UPS is Creating Fleet of 50 Electric Trucks The delivery service has partnered with Workhorse, a battery-electric transportation technology company, to create a fleet of 50 electric delivery trucks. The Workhorse designed-vehicles will be fully electric and run off of a singular charge during a normal delivery day, before being charged back up overnight. Workhorse states that they'll have a 100 mile range. The Workhorse delivery vehicles will also cost about the same as conventional trucks, but have a low

UPS looks for 600 Ohio workers for delivery hubs

UPS is looking for 600 workers at two Columbus-area delivery hubs.

The company will hold a job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in the Columbus area at its 5101 Trabue Road hub. The company is also looking for package handlers and tractor-trailer drivers for an operation at 2450 Rathmell Road in Obetz, the Columbus Dispatch said.

Wages for package-handler jobs start at $10.35 per hour and $18.75 for tractor-trailer drivers.

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“We have a variety of jobs and shifts available here in Columbus, and I’d encourage anyone looking for a part-time or full-time job with good pay and benefits to come to the job fair to learn more,” Chelsea Allison, a UPS human resources operations manager, said in a statement. “I’ve seen first-hand that these jobs can be a foot-in-the-door for a great career at UPS.”

UPS said it will hire more than 1,000 seasonal jobs beginning this fall to help handle the holiday shipping rush, the Dispatch said.

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