The delivery operation will expand in 15 additional major metro areas in April, and then will expand to nearly 4,700 other cities and towns by the holiday shipping season. In 2018, more than 5,800 cities and towns will have Saturday delivery services.
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UPS said online retailers will benefit from fewer lost sales from “abandoned online shopping carts, enhanced ship-from-store options and fewer items being out of stock.”
UPS began testing in New York, Chicago and New York and is now expanding to Atlanta, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Only one area in Ohio — Cleveland, Elyria and Mentor — will be added as an initial market.
Other cities that will be served include Pittsburgh, Penn.; Tampa, Fla.; and Knoxville, Tenn.
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