Thursday, 12 September 2013

UPS, FedEx and DHL make InformationWeek 500 list for technological innovation

The three of the largest global carriers: UPS, FedEx Corp and DHL Express have each been named on the InformationWeek 500 list this month. The list acknowledges businesses operating in the US for their technological innovation. Last year, UPS came 8th on the list, with FedEx in 35th and German company DHL coming in at 184th place. Although

FedEx has made the list every year since 1995. This year, FedEx was recognized for developing enhancements to its tracking functionality that provides an improved customer experience. The company is ranked number 108 on the list.

"For 25 years, the InformationWeek 500 has honored the most innovative users of business technology," said InformationWeek VP and Editor In Chief Rob Preston.  "Among this year's top companies, we're seeing a tremendous amount of innovation around data analytics, mobile computing and Web commerce in particular. InformationWeek 500 companies not only are embracing new technologies and technology approaches, but also new IT-powered business models, to drive revenue and profitability. Their results speak for themselves."

InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of business technology with its annual 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of America’s best-known companies.

Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at

2012 UPS 8 , FedEx 35 , DHL 184
2013 UPS 45, FedEX 108, DHL 173

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