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How many UPS Freight Pickup Reference Types are there?

  • A Pickup Reference Type is a text description that is used to describe a Pickup Reference Number for a UPS Freight® shipment. There are many different reference types that may be selected from a variety of sources, including (but not limited to):

    • PRO numbers
    • Purchase order numbers
    • Bill of lading numbers
    • Load numbers
    • SID
    • Return Authorization numbers

    So, for example, if you enter a load number from your freight shipment as your Pickup Reference Number, then the Pickup Reference Number Type would be Load Number.