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UPS speeds up U.S.-Vancouver freight deliveries

UPS speeds up U.S.-Vancouver freight deliveries

   UPS Freight said it has improved transit times on 181 routes between Vancouver, British Colombia, and U.S. cities in the Midwest and Northeast by at least one day after implementing a second round of process and operational efficiencies within the past year.

   The heavy freight division of UPS has reduced transit times on more than 1,200 truck and truck-rail lanes between Canada and the United States since 2009, including faster deliveries from U.S. cities to the provinces of Calgary and Edmonton late last year.

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