UPS is investing $1.4 billion in four locations in Pennsylvania, including in Northampton County, the company and state officials announced Wednesday.
The “significant facility enhancements” include opening a new “super hub” in Harrisburg and investments in “highly automated package operations” at the 1620 Van Buren Road sorting and distribution center in Palmer Township, as well as in facilities in Carlisle and Philadelphia, according to UPS.
The United Parcel Service opened the 1 million-square-foot warehouse in Palmer Township’s 33 Logistics park as a seasonal hub starting with the 2018 holiday season. With the investment announced Tuesday, that facility has been upgraded as a full-time, year-round facility and will become home to an additional 350 jobs, company spokeswoman Kim Krebs said.
All told, the UPS upgrades will