UPS revenue jumps as pandemic drives e-commerce deliveries


April 27 (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc UPS.N reported a 27% rise in first-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as it benefited from a surge in online purchases during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The world's biggest parcel delivery company, which is also delivering COVID-19 vaccines company, said adjusted earnings per share jumped 141% to $2.77 in the quarter.

Total revenue gained 27% at $22.9 billion.

(Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel)

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