UPS invests record amount into building Netherlands logistics facility

UPS says its planned new €130 million facility demonstrates confidence in Dutch and European economies and creates more than 200 jobs.

UPS held an official cornerstone laying ceremony to announce plans to open a new package sorting and delivery facility in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

The €130 million facility is due to open in the 4th quarter of 2018. It will replace two smaller facilities and is expected to create 200 jobs.  Continue reading UPS invests record amount into building Netherlands logistics facility

UPS using automation to move more parcels with same number of people, says boss

The chief executive of logistics giant UPS says the company is using automation technologies to move a greater number of parcels with the same number of people. 

In comments to Yahoo Finance, UPS CEO David Abney says: “Last year we hired about the same number of people and we’re doing it this year with an extra 5 per cent of packages and it is because of automation.” 

The company’s busiest periods are the weeks leading up to the Thanksgiving holidays, and Cyber Week, which is a week after that.  Continue reading UPS using automation to move more parcels with same number of people, says boss