BRIEFS

BRIEFS

WALLACE TAPPED

FOR UPS POSTATLANTA - United Parcel Service appointed Ronald Wallace, former head of UPS Canada, to run its overall international operations.

He succeeds Edward Schroeder, who has retired after 32 years with UPS.

As president of the international operations, Mr. Wallace will oversee UPS business in more than 200 countries and territories outside the country.

''UPS is firmly committed to forging ahead on the international front,'' said Mr. Wallace.

''I will continue to build on the solid foundation UPS has established,'' he said.

While head of UPS Canada, Mr. Wallace led UPS through major infrastructure and growth projects, including creation of a Canadian nationwide customer service telephone center and expansion of air operations at Hamilton International Airport.

CARGO VOLUME UP 12 PERCENT

AT CHANGI AIRPORT

SINGAPORE - Changi airport said cargo volume increased 12.2 percent to 1.34 million metric tons in 1997. The number of commercial aircraft movements was up 3.6 percent to 172,700. Passenger traffic grew 2.7 percent to 25.2 million.