United Parcel Service, Inc., better known as UPS, is a courier service based in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The company was founded in 1907 in Seattle, Washington, by James E. Carsey, and today employs more than 444,000 people. Publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange, UPS delivers more than 15 million packages every day, serving roughly 7.9 million customers daily throughout 220 countries and territories. Its high volume makes UPS the largest package delivery company in the world. In addition to their ground, sea and air-based delivery services, UPS offers a number of supply chain management solutions for corporate customers.