UPS to build largest Canadian facility in Caledon

by Truck News

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — UPS is going big.

Today, the company announced its plans of constructing a new $200 million, 850,000 sq.-ft. facility in Caledon, Ontario to service the Greater Toronto Area.

The new facility will be the largest in Canada, and will be fully automated according to UPS, sorting up to 35,000 packages per hour. The new facility will also be home to a fleet of more than 200 package cars, and is expected to open in late 2020.

“Southern Ontario is an attractive hub for international trade and business,” says Christoph Atz, president of UPS Canada. “This new facility will serve the growing needs of businesses and consumers today and into the future.”

“I’m extremely pleased and proud to welcome the highly respected global logistics company United Parcel Service (UPS), to the Town of Caledon,” added Allan Thompson, Mayor of Caledon. “This development will create jobs, bolster our local economy and at 850,000 square feet, will be the largest UPS facility in Canada.”

In March of this year, UPS announced its plans to invest more than $500 million towards facility expansions and technological enhancements in Canada. Construction of a $125-million, 180,000 sq. ft. expansion to the company’s Montreal hub, is almost complete. On November 2, the company unveiled its new, $15 million, 40,000 sq. ft., facility in Kanata, Ontario and has expanded its package centers in Brampton and London, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta.

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  • its too big of a compnay meand while the are not treting the employees right! from a truck driver and up!
    time to call up human resourses!

  • This is very good for the region we should be very proud of Allen Thompson and the other staff to get this done . They been working on getting the right items like this for a while now. Nobody could say anything. I and others have been trying to get a large truck parking area of 200 plus complete tractor trailers plus another 70 drop trailers plus a spot for 100 car parking spots plus 12000 square feet of warehouse all heated and 5000 refrigerated space. And 30 (camper trailer spots up to 50 feet long. With 2 six pay shops. 716 800 5814.