UPS to launch its first technology center in Chennai, India

UPS eyeing to expand its network of technology centres in India, will launch its first centre in Chennai this year. UPS has taken a space spanning 65,000 sq ft at RMZ One Paramount in Porur, Chennai.

Bala Subramanian, UPS EVP & Chief Digital and Technology Officer told media, that UPS is making a strategic investment of between USD 15- 20 million to expand its network of technology centres to India.

Speaking on the upcoming centre in Chennai he said, “Chennai is an important market for UPS. This facility will commence operations in August this year and will house around 450-500 employees. The hiring process will start soon. The depth and diversity of talent pool in Tamil Nadu is good and that is why we chose to invest here.”

“Guidance and the Tamil Nadu government will extend their support to the firm. We will also help them with skilling their talent pool, especially the rural youth,” said, V.V ishnu, MD and CEO of Guidance Tamil Nadu, the nodal agency which is instrumental in bringing investments into the state.

UPS, rapidly expanding its presence in 2022, strengthened its network in India with the opening of a second dedicated airport gateway in Bengaluru. Combined with its largest facility in India at Delhi airport, UPS has doubled its export and import handling capacity.

UPS in partnership with InterGlobe Enterprises has also launched MOVIN Express for India’s domestic logistics market. In less than a year, MOVIN Express has expanded to 49 cities and 3,000 pin codes in India.

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