UPS’s Next-Day Shipping Rise Shows Gains in ‘Core Economy’

April 27, 2011: United Parcel Service Inc.’s next- day package shipments rose in the first quarter as business customers refilled stockpiles to meet higher demand from the recovering economy, Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn said.

Boxes shipped using the UPS’s Next Day Air service climbed in the “mid-single digits” as companies sought to restock goods faster after adapting to leaner inventory during the recession, Kuehn said in a telephone interview.

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