The experts disagree with you. What are your credentials to determine this a failure - observations of a handful of drivers in one building? Very scientific...
Apr 11, 2016. The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading association for analytics professionals, announced it has awarded UPS its 2016 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences. To win the award, UPS's On-Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation (ORION) project demonstrated how operations research (O.R.) can be used to realize hundreds of millions of dollars in cost savings.
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is the largest society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and analytics.
UPS is investing in startup Deliv Inc., which gives them an opportunity to observe the demand for so-called last-mile delivery. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based Deliv uses contract drivers to pick up items at stores and deliver them directly to homes within the same day.