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UPS Opens New Global Services Center in Lodz

Warsaw, July 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) today opened its new Global Business Services (GBS) center in the city of Lodz, making it the second GBS center of its kind in the country. The new center highlights UPS's commitment to continued investment in Poland and will create 130 additional jobs in the area in 2015. Additional employment opportunities in finance and accounting are expected in the future.

"Poland represents an important market for UPS and our customers," said Carol Brolley, Vice President, UPS GBS. "This new GBS center in Lodz will allow us to increase the efficiency of our administrative operations throughout Europe, which will result in improved quality and standardization of processes, while offering skilled jobs to members of the community in the Lodz area."

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Lodz Mayor Hanna Zdanowska, as well as Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs Ilona Antoniszyn-Klik. UPS was represented by Carol Brolley, Vice President, UPS GBS; Ken Scott, Vice President, UPS Finance; Joerg Keitel, Director, UPS GBS Poland; and Magdalena Wierzbicka, Manager, UPS GBS Lodz.

A UPS division, GBS provides shared international services, including information services, customer service and accounting. UPS opened its first GBS center in Poland in Wroclaw in 2006, where more than 600 people are employed today.

About UPS

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Source: UPS