United Parcel Service reported a higher quarterly profit on Tuesday and affirmed its outlook for record 2011 results.
The world's largest package delivery company said third-quarter net income rose to $1.04 billion, or $1.06 per share, from $991 million, or 99 cents a share, a year earlier.
Adjusted for a one-time item, the profit was 93 cents a share.
Revenue rose 18 percent to $13.17 billion, matching the analysts' average forecast, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
(Reporting by Lynn Adler in New York; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)