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Please note the Press Releases displayed are from selected regions and do not represent all UPS Press Releases around the globe.

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Washington, US (2 Press Releases)

UPS Applauds Congress on Critical Legislation Raising De Minimis

Modernizing Customs Policies is Important to Eliminating Barriers for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Boosting Economic Growth

UPS (NYSE: UPS) applauds Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Representatives Aaron Schock (R-IL), Joe Crowley (D-NY), John Larson (D-CT) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) for their leadership reintroducing bipartisan legislation in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, raising the "de minimis" threshold.

Legislation Introduced by Senators Bennet and Burr Would End the Disparity in the way LNG and LPG are Taxed

UPS Supports legislation to tax all fuels equally

UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a leading global logistics provider, applauds the bipartisan legislation introduced by Senator Michael Bennet and Senator Richard Burr that will equalize the federal excise tax for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and propane with their counterparts, diesel and gasoline. This federal tax disparity for LNG and propane is perhaps the largest disincentive to converting large fleets to alternative fuel vehicles.

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Miami, US (1 Press Release)

UPS Packs on Flower Power for 2015 Valentine's Day Season

110 Million Flowers Flow through UPS Global Logistics Network

Business is blooming leading up to Valentine's Day. To get flowers, steaks, sweets and gifts to businesses and consumers by Feb. 14th it takes a global logistics network helping Cupid.

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Singapore, SG (1 Press Release)

Study Reveals Asian Shoppers Demand Flexibility

Survey highlights preferences for alternate delivery locations and enhanced mobile

Creating personalized e-commerce experiences and providing alternate delivery locations are helping retailers boost customer satisfaction. According to the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™study, online shoppers in Asia continue to be the least satisfied with their online and in-store shopping experiences.

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Sao Paulo, BR (2 Press Releases)

Global Study Reveals Brazil Shoppers Demand Flexibility

Smartphone Comparisons, Social Media and Free Shipping Influence Purchase Decisions

Today, UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics transportation services, and comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, released the second UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™ Global Study highlighting emerging trends from the leading e-commerce markets in Brazil, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and the U.S.  Key global findings include:

  • Online shoppers want alternative delivery locations and more payment options
  • Mobile is a catalyst to omnichannel shopping and retailers should address limitations
  • Free shipping is still important along with a greater emphasis on returns

UPS Anuncia Os Resultados Do Quarto Trimestre De 2014

  • Clientes reconhecem a UPS pelos altos níveis de serviço
  • Entregas da Cyber Monday aumentam 12%
  • Lucro ajustado por ação de US$ 1,25 para o quarto trimestre de 2014
  • Remessas globais para o quarto trimestre aumentam 8,1%
  • Expectativa de desembolso com Pensões e Câmbio em 2015 da ordem de US$ 240 milhões
  • UPS prevê aumento do lucro por ação para 2015 de 6 a 12%
  • Confirmação do aumento do lucro por ação em longo prazo de 9 a 13%

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Reston, VA and Atlanta, US (1 Press Release)

Global Study Reveals Online Shoppers Want More Flexibility

  • Mobile Is a Catalyst to Omnichannel Shopping and Retailers Should Address Technology Limitations
  • Online Shoppers Want Alternate Delivery Location and More Payment Options
  • Free Shipping Increasingly Important Along With Greater Emphasis on Free Returns

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México, D.F., MX (2 Press Releases)

UPS Florece El Día De San Valentín Este 2015

La compañía transportará 110 millones de flores a través de su red logística global

Los negocios florecen en víspera del Día de San Valentín. Para entregar flores y regalos a comerciantes y consumidores en los Estados Unidos este 14 de febrero, se necesitará una red de logística global que ayude a Cupido.

