Additional Handling charges occur when shipments exceed criteria stated in our UPS Terms and Conditions of Service/Carriage. Those criteria include:
In order to avoid Additional Handling charges after manifesting the shipment to UPS, the correct package weight and dimensions must be entered in the appropriate UPS shipping system and “Additional Handling” should be indicated when processing the shipment.
If your package is not fully encased in a corrugated cardboard shipping container and you are shipping on ups.com or UPS CampusShip®, you should select the checkbox for “Additional Handling” in the “What are you shipping?” section after entering your package information (number, type, dimensions, etc.).
Note: Both ups.com shipping and CampusShip allow you to enter the package dimensions – which will also select Additional Handling, if applicable.
If shipping in UPS WorldShip®, enter the correct package dimensions in the “Details” tab or you may also manually select “Additional Handling” by following these steps:
Making these updates will help avoid additional fees for your shipment after manifesting to UPS.