Atlanta—Jan. 2, 2013—Global logistic service provider United Parcel Service of America Inc. (UPS), now provides its 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.
“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, President of Marketing for UPS. “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, asked us for the same features for their urgent freight shipments.”
Customers now can ship pallets over 150 pounds 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 U.S. Two-day shipping is available to Europe from Asia Pacific, the U.S., and the Americas.
Additionally, 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.