Ufku AKALTAN

​​Former Managing Director, UPS Turkey​

UPS, a global leader in logistics, provides international and domestic express package, freight, supply chain solutions, and brokerage and warehousing services to more than 220 countries and territories worldwide with more than 400,000 employees. UPS is present in 81 cities across Turkey with its nearly 2,600 employees, more than 200 service points, and 700 vehicle delivery fleet.


UPS Turkey is well-positioned to meet the needs of companies of all sizes doing business to, from and within the country. UPS Turkey offers customers a comprehensive range of services and solutions that provide a competitive advantage by helping customers save money, become more efficient, and reach new markets.


Turkey has potential to become an important center in the world with its strategic location and young and dynamic population. As a country, Turkey's biggest advantage and asset is its vantage point as a geographical location, serving as a transit and transfer hub between the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, functioning as a physical bridge. This expedient natural setting, facilitating an easy access for Turkey to reach out to Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa, enables the country to benefit from an alluring opportunity of operating as a base in an expanding region.


We certainly believe that Turkey offers very good opportunities for long-term growth. Today, Turkey is one of our important markets in Europe, and we are happy to invest in Turkey.​​

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