UPS opens new contract logistics centre in the UK

UPS has officially opened a new contract logistics facility in North Warwickshire, UK with the intention of catering to retail and high-tech customers. The move adds nearly 13,000 sq m of warehousing space to UPS’s global supply chain network.

The new facility is in close proximity to the existing package sorting hub at Birch Coppice Business Park, and provides access to the company’s global network via the UPS hub at East Midlands Airport.

Derek Irving, director, UPS Contract Logistics UK said, “We continue to expand our contract logistics reach and capabilities in the UK and Europe to serve the growing demands of our business-to-business and business-to-consumer customers,” adding “This facility investment demonstrates our continued commitment to supplying our customers in the UK with solutions that allow their businesses to be more competitive and reach global markets.”

UPS announced it now has more than 500 supply chain facilities in over 120 countries, totalling more than 3m sq m globally. Services and capabilities offered at these locations include: warehousing and order fulfilment; inventory, transportation and returns management; custom kitting and packaging; store-ready displays; critical parts repair; and same-day delivery.