The dynamic success of Amazon is forcing UPS to consider adding Saturday deliveries. One obstacle if UPS goes to Saturday deliveries will be having enough staff to handle the operation. Overtime pay for unionized UPS workers is a real concern. In order to stay competitive this is a likely scenario for UPS.
- UPS is testing Saturday delivery this summer
- The move makes sense in an ecommerce world where orders are happening seven days a week
- the addition of Saturday delivery could pose staffing issues for UPS
“To better compete with rivals FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service, UPS is testing Saturday delivery this summer.”