UPS expands express services to the Middle East and other markets ahead of Expo 2020
UPS Worldwide Express expanded to three new countries in the Indian subcontinent, Middle East, Africa
UPS announced the addition of three new countries served by UPS Worldwide Express, and broadened its reach across 76 cities in the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East, and Africa.
The service has now been expanded to Algeria, Reunion and Namibia. As part of UPS’s international suite of shipping services that guarantees time- and day-definite delivery for urgent shippers, UPS has also enhanced its services with the addition of UPS Worldwide Express Freight Midday export from Nigeria and Oman.
“UPS’s goal with these investments in our smart global logistics network is to make the global marketplace more accessible for our customers. This latest expansion will help businesses of all sizes in the Middle East, Africa and India to cross borders and international customers capture growth opportunities in this dynamic region,” Rami Suleiman, president for UPS ISMEA.
“By delivering faster, earlier and expanding our reach, we help customers in these high growth markets increase their value, strengthen their competitive advantage and stand out on the global stage. From small businesses to Expo 2020 Dubai participant countries, UPS continues providing importers and exporters with greater flexibility to meet their time-sensitive requests.” He added.
This expansion of services comes as part of the company’s effort to connect businesses to its smart global logistics network, demonstrating its strategic focus on international high-growth markets and as well its role as Official Logistics Partner of Expo 2020.
With up to 25 million visitors expected during the undertaking, UPS is helping over 194 participating countries to:
- Minimize the need for excess inventory with guaranteed on-time delivery and improve cash flow.
- Save time and increase efficiency and productivity by using one shipping, tracking and billing system for both packages and freight
- Better meet their customers’ critical needs with more time-of-day delivery options and an increased number of services that improve end-to-end customer experience
With the addition of 3 new markets, UPS Worldwide Express is now available in 157 countries. UPS also grew its express services footprint within key existing markets by adding new postal codes in 76 cities in Bahrain, Egypt, India, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Reunion, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia. In addition, UPS customers can now take advantage of robust customs brokerage services in these newly expanded areas.