UPS has announced its plan for building one of its largest infrastructure investments outside the US at London Gateway as part of a larger development plan across Europe. The plan is to build a 32,000 sqm facility site with handling capacity of around 30,000 packages per hour, at London Gateway-DP World logistics as a UK hub and UPS gateway for International transportation and logistics network. The facility is anticipated to be ready by summer 2017.

“The plan reaffirms UPLondon GatewayS’s commitment to the UK and our confidence in its economy. It is part of our nearly $2 billion in infrastructure investments across Europe over the next five years. Through these investments, we will continue to do what UPS does best, which is to reliably and efficiently connect our customers of all sizes to destinations all over the world.”, Luis Arriaga,UPS Managing director for the UK, Ireland, and Nordics.