Employees: >500,000

Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

Industry: Shipping & Receiving and Supply Chain Management


Moving our world forward by delivering what matters

UPS is a global leader in transportation and logistics, and ships packages to millions of customers around the world each day. Our workforce consists of over 500,000 people working together every day to deliver what matters. As a people-led company, we’re committed to celebrating our UPSers’ accomplishments and helping them reach their fullest potential.

UPS is a great place for veterans to grow civilian careers. We have one of the strongest promote-from-within cultures of any company in America. In addition to providing opportunities for our people to advance, we cultivate a dynamic environment where UPSers collaborate and learn from one another. Our rallying cry, You Belong at UPS, guides us in creating a culture of belonging where every UPSer can thrive as their truest self. We encourage everyone to bring their unique perspectives, backgrounds, identities, talents, and skills to work every day.

UPS is committed to being a great workplace for military veterans. We are a company that values your service and understands what you need to excel. Here, you’ll find comprehensive training, great benefits, and opportunities that build on your unique skills and experience. It’s a great time to make the shift to UPS!


Check out The Landing Zone Podcast, a forum to help service members, veterans, and spouses find their next career at UPS. 

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"In 2023, I landed my dream career at UPS overseeing Veteran Talent Acquisition. "
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Lloyd Knight

Veteran Talent Acquisition Manager

My 20-year Air Force Career prepared me in so many ways including people management, leadership, communicating, public speaking, time management, and conflict management.

"UPS is very similar to the military, from the work structure to the people. It has been an absolute joy working for a company that strives to be the leader in the industry."
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Derrick Luzolo

Industrial Engineering Manager

There are programs that service members can take advantage of when transitioning from active duty to civilian life. I applied and was accepted into the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship.

"I started as a supervisor with UPS and 10 years later progressed to a manager and hope to get promoted to a Director before retiring in 2027."

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Tom Philpot

Corporate Security Manager

The values are the same.  They give you the ability to do the right thing and not compromise your integrity when making decisions.  With the right skillset and education there are no limits how far you can go.  Our last CEO started as a warehouse worker and finished his career as CEO.

"The most rewarding part about my job is working in the Government sector at UPS. "

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Kathy Brasher

Global Gov't Ops Mgr ll

I would recommend UPS as a place for all veterans to work because it is a great company with great potential for advancement.