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Richmond, VA, US (1 Press Release)

UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors

Purchase supports enterprise's sustainability goals

UPS Freight® (NYSE: UPS), one of the nation's largest heavy freight carriers, announced today the addition of 64 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tractors to its fleet. The tractors, which are based in Harrisburg, Pa., join UPS's worldwide fleet of more than 2,500 natural gas vehicles.

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Brussel, BE (1 Press Release)

UPS Start Met Rebranding Van Kiala-Punten In België Tot UPS Access Point

Gunstig gelegen retail locaties dienen als alternatief voor leveringen aan huis en netwerk ondersteunt B2C grensoverschrijdende leveringsbehoeften

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) heeft vandaag aangekondigd dat de Belgische Kiala®-punten zullen worden omgedoopt tot UPS Access PointTM locaties. Het einde van het rebrandingproces wordt voorzien voor 2016. In het kader van de voortdurende integratie van het Kiala-netwerk door UPS is nu ook een uitgebreidere service beschikbaar voor online handelaars en consumenten in België.

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Washington, US (1 Press Release)

UPS Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority

UPS CEO David Abney Urges Quick Passage to Seize Upcoming Opportunities

UPS® (NYSE: UPS), a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, commends Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Ron Wyden as well as Chairman Paul Ryan on the introduction of "The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015," Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, that will break down barriers to trade and help to open the door to new markets for consumers and businesses, large and small.

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Los Angeles, US (1 Press Release)

UPS Delivers for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles

UPS Airlines to Transport Flame of Hope™ from Greece to US; UPS volunteers and logistics expertise to assist in event execution

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced today that it will serve as an official supplier to the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015). Designated a Games Supplier, UPS will donate its logistics expertise, warehousing and volunteers to help mobilize the Games that will see 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches visit Los Angeles from July 25-Aug. 2, 2015.

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Wilmington, DE, US (1 Press Release)

UPS Shareowners Elect Board, Approve Incentive Compensation Plan

Shareowners of UPS (NYSE: UPS) today elected a Board of Directors for a one-year term. Twelve directors stood for election to the Board and all were elected by substantial margins. The twelve include: Chairman Scott Davis, David Abney, Rodney Adkins, Michael Burns, Bill Johnson, Candace Kendle, Ann Livermore, Rudy Markham, Sandy Randt, John Stankey, Carol Tomé, and Kevin Warsh.

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New York, US (1 Press Release)

Wall Street Journal Launches 'WSJ Logistics Report'

The Wall Street Journal today launched a new digital news product, WSJ Logistics Report, which will delve into one of the most dynamic sectors in business today.

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México, D.F., MX (4 Press Releases)

UPS destina $500,000 dólares además de su experiencia en logística para apoyar la recuperación tras el terremoto en Nepal

La compañía colabora con otras organizaciones para entregar provisiones esenciales y evaluar las necesidades continuas de recuperación

The UPS Foundation, el brazo filantrópico de UPS (NYSE: UPS), anunció un compromiso inicial de $500,000 dólares en apoyo a los esfuerzos de respuesta y recuperación tras el devastador terremoto en Nepal del pasado 25 de abril. The UPS Foundation aportará una combinación de donativos en efectivo y en especie para facilitar la entrega urgente de suministros esenciales y brindar apoyo de logística terrestre para las necesidades de recuperación a largo plazo.

Las ganancias por acción de UPS aumentan 14% en el primer trimestre

  • Mejora la rentabilidad en todos los segmentos
  • Iniciativas de precios contribuyeron a rendimientos más altos
  • Las ganancias operativas internacionales aumentaron un 14%; las domésticas en los EE.UU. hasta un 11%
  • El crecimiento de un 9.4% en la exportación europea impulsó las ganancias internacionales
  • Los ingresos aumentaron un 3.6% sobre una base de moneda neutral
  • Se reafirmó el crecimiento de las ganancias por acción de 6 a 12% en 2015

UPS No. 1 en la lista de las 50 Mejores Compañías de Logística

Los servicios de carga, aduana, distribución, almacenamiento y flete por contrato de la compañía en Norteamérica obtienen el primer lugar

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) fue clasificada en el lugar No. 1 en la lista de las 50 Mejores Compañías de Logística del periódico Transport Topics, publicada el pasado 14 de abril. Esta es la sexta vez en los últimos 10 años que UPS recibe el primer lugar.

