The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes and technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Brendan and Andrew discuss UPS and the company's prospects for the future. After you strip out an accounting charge, the company had a solid quarter, buoyed by strong holiday and e-commerce sales. Can the company keep this momentum going, and how does it stack up against its competitors?

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