UPS Launches Logistics Facility in India

Atlanta-based UPS, the world’s largest package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, launched its new integrated logistics facility in Hyderabad, India. “India is one of the fastest growing G20 economies and Hyderabad is fast becoming a ground for implementation of the `Make in India’ initiative, said Jean-Francois Condamine, president, Indian Subcontinent, Middle East and Africa.

Spread over nearly 4,000 square feet, the facility will provide integrated services — small package, supply chain solutions, and contract logistics — to help businesses gain faster and more efficient access to international markets, reports the Times of India.

Rachid Fergati, managing director, Indian Subcontinent, UPS said that sectors such as healthcare, aerospace and manufacturing in the southern state of Telangana, “need logistics partners to create supply chain efficiencies, which is one of UPS’s key focus areas in India. The consolidation of the three key services, backed by UPS’s advanced technology, will help reduce costs, improve efficiency and increase competitiveness for businesses in Hyderabad.”

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Gunjan Bagla
California-based management consultant Gunjan Bagla runs Amritt, a consulting firm helping American companies to succeed in India. Amritt is the trusted advisor for India market research, India business development, India market entry, Global Engineering, Global Technology Scouting, India R&D and Open Innovation. Gunjan is author of "Business in 21st Century India: How to Profit Today from Tomorrow’s Most Exciting Market" (Hachette Book Group, 2008), Amazon's top rated title on the subject. He has appeared as the India Expert on BBC Television, Bloomberg TV, Fox Cable Business and has been quoted in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter and Business Week for his expertise on India.

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