“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.”
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