The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior analyst Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, discusses topics across the investing world.

UPS is a shipper with a strong history (it was founded in 1907) and arguably a strong future as online retail continues to grow. It's already one of the largest companies in the U.S. But does its size, its past, and its future justify its inclusion in the Dow? Anand gives his thoughts.

Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of FedEx and United Parcel Service. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend FedEx. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.