UPS expands express freight service

UPS is adding eight origin and five destination countries to its Worldwide Express Freight service, designed for urgent, time-sensitive and high-value international heavyweight shipments.
The expansion adds five countries in Latin America and three in Europe.
UPS now offers the guaranteed service – targeting product launches, inventory shortages or equipment failure replacement parts – to 58 origin and 56 destination countries and territories.
Countries adding origin service include: Bulgaria, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Romania and Serbia.
Countries adding destination service include: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
The service offers guaranteed palletised shipments, over 70 kg, for door-to-door and day-definite delivery, with customs brokerage service included.
“Eastern Europe is experiencing growth in the manufacturing and automotive industries and Latin America is undergoing rapid expansion of general industrial, healthcare, apparel, and high tech businesses,” said Nick Basford, UPS vice president of international marketing.
“We expanded the number of countries we serve due to consumer requests and anticipated future demand.” 

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