Small business offer provides convenience of choice
OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Small businesses in Ottawa will soon be
able to access special incentives via a new small business offer
unveiled by UPS Canada and The UPS Store. Demonstrating their
commitment to helping small businesses survive and thrive, UPS and The
UPS Store are setting out to reverse the current failure rate among
early stage small businesses, which according to Statistics Canada,
stands at an annual average of 90,000. The Canadian offer is part of
various global initiatives by UPS to support small business in
fostering economic growth worldwide.
"All of the biggest companies once started as a small business,
including UPS. We understand and assist with the tough challenges
entrepreneurs face such as having to do more with less in order to grow
their business and make a name for themselves," says Paul Gaspar, small
business director, UPS Canada. "Small business plays a vital role in
driving global commerce and economic growth, particularly in the
Canadian context, so we want to do our part to help enable long-term
This new offer provides an easy way to understand shipping costs with
the added convenience of choice. Customers can take advantage of the
offer directly with UPS and enjoy the flexibility of scheduling pickups
online and dropping off their packages at any convenient drop-off
location. Customers can also ship UPS through The UPS Store and enjoy
the same offer on their shipping and packaging needs. Small businesses
will save valuable time and resources so they can focus on what they do
best. For more information on the offer, services available to small
business, and to review terms and conditions, go to www.mybusinessoffer.com.
"The great thing about this offer is that it makes it very easy for our
customers to choose the options that fit the specific needs of their
business," says Michelle Cameron, national marketing manager, The UPS
Store. "Our franchisee owners approach logistical challenges and
questions with the eyes of a passionate small business owner because
they are small business owners themselves. This insight allows us to
provide solutions customers need to take their business to the next
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range
of solutions for the transportation of packages and freight, including
innovative delivery options for the global consumer market; the
facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of 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 and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.
About The UPS Store
With over 350 franchised locations, The UPS Store is Canada's largest network of print and copy centres. The UPS Store
offers complete business support services such as digital colour and
black and white printing, full document finishing, worldwide shipping
and packaging services, mailbox rentals with 24 hour access, mail
forwarding, package/mail and fax receiving, and mail fulfillment. For
more information, please visit www.theupsstore.ca.
The UPS Store operations in Canada are owned and managed by Oakville,
Ontario- based MBEC Communications L.P. The UPS Store name is used in
Canada under a master license by The UPS Store, Inc., a UPS company.
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SOURCE: UPS Canada Ltd.
For further information:
Erick Bauer, APEX Public Relations
Robyn van Teunenbroek, UPS Canada