Global logistics major UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced a series of service enhancements that will benefit up to 1.4 million postal codes across 41 countries and territories in the Asia Pacific region, opening opportunities for businesses to develop more resilient supply chain strategies.
“Asia is an incredibly dynamic, evolving region, and trade in the region is helping to power the global economy—whether it’s through increased consumption in emerging economies such as Vietnam and the Philippines, or through supply chains that weave their way through the region and around the world,” said Ross McCullough, President, UPS Asia Pacific Region.
The enhanced services include:
- Day-definite guarantee with one day faster transit time for UPS Worldwide Expedited service within Asia, enabling the majority of businesses in the region to enjoy delivery in two business days with a guaranteed delivery date
- Improved geographic reach of UPS Worldwide Express® services with time-definite deliveries for international shipments to 205 new postal codes in Indonesia, Korea and Taiwan
- Reduced transit time by one day for businesses exporting from Northern Malaysia to major territories in Asia, Europe and the US; from Northern Thailand to Europe and the US; and from major territories in Asia to China with UPS Worldwide Express® Saver service
- Expansion of UPS Marketplace Shipping to 101 additional Asian markets, offering businesses an automated way to process their e-marketplace orders by streamlining the order management and shipping processes, and reaching more end-customers in other parts of the world.