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UPS adds Ciudad Juarez to Mexican markets receiving next-day palletized freight service to U.S.

Busy border city added to next-day heavyweight air market (photo: istock)

UPS Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has added the busy Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez to its list of markets to receive next-day deliveries of palletized freight to the U.S., the company said yesterday.

 Under the service, called “Worldwide Express Freight,” shippers receive guaranteed door-to-door delivery service by the end of the next business day. The guarantee is available only when a shipper requests a pick-up before 10:00 a.m. and uses UPS’ customs brokerage services.

 Located in the border state of Chihuahua, Ciudad Juarez is a busy point for cross-border traffic. It is a key location for companies that export industrial components using different supply chains. The UPS service specializes in rapid deliveries of heavy cargo, time-sensitive and high-value shipments.

 The service is already available in 21 Mexican states.

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Mark Solomon

Formerly the Executive Editor at DC Velocity, Mark Solomon joined FreightWaves as Managing Editor of Freight Markets. Solomon began his journalistic career in 1982 at Traffic World magazine, ran his own public relations firm (Media Based Solutions) from 1994 to 2008, and has been at DC Velocity since then. Over the course of his career, Solomon has covered nearly the whole gamut of the transportation and logistics industry, including trucking, railroads, maritime, 3PLs, and regulatory issues. Solomon witnessed and narrated the rise of Amazon and XPO Logistics and the shift of the U.S. Postal Service from a mail-focused service to parcel, as well as the exponential, e-commerce-driven growth of warehouse square footage and omnichannel fulfillment.

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