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UPS Added More Than 300 Direct Less-Than-Container Load Ocean Lanes In 2012 To Meet Global Demand

UPS’s direct LCL global enhancements in 2012 included the following lanes:

  • 139 Asia outbound lanes
  • 91 Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) outbound lanes
  • 42 Intra-Asia lanes
  • 36 Intra-EMEA lanes
  • 33 North American outbound lanes
  • 15 Latin American outbound lanes
  • 7 Intra-Latin American lanes

“The global economic landscape is constantly changing and we plan to add more direct LCL lanes throughout 2013 to address these evolving market needs,” said Huckbody. “Our comprehensive ocean freight portfolio and extensive relationships with major global carriers with whom we have contracted space allocations helps enable our customers to have maximum flexibility, constant access, reliability and competitive rates for their ocean freight movements. As a complete logistics provider, we also offer full-container-load, Preferred LCL and International Air Freight services to meet our customers’ needs regardless of origin and destination.”

As a global freight forwarder and one of the world's Top 10 U.S. Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs), UPS provides a complete portfolio of ocean freight services ranging from transportation to a Supplier Management service that handles overseas vendors and orders. To learn more about UPS's ocean freight offerings and access our global freight services videos, visit

UPS (NYSE:UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at and its corporate blog can be found at To get UPS news direct, visit

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