Package Type Codes

For small package shipments, click the down arrow in the Package Type box on either the Service or Detail tab to determine the availability of package types. After you select a package type on either of these tabs, UPS WorldShip automatically selects the same package type on the other tab. The Package Type box shows both UPS standard and custom package types in alphabetical order. See About the Package Type Editor.

For small package shipments, the following UPS standard package types may be available:

Code

Description

CP

Package

Select for packages contained in boxes, cartons, or any other non-letter enclosure.

30

Pallet

Select for palletized shipments. A pallet is a low portable platform of wood, plastic, metal, fiberboard, or combinations thereof, that is elevated enough to allow forklift access. A pallet assists in consolidation and handling of packages and decreases the amount of time it takes to move packages.

Note:  This package type code appears only for United Kingdom (GB) to United Kingdom (GB) and Poland (PL) to Poland (PL) shipments.

10

UPS 10 KG Box

Select for shipments weighing up to 10 KG (22 pounds). The box’s dimensions are 17" x 14" x 11" (or local equivalent).  Use the box for prepaid shipments from the United States and Puerto Rico for Worldwide Express and Worldwide Express Plus services.

25

UPS 25 KG Box

Select for shipments weighing up to 25 KG (55 pounds). The box’s dimensions are 20" x 18" x 14" (or local  equivalent). Use the box for prepaid shipments from the United States and Puerto Rico for Worldwide Express and Worldwide Express Plus services.

26

UPS Express Box Small

Select for smaller shipments, such as books and tapes. The box's dimensions are 13" x 11" x 2". Use the box for Next Day Air Early AM, Next Day Air, Next Day Air Saver, 2nd Day Air, Worldwide Express, and Worldwide Express Plus services.

27

UPS Express Box Medium

Select for smaller shipments, such as books and tapes. The box's dimensions are 15" x 11" x 3".  Use the box for Next Day Air Early AM, Next Day Air, Next Day Air Saver, 2nd Day Air, Worldwide Express, and Worldwide Express Plus services.

28

UPS Express Box Large

Select for shipments weighing up to 30 pounds (or local equivalent). The box's dimensions are 18" x 13" x 3". Use the box for Next Day Air Early AM, Next Day Air, Next Day Air Saver, 2nd Day Air, Worldwide Express, and Worldwide Express Plus services.

EE

UPS Letter

Select for Next Day Air Early AM, Next Day Air, Next Day Air Saver, 2nd Day Air AM, 2nd Day Air, Worldwide Express, and Worldwide Express Plus services.

PK

UPS PAK

Select for protecting shipments that need a 16" x 13" x 1" (or local equivalent) container of tear-resistant material. Use for Next Day Air, 2nd Day Air, Worldwide Express, and Worldwide Expedited services.

TB

UPS Tube

Select for protecting documents that must be rolled rather than folded. Its dimensions are 38" x 6" x 6" (or local equivalent). Use the tube for single-piece shipments for Next Day Air Early AM, Next Day Air, Next Day Air Saver, Worldwide Express, and Worldwide Express Plus services

For LTL/TL shipments, click the down arrow in the Package Type box on the Service tab to determine the availability of package types. The Package Type box shows both UPS standard and custom package types in alphabetical order.

For LTL/TL shipments,  the following UPS standard package types may be available:

Code

Description

01

Bag

02

Box

03

Carton/Piece

04

Crate

05

Drum

06

Pallet/Skid

07

Roll

08

Tube

Refer to the UPS Rate and Service Guide for more information on package types. For information on obtaining this guide, see Use the UPS Rate and Service Guide.