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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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United Parcel Service, Inc.

18 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $389.3M in penalties

United Parcel Service (UPS) is a package and document delivery company. UPS also provides supply chain services. UPS delivers more than 15 million packages a day to 6.1 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories around the world. UPS’s forwarding and logistics business provides services in more than 175 countries and territories worldwide, and includes worldwide supply chain design, execution and management, freight forwarding and distribution, customs brokerage, mail and consulting services.

Correspondence Date
Letter to UPS 10/26/2011
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 N/A $160.2M
2015 N/A $67.9M
2014 N/A $156.0M
2013 N/A $125.8M
2012 N/A $532.9M
2011 #92 $700.9M

18 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

3 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
5/19/2015 U.S. ex rel. Fulk v. UPS (Package Delivery Contract False Claims)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$29,940,000
2/18/2015 New York Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Lawsuit
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$246,975,614
3/29/2013 Illegal Online Pharmacy Non-Prosecution Agreement
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$40,000,000
3/28/2012 “Gardening Club” Air Freight Cartel Investigation
Agility, United Parcel Service, Inc.
$13,014,123
3/1/2011 Unsafe Delivery Trucks (New York Investigation)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$1,300,000
8/5/2010 AFMS LLC v. UPS and FedEx (Antitrust)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
Pending
3/16/2010 Anderson v. UPS (Disability Discrimination)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$872,490
2/17/2010 EEOC v. UPS (Religious Discrimination – Harrisburg, PA)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$46,000
2/2/2010 “Air-in-Ground Program” Litigation
United Parcel Service, Inc.
Pending
12/7/2009 LaBrie v. UPS Supply Chain Solutions (Misclassifying Workers)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$12,800,000
11/30/2009 Sobocinski v. UPS (Sexual Harassment)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$50,024
8/27/2009 EEOC v. UPS (Unfair Leave Policy)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
Pending
8/19/2009 Meza v. UPS (Unpaid Overtime)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$0
6/18/2009 EEOC v. UPS (Religious Discrimination – Bartlett, TN)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$23,500
6/15/2009 Bates v. UPS (Disability Discrimination)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$11,050,000
11/6/2008 Runner v. UPS (Unfair Shipping Rate Policy)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$7,820,000
5/2/2007 Inaccurate Package Measurement System
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$12,000,000
3/11/2005 Hoskins v. UPS (Racial/Sexual Preference Discrimination)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$63,670
2/1/2005 Fischer v. UPS (Retaliation)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$1,100,000
9/2/2003 EEOC v. UPS (Failing to Accommodate an Employee with Diabetes)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$149,999
1/18/1999 Carter v. UPS (Racial Discrimination)
United Parcel Service, Inc.
$12,100,000

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