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How LOCOG cheated the Woolsack knitters – UPS could help

MAYBE the unpaid knitters of Woolsack, an official Olympic scheme to knit 14,000 woolly cushion covers to brighten up the athletes’ rooms in the London Olympic Village, should get in touch with UPS. The US postal firm is looking after the logistics for the London Olympics. Its website trills:

If UPS can handle a logistics challenge the size of the Olympic Games, just think what UPS can do for your business.

The site also features a Time and Money Calculator, to see “how money you could save”.

The UPS London Olympics deal is called the ‘FINAL MILE SERVICE’. All packages destined for the Olympics Park from January 10 2012 have been subject to a surcharge. Packages earmarked for any of the UK’s 34 Olympic sites are held in a depot. Going through UPS is the only way documents and freight can reach the venues, unless an operator has passed the Vendor Certification Programme.

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Posted: 17th, May 2012 | In: Key Posts | Comment