- New $41 million facility in El Paso, TX better connects international border location and seventh largest manufacturing hub in North America
- Over 153,000 square feet of new capacity added to UPS Smart Global Logistics Network for automotive, electronics, appliances and machinery producers
- El Paso, TX - Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MX corridor is important trade lane for cross-border commerce and features world-class manufacturing infrastructure
"The UPS expansion and new state-of-the-art facility near the El Paso International Airport speaks to the strategic growth our community is experiencing," said Dee Margo, Mayor of El Paso. "By increasing the number of direct flights into the area, enhancing our exceptional quality of life and maintaining our large bilingual bicultural workforce, El Paso will continue to attract new investment opportunities to the region comprised of three states and two countries."Manufacturing industries including automotive, electronics, appliances, and machinery producers will benefit from enhanced delivery speed and accuracy from the new El Paso center's advanced package scanning and sortation equipment. The advanced technology also features increased flexibility to more efficiently route packages through UPS's smart global logistics network. The new facility will also support the UPS Trade Direct ® Cross Border service, an integrated solution that simplifies the cross border shipping process by allowing shipments to bypass distribution centers, shipping directly to retail stores or end consumers across the Mexico/U.S./Canada borders. Mexico is one of the United States' most important trading partners, ranking second among U.S. export markets and third in total U.S. trade. 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. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at ups.com or pressroom.ups.com and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com . To get UPS news direct, follow @UPS_News on Twitter.
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