WHooooo, UPS is adding an additional 6 thousand jobs to the market by extending their Saturday service. This is good news for job seekers AND customers. No more waiting until Monday to receive those packages!
United Parcel Service Inc. will add Saturday ground deliveries, making one of the biggest shipping-time changes in its 109-year history in response to rising demand from online shoppers.
Homes and businesses will no longer have to wait until Monday to receive packages, while online and brick-and-mortar retailers can send goods on Saturday for Monday delivery. The expansion of a test program begun last year will eventually add 6,000 jobs, Atlanta-based UPS said in a statement Monday.
Deliveries to residences are expected to account for more than half of UPS’s total by 2019. Saturday operations will help the world’s largest package-delivery company defend against FedEx Corp., which already drops off ground-shipped…