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A Degree of Elevation

World Trade Magazine
By William Atkinson
June/July 2013

When UPS hired Lloyd Knight in 2007, the Air Force veteran with a bachelor's degree in Transportation and Logistics Management from American Military University quickly learned that resting on his scholastic laurels wouldn't fly. "UPS places a strong emphasis on education," he says, "and a degree is usually required for a promotion to supervisor or manager."

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