Improved UPS supply chain leads to increase in revenueThe United Parcel Service has revealed an increase in operating margin from 5.5 percent to 8 percent for the third quarter, coinciding with the release of an appropriate new advertising campaign with the slogan, "We Heart Logistics."

The campaign, unveiled last quarter, is UPS's first coordinated global advertising effort. According to the company, the print, television and radio ads are designed to demonstrate the power of logistics - to increase efficiency, drive up profits and cut costs - to businesses across the globe.

UPS's sales were up 19 percent to $2.23 billion, Supply Chain Standard reports/ UPS Freight revenue grew 14 percent, due to improved yield and increases in the amount of weight hauled. Overall, total group adjusted operating profit increased 77 percent to $911 million, with revenue growth of 12.7 percent.

The company's profit margin is currently 6.92 percent, according to the New York Stock Exchange.

"UPS once again exceeded expectations due to superior execution across all business units and our ability to provide solutions that create value for our customers," said the group's chairman and chief executive, Scott Davis.

Headquartered in Georgia, UPS delivers more than 15 million packages every day to 6.1 million customers in more than 200 countries and territories.
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