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Bluegrass & Backroads: UPS’s Worldport uses big workforce to keep the packages moving

Worldport is the worldwide air hub for UPS (United Parcel Service) located at the Louisville International Airport in Louisville, Kentucky. Lets take a tour with the hosts of Bluegrass & Backroads. Kentucky is a state defined by its history and noted for a number of things, not the least of which is horse racing, bourbon, bluegrass music and barbecue. But, as natives Bob Shrader and Matt Hilton...

Ky. companies to hire more than 5800 in 2016 according to Cabinet for Economic Development

By Claire A. Johnson KyForward intern Companies in Kentucky plan to hire 5,849 employees this year, according to the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. The optimistic number reflects the variety of future job opportunities awaiting Kentuckians. “People can find engaging jobs and careers in a broad range of industries, from automotive to aerospace to food and beverage distribution and logistics...