United Parcel Services is one of the leading shipment and logistic companies in the world. The company was founded in Seattle but currently has its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. UPS is listed in the New York Stock Exchange with a total equity to of $4.733 billion as per 2012 records. This global courier giant has a total of eight subsidiaries operating in different parts of the world with a total of 397, 100 employees.
Services offered by UPS
UPS offers shipping and freight services within destinations across the United States and several other destinations worldwide. Below is a brief guide to some of their services.
Express Critical Services – handles deliveries to all the fifty states of the United States and Puerto Rico. It is available for 24 hours every day and it also allows for a door to door delivery.
Next Day Air A.M – this service commits to deliver the parcel during the next day between 8.00am and 9.30am. It covers the 48 contagious states as well as Alaska and Anchorage. The Next Day Air A.M services are preferred when you need to ship an item that will be needed urgently the following morning.
Next Day Air Services – this service guarantees to make deliveries during the following business day between 10.30am and midday. It covers all the fifty states and Puerto Rico with a few selected areas of Hawaii and Alaska. It’s suitable for shipping items that are needed before midday of the following business day.
UPS 2nd Day Air A.M Services – makes deliveries after two business days between 10.30am and 12.00 noon. It’s available in the 48 contagious states including selected parts of Alaska and Hawaii.
UPS 2nd Day Air Service – makes deliveries by the end of the 2nd business day. It covers all the 50 states, Puerto Rico and selected parts of Alaska and Hawaii. It’s suitable for shipping items that do not require any overnight handling.
UPS 3 day Select – this service will deliver shipment after three business days. It only covers the 48 contagious states and it is suitable for shipping items that do not have strict timelines.
UPS Ground Services – the ground services offers deliveries on specified days and dates. It is available in all the 50 states and Puerto Rico and it ideal when one is need of a cost effective and reliable courier services.
Freight Shipping Services – UPS offers reliable freight services to different destinations worldwide. They have several service options to suit the needs of the various clients.
International Shipping Services – The Company also offers international shipping services committed to making deliveries between one and five business days.
How to track your shipment with UPS
Knowing the status of your shipment is relatively easy. All you need is the tracking or InfoNotice number which you will feed into the tracker in the website and you will get all the relevant details pertaining to your shipping.
Customer Service Number
The UPS customer service department can be contacted via email or using a telephone contact number which is 1-800-PICK-UPS.