Using a Thermal Printer for UPS Shipping

You can use several makes and models of thermal printer to conveniently print shipping labels on your own time.

Compatible Thermal Printer Models

Inkjet and laser printers are also able to print labels.

Supported Printers, CampusShip and WorldShip Supported Printers Additional WorldShip Supported Printers
Zebra ZP450* UPS Thermal 2442***

*Compatible with Mac OS for shipping.
**UPS Premier service supported printers.
***These printer models are no longer recommended for use with WorldShip. If you're experiencing difficulty printing, contact WorldShip Technical Support.

WorldShip Help with Label Printers

Bixolon Printer Installation Guide

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Install a Thermal Label Printer

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Set the Label Stock Configuration

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Troubleshoot the Thermal Printer

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Setting Up Your Thermal Printer

Before setting up your thermal printer, make sure that your printer is supported for UPS shipping using the compatible printers list above.

For Chrome, Safari, Edge and other supported browsers:

  • Install the UPS thermal printer driver from the list of drivers below or from the manufacturer's website.
  • Install the UPS Thermal Printing app.
  • Install your thermal printer.
  • When printing a label, select your printer and ensure that pop-ups are not blocked.

Note: To run the UPS Thermal Printer App, you'll need to have a current version of Java. You can check your version at

Thermal Printer Driver Installation Guides

The following guides will give you a step-by-step breakdown of how to install your UPS thermal printer driver.

Download Your UPS Thermal Printer Driver

Download Tool
File Name Size Download
Zebra 11.3 MB Download
Bixolon for Windows 8 MB Download
Bixolon for Mac 3.6 MB Download