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UPS Sets 2015 Rates

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UPS ® (NYSE:UPS) today released new published rates for 2015. UPS® Ground, Air, International, UPS Freight®, and UPS air freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average of 4.9 percent. The increase is effective Dec. 29, 2014.

For additional information and to review the new rates, visit www.ups.com/rates. Customers can download the 2015 UPS Rate and Service Guide beginning Dec. 29, 2014.

UPS previously announced on June 17, 2014, that it will apply dimensional weight pricing to all UPS Ground services and UPS® Standard to Canada packages. UPS already applies this method for UPS air service (domestic and international), UPS Standard to Mexico™ ground service and for UPS Ground packages and UPS Standard to Canada packages measuring 3 cubic feet in size or larger. The dimensional weight pricing change also takes effect Dec. 29, 2014.

About UPS

UPS (NYSE:UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transporting of packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com® and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

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CONTACT: Andy McGowan amcgowan@ups.com

Source: UPS