Wednesday, 14 March 2012

UPS Freight delivers NCAA Mens Final Four court

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UPS Freight, logistics partner for this year’s NCAA® Men's Final Four® recently announced plans to deliver the hardwood centrepiece made by Connor Sport Court International to various cities in the U.S. as part of a seven-city tour.

During the three weeks running up to the Final Four at the Superdome in New Orleans (31st March to 2nd April), the championship court is going to go on a road trip to seven cities including Columbus, Louisville, Atlanta and others before arriving at its final destination in New Orleans on 23rd March.

“Logistics done right requires ‘the three P’s – planning, preparation and precision’ (…)”, said UPS vice president, sponsorships and events, Ron Rogowski who also stated that UPS were honoured to participate in such an event. 

Similar feedback came from Ron Cerny, President and CEO of Connor Sport Court who described the partnership as “a great pairing” and also said that “it [would be] a pleasure to partner with the eminent UPS brand on [their] tour.”

Together with Connor Sport Court, the international freight forwarder, UPS Freight, have arranged for various events and activities to take place in each of the tour destinations. 

The Men’s Final Four tour dates are as follows:
  • 16th March UPS hub in Columbus, Ohio
  • 19th March UPS Freight facility, Atlanta
  • 20th March Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • 21st March University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
  • 22nd March LSU Baton Rouge
  • 23rd March New Orleans

Source: UPS

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