Speedier Options Now Available to Help Businesses Serve Customers
MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 26, 2012 /CNW/ - UPS today announced another
important service enhancement for Atlantic Canada, adding air capacity
that will allow local businesses to accelerate the flow of goods to
The additional air capacity will provide businesses in Atlantic Canada
new service enhancements that include:
A significant one-day improvement in time-in-transit for many shipments
to and from Atlantic Canada. Shipments from Los Angeles to Dartmouth
or from St. John's to Vancouver now will arrive the next business day.
The additional air capacity now is available for international and
domestic freight shipments as well as packages.
Earlier guaranteed delivery time for UPS Express Early A.M.® service, moving from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for many domestic
Improved guarantee delivery times for UPS Express® and UPS Express Saver® services by 10:30 a.m. or noon to more destinations.
The introduction of Saturday delivery to select destinations including
major cities such as Halifax, Moncton and St. John's.
"Businesses throughout Canada have recognized the importance of global
trade to the country's economy and we at UPS see it as our mission to
facilitate that trade and help our customers grow," said Nicolas
Dorget, vice-president of marketing, UPS Canada. "By bringing
state-of-the-art technology and our superior global supply chain
network to as many communities as possible in Atlantic Canada, we are
making it easier for local entrepreneurs and businesses to grow
regionally, nationally and globally."
These new enhancements will provide customers with added flexibility and
convenience in managing and optimizing their internal processes,
getting their products to market faster and helping to manage customer
"As soon as UPS opened its new facility in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, we
were immediately approached by their representatives. They came into
our office to earn our business through personal service, improved
delivery schedules and competitive rates. After several meetings we
have consolidated our freight over to UPS and look forward to a
long-term, beneficial arrangement," says Atlantic Electronics Limited
(AEL) vice-president Mark Greek.
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, Ga., 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
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SOURCE: UPS Canada Ltd.
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