UPS today shared our second quarter 2018 earnings announcement. Key Points Three things you need to know: Second quarter diluted earnings per share grew 8.2 percent, to $1.71, and adjusted diluted earnings per share grew 23 percent, to $1.94. Consolidated revenue increased 9.6 percent to $17.5 billion, on growth across all segments. UPS has made capital expenditures of $2.8 billion in the first half of 2018 to support our investment strategies. Full second quarter results are available in the UPS Pressroom. Conclusion “UPS is making great progress on our transformation initiatives to enhance profitable growth and improve operating leverage,” said David Abney, UPS Chairman and CEO. “We are confident that our strategies will position the company to provide improved value for customers and shareowners.” Sounds to me like we shouldn't be giving concessions.