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UPS investing $334 in Louisville, KY operations

The logistics provider is sharing the love between Jefferson + Bullitt counties.

A UPS truck sits parked on the street.

UPS is Louisville’s largest employer with 25,000+ employees.

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UPS is investing $334 million into its local operations — which will create 435 jobs for Kentuckians.

As the largest employer in Louisville with 25,000+ employees, let’s get into the nuts and bolts of the investment and its impact on the commonwealth:

  • In Derby City, the logistics provider will invest $155 million + create the bulk of the new positions — 315 jobs total.
  • UPS’ Louisville plans include a new, one million-sqft facility, though the location is currently undetermined.
  • The remaining $178 million will go toward another new, one million-sqft facility in Bullitt County, which will create 120 jobsthe location of which is also currently undetermined.
  • With UPS Worldport, its 21 supply chain solution warehouses, and eight million sqft of warehouse space, the company’s economic impact on Kentucky accounts for $2.5 billion in annual payroll + 62,000 direct and indirect jobs.
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