Atlanta Regional Super Hub Fact Sheet

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ATLANTA REGIONAL SUPER HUB
FACT SHEET

UPS’s new southeast regional super hub in Atlanta is the company’s second largest ground package processing facility in the United States and the fourth largest package operation globally. Primarily serving the southeast United States, the facility is one of the new regional sortation and processing centers that provide customers additional market access and capacity when using UPS’s global smart logistics network.

Site Area:

321 acres

Building Area:

1.2 million square-feet (more than 19 football fields)

Sort Capacity:

More than 100,000 packages an hour (about 1,700 a minute)

 

Enough packages to stretch three times the height of Mount Everest (29,029 ft.) in one hour

Processing Time:

600 feet-per-minute

Capital Investment:

More than $400 million

Permanent Jobs:

3,000 full- and part-time (1,250 full-time equivalent)

Tractor-Trailer Staging:

More than 970 trucks

Unload Positions:

104

Load Positions:

324

Length of Conveyors:

18 miles

UPS Smart Labels® applied

Three per second

Local Delivery Positions:

288 package cars

Efficiency:

30-35% more efficient than older, more manual facilities

Truck Wash Water Recycling:

Saves about 117,000 gallons/day, or 29 million gallons/year

 

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