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UPS Extends Team TAISAN Sponsorship
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For the Fourth Year, UPS Provides Logistics Support for Reigning Super GT Series Champion

UPS Japan has announced the renewal of a one-year sponsorship agreement with Team TAISAN car racing team As part of the agreement, UPS will be providing worldwide logistics support to the team by transporting the team's parts and equipment from countries such as Germany, United States and Korea, to event grounds in Japan and Malaysia. The sponsorship programme includes featuring UPS's logo on both Team TAISAN's racing cars and drivers' suits.

his agreement marks the fourth year of UPS's sponsorship for the team. Team TAISAN delivered impressive results last year, emerging as the champion in the 2012 Super GT series. The team completed the races with a total of 103 points, finishing 9 points ahead of the runner-up.

"UPS's expertise in logistics planning and precise execution will ensure Team TAISAN's parts and equipment are delivered from around the world on time," said Masato Umeno, President of UPS Japan. "UPS is delighted to continue supporting the renowned champion with our extensive logistics network and expertise. We are confident that our partnership will be a success in the upcoming season."

About Team TAISAN
Founded in 1983 as Porsche Advan Works, Team TAISAN is a renowned car racing team that has been competing in Japan's top racing series, "Super GT," since the series' inception in 1994. The team has also built up a strong track record in international races, such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world's oldest active endurance car race. To date, Team TAISAN has recorded a total of 68 wins and has won the Japanese national championship 13 times.

About UPS
UPS (NYSE:UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business.  Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.  The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com.  To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

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