UPS lanza en México una aplicación móvil

  • La aplicación está ya disponible en 16 países
  • Los usuarios pueden seguir y enviar paquetes directamente a ubicaciones alternativas de entrega a través de su dispositivo móvil

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San Diego, US (1 Press Release)

The UPS Store Launches Small Biz Salute Campaign in Celebration of Small Business Week

Small Biz Salute campaign recognizes small business owners and offers networking and support opportunities

As an extension of its commitment to the small business community, The UPS Store® today announced the launch of its Small Biz Salute campaign, which celebrates small business owners nationwide during National Small Business Week.

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Bruxelles, BE (1 Press Release)

UPS Va Rebaptiser Les Points Kiala En Belgique En UPS Access Point

Des points de vente bien situés servent d’alternative à la livraison à domicile et le réseau soutient les besoins de livraison transfrontaliers B2C

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) a annoncé aujourd’hui que les points Kiala® en Belgique seront rebaptisés en UPS Access PointTM. Ce processus devrait s’achever en 2016. En outre, dans le cadre de l’intégration en cours du réseau Kiala au sein d’UPS, un plus grand nombre de services pratiques sont désormais accessibles aux marchands et consommateurs en ligne en Belgique.

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Atlanta, US (21 Press Releases)

UPS Releases Fifth Annual High Tech Survey Results

  • 74% expect high-tech exports to grow at the same or faster pace
  • 45% of survey respondents using new right-shoring strategy
  • 71% said they are already selling products in China
  • 70% have hands-on experience with 3D printing

Statement about UPS Policy Regarding Shipment of Silencers

UPS accepts for shipment certain firearms, firearms ammunition and firearms accessories as long as the shipments comply with applicable law and are shipped in accordance with company policies. These shipments must be between licensed manufacturers, dealers, collectors and importers and government agencies, or, where not otherwise prohibited by law, between such licensees and individuals, but exclude consumer-to-consumer shipments. UPS has for many years restricted shipments of silencers or mufflers as part of the company's firearms and ammunition policy. The company's general policy is available at the following link.

Mark Wallace Appointed Engineering Senior Vice President, Mitch Nichols Announces Retirement

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced Mark Wallace, age 52, is appointed senior vice president of engineering, replacing Mitch Nichols, age 59, who has elected to retire after 28 years with the company. In his new assignment, Wallace will lead the company's global engineering and sustainability activities. Wallace joins the UPS Management Committee, a group of the most senior executives responsible for day-to-day management of the company.

UPS Opens Healthcare and Life-Sciences Center at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Investment supports growing customer demand for temperature-controlled product handling and strengthens UPS's position in pharmaceutical air freight transportation

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the expansion of its temperature-controlled supply chain capabilities in Europe with the opening of a healthcare-dedicated air freight forwarding facility at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands. The opening demonstrates UPS's continued investment for growth in specialized market segments, in this case, for logistics needs of healthcare and life-sciences companies in the region.

UPS Board Announces 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.

UPS Becomes Nation's Largest User of Renewable Natural Gas in Shipping Industry

New Agreement with Clean Energy Will Help Grow Market for Use of Methane Gas from Landfills as Fuel

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase renewable natural gas (RNG) for its delivery vehicle fleet from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE). The deal signifies UPS's plan to significantly expand its use of renewable natural gas for its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The company has a goal of driving one billion miles using its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017.

UPS Appoints Edward Rogers Global Director of Sustainability

Steve Leffin to Retire After More Than 30 Years at UPS

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced that Edward Rogers will become the company's new Global Director of Sustainability, effective immediately. Rogers succeeds Steve Leffin who helped create UPS's sustainability strategy and led a number of successful initiatives during his seven years guiding UPS's Sustainability group globally. During this period, the company became one of the first U.S. companies to meet the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 framework at the comprehensive level, exemplifying its leadership in reporting transparency and credibility.

