New UPS Worldwide Express Freight Service Offers Faster International Shipping in More Lanes

Wed Jan 2, 2013 10:00am EST

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ATLANTA--(Business Wire)--
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a new express air freight service, UPS Worldwide
Express FreightSM, 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. 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 transit in the industry, including overnight shipping
from the Asia Pacific region, Europe and the Americas to the United States.
Two-day shipping is available to Europe from Asia Pacific, the United States,
and the Americas. For more information on UPS Worldwide Express Freight, visit: 

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. 

"Global commerce is vital for our customers and UPS Worldwide Express Freight
helps companies get to market faster, capture more business and boost their
competitiveness," said Ed Buckley, UPS president of marketing. "Our customers
depend on the speed, reliability and visibility that UPS provides with our
package express services. Customers, particularly in the industrial
manufacturing, automotive, high-tech, retail and healthcare segments, have asked
us for the same features for their urgent freight shipments." 

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 and its corporate blog can be found at To get
UPS news direct, visit

Keisha A. Simmons, 404-828-6798

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