The American company UPS specializes in the transportation of goods and urgent documents. Abbreviation UPS stands for United Parcel Service, which means “united parcel delivery service.” Founded in 1907 in Seattle, Washington, UPS conceived as an ordinary private company providing courier services. However, thanks to the strict policy, effective management and operational maintenance of all customers, including the post office, the company has gained a reputation as a stable and considerably expanded the market of their activities. Today UPS – a large corporation with multiple departments, logistics centers, private airline UPS Airlines, a private maritime company UPS Supply Chain Solutions and precise delivery system, embracing more than two hundred countries around the world. The head office is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Take advantage of the company’s services can be turned to the official website, which is also presented in the Russian language version. Here you can register and place your departures, calculate the cost and time of delivery, track the current status of parcels or cargo.
Information, rules, restrictions.
Before using UPS service services should be familiar with the basic rules and restrictions established by the company.
Rules for shipments.
Sender indicates clearly and in detail about the contents of the cargo, destination address and a return address is provided packaging (the service can be ordered directly in the service), and accompanied by all the necessary supporting documents. By default, all items are transported to the conditions of express delivery, except in cases when it is not available for your destination. If the sender requires a different type of delivery, this should be indicated at registration.
Restrictions on weight and size. Depending on the country of origin and destination delivered cargo weight is limited to either 31.5 or 70 kilograms. This administration must not exceed 270 sm, and the amount of length and girth – 419 sm.
Cost restrictions. The total value of the shipment is limited to an amount equivalent to 50 thousand US dollars at the current rate of the Central Bank. For jewelery there is a separate limit – their value can not exceed the equivalent of $ 500.
Security restrictions. There is a list of prohibited goods items and substances that are dangerous to life and health. We do not accept service and goods, cross-border mail which is prohibited by law.
Further restrictions on the content. The cargo forwarded service UPS, should not also include a particularly valuable items, money, securities and other negotiable instruments (the complete list is given in the Handbook, published on the official service of the site).
Service UPS is not conducted inspection and control of the contents of outgoing cargo. However, the sender undertakes that the goods meet all the requirements of the company and the current legislation. In addition, some international shipments require that a customs declaration (for example, sending to Russia.
UPS Tracking shipments
For the identification and tracking of cargo service using a track-number assigned to each shipment automatically in the process of registration. The track number is different from the standard UPS UPU codes and can consist of any combination of letters and numbers (within 35 characters).
Tracking is available on the official website of the company, including Russian. For information about the current status of the administration need only enter the number in the appropriate field and confirm the action.