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Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (Ultrapar) is an oil product distributor. It stores, distributes and delivers bulk liquid and cpecialty chemicals. It operates through four business units such as Ultragaz, Ipiranga, Oxiteno and Ultracargo. Ultrapar distributes liquid petroleum gas through its Ultragaz division. The company’s Ipiranga unit has a network of service stations to distribute fuel throughout Brazil. The companies Ultracargo stores and handles liquid bulk in Brazil. The liquid bulk comprises of chemicals, corrosives, fuels and vegetable oil. The company’s Oxiteno division produces specialty chemicals, fatty alcohols and related by-products in Latin America. This unit operates through industrial units and commercial offices in Brazil, the US, Uruguay, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, Belgium, China and Colombia. Ultrapar is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Company Data Union Pacific Corporation Union Pacific Corporation (UPC) is a transportation company. The company operates through its principal subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company (Railroad). Railroad provides a link to the global supply chain by connecting 23 states within the US. The company offers a comprehensive range of transportation services along all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. The company offers these services to over 10,000 customers in agricultural, automotive, chemicals, and oil and gas industries, among others. The major products transported by UPC include coal, grain, soda ash, rock, crude oil, finished vehicles, auto parts, and intermodal containers. UPC is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, the US. The company aims to efficiently handle the increasing domestic traffic as a result of transition from truck transportation to rail. To this end, UPC has been making strategic investments to enhance its transportation lines in various regions across the US. Company Data United Continental Holdings, Inc. United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UCH) is a holding company that provides air transportation services worldwide through its two subsidiaries: United Airlines, Inc. (United) and Continental Airlines, Inc. (Continental). United and Continental provide air passenger and cargo transportation services through their mainline operations, which utilize full-sized jet aircraft. It uses smaller aircraft that are operated under contract by United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection carriers for regional operations. In addition, UCH offers shipping services with time-sensitive shipments, small packages and heavy freight across the globe. It also offers global MRO, ground handling and flight training services. The company provides non-stop airline services to Hong Kong, Osaka, Beijing, Nagoya, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Sydney. UCH is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the US. Company Data United Parcel Service, Inc. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) is an express carrier and package delivery company. It is a global provider of supply chain management solutions, which provides a wide range of specialized transportation, capital, e-commerce services, logistics and freight services through air, sea, ground and rail. The company also provides freight forwarding, international trade management, customs brokerage, financing and specialty services through a fleet of around 106,000 vehicles. Furthermore, UPS offers value added services such as the UPS stores, mail boxes, customer centers, and drop boxes. It operates through three reportable segments, namely, U.S. Domestic Package operations; International Package operations; and Supply Chain and Freight operations. The company has its operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America; and offers its services to more than 220 countries and territories across the world. UPS is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the US. The company as part of its business strategy focuses on expanding its integrated global network and service portfolio. In line with this the company has expanded its special commodities program to more countries, which enhances its global transportation network to move biological specimens from and to more than 50 countries around the world, Company Data United States Postal Service United States Postal Service (USPS) provides a wide range of postal services across the US. The company delivers a wide spectrum of mail services to over 149 million residences, businesses and post office boxes. The company sells its mailing and shipping services through about 32,000 post offices, stations, branches, contract postal units, its website www.usps.com and a large network of consignees. It also has a strong service foot print across American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Palau, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the US Virgin Islands. USPS is headquartered in Washington, US. The business strategy of USPS is to strengthen the business-to-customer channel by introducing new service platforms, and create and implement Every Door Direct Mail system. The company also aims to improve customer experience by undertaking customer experience measurement program. Company Data UTi Worldwide Inc. UTi Worldwide Inc. (Uti) is a provider of non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions. The service portfolio of the company include contract logistics, air and ocean freight forwarding, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services such as consulting, coordinating purchase orders and related customer specific management services. UTi conducts direct business operations in over 59 countries and it also manages third party agents in various countries across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Americas and Asia Pacific. The company operates through two segments, Freight Forwarding, and Contract Logistics and Distribution. UTi is headquartered in Long Beach, California, the US. Company Data
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