UPS Friday started construction on its new intra-Asia air hub at Shenzhen International, a $180 million investment. The airport additionally will provide 150,000 sq. m. of ramp space dedicated to the delivery giant's operations. The 89,000-sq.-m. facility is slated to open in 2010 and initially employ 400. It will replace UPS's current intra-Asia hub at Diosdado Macapagal (Clark) in the Philippines (ATWOnline, May 23). "The repositioning of the air hub will slash at least a day off shipment ...

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