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New UPS Worldwide Express Freight Service Offers Faster International Shipping in More Lanes
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SINGAPORE, Jan. 8, 2013 - 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 70 kg (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, with delivery typically within one to three business days, depending on the destination. For more information on UPS Worldwide Express Freight, visit: ups.com/worldwideexpressfreight.com.

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.

This service will be rolled out across Asia Pacific, covering Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

"With the US and Europe being Asia's largest  export markets and given promising developments within Asia, the launch of UPS Worldwide Express Freight presents immense opportunities for businesses keen to expand their operations beyond their domestic market." said Brendan Canavan, President, UPS Asia Pacific. "Our customers depend on the speed, reliability and visibility that UPS provides with our package express services. Our continued commitment to match business needs in the Asia Pacific region is testament to our efforts to provide greater flexibility and efficiencies, so that our customers can stay ahead of the game."

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.

 
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