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UPS Mobile App Now Available in 16 Countries

ATLANTA, April 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

"The expansion of the UPS Mobile App provides convenience and flexibility to UPS customers across Europe and North America," said Geoff Light, UPS President of Product Development. "With more than 6 million downloads it's clear there is a high demand for a dynamic mobile solution with real-time delivery management capabilities."

Businesses and consumers can use the app to find UPS (NYSE:UPS) shipping locations, obtain rate quotes, create shipments, track their packages and manage deliveries all from the convenience of their smartphone.

The UPS Mobile App includes on-the-go access to UPS My Choice® features. More than 14 million consumers in 16 countries already use the service to reroute or reschedule deliveries. Consumers can also activate a holiday or vacation setting to have packages held and delivered when they return home.

In select countries, UPS My Choice members can send qualifying packages directly to a UPS Access Point™ location as their preferred delivery address. These UPS Access Points are local businesses, such as neighborhood convenience stores and pharmacies, have evening and weekend hours.

The UPS Mobile App is available for download at the Google Play and iTunes app stores.

About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting 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 longitudes.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

CONTACT: Natalie Godwin-Norrington (404) 828-6536 ngodwin@ups.com

Source: UPS