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January 18, 2019 11:45 AM, EST

New Houston Facility Creates 575 Jobs, Boosts Automated Sorting, UPS Says

UPS Inc.’s new package delivery facility in northwest Houston’s Willowbrook area has created 575 new full- and part-time jobs, according to a company news release.

Now operating at full capacity, the new facility will significantly increase the delivery fleet serving Houston, the fourth-most populated city in the United States, UPS said.

The facility has 258,000 square feet, including a retail customer service center, truck wash with a water reclamation system and an automotive repair shop that sits on a 68-acre area.

The new package center has automated technology that moves packages through the scanning and sorting process, capturing data to increase delivery accuracy, according to the Atlanta-based company.

UPS Supply Chain Solutions ranks No. 2 on the Transport Topics Top 50 list of the largest logistics companies in North America. — Transport Topics