MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a new express air freight service, UPS
Worldwide Express FreightTM, for urgent, time-sensitive and high-value international heavyweight
shipments. This new service is an extension of the UPS Worldwide
Express package portfolio and offers customers a seamless experience
between shipping express package and express freight.
Customers now can ship pallets over 150 lbs. (70 kg.) as easily as
packages exclusively within UPS's global air network from 37 origins to
41 destination countries and territories. This guaranteed,
day-definite, door-to-door service features some of the fastest times
in the industry - 1-2 day shipping from international origins to
Canada, as well as 1-2 day shipping from major Canadian cities to
international destinations. For more information on UPS Worldwide
Express Freight, visit: www.ups.com/worldwideexpressfreight
UPS Worldwide Express Freight service offers many of the same features
as UPS's Worldwide Express package service, including automated
shipment preparation, online tracking and proactive notification
technology. In addition, both express freight and package shipments are
consolidated into one bill.
"Businesses are not alone when managing the complexities of the supply
chain," adds Jim Ramsay, vice-president of International Freight
Forwarding, UPS. "Our expertise and services are available to help
businesses of all sizes compete and grow globally."
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.
SOURCE: UPS Canada Ltd.
For further information:
Erick Bauer, APEX Public Relations
Robyn van Teunenbroek, UPS Canada