UPS Celebrates Opening Of New High-Speed Sortation Facility In Delaware

US 08/12/19

New Castle, Del.

UPS expands package pickup and delivery operations, creating jobs and enhancing service for customers throughout Delaware

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today officially opened a new high-speed package sortation center in New Castle, Del., adding approximately 70 percent more package processing power to support the growing demand of businesses and residential customers in New Castle County and across the state.

“This new UPS® facility will provide additional pickup and delivery services to our customers in Delaware so they can focus on growing their business, while meeting their customers’ demands for speed and reliability,” said Trayce Parker, president of UPS’s Chesapeake District. “We are excited to bring more good paying full- and part-time jobs to the New Castle area, as UPS expands our presence as a partner in the community.”

Featuring highly-automated technology that rapidly moves packages through the scanning and sorting process while capturing data to increase delivery accuracy, the new UPS package center is part of a multi-year strategic investment plan to grow UPS’s global smart logistics network. Combined with new services and solutions like UPS My Choice® for Business, extended pickup hours for Next Day Ground Delivery and expanded UPS Access Point™ locations, UPS is enabling companies of all sizes in Delaware, across the United States and around the world to deliver products when, where and how their customers want.

The New Castle building construction incorporates LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) practices and has applied for LEED Certification, a further demonstration of UPS’s commitment to sustainability and the environment.

More than 1,100 employees in Delaware provide package delivery, ground freight, healthcare and contract logistics services. Interested jobseekers can begin the application process at upsjobs.com, which has a fully mobile version of the job application site.

About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. UPS is committed to operating more sustainably – for customers, the environment and the communities we serve around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. UPS was awarded America’s Best Customer Service company for Shipping and Delivery services by Newsweek magazine; Fortune magazine’s Most Valuable Brand in Transportation; and top rankings on the JUST 100 list for social responsibility, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, and the Harris Poll Reputation Quotient, among other prestigious rankings and awards. The company can be found on the web at ups.com  or pressroom.ups.com  and its corporate blog can be found at ups.com/longitudes The company’s sustainability eNewsletter, UPS Horizons, can be found at ups.com/sustainabilitynewsletter . Learn more about our sustainability efforts at ups.com/sustainability . To get UPS news direct, follow @UPS_News on Twitter. To ship with UPS, visit ups.com/ship.

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