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“UPS My Choice” Service Makes the Holiday Season Hassle-Free for Millions of Consumers

  “UPS My Choice” Service Makes the Holiday Season Hassle-Free for Millions of
  Consumers

  Global Logistics Leader Finalizes Preparations for Record-Breaking Holiday
                                  Shipments

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- November 19, 2012

With the holiday shopping season about to begin, UPS (NYSE: UPS) is inviting
consumers to register for its popular UPS My Choice® service as the company
finalizes its preparations for another record-breaking peak season. UPS
estimates it will deliver 527 million packages in the weeks between
Thanksgiving and Christmas, surpassing last year’s total of 480 million.

Home deliveries spike in the weeks leading up to Christmas and UPS My Choice
helps customers avoid missed deliveries by getting advance text or email
messages from UPS that alert them the day before a package is scheduled to
arrive. Customers also can reroute or reschedule delivery for a different day,
which can keep loved ones from discovering their holiday gifts early. Since
its introduction in October 2011, 2 million people have registered for UPS My
Choice.

“It can be frustrating to see a missed delivery notice on your front door,
especially if you’re anticipating a special holiday gift,” said Myron Gray,
president of U.S. operations for UPS. “UPS My Choice is an industry-leading
service that gives our residential customers the confidence of knowing when
their shipments will be delivered as well as the ability to change the date
and location if they desire.”

To sign up for UPS My Choice, visit http://www.ups.com/MyChoice/PR.

UPS continues to hire seasonal employees as part of its preparation for the
holiday shipping surge. The company anticipates it will add 55,000 seasonal
employees across the U.S. to work as package sorters, loaders and driver
helpers. Individuals interested in learning more about UPS job opportunities
in their area should visit upsjobs.com or the UPSjobs page on Facebook.

UPS Quick Stats -- A Busy Shipping Season

  *UPS’s busiest day: Thursday, Dec. 20, when UPS will deliver an estimated
    28 million packages around the world, the equivalent of 300 packages every
    second of the day (on an average day, UPS delivers 15.8 million packages
    and documents)
  *Peak U.S. air service delivery day: Friday, Dec. 21, with 6.5 million
    packages expected
  *Busiest day for online tracking requests: December 18, with 69 million
    online package tracking requests
  *Last shipping day: UPS Next Day Air® packages shipped Friday, Dec. 21 for
    delivery on Monday, Dec. 24

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
blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

Contact:

UPS
Public Relations, 404-828-7123
pr@ups.com
 
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