Monday, June 30, 2014


From American Shipper

UPS expands China-Europe rail service

Monday, June 30, 2014
   UPS has added a full containerload rail service to two of its China-Europe routings.
   The new option, which officials say is 50-percent faster than ocean shipping, is available on freight traveling between Chengdu, China, and Lodz, Poland, and from Zhengzhou, China, and Hamburg, Germany. Officials also added the rail program costs 70-percent less than air service.
   “We are excited to add our rail option for our customers in one of the world's largest freight lanes to complement our existing ocean and air freight and package capabilities,” said Keith Andrey, UPS’ vice president of ocean freight and multimodal services. “This gives customers access to a broader transportation portfolio to better meet their business needs