All UPS packages require proper documentation for shipment.
UPS has several automated shipping systems that create the necessary documentation required for all of your domestic shipments.
With an automated shipping system, you can:
If you do not use an automated shipping system, please observe the following guidelines for your packages that are using domestic air services and UPS Ground service.
International shipments and shipments to the United States require export documentation.
Your domestic shipments using air services require that you use a label printed from an automated shipping system or a UPS Air Shipping Document (ASD). The ASD combines your address label, tracking label, and shipping record into one form.
Specific ASDs are available for:
You can order ASDs by contacting UPS and you'll find detailed preparation instructions on the reverse side of each ASD to help you complete the form correctly.
Your UPS Ground shipments require that an address label containing "to" and "from" information is included inside and attached to the outside of your package, along with a tracking label. Be sure to record your package's weight and contents for rate calculation.
Our online tool lets you ship with confidence without downloading software.
Easily estimate your shipment’s transit time and cost with our online calculator.