UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.93 for the
third quarter of 2010, a 69% improvement over the prior-year period. Global revenue
grew 9.3%, generating $1.5 billion in adjusted operating profit, a 62% increase.

On a reported basis, diluted earnings per share were $0.99, an 80% increase over the $0.55 in
the same period last year. During the quarter, UPS recorded an after-tax benefit of $61 million
on the sale of real estate.

"UPS once again exceeded expectations due to superior execution across all business units
and our ability to provide solutions that create value for our customers," said Scott Davis, UPS
chairman and CEO. "We continue to deliver significant earnings growth and margin expansion
in the current economic environment. This is a true testament to what can be accomplished
when you have excellent people, superior service and an unmatched global portfolio."
Based on the company's performance, UPS has increased its guidance for 2010 adjusted
diluted earnings to a range of $3.48 to $3.54 per share, a 51%-to-53% increase over last year.

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