UPS has launched a new ocean freight service that provides up to 20 percent faster door-to-door delivery from Japan. UPS's Preferred LCL Ocean Freight service combines the strength of UPS's North American ground network with containerized ocean services. It provides container freight station (CFS)-to-door delivery from Japan to the United States in as little as 11 to 18 days, depending upon the destination.
After arriving at a West Coast port, the shipments will move to a trucking network operated by UPS to support air freight, ensuring faster transit and day-definite delivery to more U.S. destination points. In the case of U.S. East Coast destinations, the preferred service will cut five to six days off current standard-service transit times.
In addition to speed, UPS's Preferred LCL Ocean Freight service gives businesses full shipment visibility via UPS's technology solutions, like Quantum View Manage or Flex Global View. The new UPS service is now available between Japan and the U
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