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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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Paris, FR (1 Press Release)

UPS déploie des véhicules électriques dans les rues de toulouse

UPS (NYSE : UPS) annonce le déploiement de deux véhicules entièrement électriques qui livreront des colis dans la ville de Toulouse et ses environs. Le déploiement de ces véhicules non polluants, transformés à partir de véhicules diesel classiques, s'inscrit dans le cadre des initiatives à long terme d'UPS pour réduire sa dépendance aux combustibles fossiles par l'amélioration de l'efficacité opérationnelle et le développement des véhicules à carburant de remplacement.

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Mississagua, ON, CA (1 Press Release)

44 Per Cent of Canucks Prefer to Shop Canadian

Yet, Canadians are Flocking for Online Deal this U.S Thanksgiving

  • The number of Canadians who plan on purchasing items online from U.S. retailers over the November Thanksgiving is planned to increase by 33% from 24 percent in 2013 vs. 32 percent in 2014. Triple the number in 2011 when only 13 percent intended to leverage U.S. deals.
  • The number of Canadians who plan on purchasing items through traditional cross-border shopping has also increased by almost 43 percent (14 percent in 2013 vs. 20 percent in 2014).

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Washington, US (2 Press Releases)

UPS Applauds New Modernized U.S.-Mexico Aviation Agreement

Successful Negotiations Could Provide Greater Operational Efficiencies and Connectivity for Businesses and Consumers in the U.S. and Mexico

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today congratulated the governments of the United States and Mexico for reaching a tentative agreement that provides greater air network opportunities by allowing express carriers to now serve the Mexico market and beyond to Latin America.

UPS Applauds Breakthrough on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

Quick action on implementation needed to facilitate global commerce and support economic growth

UPS®, a global logistics provider and leading advocate for global trade, welcomes the news of a breakthrough agreement to resolve differences between the United States and India. The accord ultimately allow the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement to be implemented, making it easier and less expensive to move goods across borders.

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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 (2 Press Releases)

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.

Environmental Sustainability Features High In UPS’s 12th Annual Global Volunteer Month

UPS Employees In Asia Pacific Exceed Target Volunteer Hours While Working To Build More Sustainable Communities

Close to 5,400 UPS (NYSE:UPS) employees across Asia Pacific contributed 22,132 volunteer hours in the company’s 12th annual Global Volunteer Month (GVM) in October. Engaging in 223 separate activities across 12 markets, UPS’s employees exceeded their target hours by over 1,200 hours. UPS’s emphasis this year is on activities that affirm its commitment towards supporting sustainable communities in the long run.

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Los Angeles, US (1 Press Release)

U2 iNNOCENCE plus eXPERIENCE Tour 2015

19 Cities confirmed in Europe & North America, Tickets on sale December 8th.

The dates for U2's upcoming iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015 have been announced today by Live Nation. The iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour which begins in 2015, will see U2 play indoor arenas for the first time in a decade, in 19 cities worldwide during it's first year with pairs of shows in each city. Tickets for all shows will go on general sale on Monday 8th December. In addition, special shows are being planned for Dublin for the end of next year - to benefit the U2-initiated Music Generation project - details of which will be announced as soon as they are finalised.

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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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Neuss, DE (2 Press Releases)

UPS, The UPS Foundation and the Cologne Bonn Airport jointly support the Logistics Cluster led by the UN World Food Programme

UPS provides its logistics expertise, The UPS Foundation contributes initial funds of USD 250,000 and the Cologne Bonn airport makes available storage facilities for combating Ebola.

In support of humanitarian organizations fighting the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, a staging area has been made available in Cologne-Bonn Airport to facilitate the consolidation of air shipments. Through the joint contribution of staff and services of the airport and UPS, this dedicated space will support the planning, supply chain, co-loading and optimization of flights for the humanitarian community. The Logistics Cluster, led by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), will facilitate and manage the access to the staging area and its services.

Neue Modellvariante für die UPS Elektro-Flotte

Umrüstung von konventionellen Dieselfahrzeugen zu umweltfreundlichen Elektrotrabsporten erfolgt in Deutschland 

UPS (NYSE: UPS) führt sein bewährtes Nachhaltigkeitskonzept fort und lässt mit dem P45E eine neue Serie gebrauchter Paketzustellfahrzeuge durch Elektro-Fahrzeuge Schwaben GmbH (EFA-S) von Diesel- auf Elektroantrieb umrüsten. Gleichzeitig geht die bereits seit 2010 bewährte Umrüstung von 7,5-Tonnern vom Typ P80E weiter. Der erste Prototyp des neuen P45E wurde kürzlich fertiggestellt und umfangreichen Praxistests unterzogen. Der neue Fahrzeugtyp hat ein zulässiges Gesamtgewicht von 3,5 Tonnen und wird zunächst in Frankreich eingesetzt, wo in den Innenstädten kleinere und wendige Fahrzeuge sinnvoll sind. Der P45E besitzt die europäische Typzulassung ECE R100 und hat jetzt zusätzlich noch eine spezielle Zulassung für den französischen Markt erhalten. Basis des P45E ist ein Mercedes-Sprinter mit UPS typischem Spezialaufbau. Ab Ende Oktober werden die ersten beiden P45E in Toulouse eingesetzt. In Deutschland nutzt UPS bereits seit 2010 umgebaute 7,5 Tonnen Elektro-Zustellfahrzeuge, sogenannte P80E.

