GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

HONG KONG, Nov 1 (FAM) – UPS announced it has ordered 14 new Boeing 747-8 cargo jets to meet increased demand for the company’s air shipping services as well as mapping out its long term strategy to expand its customers’ access to global markets.

“UPS is making several strategic capital investments for increased global operating capacity,” said David Abney, UPS Chairman and CEO.  “These investments will help enable customers to expand their presence in new and existing markets while fueling our profitable growth and attainment of UPS’s long term business objectives.”