UPS expands in Spain
UPS Supply Chain Solutions has today announced the opening of its new facility in Madrid.
The brand-new 69,965ft2 premises, will be a main point of distribution for the Iberian Peninsula, connecting the region’s growing technology and healthcare industries, as well as pharmaceutical and medical technology industries to UPS’s smart global logistics network that serves customers in more than 220 countries.
Equipped with 7500 pallet positions and 25000 shelf locations, the facility provides end-to-end visibility for critical high-value, time sensitive shipments and is currently processing about 81,000 units per quarter. It is also LEED Gold certified with solar panels for green energy generation.
The Madrid facility is the 4th UPS SCS to open in 2022, which also saw the unveiling of a new building in Roermon; selected for its central location and ground, ocean, rail, and air connections, these premises will also house the first UPS SCS Innovation Centre in Europe.
“We are focused on creating both efficient trade lanes for our customer to grow as well as useful technologies for online, real-time inventory visibility and critical order management with around-the-clock customer support”, said Gonzalo Vidal, Contract Logistics Manager for Spain, Italy and Portugal at UPS SCS.