WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                                January 11, 2005

                           United Parcel Service, Inc.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

    Delaware                         001-15451                  58-2480149
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(State or other                     (Commission               (IRS Employer
 jurisdiction                       File Number)          Identification Number)
of incorporation)

               55 Glenlake Parkway, N.E.
                  Atlanta, Georgia                                30328
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      (Address of principal executive offices)                  (Zip Code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (404) 828-6000

                                 Not applicable
          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 2.02 -  Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

         On January 11, 2005, United Parcel Service, Inc. issued a press release
containing information about the Company's results of operations for the quarter
ended December 31, 2004. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit

Item 9.01 - Financial Statements and Exhibits

(c)      Exhibits

         99.1        Press release dated January 11, 2005.


         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                    UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC.

Date:  January 12, 2005             By: /s/ D. Scott Davis      
                                    Name:   D. Scott Davis
                                    Title:  Senior Vice President, Treasurer
                                            and Chief Financial Officer

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

99.1   Press Release dated January 11, 2005.