The Madison County Economic Development Authority and officials from United Parcel Services, Inc. (UPS) announce the company’s plan to build
a new package distribution facility in Ridgeland, Miss. The $28.6 million corporate investment will bring 161 jobs with an average annual
wage of $57,000 to Madison County.
customers in more than 220 countries and territories. The new UPS operations in Ridgeland will accommodate a fleet of more than 105
package delivery vehicles and serve as last mile package distribution.
“This new UPS facility will provide additional pickup and delivery services to our customers in Madison County, improving both speed and
reliability,” said Cher Porties, President, UPS Mid South District. “As a partner in the community, we look forward to bringing jobs
that pay well to the Ridgeland area.”
decision to locate in our Highland Colony 220 Business Park, which provides them ease of transporting goods from their Jackson
Distribution Center to their final destination.”
“The Madison County Board of Supervisors is glad to welcome UPS to Madison County, said Gerald Steen, Madison County Supervisors President.
“We appreciate the leadership that MCEDA provided during the site selection and incentives process. Economic Development is a team
sport, and we are grateful for all of the partners involved in making this project a reality in Ridgeland/Madison County.”
Interested job seekers can visit www.upsjobs.com to begin the application process for available positions, including seasonal
help during the busy holiday season. Many opportunities come with great pay and benefits, including healthcare and retirement
business and industry, attract new investment and higher-paying jobs, and to increase Madison County’s competitiveness
leading to a diverse, vibrant economy benefitting all the county’s citizens.