HAULING FOR BURLINGTON: As Burlington Industries Inc. has expanded its operations overseas through its Hong Kong-based outsourcing operation, its shipping needs have become more complicated. So the Greensboro, N.C.-based mill has enlisted UPS Supply Chain Solutions to handle all of its logistics going forward. The transition is expected to take place in February, according to a Burlington spokeswoman.

Since UPS will be responsible for international as well as domestic transportation, Burlington’s in-house trucking and transportation division will be phased out. It employs roughly 130 people, though some will stay on in other roles if possible, the spokeswoman said.

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