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Tokyo, JP (1 Press Release)

The UPS Foundation Grants $76,000 to Japanese Bamboo Forest Conservation Group

Grant will be used for purchasing machinery and materials for bamboo forest maintenance and food processing

The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), has donated US$76,000 to the Nihon no Take Fan Club, a non-profit organization that aims to preserve bamboo forests and nature. The grant will be used to purchase machinery for bamboo forest maintenance and processing of bamboo sprouts for food, as well as to purchase supplies for the annual "Bamboo Lanterns Festival" and support other bamboo conservation initiatives in Japan.

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Washington, US (1 Press Release)

New Economic Study Finds The Express Delivery Industry A Major Driver Of Trade Growth That Fuels The Global Economy

Improvements in Customs Capabilities Provide Substantial Benefits to Countries

UPS® (NYSE:UPS), a leading global logistics provider and advocate for global trade, applauds the Global Express Association for commissioning an economic study, "Express Delivery and Trade Facilitation: Impacts on the Global Economy," and the work of Frontier Economics to show the strong correlation between increases in trade and the evolution of express delivery supply chains.

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Warsaw, Poland and Atlanta, pl (1 Press Release)

UPS Agrees to Terms with ORTIE to Acquire Polish Healthcare Logistics Company Poltraf

Purchase Strengthens UPS's Position as a Leading Provider of Compliant Healthcare Supply Chain Solutions Across Europe

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has agreed to terms with Poland-based investment fund ORTIE to acquire its pharmaceutical logistics company Poltraf Sp. z o.o. The acquisition will further strengthen UPS's healthcare expertise and network in Europe, enabling compliant logistics services to customers for streamlining their product supply to the fast-growing healthcare markets of Central and Eastern Europe.

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Singapore, SG (3 Press Releases)

UPS Launches Trade Consulting Services in Asia

Trade Management Services Strengthens UPS's Supply Chain Capabilities Amidst Globalisation and Complexity in Trade Operations

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) announced today the addition of Trade Management Services (TMS), comprising trade consulting, import/export technologies and managed services, to the UPS customs brokerage portfolio in Asia to facilitate customers' expansion opportunities.

UPS Expands Worldwide Express Freight in Asia

Service guarantees door-to-door delivery in as few as 1-3 days

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today expanded its UPS Worldwide Express Freight™ service in 12 new origin and nine new destination countries globally for urgent, time-sensitive and high-value international heavyweight shipments. UPS now offers the service, which is ideal for product launches, inventory shortages or equipment failure replacement parts, to 50 origin and 51 destination countries and territories throughout the world.

UPS Partners with 7-Eleven to Enhance Customer Service at Select Shell Stations

Provides alternative package pickup locations in 20 Shell stations island-wide

UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an exclusive partnership with 7-Eleven that will see twenty of its outlets at Shell petrol stations across Singapore serve as Alternative Delivery Locations (ADL) for UPS packages. The service is available with immediate effect.

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Buenos Aires, AR (1 Press Release)

The UPS Foundation Ayuda a Comunidades Rurales de Neuquén a Acceder al Agua Potable

The UPS Foundation, la división filantrópica de UPS (NYSE:UPS), realizó una donación de US$35.000 a Fundación Cruzada Patagónica, una organización dedicada a fomentar el desarrollo integral de las comunidades rurales del oeste de la Patagonia. A través de este aporte,  40 familias del oeste de Neuquén, en los departamentos de Huiliches, Catan Lil y Collón Cura, podrán tener acceso al agua potable a través de su captación desde vertientes o pozos, y su posterior manejo, acarreo y almacenamiento, mejorando así el saneamiento y la seguridad alimentaria de sus comunidades.

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Hong Kong, CN (1 Press Release)

UPS Sponsors The EcoChic Design Award

Partnership with International Sustainable Fashion Design Competition Aligns with Committed to More™ Approach

UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it will support The EcoChic Design Award 2014/2015 (the "Award") as the Official Logistics Partner. The Award is the world's first international sustainable fashion design competition which brings together Asian and European fashion designers that share a vision for an environmentally friendly fashion industry.

