UPS to hire 100,000 seasonal employees, same as last year
United Parcel Service Inc. said Monday it expects to hire 100,000 seasonal employees for the peak holiday shopping period, matching last year's plan. UPS said the it expects daily package deliveries during the peak season, which starts in November and extends through January, to be nearly double the average of 20 million packages delivered per day. UPS said over the last three years, about 35% of the seasonal package handler jobs were later hired in permanent positions. The stock, which ticked up 0.1% in premarket trading, has rallied 23.1% year to date through Friday, while the Dow Jones Transportation Average has gained 12.4% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has advanced 14.9%.
Published:9/9/2019 8:19:28 AM