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UPS Supply Chain Solutions®

Specialized Services

Unique services for unique situations.

You’re really good at your job, but every now and then a special request or unusual shipping situation arises that leaves you stumped. We get it, because there’s a good chance we’ve seen—and dealt with—a similar situation before. So, skip the head-scratching and call us. Whether it’s special handling needs or confounding trade show rules, we’ve likely been there, done that. Or even if growth or changing market conditions have caused your network to become a bit unwieldy, we’d love to give you a fresh perspective.

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    UPS Air Cargo®

    Need a charter? We have aircraft at virtually every major U.S. metropolitan airport. We can arrange for all landing rights, ground handling and cargo loading, even provide pallet buildup and breakdown services. If it needs to fly, we'll make it happen.

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    Dedicated Contract Carriage

    Imagine your own private fleet, efficiently operated by UPS. We'll handle equipment planning, route optimization, driver hiring, labor management, liability risk management and regulatory compliance for your fleet. You work on winning more business.

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    Trade Show & Convention Support

    There’s an art to moving one-of-kind exhibits to trade shows and conventions. Drop-dead deadlines, time-critical bulky or oversized freight, specific transport requirements and strict show rules leave little room for mistakes. Relax. We'll handle it.

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    UPS Government Logistics

    We have decades of government experience at the federal, state and local levels. From helping to make your operations more transparent to increasing productivity to developing disaster recovery plans, we’re happy to share our proven logistics solutions.

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    Special Handling

    With UPS Inside Precision® service, you don’t have to know all the delivery details of your customer’s facility. Our crews can handle unexpected delivery challenges, with complete door-to-door service, unpacking, setup and inside delivery. Precisely.

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    Network Management

    As you grow, managing your transportation network can get more complex, especially if adding staff isn’t an option. As your outsourced “staff,” we can help you optimize your transportation network with comprehensive design, management and execution.

More Specialized Services

If you have a perplexing shipping challenge, or just need something out of the ordinary, give us a call. If we haven’t seen it before, trust that we’ll do everything we can to figure it out. Fast.
Secure courier delivering critical package

When a shipment leaves your hands, our courier will keep it in constant possession or view. Like you’re right there with it.

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Documented proof-of-custody from origin to destination with signature and tally records signed by each of our people who handle your shipment.

Dangerous goods shipments on stacked pallets

Our authorized dangerous goods specialists can meet almost any special handling requirement.

Pilot on chartered aircraft

When your shipment has to be somewhere now, we can charter any size aircraft around the world to get it there.

Customer arranging prepayment of shipments

Schedule prepayment of all charges to consolidate costs.

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Provide reservations, documentation, pickup and delivery, according to International Air Transport Association (IATA) requirements.

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Get Started with an Air or Ocean Quote

On our UPS® Forwarding Hub, get and compare quotes, book shipments, and track them end-to-end on one modern, easy-to-navigate dashboard. Get a quote to start booking today.

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