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UPS Named A Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for 3PL, Worldwide

ATLANTA, May 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UPS today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned UPS as a leader in the May 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Providers, Worldwide (3PL). Gartner defines a Leader as those that “execute well against their current vision and are well positioned for tomorrow.”

UPS is one of only 16 companies that meet Gartner's criteria based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluates third-party logistics providers’ ability to be a global preferred provider. This year marks the 3rd consecutive year UPS has made it into the quadrant. In April 2015, UPS was also recognized as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America. Global 3PL providers are placed in one of four quadrants within the market: niche players, visionaries, challengers or leaders.

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About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of 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.

Jennifer Cook 404-828-4464 JCook3@ups.com

Source: UPS