Newsfeed – United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS), Baxalta Inc (NYSE:BXLT)


On Thursday, Shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS), closed at $96.77 with a day change being observed as + 0.06 (0.06%).


According to the sources at United Parcel Service, ORION (On-Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation), has been honored with a 2015 Computerworld Data+ Editors’ Choice Award. This esteemed award tends to identify the country’s most jet-set companies that are effectively leveraging big data initiatives in order to fruitfully convey significant business value.

Here, it is worth-mentioning that at every single day, the number of course combinations that a typical UPS driver can make is tremendously large and hence requires a complex mathematical problem in order to successfully find the optimal path to follow. Here is where the concept of Orion clicks and with its wondrous package-level detail and exceptionally customized online map data, ORION technology proprietary routing software helpfully help out drivers in choosing the most effective delivery itinerary each day. The coolest thing about this mesmerizing software is that it reduces miles, bucks, petroleum usage and most importantly vehicle emissions, while at the same time, successfully meeting up with the customer’s expectations in case of time-sensitive pickup or deliveries.

Although, this awe-inspiring project was originally scheduled for complete U.S. implementation by 2017; but due to its overpowering success of the initial roll-out, UPS has only just fast-tracked the U.S. timeline. In addition to this, UPS also plans to deploy ORION to 70 percent of its route by the end of 2015. The complete installation across the entire U.S. network is scheduled by the end of 2016.

United Parcel Service, Inc., is a name that speaks for itself when it comes to offering package delivery, transportation, logistics, and also financial services. The company enjoys huge repute in the United States and also in the overseas market. The company successfully operates in three sections: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain & Freight.

On Thursday, Shares of Baxalta Inc. (NYSE:BXLT), closed at $36.14 with a day change being observed as +1.11 (3.17%).

It has been confirmed by the official resources at Baxalta Incorporated, that the company will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 at 2:40 p.m. Central time. This presentation will be webcast and also available at Baxalta official corparate website.

A prominent name in the bio-pharmaceutical industry, Baxatla Incorporated, develops, manufactures, and also markets a huge assortment of products mainly for the treatment of hematology and immunology worldwide. Moreover, they also offers other therapies for the treatments of bleeding disorders, and chronic and acute medical conditions, counting hemophilia A, hemophilia B, attained hemophilia, inhibitor treatments, primary immunodeficiency (PID), and alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.


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Tanya Jones
Tanya is a senior reporter for JBH News Sports & Tech section. She graduated from York College, City University of New York in 2012.