Editor's note: AL.com is reporting, via unnamed officials, that three people are dead after a shooting at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Ala. Police have confirmed there is an active shooting situation with victims, but have not said how many. We're watching for additional confirmation. - Stephanie
United Parcel Service of North America, Inc., typically referred to and branded as UPS (stylized as ups), is one of the largest shipment and logistics companies in the world. The American global package delivery company is headquartered in Sandy Springs, Georgia, which is part of the Greater Atlanta metropolitan area. UPS delivers more than 15 million packages a day to more than 6.1 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories around the world.
UPS is known for its brown delivery trucks and uniforms, hence the company nickname "Brown". UPS also operates its own airline and air cargo delivery service (IATA: 5X, ICAO: UPS, Call sign: UPS) based in Louisville, Kentucky.