www.upsfreight.com – UPS Freight

Upsfreight.com is a site where you can access information about the global freight services offered by UPS (United Parcel Services). These include UPS’ air freight services, UPS’ ocean freight services and UPS’ truckload freight services. Also included are UPS’s LTL (Less Than Truckload) freight services. Other services whose information you can get on the site include UPS’ customs brokerage services, and UPS’ supplier management services. Also included there are UPS’ Trade Direct services.

Through Upsfreight.com, you get to know exactly how the respective freight-related services work and, crucially, what the rates for the respective freight-related services are. You can also get a chance to initiate the process of getting a shipment freighted, right from Upsfreight.com.

Accessing freight services information at Upsfreight.com

To access freight services information, you only need to click on the link for the specific service that you are interested in. If, for instance, you are interested in understanding how UPS’ air freight services work, just click on the ‘Air Freight’ link, and you will be taken to a page with comprehensive information about the same. Similarly, if you wish to access information about UPS truckload or UPS LTL freight, just click on the link for the same, and you will be taken to a page with information about the same.

Checking freight services rates at Upsfreight.com

To check the rates charged for the various freight services at Upsfreight.com, click on the ‘check rates’ (or ‘get a quote’) link for the specific service you are interested in. Like, for instance, if you wish to check UPS air freight rates, click on the ‘check rates’ link under the ‘air’ column of links. You will then be taken to a page where you will be required to enter several details about the shipment you have in mind. After doing so, the system will return the applicable rates.

Similarly, if you wish to check the rates for ocean freight, click on the ‘ocean freight’ link. Then on the page that you are taken to, focus your attention on the right hand side: where you will notice a section entitled ‘Next steps’. Within that section, click on the ‘Request ocean freight quote’ link, enter the required details, and a quote will be generated for you, with the applicable rates.

Initiating a shipment at Upsfreight.com

It is possible for you to initiate a shipment at Upsfreight.com. For instance, to start an air freight shipment, go to the Upsfreight.com homepage, then click on the ‘Ship Now’ button under the ‘air’ column of links. You will then be taken to a page where you will be required to log into your UPS account (or register for a UPS account, in case you don’t have one), after which you can proceed to initiate the freight shipment.

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UPS Online Shipping

UPS online shipping makes it possible for you to have a package shipped without ever leaving the comfort of your home. Traditionally, there have always been two aspects of shipping that would have required you to leave the comfort of your home, in order to get anything shipped. The first of those was the aspect of delivering the package to a drop off point. And the second one was the aspect of making the necessary shipping fee payments. But thanks to UPS Internet shipping, it is possible for you to do these two things from the comfort of your home as well. Through UPS Internet shipping, you can schedule online for UPS people to pick up the package from your home. And through UPS Internet shipping, you can also make the necessary shipping fee payments online.

Thus, in a nutshell, through UPS Internet shipping, you get to create a shipment, print the necessary UPS label and schedule for UPS employee to come and pick the package from your home. You therefore end up making a successful shipment without ever leaving the comfort of your home! Worth noting is the fact that UPS online shipping is not just for small packages: you can also use it (to some extent) to ship bigger freight consignments.

Getting started with UPS online shipping

To get started with UPS online shipping, first go to the UPS website (the address for the website is indicated at the bottom end of this article, in the ‘helpful links’ section). On the UPS website’s homepage, check at the top, and you will notice a main menu: with items like ‘My UPS’, ‘Shipping’, ‘Tracking’, ‘Freight’, ‘Locations’… and so on. From that main menu, roll your mouse over the ‘Shipping’ link, whereupon drop down links will appear below. From those drop down links, click on the ‘Create a Shipment’ link. You will be taken to a page where you can initiate the shipment.

Key steps in UPS online shipping

The key steps in UPS online shipping include: entering the shipping information, paying the shipping fees, scheduling a pick up time, printing a UPS label, attaching the UPS label to the package that is to be shipped, and then handing the package to the UPS staff at the scheduled pick-up time.

UPS online shipping fees payment

On the page where you enter UPS shipping information, you will notice that there is somewhere where you are asked ‘How you would like to pay’. Your options are to use a payment card or to use PayPal. Those are the methods you can use to pay for the shipping service, from the comfort of your home.

Scheduling a pick up time for UPS online shipping

On the page where you are supposed to enter UPS shipping information, there is a checkbox (towards the end of the form), that you need to click if you wish to schedule a pick up. If you wish to have UPS people pick the package from your home — or office or whatever other place — click on that checkbox. You will then be able to schedule a pick up time.

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www.theupsstore.com – The UPS Store

Theupsstore.com is a website that makes it possible for you to access information about The UPS Store’s products and services online. Through the site, you can access information about the packing and shipping services offered at The UPS Store locations. The site also makes it possible for you to access information about mailboxes service offered at The UPS Store locations: this being with respect to both personal and business mailboxes. Further, the site makes it possible for you to access information about the printing services offered at The UPS Store locations. Notably, when it comes to the printing services, there is actually the option of doing it directly online, through Theupsstore.com website. For the other services that can only be accessed at UPS Store locations, the website has a handy ‘Find a Store’ feature. That is a feature you can use to locate the nearest UPS Store location.

Packing and shipping services at Theupsstore.com

The website makes it possible for you to find detailed information on how the packing and shipping services offered at The UPS Store locations work. And once you have such information, the site, through its ‘Find a Store’ feature, can help you locate a UPS store: where you can proceed to procure the packing and/or shipping services you need.

Postal services at Theupsstore.com

The website enables you to find information on how the personal and business mailboxes offered at The UPS Store work, and how you can go about procuring the same. Once you are satisfied with the information, the site, through its ‘Find a Store’ feature enables you to locate the nearest UPS Store, where you can proceed to get a mailbox for yourself or for your business.

Printing services at Theupsstore.com

The website makes it possible for you to get access to detailed information about the various printing services offered at The UPS Store outlets. These include brochures, banners, business cards, flyers, envelopes, letterheads and other types of printing services. Once you understand how the whole thing works, you have two options. One is that of using the site’s ‘Find a Store’ feature to locate the nearest UPS Store, where you can proceed to procure the printing services. The other option is that of printing online, from Theupsstore.com site.

Store services at Theupsstore.com

The store services in question here include faxing, notary, computer access, shredding, design, passport and ID photo services. All these are services you can get at The UPS Store outlets. The Theupsstore.com website gives you a chance to learn how the whole arrangement for provision of these services works. The site also gives you a chance to locate the nearest UPS Store, where you can procure these services.

Find a store at Theupsstore.com

To find a store through site, go to the Theupsstore.com homepage (by entering the site’s address into your browser program). Then when you get to the homepage, focus your attention towards the top right hand corner: where you will notice a ‘My Store (Find a Store)’ link. Click on that link. On the page that you are taken to, specify whether you wish to search by location or by store number. Enter the required parameters (for instance, a specific town or street name), and the system will tell you where you can find the nearest UPS store outlet.

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