ALL ABOUT UPS
The United Parcel Services or UPS, the largest parcel service company in the world, provides all of its customers with a feature known as UPS tracking that enables the customer to track their shipment while it is on the move. The customer can stay informed about the delivery, about its status, if there will be any delays or any changes in route, how much longer it will take to deliver and if it will waver from its originally prescribed time and finally about the delivery of the shipment to the desired destination.
The UPS Tracking method is extremely convenient and easy for customers to keep an eye on their shipment. If the customer is sending multiple UPS small package shipments, then he or she can track up to at least 25 of them at the same time by using a single e-mail. A customer can track their shipment on UPS by making use of the various tracking options provided by the service.
The first thing to do is for the customer to register to UPS and create an account. This way, he or she will be able to start using UPS services to their fullest. Sending shipments will be made simpler and in order to track their shipments, the customers will be given something known as tracking numbers. These numbers are highly useful and are the most important aspect to UPS tracking.
Follow good packaging practices before shipping any of your packages:
. Use corrugated boxes, which are in good condition
. Don’t the corrugated boxes which are already used
. Assure that the corrugated box contains good cushioning and bracing, before shipping
. See if the flaps of the box are intact,if not it might cause some damage to your shipment
. For shipments which include pallets, ascertain that the pallet is steady and strong
. Wrap all the contents of your package tightly to the pallet
. If using an already used pallet, make sure that all the labels on the package are removed
. Label each and every pallet of shipment with your detail info, telephone, address etc.
PACKAGE DIMENSION LIMITS
. Maximum weight of the package can be up to 70 kg
. A package can be up to 419 cm with length and girth combined
. Maximum length of the parcel can be 270 cm
. Packages exceeding specified dimensions are subjected to additional pricing.
You can track a mobile shipment by making use of the following options.
TRACK BY NUMBER
A customer can track his or her UPS shipment using UPS Tracking- Track by Number option. As soon as a customer makes use of UPS to send across a delivery to a destination he or she will be given a tracking number (a number each for how many ever deliveries the customer makes, provided they are small). The customer can simply enter the tracking number in the required space and then see the description of their shipment and its status. In the case of Multiple shipments, he or she can list up to 25 tracking number or InfoNotice numbers at the same time and track these shipments simultaneously.
TRACK BY REFERENCE
A customer can track his or her UPS shipment using UPS Tracking- Track by Reference option. He or she can choose what type of shipment they opted for, Package, Freight, or Mail Innovations and then enter the shipment reference. Then, the customer has to choose the date range (the estimated time of the shipment to the time of its delivery according to its reference) and enter the same. Then the customer has to enter his or her Shipper Account followed by the destination of the shipment delivery (customer has to choose a country). The last thing to do is enter the destination postal code.
TRACK BY EMAIL
A customer can track his or her UPS shipment using UPS Tracking- Track by Email option. When a customer creates an account on UPS, he or she will be required to provide their email information. This way, tracking shipments on UPS is simple. A customer can send the UPS tracking number to firstname.lastname@example.org and get the response required about the details of their shipment on the move. In the case of multiple shipments, the customer has to enter the individual tracking numbers in the body of their email and get the details accordingly. They can track up to 25 small package shipments at the same time. The UPS Track by Email option is not available for Freight shipment.
A customer can also import tracking numbers on UPS provided he or she has an account on the official United Parcel Services website. The customer can also go to the UPS tracking options and select the SMS tracking option. The customer has to select the Notify me with Updates option and track their shipment easily on just their smartphones. The customer has to confirm the above-mentioned options and he or she will start getting SMS messages related to their shipment status and details while it is on the move. The customer has to message the tracking keyword and the tracking number to his or her country SMS number and get notified with their shipment details using UPS Tracking.