UPS Da A Conocer Los Resultados

  • Los clientes reconocen a UPS por sus altos niveles de servicio
  • En el Cyber Monday los envíos aumentaron un 12%
  • La cifra ajustada de crecimiento por acciónfue de $1.25 en el cuarto trimestre
  • Los envíos globales del cuarto trimestre aumentaron un 8.1%
  • Se esperan resultados contrarios de $240M debido a pensiones y fluctuaciones de moneda
  • UPS proyecta ganancias por acción de 6 al12% para el 2015
  • Se mantiene la proyección ajustada de crecimiento por acción de 9 a 13%

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Mexico City, MX (1 Press Release)

Global Study Reveals Mexico Shoppers Demand Flexibility

Survey highlights preferences for in-store purchases, mobile usage and expedited shipping

Today, UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics transportation services, and comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, released the second  UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™global study highlighting emerging trends from the leading e-commerce markets in Mexico, Brazil, Europe, Asia, and the U.S. Some of the global findings include:

  • Online shoppers want alternative delivery locations and more payment options
  • Mobile is a catalyst to omnichannel shopping and retailers should address limitations
  • Free shipping is still important along with a greater emphasis on returns

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Atlanta, US (8 Press Releases)

UPS Expands Special Commodities Program to More Countries

Service for shipping biological samples, specimens and dangerous goods in excepted quantities now available in more than 50 nations

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced a major expansion to its International Special Commodities (ISC) program. Now, customers can ship biological substances, dangerous goods in excepted quantities and shipments utilizing dry ice via UPS to more than 20 additional international destinations.

UPS Accelerates Use of Routing Optimization Software to Reduce 100 Million Miles Driven

UPS ORION to Be Deployed to 70% of U.S. Routes in 2015; Delivers Significant Sustainability Benefits

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today revealed that its groundbreaking ORION routing system is expected to reduce by 100 million miles annually the distance driven by its drivers, when fully implemented in 2016. The company is accelerating its implementation to complete all planned U.S. routes in 2016. The deployment will result in a 100,000 metric ton reduction in CO2 emissions, equivalent to taking 21,000 passenger cars off the road for a year, according to the Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator.

Ronald Chang Named Among Supply and Demand Chain Executive's 2015 Pros to Know Award Winners

UPS Capital's President Highlighted as Leading Supply Chain Executive

UPS Capital®, a business unit of UPS® that helps customers manage risk and provides financial, insurance and payment services, announced today the company's president, Ronald Chang, has been named one of the Pros to Know award winners in Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The magazine is an international business-to-business publication that addresses supply chain-related issues and challenges, and recognizes industry leaders with the annual Pros to Know award.

UPS Named Climate Leadership Award Winner by EPA

Company Recognized for Beating Its Climate Goal

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized UPS® (NYSE: UPS) with one of its Climate Leadership Awards for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The awards acknowledge the voluntary work organizations do to build resilience to climate change.

Elite UPS Driver Group Grows to More Than 7,800

1,445 Join "Circle of Honor" For Driving Safely For 25 Years; Orlando's Ginny Odom Is First Female Driver To Reach 40 years Without An Accident

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the induction of 1,445 drivers into its elite "Circle of Honor," raising to 7,878 the number of drivers who have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more.

UPS Increases Quarterly Dividend

The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.73 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares. The dividend increase is in recognition of the company's solid cash flow performance and commitment to delivering shareowner value.

Cold-Chain Packaging Service Raises the Bar in Healthcare Logistics

UPS Temperature True Packaging highlighted by four new, specially designed packaging lines optimized for UPS's U.S. domestic network

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the expansion of its UPS Temperature True® Packaging service, which further broadens the scope of its cold-chain shipping offerings. The comprehensive service now includes expert consultation, package procurement and, in a company first, four new off-the-shelf, specially designed packaging lines available exclusively to UPS customers.

UPS Releases 4Q Results

  • Customers Recognize UPS for High Service Levels
  • Cyber Monday Deliveries up 12%
  • Fourth Quarter 2014 Adjusted EPS of $1.25
  • Global 4Q Shipments Rise 8.1%
  • Expects 2015 Pension and Currency Headwinds of $240M
  • UPS Projects 2015 Earnings Per Share Growth of 6-to-12%
  • Reaffirms Long-Term EPS Growth of 9-to-13%

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Brussels, BE (1 Press Release)

Study Reveals European Online Shoppers Demand Flexibility

Smartphone Comparisons and Social Media Influence Purchase Decisions

UPS (NYSE:UPS), a global leader in logistics and transportation services, and comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released the second UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™ Europe study, analyzing what drives an online shopper's full path to purchase. Results show the advent of the 'flex shopper' - an online buyer who easily switches channels and devices when evaluating and purchasing products.