- Media Advisory - New, UPS $30-million air and ground hub to connect Calgary
to the world

Local businesses receive enhanced access to international markets through UPS's new state-of-the-art distribution centre

CALGARY, Feb. 11 /CNW/ -

    
    What:     UPS is enhancing access for local enterprises to broaden their
              consumer base beyond Canada's borders with the opening of a
              state-of-the-art distribution centre at Calgary International
              Airport (YYC). The $30-million investment has been in the works
              since 2007 and is set to open this month, contributing to the
              city's growing transportation and logistics sector. The new
              facility will provide local businesses with expedient access to
              UPS air and ground services, allowing for fast, efficient
              access to overseas and North American markets alike.

              Representatives of UPS International, UPS Canada, local
              government and The Calgary Airport Authority will be gathering
              to celebrate the opening of the new air hub, as well as
              international trade opportunities for Calgary's businesses.

    Who:      Dan Brutto, President, UPS International
              Mike Tierney, President, UPS Canada
              Devinder Shory, MP for Calgary NE

              Stephan Poirier, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer,
              The Calgary Airport Authority

    When:     Monday, February, 22, 2010

              Customer Arrival & Sign in    11:00 a.m.
              Formal Ceremonies             11:30 a.m.
              Media Facility Tour           12:15 p.m.
              Lunch Buffet & Mingle         12:45 p.m.

              * One-on-one media interviews to take place prior to 11 a.m.

    Where:    UPS Calgary Airport Facility
              22 Aero Drive, NE
              Calgary, AB T2E 8Z9

              * Photo opportunities are available
    

SOURCE UPS Canada Ltd.

For further information: For further information: or to arrange a one-on-one interview, please contact: Shauna MacDonald, Brookline Public Relations, Inc., t: (403) 538-5645, c: (403) 585-4570, smacdonald@brooklinepr.com


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