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, firstname.lastname@example.org