This service provides customers with guaranteed delivery on the next possible business day by 10:30 a.m., 12 noon, or 2 p.m., based on destination. UPS said individuals and companies of varying sizes can use it, but it is geared towards ones with time-sensitive international shipment. It is now available in nearly areas making up 96% of global GDP and 93% of real imports. UPS Worldwide Express was first introduced by the company as a branded service in 2007.
The UPS WWE service is especially beneficial for shippers in the retail, high-tech, industrial manufacturing, and healthcare sectors, in addition to consumers using it for urgent global shipments, said UPS. It also said it is leveraged by businesses whose products have a short shelf life and companies producing goods for special events that require last minute order changes.
“Our international value proposition is to offer a powerful global network and portfolio that connects buyers and sellers through seamless cross-border movements,” said Jim Barber, UPS International President in a statement. “With the latest expansion of UPS Worldwide Express services, we are the industry leader in making this connection in 124 countries and territories.”
The endeavor, which is comprised of expanded service into 57 countries and territories, including Brazil, India, and South Korea, and five new countries receiving Express service, including Bangladesh and Madagascar, said UPS.
And it follows a 2017 expansion into 7,000 new postal codes in 57 countries and territories.
The UPS Express portfolio features: UPS Express Plus morning delivery to 56 countries and territories; UPS Express midday delivery to 124 countries and territories; and UPS Express Saver for end-of-day delivery to 220 countries and territories.