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UPS Continues to Expand Contract Logistics Reach in China to Serve Growing Demand

New distribution center in Beijing adds to Chengdu and Shanghai facilities to reach B2B and B2C customers

UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the opening of its new contract logistics distribution facility in Beijing. The 6,500 square meters of non-bonded warehouse space located 19 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport serves growing demand in China and is capable of servicing contract logistics orders with four-hour delivery within the metropolitan Beijing area and next-business-day orders for major cities throughout China.

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Cellairis Makes a Good Case for Smart Logistics

Cellphone accessory retailer uses UPS Worldwide Express Freightâ„¢ solution as part of a reliable, cost-effective supply chain

Cellairis, the world’s largest cellular accessory specialty retailer, knows that mobile customers are all about speed. So when consumers are ready to buy the latest merchandise, such as phone chargers, batteries and protective cases, swift and smart logistics ensure the hottest accessories are available.

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What Makes United Parcel Service’s CFO Say “Europe’s Here to Stay”?

If you heard management speak at United Parcel Service’s latest conference call, they sounded very upbeat about Europe. This might be surprising because although the region’s economy is slowly waking up after the recession, it could take some more time before the pace of growth gathers steam. In the first quarter, the eurozone grew just 0.2%. So what warrants the kind of enthusiasm that was audible in the words United Parcel’s top bosses?

United Parcel’s commitment to Europe was put into words by CFO Kurt Kuehn at the latest earnings call when he said, “Europe’s here to stay.” Although the GDP growth is taking time to pick up, better trade prospects, growing e-commerce, and increasing FDIs are making Europe a sought after destination among delivery companies. United Parcel is consolidating its strengths in the continent through acquisitions and capacity additions, and is well prepared to capitalize on these developments.

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UPS Continues to Expand Contract Logistics Reach in China to Serve Growing Demand

New distribution center in Beijing adds to Chengdu and Shanghai facilities to reach B2B and B2C customers

UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the opening of its new contract logistics distribution facility in Beijing. The 6,500 square meters of non-bonded warehouse space located 19 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport serves growing demand in China and is capable of servicing contract logistics orders with four-hour delivery within the metropolitan Beijing area and next-business-day orders for major cities throughout China.

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Jared Hill is ‘Pilot of the Year’ for UPS – Vevay

Jared Hill, a native of Vevay who now flies for United Parcel Service, was honored last week with the company’s “Pilot of the Year” award.

He earned the honor for his heroism along with his captain in overcoming a malfunction and landing their plane safely on a flight to South Korea in January of last year.

“The plane did a ‘boo boo’ while landing in South Korea, and they were able to salvage it,” Bill Hill said. “They were about 30 feet off of the ground and it started to nose dive, and it actually dropped onto the runway and then bounce back up. They were able to quickly get it back up again. He wasn’t alone on the plane, his captain was with him and was also honored, but the landing strip was just 11 miles from the North Korea border, so that added even more to it. That’s nothing in an airplane”