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Holiday surge comes at a cost for UPS | Seeking Alpha

UPS (NYSE:UPS) shows an increase of 11.2% in revenue during the holiday quarter, driven higher by a 21% jump in revenue for the supply chain/freight segment.

Operating profit didn’t quite keep up with the pace of revenue growth, moving up 3.2% to $2.294B.

Revenue in the U.S. Domestic segment was up 8.4% to $922M. Revenue per piece increased 9.2% as higher pricing factored in. A surge in shipments around the holidays added extra operating costs of $125M.

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Holiday surge comes at a cost for UPS – United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) | Seeking Alpha.