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03.26.15

The UPS Foundation Links Advanced Tracking Technology with Global Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Program with UNHCR enables faster and more accurate distribution of supplies to refugee camps

The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced the launch of the UPS Relief Link program to help improve the lives of displaced refugees around the world through optimized distribution and tracking of critical supplies in crisis-affected areas.

03.25.15

UPS Statement on Supreme Court Decision

UPS is pleased that the Supreme Court rejected the argument that UPS's pregnancy-neutral policy was inherently discriminatory. Instead, the Supreme Court adopted a new standard for evaluating pregnancy discrimination claims without ruling for either party, and sent the case back to the lower courts for further consideration under the new standard. We are confident that those courts will find that UPS did not discriminate against Ms. Young under this newly announced standard.

03.18.15

To Overcome Fears of Starting a New Business, Mentorship is an Important Key

Survey reveals concerns of small business owners; The UPS Store® offers guidance on "How to Start a Business While Working Full-Time"

Starting a small business can be intimidating. According to survey results released today by The UPS Store of people who own or who have dreamed of owning a small business, starting that business comes in second in terms of the "scariest life-changing" events that they may face, just behind concerns about retirement savings. In fact, starting a small business ranks scarier than getting a divorce, becoming a parent for the first time, or moving to a new city. The survey, conducted with over 1,700 general consumers and small business owners nationwide, also reveals that when it comes to launching a small business, mentors are an important resource in helping up-and-coming entrepreneurs overcome fears and obstacles.

03.12.15

UPS Recommends Rejection of 'Mini-Tender' Offer from TRC Capital Corporation

UPS (NYSE: UPS) has received notice of an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 1,500,000 shares of UPS's Class B common stock, or approximately 0.2% of the outstanding Class B shares as of February 18, 2015. TRC Capital's unsolicited "mini-tender" offer price of $95.25 per share is approximately 4.4% below the $99.67 per share closing price of UPS's Class B common stock on March 12, 2015.

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