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Podcast | UPS Longitudes Radio: Moving Urban Logistics Forward (Part 3)
Peter Harris | UPS  Thomas Madrecki | UPS  There are essentially two avenues to pursue in addressing logistic and transportation issues facing cities of the future. ...
Dec 13, 2017 12:35 PM ET
Podcast | UPS Longitudes Radio: Moving Urban Logistics Forward (Part 2)
Matthias Winkenbach | MIT  As the director of the MIT Megacity Logistics Lab, Matthias Winkenbach has cities on the brain. Whether it’s urban logistics, infrastructure design or data analytics, Matthias is at the center of the next wave of solutions to the urbanization movement. In the second episode of a three-part series, Matthias provides a ground-level...
Dec 8, 2017 11:40 AM ET
Podcast | UPS Longitudes Radio: Moving Urban Logistics Forward (Part 1)
John Davies | GreenBiz  Urbanization is arguably the defining challenge for how people will live and work in the world of tomorrow. With two-thirds of the global population expected to live in cities by 2050, the need for efficient and sustainable logistics has never been greater. That’s why we’re...
Dec 6, 2017 1:25 PM ET
Delivering on the Dream of Diversity
David Abney | UPS  Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Join us in celebrating the generations of Hispanics enriching the world of today and tomorrow. These days, hot-button issues, hot tempers and heated debates seem to rule the day. It’s because we live...
Sep 26, 2017 2:40 PM ET
Breakthrough Approaches for Sustainable Cities
Mark Wallace | UPS More and more of the world’s population is moving to cities. According to the UN, by 2050 nearly two-thirds of the global population will live in cities, and urban populations will increase by 2 billion people. While this mass migration will bring new, exciting...
Sep 21, 2017 1:05 PM ET