Mississagua, ON, January 02, 2013
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a new express air freight service, UPS Worldwide Express Freight™, 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: 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."