UPS is short for United Parcel Service America, Inc. and is an American international package delivery service. Today it operates in more than 220 countries/ territories world-wide delivering more than 15 million packages a day. UPS has very distinct delivery cars that are well known to its customers. Due to the UPS cars, the company is sometimes also nicknamed “Brown.”
If you want to get UPS rates via an API, you can take advantage of the Shippo API which provides a direct integration to UPS. You'll be able to get rates, buy labels and track packages programmatically. Addition information about getting UPS shipping quotes via API is available in our developer center.
If you're looking for a web-based dashboard to get UPS quotes, you can use the Shippo dashboard to easily view UPS rates on a per package basis.
Shippo is a UPS Ready certified company. When you use Shippo to compare the rates of different shipping providers, UPS is one of the providers in our database. With Shippo you no longer have to compare prices manually and ask for different quotes from different companies. Shippo takes away the hassle of comparing shipping providers. We don’t only compare cost but also the delivery time, which gives you the best value choice for your individual needs. We compare the rates of all shipping providers out there, not only the big player, and find the best route for you. You don’t have to be a logistics expert to find the best choice for your package. Just fill out our simple form to see your choices.
UPS was founded in 1907 by James Casey in Seattle and went public in 1999. UPS’s primary business is international package and document delivery. UPS operates in the segments of US domestic package, International package & Supply chain & freight.
Domestically, UPS competes with USPS, FedEx and regional delivery services, such as OnTrac, Eastern Connection and Lone Star Overnight. International competition include Canada Post, Purilator, DHL Express, Deutsche Post and Royal Mail, among others.
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