Logistics Technology Behind FedEx and UPS

I’ve always been fascinated with logistics — how does FedEx, UPS, etc. manage to deliver so many packages around the world? The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a quickie on UPS protocols to maximize employee efficiency:

While at a stop, drivers are supposed to hang their key ring from a finger so it’s handy when they get back behind the wheel, where they simultaneously start the engine with their right hand while fastening the seat belt with their left.

Also, check out this cool YouTube video of FedEx planes being diverted during a thunderstorm in Memphis. Here’s to the air traffic controllers!

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