DELIVERY SERVICE STARTED ON THIS DAY IN 1907

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"American Messenger Company" was started in Seattle, Washington by two teenage entrepreneurs, Jim Casey and Claude Ryan with a $100 loan. The company’s name
was later changed to "United Parcel Serviceā€ (UPS).

Headquartered in Sandy Springs, Georgia, UPS delivers more than 15 million
packages a day to 6.1 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories around the world.

 

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From left: Claude Ryan and Jim Casey in their basement office

 

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