UPS has set up facility in Hyderabad to support local
businesses and SMEs (small and medium enterprises) looking to expand trade with
the global marketplace as SMEs are a vital engine for economic growth and
contributors to India’s GDP.
Located at Begumpet, the facility is
easily accessible for walk-in retail customers. UPS will provide integrated
services for small package, supply chain solutions and contract logistics for
faster and more efficient access to international markets.
Rachid Fergati, Indian subcontinent
managing director for UPS, added, “Hyderabad is a key market for industries
such as healthcare, information technology and manufacturing among others.
Businesses in these sectors need logistics partners to create supply chain
efficiencies and that is one of UPS’s key focus areas in India. The
consolidation of the three key services of small package, supply chain
solutions and logistics, backed by UPS’s advanced technology, will help reduce
costs, improve efficiency and increase competitiveness for businesses in
“The economic growth of around 7.5 percent
puts India at the top of the fastest growing G20 economies. Hyderabad is fast
becoming a ground for implementation of the ‘Make in India’ initiative. With
the Indian economy on a growth trajectory, Indian SMEs are breaking boundaries
to reach their growth potential. This investment shows UPS’s commitment as a
growth partner for the country and its businesses helping to drive the
economy,” said Jean-Francois Condamine, UPS President for Indian subcontinent,
Middle East and Africa (ISMEA).
Walk-in retail customers wishing to send
individual shipments internationally will benefit from UPS’s advanced shipping
technology such as DIAD (Delivery Information Acquisition Device), Complete
View, Advanced Shipping Technologies, ConnectShip, and Tundra Scan. These solutions
help make the shipping process more transparent, faster and easier.
UPS connects major Indian cities such as
Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Chandigarh,
Ludhiana as well as emerging export locations Jamnagar, Kanpur, Indore, Karur,
Moradabad, Tirupur, Coimbatore, Baroda and Bhadohi to international
UPS has been present in the India market
since 1989 and continues to be an industry front runner supplying integrated
business requirements in a world connected by technology and increasing global