UPS has special guidelines and procedures to ensure that your heavy packages weighing over 70 lb (31.5 kg) arrive safely at their destination.
For packages that weigh over 70 lbs. (31.5 kgs), it is important to evaluate your packaging materials to ensure that they are adequate for heavier package contents. Use these guidelines to pack your heavy package safely and securely:
UPS requires that you attach a heavy-package sticker to all your packages that weigh more than 70 lb (31.5 kg, 25kg within the EU).
Apply the bright yellow UPS heavy-package sticker to your package at the right of the address label for maximum visibility and write the weight of your package in the white area on the label.
When you use these highly visible heavy-package stickers, it allows UPS to give your heavy packages the special attention and handling that they need and deserve. The stickers alert our employees, as well as your customers, that special care should be taken to safely handle these packages.