New Pricing Takes Effect December 31, 2012 UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released new published rates for 2013, including an average net increase of 4.5 percent on all UPS Air and U.S. origin international services and 4.9 percent on UPS Ground services. The rate increase for UPS Air and International Services is based on a 6.5 percent average increase in the base rate, less a two percentage point reduction to the Air and International fuel surcharge table. The rate increase for UPS Ground services is based on a 5.9 percent average increase in the base rate, less a one percentage point reduction to the Ground fuel surcharge table. Additionally, UPS Next Day Air Freight, UPS 2nd Day Air Freight and UPS 3 Day Freight rates for shipments within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will increase 4.9 percent. Updated rate and service information will be posted on www.ups.com/rates beginning today. On Dec. 31, 2012, when the new rates take effect, customers can download the 2013 Rate and Service Guide.