UPS Number of employees

United Parcel Service Number of employees 2011-2021

Number of employees in thousands (000s).

2017 37480454
2015 36282444
2014 35481435
2013 31877395
2012323 76399
2011 32375398

2020: UPS had approximately 534,000 employees in 2021 compared to 543,000 in 2020. The company had 444,000 employees working in the United states in 2021 and 90,000 located internationally. 

2019: The number of UPS employees in 2019 grew to 4,95,000 of which 413,000 were employeed in the United States and 82,000 overseas.

Number of UPS employees in 2018 was 481,000 of which 399,000 were in USA and 82,000 placed internationally.


About UPS:

United Parcel Service, Inc. (“UPS”) was founded in 1907 as a private messenger and delivery service in Seattle, Washington. Today, it is the world’s largest package delivery company. Apart from being a leader in the U.S. less-than-truckload industry, UPS is a premier provider of global supply chain management solutions. The global market for these services includes transportation, distribution, contract logistics, ground freight, ocean freight, air freight, customs brokerage, insurance and financing.

UPS also operates one of the largest airlines in the world, as well as the world’s largest fleet of alternative-powered vehicles. It delivers packages each business day for 1.6 million shipping customers to 9.9 million delivery customers in more than 220 countries and territories. In 2019, UPS delivered an average of 21.9 million pieces per day, or a total of 5.5 billion packages. Net revenue of UPS in 2019 was $74.094 billion.

UPS has divided its operations into three reporting segments: U.S. Domestic Package and International Package, which are together referred to as UPS global small package operations, and Supply Chain & Freight. The chairman and CEO of UPS is David P. Abney.