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UPS Announces U.S. Rate Changes

ATLANTA, Sept. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced U.S. rate changes.

Effective December 26, 2016, the UPS U.S. Ground service Daily rate will increase by an average net 4.9 percent. Daily rates for UPS U.S. Air and International services will increase an average net 4.9 percent. UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 4.9 percent, also effective December 26, 2016. Further, UPS Freight announced an average net 4.9 percent general rate increase effective September 19, 2016.

UPS continues to make investments in the speed, scope and coverage of our transportation network. Rate increases will support ongoing expansion and capabilities enhancements, while UPS strives to maintain the high service levels customers expect.

For additional information and to review the announced rates visit www.ups.com/rates. Information about other 2017 UPS rate changes and additional charges will be made available on the site on November 18, 2016.

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.

Glenn Zaccara, Public Relations 404-828-4663 gzaccara@ups.com

Source: UPS