Despite our high standards and careful handling of your cargo shipments, mishaps may occur. In the unlikely event that your goods are damaged in transit or pieces are missing, following the instructions below will make processing your claim fast and efficient. The person entitled to delivery (recipient/consignee) must file the complaint to UPS Air Cargo, in writing, in the case of:
  1. visible damage to the goods, immediately after discovery of the damage and at the latest within 14 days from receipt of the goods.
  2. other damage to the goods, within 14 days from the date of receipt of the goods.
  3. delay, within 21 days of the date the goods are placed at his/her disposal, and
  4. non-delivery of the goods, within 120 days from the date of the issue of the Air Waybill.
These conditions can be found on the back of the UPS Air Waybill.

Documentation Requirements
Damaged Cargo
In order to process a claim for damaged cargo with UPS Air Cargo the following documentation is required:
  • Copy of the Master and House Air Waybill(s)
  • Survey/Damage report clarifying damage of and possible salvageability of said damaged item
  • Photographs of damage
  • Itemized vendor invoice
  • Original or photocopy of repair invoices
  • Claim letter from end customer
  • Copy of receipt from CFS/UPS stating freight was damaged upon receipt
  • Letter stating the claim amount and details of claim
  • Proof of payment to customer
Missing Cargo
For shipments with Missing Cargo claims, please submit the following documentation:
  • Copy of the Master and House Air Waybill(s)
  • Itemized vendor invoice
  • Prior notification to UPS at 866.746.2404
Priority Service Claims
As per our Priority Service Guarantee, please submit the following documentation:
  • Copy of Master Air Waybill(s)
  • Copy of Priority Confirmation Letter
Claims Forms
Click links below to download claims forms.
Americas, Canada, Europe and US Claims
 Please submit to:
  UPS Cargo Claims Department
  35 Glenlake Parkway, NE
  Ste 320
  Atlanta, GA 30328
  FAX Number: 1-800-379-9084
  Claims Customer Service Number: 1-866-746-2404
  UPS Air Cargo Claims Email: upsairclaims@ups.com

Asia Pacific Claims
 Please submit to:
  UPS APAC Cargo Claims Department
  Unit 1907-13 & 15, 19/F, The Octagon, No.6
  Sha Tsui Road, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong.
  Phone Number: 852-2942-5273
  Email: UPSAPACclaims@UPS.com

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