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New York, US (1 Press Release)

UPS is "Networked for Growth"

Company Announces Long-Term Financial Targets

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced its long-term growth strategies and financial outlook during the company's previously announced investor conference in New York. The company reviewed its latest operational and consumer technologies along with details on growth strategies in a conference and publicly available webcast.

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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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San Diego, US (1 Press Release)

The UPS Store: Packing and Delivering Holiday Happiness

Nationwide Locations Offer New App to Deliver Holiday Happiness, Expertise and Pack and Ship Guarantee

While the holidays are commonly known as "the most wonderful time of the year," they can also be the most stressful thanks to holiday to-do lists and errands. For those needing to ship gifts to family and friends afar, the four short weeks - or 22 shipping days - between Thanksgiving and Christmas can be a time of constant worry. With more than 4,400 locations across the United States, it's likely there is a The UPS Store® location nearby. Each location offers experts who can help pack and ship all types of holiday gifts, with a Pack and Ship Guarantee* that gives customers peace of mind.

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Atlanta, US (10 Press Releases)

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 Statement on Multi-Employer Pensions

UPS is committed to protecting our employees and retirees and will always advocate on their behalf. Our people are our company's greatest asset and we will stand by our commitment to them both now and in their retirement. The update to the multi-employer pension process being considered by Congress will not change our contractual obligation and no policy will change our commitment to our people.

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.

UPS Delivers First Holiday Wishes

The wonder of children highlighted in first videos

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) is making some special wishes come true beyond its regular daily delivery of millions of packages this holiday season. Your Wishes Delivered, a campaign designed to invite the public to share their wishes during the holidays, launched in mid-November and videos of the first Wishes Delivered are available to be viewed.

UPS Appoints Global Marketing Head and Realigns Senior Staff Roles

Enhanced Management Focus on Growth and Strategic Priorities

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) Chief Executive Officer David Abney today announced changes to several of the company's senior leadership assignments to enhance management focus on the company's strategic growth and organizational effectiveness.

The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.4 Million To Organizations For Global Volunteerism Initiatives

Foundation champions nine volunteer groups that support leadership training, youth development, financial literacy and disaster relief

The UPS Foundation announced that it will award more than $2.4 million to nine nonprofit organizations focused on volunteer efforts. This includes $1.2 million awarded to the Points of Light Foundation to support its disaster relief initiatives, its Veterans Leadership Program and its Direct-to-People Digital Strategy which will extend the organization’s reach to engage and recruit more volunteers around the world. Additional initiatives that the volunteerism grants will support include leadership training programs, youth development and education, financial literacy and pro-bono counsel.

UPS Adds Three "Next Generation" Training Centers

Additional UPS Integrad learning sites accelerate driver and management training across the U.S.

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the addition of three new UPS Integrad™ driver training locations in Dallas, Phoenix, and Portland, Ore. There are currently UPS Integrad locations in Franklin Park, Ill., and Landover, Md.

UPS Delivering Wishes for the Holidays

Every Delivery Begins with a Wish and This Holiday Season, UPS is Collecting and Delivering Wishes

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today launched Your Wishes Delivered, a campaign designed to invite the public to share their wishes during the holidays. This year, the company will donate $1 for each wish submitted using #WishesDelivered to one of three charities - The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, The Salvation Army or Toys for Tots Literacy Program*.

12/18/14 US UPS Agrees to Terms with ORTIE to Acquire Polish Healthcare Logistics Company Poltraf
12/17/14 US UPS Donates $10,000 to Woodland Elementary for Sustainable Food Gardens
12/16/14 SG UPS Partners with 7-Eleven to Enhance Customer Service at Select Shell Stations
12/15/14 HK UPS Sponsors The EcoChic Design Award
12/15/14 US UPS Expands Four North American Distribution Facilities
12/11/14 MX UPS Conectada Para Crecer
12/09/14 US UPS Statement on Multi-Employer Pensions
12/08/14 US UPS Recognized as Top Community-Minded Industrial Company on The 2014 Civic 50 List
12/03/14 UK U2 iNNOCENCE plus eXPERIENCE Tour 2015
12/03/14 US UPS Delivers First Holiday Wishes
12/02/14 US UPS Appoints Global Marketing Head and Realigns Senior Staff Roles
11/28/14 DE UPS, The UPS Foundation and the Cologne Bonn Airport jointly support the Logistics Cluster led by the UN World Food Programme
11/27/14 DE Neue Modellvariante für die UPS Elektro-Flotte
11/27/14 FR UPS déploie des véhicules électriques dans les rues de toulouse
11/25/14 US The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.4 Million To Organizations For Global Volunteerism Initiatives
11/25/14 SG Environmental Sustainability Features High In UPS’s 12th Annual Global Volunteer Month
11/24/14 US UPS Applauds New Modernized U.S.-Mexico Aviation Agreement
11/18/14 US UPS Statement on Net Neutrality
11/18/14 US The UPS Store: Packing and Delivering Holiday Happiness
11/17/14 US UPS Adds Three "Next Generation" Training Centers
11/17/14 CA 44 Per Cent of Canucks Prefer to Shop Canadian
11/14/14 US UPS Applauds Breakthrough on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
11/13/14 US UPS is "Networked for Growth"
11/12/14 US UPS Delivering Wishes for the Holidays