UPS expands express services and boosts MENA capacity ahead of EXPO 2020
UPS has added its UPS Worldwide Express service to three new countries and broadened its reach across 76 cities in the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East, and Africa (ISMEA).
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 Oman.
“UPS’s goal with these investments in our smart global logistics network is to make the global marketplace more accessible for our customers,” said Rami Suleiman, president for UPS ISMEA. “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.”
“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,” he added. “From small businesses to Expo 2020 Dubai participant countries, UPS continues providing importers and exporters with greater flexibility to meet their time-sensitive requests.”
This sweeping expansion of services comes as part of the company’s effort to continuously better 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 minimise the need for excess inventory with guaranteed on-time delivery and improve cash flow.
It is also helping them save time and increase efficiency and productivity by using one shipping, tracking and billing system for both packages and freight and better meet their customers’ critical needs with more time-of-day delivery options.
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.