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Contract Shipping

UPS Hazardous Materials Contract Service provides a standardized and more efficient method of handling hazardous materials in a compliant manner. The service is designed to maximize the benefit to customers while minimizing the risks associated with these types of shipments.

UPS accepts hazardous materials on a contract-basis only. ORM-D and ltd qty (215K) ground shipments in the 48 contiguous states do not require a contract. Non-dangerous goods shipments packed in dry ice also are exempt from contract.

As a transportation company, UPS is obligated to comply with all governmental laws and regulations relating to the transportation of Hazardous Materials. Such laws and regulations are issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and other regulatory bodies to ensure the safe transportation and offering for transportation of Hazardous Materials using all modes, including highway, air, and rail.

Contact your UPS Account Executive for information about shipping hazardous materials using UPS. In addition, you can obtain information about shipping hazardous materials with UPS by calling the UPS Hazardous Materials Support Center at 1-800-554-9964.

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