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Economy

UPS exploring same day delivery

United Parcel Service Inc. is exploring a same-day option, a delivery model that has been employed by gig-economy players, as the pandemic has accelerated the shift to e-commerce.

Lifestyle

FedEx, UPS say winter storms disrupting US operations

The company didn't specify which cities are seeing the greatest impacts as a result of the winter storms that continue to bring freezing rain, snow and subfreezing temperatures to areas of the U.S. from Oregon, the Midwest, southern Plains to the Deep South.

Technology

FAA brings commercial drone deliveries one step closer with new rules

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced on Monday that it will issue a long-awaited rule to allow for small drones to fly over people and at night, bringing the technology's use for widespread commercial deliveries one step closer to becoming a reality. In addition, the FAA is also requiring remote identification for most drones in order to address security concerns.

Lifestyle

UPS lifts ban on beards in diversity push

United Parcel Service Inc. is loosening its guidelines on employee appearance, including lifting a longstanding ban on facial hair and allowing natural Black hairstyles like Afros and braids.