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

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced a new express air freight service, UPS Worldwide Express FreightTM, 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: www.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."

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 UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com.  To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

SOURCE UPS Canada Ltd.

 

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