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Commodity Linguistics

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Commodity Linguistics

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ups.1998.commodity linguistics





logistics, consumer commodities, television marketing, global consumer markets, global distribution, control center, geography maps, culture, global schematic, language, space, transportation, business speed, coordination, synchronized, management, delivery, profits


Female voiceover: “You’re the genius behind the new speak-in-a week foreign language cds, but can you say global distribution?
You know linguistics not logistics.
Entre UPS the same people you rely on here clear customs electronically and deliver to over 200 countries world wide.
Soon orders are rolling in and everyone’s speaking your language.
Bon Jour
City d’Amore
UPS moving at the speed of business.


Business Summary

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) is the world's largest express carrier, the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Founded to provide private messenger and delivery services in the Seattle, Washington area, UPS has expanded its small regional parcel delivery service into a global company. UPS delivers packages each business day for 1.8 million shipping customers to six million consignees. Its primary business is the time-definite delivery of packages and documents throughout the United States and in over 200 other countries and territories. UPS has established a global transportation infrastructure, developed a comprehensive, competitive and guaranteed portfolio of services and consistently supported these services with advanced technology. UPS provides logistics services, including integrated supply chain management. UPS also provides logistics services, including supply chain management. For the three months ended 3/31/00, revenue rose 14% to $7.22 billion. Net income rose 63% to $813 million.




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"Commodity Linguistics," in Landscapes of Capital, Item #1141, (accessed February 21, 2018).