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Warszawa, PL (1 Press Release)

UPS po raz ósmy wspiera Wielką Orkiestrą Świątecznej Pomocy

W ramach XXIII Finału Wielkiej Orkiestry Świątecznej Pomocy pracownicy UPS, po raz ósmy z rzędu, włączyli się w działania wolontariackie na rzecz Fundacji kierowanej przez Jurka Owsiaka. Jak co roku UPS jako partner logistyczny WOŚP odpowiada za transport przesyłek do sztabów oraz przedmiotów wylicytowanych na aukcjach fundacji. Dodatkowo, w ramach swojego zaangażowania firma przekazała na licytację własne gadżety, w tym model flagowego samochodu dostawczego firmy - UPS 1997 P1000, w skali 1:30.

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México, D.F., MX (1 Press Release)

UPS Conectada Para Crecer

La compañía anuncia sus objetivos financieros a largo plazo

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) anunció su panorama financiero y estrategias de crecimiento a largo plazo durante una conferencia con inversionistas en Nueva York, la cual fue transmitida en línea. La compañía revisó sus últimas tecnologías operativas y para el consumidor, así como los detalles de sus estrategias de crecimiento.

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Atlanta, US (7 Press Releases)

UPS Announces Expected 4Q Results

  • Service Levels Remain High Through Holiday Season
  • Peak Season Operating Costs Higher than Expected
  • Reduces FY2014 Adjusted EPS Estimate to $4.75
  • Company Reports $670M After-Tax, Non-Cash Pension Charge
  • 2015 Pension Expense and Currency Exchange to be Headwind
  • UPS Projects 2015 EPS Growth Slightly Below Long-Term Guidance

UPS Expands Three European Contract Logistics Facilities

Customer growth fuels need for additional space

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced three international facility expansions driven by growing demand from retail and high-tech customers. The moves add nearly 220,000 sq. ft. (about 20,000 sqm) to UPS's global supply chain network. The newly expanded facilities are located in Krefeld, Germany; Butzbach (near Frankfurt am Main), Germany; and Venlo, Netherlands.

UPS Worldwide Express Freight Expands

Service guarantees door-to-door delivery in as few as 1-3 days

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced the expansion of its UPS Worldwide Express Freight™ service in 12 new origin and nine new destination countries for urgent, time-sensitive and high-value international heavyweight shipments. UPS now offers the guaranteed service - perfect for product launches, inventory shortages or equipment failure replacement parts - to 50 origin and 51 destination countries and territories.

UPS Wraps Up The Holidays With Returns

  • Peak Season Preparations Helped Retailers to Take Advantage of Holiday Season Demand
  • UPS Survey: Online Shoppers Expect Easy Returns
  • Easy Holiday Returns via The UPS Store, UPS Access Point Locations or Driver Pickup

UPS Donates $10,000 to Woodland Elementary for Sustainable Food Gardens

Construction for UPS Gardens to Commence in February 2015

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) will donate $10,000 to Woodland Elementary this month, enabling the Sandy Springs, Ga., school to build a sustainable food garden. In addition to providing the startup funds, UPS committed volunteer support on an ongoing basis to help ensure the longevity of the garden. The project will be named the UPS Gardens at Woodland Elementary. The volunteer hours will become part of UPS's pledge to reach 20 million hours of global volunteerism and community service by the end of 2020.

UPS Expands Four North American Distribution Facilities

Moves cater to high-tech, industrial manufacturing and retail customers

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced the addition of three buildings and the expansion of another in four North American locations, boosting its supply chain solutions network size by nearly 1.2 million sq. ft. Rapid growth of customers in the high-tech, industrial manufacturing and retail industries fueled the demand for new or expanded facilities in Mira Loma, California; Hebron, Kentucky; Louisville, Kentucky; and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

UPS Recognized as Top Community-Minded Industrial Company on The 2014 Civic 50 List

Organizing partners Points of Light and Bloomberg L.P. honor UPS for its community engagement and philanthropic efforts

Today, UPS® (NYSE:UPS) was recognized as No. 1 in the Industrials company category on the 2014 Civic 50 list, up from the No. 4 ranking in 2013. An annual initiative organized by Points of Light and Bloomberg L.P., the Civic 50 honors the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.