29.8 billion, operating on a volume of 13.6 million packages a day. The same year, UPS was chosen for the third consecutive time as the "World's Most Admired Mail, Package and Freight Delivery Company" in a Fortune magazine survey. For more information, please see www.ups.com.