We don’t just operate a fleet of Big Brown trucks. We coordinate fleets of LTL and truckload vehicles for any sized shipment you have. Whether you’re moving goods across town, across country or across borders, trust our reliable less-than-truckload and truckload services to be on time, on budget.
Comprehensive North American coverage with LTL service within the U.S. (+ Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam) and cross-border service between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Guaranteed options for direct shipments between the contiguous 48 states and Canada.*
When every minute counts, our seamless multimodal network can get your critical shipment where it needs to be, on time and guaranteed.*
Dry van, temperature-controlled, open-deck and more, via a non-asset-based network of 40,000+ carriers across the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Also expedited, high-risk, cross-border and project freight services.
Impress your colleagues when you cleverly let it slip that you have your own private fleet of trucks. (Run by UPS, of course.) When you need specialized services only a private fleet can provide, Dedicated Contract Carriage may be perfect for you.
Guaranteed, standard time-definite-by-noon delivery for direct points to select ZIP Codes in the contiguous 48 states and Washington DC.*
Certain restrictions may apply.
LTL shipments that meet UPS Ground package network requirements can be shipped as loose pieces using UPS Ground with Freight Pricing, saving up to 20%.*
Reduced carbon footprint for long-haul moves more than 600 miles (1,000 km). Contracts with all of North America's Class I railroads.
Ground freight service, leveraging UPS assets already in place near the U.S.–Mexico border. Bundled for an efficient, end-to-end solution arranged by one integrated company.
If you only occasionally prepare LTL shipments, you know how frustrating and time-consuming it can be to determine a product’s proper freight classification. Choose the wrong classification and you could end up with charge corrections that increase cost and delay customer invoicing. UPS Freight Density-Based Rating simplifies LTL processing, replacing freight classifications with just weight and dimensions (LxWxH, in inches). Less confusion and uncertainty for you, with the same reliability you expect from us.
Every now and then a shipment comes along with highly specialized requirements. Whether it’s an urgent LTL service, the strict SLAs of a government contract, complicated trade show regulations or the need for temperature-monitored transportation, we’ve been there, done that. So don’t sweat it. The more specialized your consolidation, distribution or transportation needs are, the more we’re there to help you figure it all out.
Constantly negotiating bids, endlessly interpreting the hieroglyphics of multiple tariffs and reconciling a basket of monthly invoices from multiple carriers probably isn’t the best use of your valuable time. When you use UPS as your third-party logistics (3PL) expert, you access our extensive carrier network and purchasing power for the best service, routes and rates—even if it's with another carrier. All with a single point of contact, single dashboard and single invoice.
Of course you'll also benefit from overall operational savings, mode optimization, consistent reporting, claims management and technology integration for complete visibility across your UPS supply chain. But what you’re likely to enjoy most of all is the abundance of free time you now have to concentrate on your business. Or even getting home in time for dinner once in a while.
We didn’t get to be one of the world’s largest customs brokers overnight. We’ve been in transportation and logistics for more than 110 years, so we’re always on the front lines of customs brokerage. Today we share those capabilities with growing companies of all sizes looking to open new markets. So, whether you're shipping air, ocean or ground, it’s our goal to enable you to maintain accurate customs compliance, timely clearance of goods and reduce the risk of delays or penalties.
Wherever we do business, we help inform and lead trade policy. We want to make sure our customers’ and the trade community’s best interests are well represented. That also enables us to be up-to-speed on the latest rules and regulations of global trade.
Sometimes bad things happen to good cargo. Unpredictable events like damage, loss and delay to your ground, air and ocean freight shipments can not only hurt your bottom line, they can damage your company’s reputation. Especially if you’re relying on declared value or the carrier’s liability to cover your loss. Declaring value is fine for some shippers but if you want real peace of mind and fewer headaches, choose an all-risk cargo insurance policy from UPS Capital®.
Why UPS Capital? Because nobody understands transportation and logistics like UPS. And while you’ve probably never thought of a UPS company for insurance services, our global supply chain expertise uniquely positions us to help protect your company and your shipments from risk. It’s real insurance protection for your shipments, your bottom line and your reputation. All, with a simplified, speedy claims process that actually pays when you need it to.
Through our sophisticated Flex® Global View or Quantum View® visibility and reporting platforms, you can receive proactive, near-real-time shipment notifications, or have emails sent directly to your customer or supplier. Keep track of global shipments, see the status of customs entries, even monitor purchase orders and vendor compliance. Keep customers and suppliers in the loop and feel more on top of your business.
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