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Parcel Shipping Resources

Practical Tools and Tips for Business Parcel Shippers

3PL Services Small Package Shipping

Why To Use a 3PL for Small Package Shipping

Partnering with a 3PL can ensure small package shipping at discounted prices plus guidance from logistics experts.

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Adding LTL To Your Toolkit

Add LTL Freight to Your Shipping Toolkit

As a parcel shipper, it sometimes makes sense to shift to LTL freight. Read our guide to see if it’s right for you.

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Your E-Commerce Shipping Deserves Worldwide Express

E-commerce Shipping Deserves Worldwide Express

E-commerce isn’t just a website. Check out how technology and shipping work together and what we do to support you.

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Is shipping insurance worth it?

Is shipping insurance worth it?

Find out what insurance covers, how it’s different from a carrier’s limits of liability and get tips on minimizing risks.

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UPS SurePost vs Ground

UPS SurePost vs. UPS Ground

Between UPS SurePost® and UPS® Ground, find out which is right for your company’s lightweight residential packages.

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5 Parcel Shipping Trends for 2022

5 Parcel Shipping Trends for 2022

Parcel shipping trends from 2021 are back in 2022. Get the latest on those trends and learn how to navigate them.

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What A Package Delayed In Transit Means

Why was my package delayed in transit?

We answer this, plus give you a look at reasons for package delay, and how to prevent it and cope when it does occur.

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Prepare With Holiday Shipping Tips

Be Prepared for Peak Shipping Season

We answer our customers’ top questions about the busiest shipping season of the year.

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How to Do Reverse Logistics

How To Do Reverse Logistics

Learn what constitutes a successful reverse logistics program, how it can benefit you and how to get started.

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Verify Package Delivery Through Signature Requirements

How To Verify Parcel Delivery Through Signatures

Here’s an overview of the different signed and unsigned UPS® delivery verification options and how to pick the right one.

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7 Tips to Beat Holiday Shipping Delays

Ways To Get Ahead of Holiday Parcel Shipping Delays

Delays are inevitable, but frustration doesn’t have to be with our tips on how to plan for the holiday shipping season.

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Common UPS Shipping Fees and Surcharges

Common UPS Shipping Fees and Surcharges

Learning about common UPS® shipping fees and value-add services helps shippers prepare small packages for the journey.

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How To Ship Oversized UPS Packages

How To Ship Oversized UPS Packages

Shipping an oversized package through UPS® doesn’t have to break the bank. Learn to do it easily and economically.

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Overnight Package Shipping

Use UPS Overnight Shipping and Rest With Ease

Gain a competitive edge with next-day delivery for your packages. See how UPS and Worldwide Express can help.

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UPS Hundredweight Service Bulk Shipping Solutions

UPS Hundredweight Service: A Multi-Parcel Solution

Sometimes less really is more. See if consolidating your small packages into a multi-piece shipment can save you money.

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Grow Business With eCommerce Subscription

Get an “A” in E-commerce Subscription Services

A strong e-commerce subscription service can work wonders. Learn the benefits of this service and how to set one up.

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Give Eco-Friendly Packaging a Go

Give Eco-Friendly Packaging a Go

Think eco-friendly packaging is a fad? Learn why it’s here to stay and how it’s smart for the earth and your company.

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Parcel Guide for Packing Fragile Items

Take Uncertainty Out of Shipping Fragile Packages

If you tend to cross your fingers when shipping fragile items, it’s time to learn more about packaging best practices.

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Build Customer Loyalty With Parcel Shipping Best Practices

Build Brand Loyalty Through Parcel Shipping

Deliveries can be the end of a transaction or start of a relationship. Learn to build brand loyalty through shipping.

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Parcel Shipping Cost-Saving Tips

A Look at Parcel Shipping Cost-Saving Adjustments

Who has time to look for shipping cost savings when things are moving so fast? Answer: We do. (It’s our job!)

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UPS Parcel Fuel Surcharges Explained

What To Know About UPS Parcel Fuel Surcharges

Nobody likes fuel fees, but you may be able to prepare for them with some additional knowledge on how they work.

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Holiday Shipping e-Guide Parcel

Your Guide to Holiday Shipping: Parcel Edition

With proper planning, small and mid-sized businesses can enjoy a successful and hassle-free holiday shipping season.

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Guide for Ship-Shape Parcel Packaging

Guide for Ship-Shape Parcel Packaging

Smarter packaging leads to safer small package shipping and lower costs. Use our e-guide to become a parcel pro.

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Best Practices For Parcel Returns

Best Practices for Parcel Returns

Gain insight on how to create an effective parcel returns policy that will attract and retain online shoppers.

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State of the Industry

How 2020 Parcel Trends Will Impact 2021

Looking at the big parcel shipping trends of 2020, there are five keys to stronger outbound operations in 2021.

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UPS Pickup Type Quiz

Take the Quiz: Selecting the Right UPS Pickup Type

Take our quiz to match the perfect UPS parcel pickup for your shipping needs.

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4 Packaging Mistakes You Could Be Making

4 Packaging Mistakes You Could Be Making

Don’t let packaging slow down productivity. Save time and ship like a pro with these tips.

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Small Package Shipping Rates

6 Ways to Cut Small Package Shipping Rates

These practical tips can help prevent some common fees — and help keep your shipping rates under control.

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Being Certain in Uncertain Times

Being Certain in Uncertain Times

How a 3PL can help navigate the pandemic's impact on e-commerce and residential shipping for businesses.

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Dimensional Weight

Dimensional weight: What is it? Why does it matter?

We've put together an FAQ to make sure your business is never dim about the importance of DIM (dimensional weight).

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