In Focus: UPS eFulfillment
“The growth of business and retail e-commerce – with online retail sales alone expected to reach nearly €70 billion in Germany this year – has created unprecedented demand for UPS’s services,” said Frank Sportolari, president, UPS Germany.
UPS announces a US$173mn expansion of its super hub in Hannover-Langenhagen, its largest investment outside of the United States.
Dating back to 1976, UPS has been operating in Germany - its first international market outside of North America - which today, has 86 operating facilities in the region.
The new facility in Hannover-Langenhagen comes as part of the company’s multi-year European investment plan to modernise and expand the UPS network in the region.
“E-commerce offers small and medium-sized businesses a platform to trade like micro-multinationals. Transforming our existing sorting and distribution hub in Hannover-Langenhagen will allow businesses of all sizes in Germany to reach new business customers and consumers worldwide, whether that’s in Seoul, San Francisco or Stuttgart.”
To read the full article on UPS's latest expansion plans, check out our latest story on Supply Chain Digital!
For more information on procurement, supply chain and logistics topics - please take a look at the latest edition of Supply Chain Digital magazine.
- Macy's supply chain chief Mullahy is working his magicSupply Chain Risk Management
- Supply about networks, not chains, says Accenture analystDigital Supply Chain
- Top 10: Disruptive supply chain technologiesDigital Supply Chain
- Pandemic: will volatility be 'new normal' for supply chains?Supply Chain Risk Management