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Where are your shipments going? With an extensive transportation and logistics network, UPS can help orders arrive at the desired destination on time. So whether you ship across borders into Canada and Mexico, or across oceans to reach Asia or Europe, UPS delivers more packages to more places than any other carrier. Click arrows below to learn more about each region.


American products are in demand more than ever before in the emerging Asia-Pacific market.

Growth Opportunities in Asia

UPS can help your company establish a presence in the Asia-Pacific market. Forecasted to surpass the European Union (EU) as the primary destination for express shipments from the U.S., Asia offers tremendous growth opportunities, especially among the largest markets of China and India. These markets are emerging as eastern powerhouses that are continually growing to command even more U.S. exports. With free trade agreements now in place, opportunities are expanding with increased consumer demand.

Once thought of as a manufacturing market only, research shows that within China's emerging urban middle class, American products are in demand more than ever before. Now is the perfect time for American companies to succeed in this booming Asian market.

Snapshot China

Snapshot India

Snapshot Vietnam


The U.S. and Canada are each other's largest trading partners.

Growth Opportunities in Canada

The U.S. and Canada share the world's longest open border. More than 90% of Canada's population of 32 million people lives within 100 miles of the U.S. Trade with Canada is facilitated not only by geographical proximity, but also by common culture, language and lifestyle.

With the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in place, American-made products enter Canada nearly duty free. Recent studies show that 99% of all trade passes across the border without incident. It's easy to understand why the U.S. and Canada are one another's largest trading partners.

UPS's Extensive Canadian Network

UPS began offering service in Canada more than 30 years ago and has built the capabilities to deliver to every address. With more than 11,000 employees in Canada, UPS can meet your delivery needs to the U.S.'s largest export market.

From offering the earliest (8:30 a.m.) guaranteed deliveries in the industry with UPS Worldwide ExpressSM Plus, to the cost-effective UPS Standard service, UPS can deliver.

Snapshot Canada

Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Encompassing 25 countries, the European Union (EU) is the largest single market in the world.

Growth Opportunities in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Beyond

If you are interested in entering the European market, let UPS help open the door. The European Union (EU) is the largest trading partner with the United States and is a key trading area for any company that wants to do business overseas. With its expansion to 25 countries in 2005, the EU became the largest single market in the world. Your business can now tap into a market of over 450 million consumers, more than the U.S. and Japan combined. Over 120 million Europeans use the Internet regularly, while over 60 million shop online, making shipping to the EU a necessity for any business.

UPS's Extensive Europe Network

For over 20 years, UPS's air hub at Cologne/Bonn in Germany has been the cornerstone for shipping throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. Strategically located to offer late cut-off times and early arrivals, UPS moves customers' goods 24 hours a day, seven days a week, across the region and internationally. UPS Europe, Middle East and Africa utilizes over 7,000 delivery vehicles and serves international airports in cities such as London, East Midlands, Paris, Dubai, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Stansted. UPS conducts over 150 intra-Europe, Middle East and Africa flights and more than 130 international flights every week.

Snap Shot Poland

Latin America

Latin America represents a large and growing trading block with the United States.

Growth Opportunities in Latin America

With economies growing at more than twice the rate of the major advanced economies1, Latin America offers tremendous opportunities. Mexico is the second largest trading partner to the United States, while Brazil is rapidly industrializing. These growing businesses and consumers want American goods and services, and UPS can help get your products anywhere in the region.

UPS's Extensive Network in Latin America and the Caribbean

With more than 6,000 employees delivering in over 50 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, UPS has a strong presence in this dynamic region of the world. UPS guarantees delivery – typically in two days with UPS Worldwide SaverSM service, while guaranteed morning delivery is available to Brazil, Mexico, and Puerto Rico via UPS Worldwide ExpressSM. UPS Worldwide ExpeditedSM is a more economical choice, available to 15 of the largest countries in the region, with delivery typically within three to five days.

Snap Shot Mexico

Snap Shot Brazil

1 Real economic growth rate of most Latin American countries compared to the "G7" countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States. International Monetary Fund, October 2007 data.

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Small Business Snapshots

The following guides provide an overview of global markets that present significant opportunity to U.S. businesses, whether they are just beginning to explore international trade or already expanding to new markets. 

Small Business: Mexico
Small Business: Canada
Small Business: China
Small Business: Poland
Small Business: Vietnam
Small Business: Brazil
Small Business: India