OregonLive.com--As chief executive officer of United Parcel Service since 2007, Davis has seen the world's largest package-delivery company through the recession, oil-price spikes and the high-profile Beijing Olympics -- a trust-building exercise that Davis hopes will help UPS become the shipper China's growing middle class will come to rely upon.

As Davis prepared for a trip back to his home state, he took some time to answer questions about his company and plans for its future. Answers have been edited for clarity and brevity.

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