UPS Launches Consulting CompanyUnited Parcel Service, Atlanta, yesterday announced the creation of a subsidiary, UPS Consulting, which will offer clients supply chain management strategies that more closely align business goals with operational capabilities.
UPS Consulting will advise clients on areas that go beyond fulfillment and distribution such as product design, sales and marketing, planning, procurement, production and cash management. Results include improved forecasting accuracy, reduced cycle times and process costs, better asset use and reduced working capital requirements. The company's Web site is www.ups-consulting.com.
"In recent years UPS has invested heavily in growing its capabilities to bring the broadest range of solutions to our customers who want to refine their global supply chains," said Joe Pyne, UPS senior vice president of corporate development. "Looking forward, many businesses want to take the next step and re-engineer how they approach their entire business. UPS Consulting's staff has the expertise to help them reach that goal."