Elm Grove - Nate Alles has a good-looking load.The back of his UPS truck is stacked floor to ceiling, but neatly, with boxes sticking an inch or so over the edge of their shelves - lip loaded, in UPS jargon. That makes it easy for Alles to grab the packages. They're also slanting downward toward the truck's outer wall - the better to stay put when Alles takes a corner.
With Data, They Deliver the Goods; Computerized Efficiency Helps Ups Handle Busiest Time of Year
And thanks to technology on which UPS is spending $600 million company-wide, Alles, a driver out of the firm's distribution center in Elm Grove, feels confident that the 500-odd packages, which he will deliver to 344 stops, have been loaded in the corre...