Panama and El Salvador UPS Shipments to Arrive in Less Time to the U.S., Europe and Asia

Wed Mar 6, 2013 10:35am EST

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  MIAMI, FL, Mar 06 (Marketwire) -- 
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today a significant improvement to the time in
transit of its express services for customers in Panama and El Salvador
who ship to the United States, Europe and Asia.

    As of February 25, transit times out of Panama and El Salvador will be
reduced by one full day when sending packages and documents from both
countries to the United States, Europe and Asia. In order to enable this
improvement in its transit times, UPS has added new routes linking these
countries to the rest of the world.

    "UPS's cutting edge technologies and commitment to providing the best
service possible to our customers enables continuous improvement in our
transit times and efficiency in all of our operations," said Jose Acosta,
president of Operations and Public Affairs for UPS Americas Region. "At
UPS, we are constantly looking to identify new ways to maximize our
services, by offering more direct flights and striving toward a better
environment by reducing our carbon footprint," added Acosta. 

    The reduction in transit times will benefit customers using services such
as UPS Worldwide Express Plus(SM), UPS Worldwide Express(SM), and UPS
Worldwide Express Saver(SM). 

    UPS (NYSE: UPS) is the world's largest package delivery company and a
global leader in supply chain and freight services. With more than a
century of experience in transportation and logistics, UPS is a leading
global trade expert equipped with a broad portfolio of solutions.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., UPS serves more than 220 countries and
territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at and
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