Small business offer provides tailored solutions
CALGARY, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Small businesses in Calgary now have
access to special incentives via a new small business offer unveiled by
UPS Canada. Demonstrating their commitment to helping small businesses
survive and thrive, UPS is 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 understanding shipping costs and
partners tailored delivery options, flexibility in services and
customized technology so that small business owners can save valuable
time and 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.ups.com/mybusiness.
"We want to make it as easy as possible for small business owners to
access logistics solutions for the inherent challenges they face,"
Gaspar continues. "Beyond the straightforward discount, we want to
offer our expertise, learned over 105 years of service, to tailor the
right solutions for each small business in Calgary with the same
passion and drive they have for their own business."
"Working with the UPS team has given us confidence in our customer
service department with their easy to use tracking solutions; we trust
them to be there for us and our customers. We work with their team; but
we certainly feel like they are a part of our team as well," says Bruce
MacNaughton, PEI Preserves. "With UPS's extensive range of services,
meeting the needs of our customers across the border was quick, easy
and provided the visibility they have come to expect from us."
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.
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SOURCE: UPS Canada Ltd.
For further information:
Erick Bauer, APEX Public Relations
Robyn van Teunenbroek, UPS Canada