Here are some of the Social Impacts listed by the BITC that the UPS Humanitarian Relief Programme and their Logistics Emergency Teams provided to assist disaster relief efforts around the world, including the partnership with Aidmatrix:
- UPS made $7.5 million in humanitarian relief funding, technical support and in-kind services in 2013.
- 250 humanitarian shipments across 46 countries were made in 2013 and 16 weeks of humanitarian service given by UPS employees.
- In partnership with Aidmatrix, UPS introduced the supply chain management platform (SCM4) to improve efficiency in transportation and distribution systems, a system which is now used by other relief agencies.
- Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation
Read more about the award and how UPS impacted disaster relief in 2013
Read the press release from the UPS Foundation