UPS expands urgent shipment services

UPS has expanded its time- and day-definite delivery services to new locations in 40 countries, including five new countries, as demand for urgent shipments continues to ramp up.

The delivery giant said its express services are now available across 140 countries and territories, reaching the top 20 countries by GDP with morning delivery.

“Cross-border trade continues to present growth opportunities for us and for customers of all sizes,” said Nando Cesarone, president of UPS International.

“By expanding the reach of our industry-leading express services, we’re better connecting our customers to where we see continued growth potential. Our time-sensitive services are faster, they speed up time-to-market in high-growth economies and they offer another way for our customers to optimize their cross-border supply chains.

“Every advantage counts, especially for smaller businesses starting out. Their success is what drives commerce and creates jobs – globally.”

UPS has expanded its express services footprint with new postal codes in 14 European countries, as well as other markets in Asia, the Americas and the Indian Sub-continent. In the Middle East and Africa, five new markets are now connected to the UPS express delivery network: Algeria, Namibia, Reunion, and Nigeria and Qatar.  

Share this story

Related Topics

Latest express news

DHL Express ramps up use of electric vehicles at Brussels

DHL Express is ramping up its use of electric ground-handling vehicles at Brussels Airport as part of efforts to reduce…

Read More

Share this story

time:matters expands airfreight express in Shanghai

German time critical logistics company time:matters will this month open a courier terminal at Shanghai Pudong International Airport for handling…

Read More

Share this story

FedEx plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs in Europe

FedEx is planning to cut thousands of jobs in Europe as it continues to struggle with sluggish market conditions. The…

Read More

Share this story

Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]