Healthy business for UPS in Roermond

UPS Healthcare has expanded its European hub facility in Roermond, the Netherlands by 21,860sq m, adding in-demand freezer farm capacity, crucial for a growing number of complex biopharma products. The campus now has over 200 ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers which can store products at -80°C. The upgrades also included the addition of approximately 3,200 pallet positions for storage at 2°C to 8°C. The hub has also had 2,500 solar panels installed, ... [+]

UPS opens Dublin healthcare hub

UPS has opened its dedicated healthcare facility, the first of its kind in Ireland. The €12 million investment covers nearly 6,000sq m and offers small package, freight forwarding and logistics and distribution capabilities. It provides in-storage and inbound and outbound transportation for a range of pharmaceutical and health tech products. UPS says ... [+]

UPS revenue and profits fall

UPS reorted first-quarter 2024 consolidated revenues of $21.7 billion on 22 April, a 5.3% decrease from the first quarter of 2023. Consolidated operating profit was $1.6 billion, down 36.5% compared to the first quarter of 2023, and down 31.5% on an adjusted basis. Chief executive Carol Tomé, said: “Our financial performance ... [+]

The Big Brown goes green in Cambridge

UPS has opened a micro hub in Cambridge, the first of its kind in the UK. It allows electric assisted four-wheeled cycles to deliver packages, reducing emissions and congestion in the city. It is housed in a converted shipping container and will serve as a central dispatch point for packages bound for ... [+]

UPS to expand Philippines hub

UPS has signed an agreement with Luzon International Premiere Airport Development Corporation (LIPAD) to expand its operations at Clark Airport (CRK) in the Philippines. Construction of the new Clark hub is set to begin in February 2025, and it is expected to be operational in late 2026. It is the latest ... [+]

Kessler to lead UPS in UK, Ireland and Nordics

UPS has appointed Markus Kessler as country cluster manager for UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland. He was previously country manager for UPS in Austria and Switzerland, having joined UPS in 2006 as an account executive in Frankfurt and later becoming vice president for human resources and labour relations. In ... [+]

UPS opens Zaragoza hub

UPS has officially opened its new package sorting and delivery facility in Zaragoza, Spain. Occupying more than 4,000sq m, the new operation can sort 3,000 packages per hour, a 30% increase compared to the previous facility, thanks to updated processing technology. • Some 70% of Spain's GDP and 50% of its ... [+]

UPS earnings down 7.8%

UPS says its consolidated revenues were $24.9bn, a 7.8% decrease from the fourth quarter of 2022, according to its international earnings for Q4 2023, published on 30 January. Consolidated operating profit was $2.5bn, down 22.5% compared to the fourth quarter of 2022, and down 27.1% on an adjusted basis. UPS chief executive ... [+]

UPS man returns to his roots

UPS has appointed Michiel van Veen as country manager for Benelux. A Dutch native, he was previously country manager for Nordics and Ireland, where he introduced new flights between Billund and Cologne and the US and Ireland. He also oversaw the launch of UPS Ireland’s Access Point network, creating hundreds ... [+]

New Hong Kong hub for UPS

UPS has signed an agreement with the Hong Kong Airport Authority for a new hub at the International Airport near the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. It will serve as UPS Hong Kong’s main facility for processing and sorting imports, exports, and transshipments, to and from the US, Europe and other parts ... [+]

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