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How to Send Your Shipment with UPS
Follow these simple steps to send your shipment with UPS.
1. Find Rates and Delivery Times
When sending any shipment, two of the most important considerations are:

  1. When your shipment must arrive
  2. How much your shipment will cost

We offer several ways to learn about available delivery times and pricing options that will meet your shipping needs. Select the link below to learn more.
2. Select a Service
Whether you are shipping one package or 100, for business purposes or personal reasons, far away or close to home, UPS offers a wide range of service options designed to meet all your shipping needs. To learn more about the different shipping options UPS provides, select the link below.
3. Prepare Your Package
Preparing your package for shipment with UPS has never been easier. You may use your own packaging, or you may use packaging provided by UPS. Have a question about packing or documentation? All the information you need for preparing your shipment can be found right here on ups.com. Interested in expediting the processing of your shipment? UPS can help with that, too.
4. Get Your Shipment to UPS
With so many locations and pickup options, it is easy to get your shipment to UPS and on the way to its final destination. Need to know how you can schedule a pickup or where you can find the nearest UPS location? Select the link below for more information.
5. Track Your Shipment Status
Today, you and your business depend on up-to-date information about your shipments. To meet your needs, UPS is continually developing new ways to help you stay informed about where your shipments are and when they will arrive.

Since every UPS package is assigned a unique tracking number, you can access information about your shipments whenever you like, and as often as you like. Tracking information about your shipments is always available at ups.com and through other optional services.

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