To provide a push to “Make in India” efforts on April 11, 2018 world’s leading express and logistics company UPS inaugurated a larger integrated logistics facility in Ahmedabad. According to the company sources, the target segment of this facility would be SMEs (small and medium enterprises) in Gujarat looking to expand trade with the global marketplaces like United States and Europe with speed.
Located at Ahmedabad, the facility is easily accessible customers. UPS will provide integrated services for small package, supply chain solutions and contract logistics for faster and more efficient access to international markets. The express logistics company will also SMEs in Ahmedabad same day clearance to the United States.
Commenting on the new launch Mr Jean-Francois Condamine, UPS President for Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Africa (ISMEA) said, “UPS considers global trade a great opportunity for economic growth and we help Indian businesses of all sizes, especially SMEs, take advantage of the global marketplace.” said Jean-Francois Condamine, UPS President for Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Africa (ISMEA). Studies reveal that Gujarat contributes to a quarter of India’s goods exports and has successfully developed a world class infrastructure network. And, SMEs in key states such as Gujarat are playing the vital role in Indian exports. Moreover, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) contribute around 6 per cent of the manufacturing GDP, 25 per cent of the GDP from services, and 33 per cent of India’s manufacturing output.
“Gujarat is a key market for textiles, industrial manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing and allied industry segments that need logistics partners to create supply chain efficiencies. UPS is an enabler of global trade and is well positioned at the intersection of connectivity, technology and efficiency to provide a smart business network to realize that goal for businesses in Gujarat” added Mr Rachid Fergati, Managing Director, Indian subcontinent for UPS.
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 trade.UPS connects major Indian cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune, Chandigarh, Ludhiana as well as emerging export locations Jamnagar, Kanpur, Indore, Karur, Moradabad, Tirupur, Coimbatore, Baroda and Bhadohi to international marketplaces.