UPS Canada Launching New Offer to Help Improve Success Rates of Small Business
Small business offer provides tailored solutions
CALGARY, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Small businesses in Calgary now have access to
special incentives via a new small business offer unveiled by UPS Canada.
Demonstrating their commitment to helping small businesses survive and thrive,
UPS is setting out to reverse the current failure rate among early stage small
businesses, which according to Statistics Canada stands at an annual average
of 90,000. The Canadian offer is part of various global initiatives by UPS to
support small business in fostering economic growth worldwide.
"All of the biggest companies once started as a small business, including UPS.
We understand and assist with the tough challenges entrepreneurs face such as
having to do more with less in order to grow their business and make a name
for themselves," says Paul Gaspar, small business director, UPS Canada. "Small
business plays a vital role in driving global commerce and economic growth,
particularly in the Canadian context, so we want to do our part to help enable
This new offer provides an easy way to understanding shipping costs and
partners tailored delivery options, flexibility in services and customized
technology so that small business owners can save valuable time and focus on
what they do best. For more information on the offer, services available to
small business and to review terms and conditions, go to
"We want to make it as easy as possible for small business owners to access
logistics solutions for the inherent challenges they face," Gaspar continues.
"Beyond the straightforward discount, we want to offer our expertise, learned
over 105 years of service, to tailor the right solutions for each small
business in Calgary with the same passion and drive they have for their own
"Working with the UPS team has given us confidence in our customer service
department with their easy to use tracking solutions; we trust them to be
there for us and our customers. We work withtheirteam; but we certainly
feel like they are a part of our team as well," says Bruce MacNaughton, PEI
Preserves. "With UPS's extensive range of services, meeting the needs of our
customers across the border was quick, easy and provided the visibility they
have come to expect from us."
UPS (NYSE:UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of
solutions for the transportation of packages and freight, including innovative
delivery options for the global consumer market; the facilitation of
international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more
efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS
serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be
found on the web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at
blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.
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