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UPS Expands Service in Greater Bangkok and Ayutthaya Regions to Support Thailand 4.0

  • Extends collection cut-off times up to 6.5 hours in 9 provinces in Greater Bangkok and Ayutthaya regions
  • Accelerates transit times from 9 provinces to Vietnam by up to 2 days, and from Saraburi province to major cities in Asia and the U.S. by up to 1 day

BANGKOK, Thailand, May 18, 2017 – UPS (NYSE: UPS) continues to expand services in Thailand to further strengthen its capabilities and better serve businesses capitalizing cross-border trade opportunities. Under the Thailand 4.0 policy, the country is working toward an innovation-driven economy.

“The Greater Bangkok and Ayutthaya regions are major epicenters of Thailand’s economy, and our service expansion will provide local businesses with better connectivity to key trade lanes such as Europe, Hong Kong, the United States and Vietnam,” said Tan Boon Tiam, Managing Director of UPS Thailand. “We continue to invest and expand our capabilities in Thailand to better support local businesses with their internationalization plans by offering improved connectivity and greater flexibility for their supply chains.”

UPS enhances its services across six provinces in the Greater Bangkok region – Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon – and three provinces in the Ayutthaya region – Lop Buri, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya and Saraburi. Customer benefits from these enhancements include:

  • Extended shipment pick-up cut-off times in Greater Bangkok and Ayutthaya provinces up to 6.5 hours for Europe and US-bound shipments, giving businesses more time to fulfil more orders;
  • Accelerated transit times from 9 provinces1 to Vietnam by up to 2 days, and from Saraburi province to major cities in Asia and the U.S. by up to 1 day;
    • [1]Six provinces in the Greater Bangkok – Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon – and three provinces in Ayutthaya region – Lop Buri, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya and Saraburi.
  • Customers in Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, and Lop Buri to receive inbound shipments from major global cities up to three hours earlier, enabling businesses to start an earlier production schedule;
  • Meet urgent delivery requirements with new guaranteed time-definite early morning delivery to Hong Kong with UPS Worldwide Express™ service.

The UPS Express shipping portfolio features: 

  • UPS Worldwide Express Plus for early-morning delivery to 56 countries
  • UPS Express for mid-day delivery to 118 countries and territories
  • UPS Express Saver for end-of-day delivery to 220 countries and territories

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