UPS Named a Top Corporate Citizen by CR Magazine

Annual rankings recognize global companies for sustainability, employee relations and philanthropic excellence

UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that the company has been named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens." The program audits and ranks Russell 1000 companies across seven corporate and social responsibility initiatives, including environmental activity, climate change, human rights, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy and financial performance.

UPS Innovations Win Gold at Edison Awards

The UPS Access Point™ network and UPS My Choice® took home the Gold award for innovative services in customer service during the 2015 Edison Awards in New York City.

UPS Achieves No. 1 Ranking on 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100

Near Real-Time Service Performance Reporting Technology Takes Customer Service to the Next Level

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced its Near Real-Time Service Performance Reporting (NRT) solution ranked first on the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.

UPS Commits $500,000 and Logistics Expertise in Support of Nepal Earthquake Recovery

Company Working with Partner Organizations to Provide Critical Relief Supplies, Assess Ongoing Recovery Needs

The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced an initial commitment of $500,000 (US) to aid in response and recovery efforts following the devastating earthquake on April 25 in Nepal. The UPS Foundation will contribute a combination of cash and in-kind support to  enable the provision of urgent relief supplies as well as potential on-the-ground logistics support for long-term recovery needs.

UPS 1Q Earnings Per Share Up 14 Percent

  • Profitability Improved Across all Segments
  • Pricing Initiatives Drove Yields Higher
  • International Operating Profit Increased 14%; U.S. Domestic up 11%
  • European Export Growth of 9.4% Propelled International Gains
  • Revenue Increased 3.6% on a Currency-Neutral Basis
  • Reaffirmed 2015 Earnings Per Share Growth of 6-to-12%

UPS Appoints Richard Peretz Chief Financial Officer as Kuehn Announces Retirement

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced Richard Peretz, 53 has been named Chief Financial Officer, replacing Kurt Kuehn, 60, who has elected to retire after 38 years with the company. Kuehn will continue his existing duties while ensuring a smooth transition of responsibilities to Peretz. The appointment of Peretz is effective July 1, 2015.

UPS Mobile App Now Available in 16 Countries

Users can track packages and send packages directly to alternate delivery locations via mobile device

The UPS Mobile™ App for Apple iPhone® and Android™ devices is now available to businesses and consumers in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. The app has been a successful tool helping businesses and online shoppers manage their shipments and deliveries since 2011 in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States.

UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response

Technologies under evaluation to help solve complex logistics challenges

UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced its participation in a multi-state study on the use of drones for humanitarian disaster relief operations.

The UPS Foundation Honored by Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship for Global Philanthropic Efforts

UPS Relief Link Aid Distribution Video Wins Film Festival Award

A mini-documentary highlighting how its Relief Link program has fostered more efficient aid distribution at two African refugee camps earned The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), a win in the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship's (BCCCC) "Corporate Citizenship Film Festival." The annual festival, held as part of the International Corporate Citizenship Conference April 19-21 in Austin, Texas, showcases the good works of companies in areas such as healthcare access, volunteerism, community involvement, sustainable practices and youth movement.

UPS to Release 1st Quarter Results on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

UPS (NYSE:UPS) will announce its 2015 first quarter results on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Eastern Time.

UPS Ranked No. 1 in Top 50 Logistics Listing

Company's North American freight, brokerage, forwarding, warehousing and dedicated contract carriage earns top spot

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) is ranked No. 1 on Transport Topics' Top 50 Logistics Companies in a listing due out today. This marks the sixth time in the last 10 years UPS has landed the top spot.

UPS Capital Showcases Supply Chain Financial, Insurance and Payment Services with New Website

UPS Capital®, a subsidiary of UPS® (NYSE:UPS), which provides supply chain financial, insurance and payment services, announced the launch of its new website, www.upscapital.com. The new website gives visitors the opportunity to discover more information about all of the facets that the company and its affiliates have to offer, including Cargo Insurance, Flexible Parcel Insurance, Global Asset-Based Lending and Merchant Services. The website also highlights UPS Capital products and services for specific industries, including healthcare, high tech, industrial manufacturing, retail, automotive and professional services.

