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UPS adds midday express freight delivery

ATLANTA: February 08, 2018. UPS has added a midday service to its Worldwide Express Freight (WEF) product, offering a delivery time of 12 p.m. or 2 p.m. from 71 origin to 35 destination countries worldwide.

The new service will provide customers with a guaranteed time-definite delivery for international palletized shipments over 68 kilos door-to-door in as few as 1-3 days, including Customs brokerage.

UPS El Paso"We have customers in the industrial, auto, high tech, and healthcare fields that need shipments fast and sometimes end of day just isn't soon enough," said John Miltenis, UPS vice president International Marketing. "Our new Midday service is unique in the market and provides our customers with a strong competitive advantage when timing is critical."

UPS has recently extended its WEF service to include Lebanon, Latvia, and Lithuania and added outbound service to Saudi Arabia.

The company is also building a US$41 million, 153,000 sq.ft. package operations center in El Paso, TX to support commercial and residential commerce in the North America Borderplex manufacturing region, that stretches across Texas, New Mexico and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Home to 2.5 million people and one of the world's largest bilingual workforces, manufacturers in the North America Borderplex include automotive, electronics, appliances and machinery producers.

"The UPS expansion and new state-of-the-art facility near the El Paso International Airport (above) speaks to the strategic growth our community is experiencing," said Dee Margo, Mayor of El Paso. "By increasing the number of direct flights into the area, enhancing our exceptional quality of life and maintaining our large bilingual bicultural workforce, El Paso will continue to attract new investment opportunities to the region comprised of three states and two countries."

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