UPS Unveils Courts for a Cause Autographed Replica Courts at Men's and Women's NCAA Final Four

Pieces Autographed by NCAA Coaches Auctioned to Fight Cancer

United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS), the official logistics provider of the NCAA, launched 'Courts for a Cause' - an ambitious program combining UPS's logistical strength and a nation of fervent collegiate basketball fans to raise funds to fight cancer during the men's and women's NCAA Final Four® Tournaments.

UPS Building Additional 15 CNG Fueling Stations and Increasing CNG Fleet

Plans to deploy 1,400 CNG tractors and delivery vehicles

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced plans to build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations to support the purchase and planned deployment of 1,400 new CNG vehicles over the next year. Twelve of the CNG stations will be in new natural gas vehicle deployment areas, and three will replace existing CNG stations with more robust, higher capacity equipment.

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Brussels, BE (1 Press Release)

UPS Begins Rebranding of Kiala Locations in Belgium to UPS Access Point

Convenient retail locations serve as alternative to home delivery and network supports B2C cross-border delivery needs

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced Kiala® locations in Belgium will be rebranded as UPS Access Point™, slated for completion in 2016. In addition, as part of the continuing UPS integration of the Kiala network, more convenient offerings are now available to online retailers and consumers in Belgium.

05/20/15 US UPS Releases Fifth Annual High Tech Survey Results
05/19/15 US Statement about UPS Policy Regarding Shipment of Silencers
05/14/15 US UPS Delivers for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles
05/12/15 US Mark Wallace Appointed Engineering Senior Vice President, Mitch Nichols Announces Retirement
05/11/15 US UPS Opens Healthcare and Life-Sciences Center at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
05/07/15 US UPS Board Announces Quarterly Dividend
05/07/15 MX UPS destina $500,000 dólares además de su experiencia en logística para apoyar la recuperación tras el terremoto en Nepal
05/07/15 BE UPS Begins Rebranding of Kiala Locations in Belgium to UPS Access Point
05/07/15 US UPS Shareowners Elect Board, Approve Incentive Compensation Plan
05/07/15 BE UPS Va Rebaptiser Les Points Kiala En Belgique En UPS Access Point
05/07/15 BE UPS Start Met Rebranding Van Kiala-Punten In België Tot UPS Access Point
05/05/15 US UPS Becomes Nation's Largest User of Renewable Natural Gas in Shipping Industry
05/04/15 US The UPS Store Launches Small Biz Salute Campaign in Celebration of Small Business Week
05/01/15 US UPS Appoints Edward Rogers Global Director of Sustainability
05/01/15 US UPS Named a Top Corporate Citizen by CR Magazine
04/30/15 US UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors
04/30/15 US UPS Innovations Win Gold at Edison Awards
04/30/15 US Wall Street Journal Launches 'WSJ Logistics Report'
04/29/15 US UPS Achieves No. 1 Ranking on 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100
04/29/15 US UPS Commits $500,000 and Logistics Expertise in Support of Nepal Earthquake Recovery
04/28/15 MX Las ganancias por acción de UPS aumentan 14% en el primer trimestre
04/28/15 US UPS 1Q Earnings Per Share Up 14 Percent
04/28/15 US UPS Appoints Richard Peretz Chief Financial Officer as Kuehn Announces Retirement
04/27/15 MX UPS No. 1 en la lista de las 50 Mejores Compañías de Logística
04/22/15 US UPS Mobile App Now Available in 16 Countries
04/21/15 MX UPS lanza en México una aplicación móvil
04/21/15 US UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response
04/20/15 US The UPS Foundation Honored by Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship for Global Philanthropic Efforts
04/20/15 US UPS to Release 1st Quarter Results on Tuesday, April 28, 2015
04/16/15 US UPS Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority
04/14/15 US UPS Ranked No. 1 in Top 50 Logistics Listing
04/02/15 US UPS Capital Showcases Supply Chain Financial, Insurance and Payment Services with New Website
04/02/15 US UPS Unveils Courts for a Cause Autographed Replica Courts at Men's and Women's NCAA Final Four
04/01/15 US UPS Building Additional 15 CNG Fueling Stations and Increasing CNG Fleet