Introducing UPS for Shopify Shipping
by Louis Kearns Updates Nov 16, 2017 2 minute read Leave a comment Email Pinterest Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Your customers expect fast, affordable shipping with guaranteed delivery dates. Now with UPS as an option in Shopify Shipping, U.S.-based Shopify merchants can offer a best-in-class delivery experience, just like enterprise retailers.
With UPS and Shopify Shipping, you’ll get competitive rates of up to 52% off list rates, just in time for the holiday season. No matter how big or small your business is, you can now access UPS’ guaranteed delivery date shipping options at industry-leading rates.
There are three major perks for you.
UPS offers Shopify merchants exclusive discounted rates, especially for heavier packages.Shopify will cover any peak surcharges on UPS Ground shipments during the holidays.If you need a hand with your shipping strategy, we’re here to help. You can call us with any Black Friday Cyber Monday questions about shipping or anything else at 833-BFCM-WIN (833-232-6946).
With this integration, you can easily offer your customers more choice, at more affordable rates, with the world’s largest package delivery company. That means happier customers and more sales for you.
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If you’re a U.S. merchant, this all comes standard as part of all Shopify plans. To get started with UPS in Shopify Shipping visit the orders page and:
Activate UPS as an option by accepting the terms and conditionsBuy a UPS shipping label, or choose multiple orders to buy UPS labels in bulkDrop off packages at one of 8,800 UPS locations and 39,000 drop boxes
Start shipping with UPS
Guaranteed delivery, great rates
Now with UPS, you can offer guaranteed delivery for next day, two day, and even three day domestic shipments with UPS’ different service options.
You also now have multiple options for international carriers in Shopify Shipping. With UPS, you can choose guaranteed international delivery by using UPS Standard to Canada or UPS Worldwide Express. On top of that, all of these UPS services are available directly from Shopify. Regardless of where in the world you ship to, know your package will arrive on time.
And if you’re shipping anything heavy, UPS will be the most affordable shipping option for you.
All your shipping, in one place
With UPS now built into Shopify Shipping, having more shipping options doesn’t mean more work for you. You have the luxury of choice: more carriers and more delivery speeds to better serve your customers.
You can buy and print your shipping labels in Shopify, and manage fulfillment in one place regardless of which shipping service or speed you choose. You can even connect systems to compatible third party logistics providers.
If you decide to offer customer-facing UPS shipping options, they’ll also be able to select from UPS’s variety of shipping services and rates based on when they need their order to arrive, and how much they want to pay.
Need help? Give us a call
Between now and Black Friday Cyber Monday, you can call us with any questions you have about the UPS option in Shopify Shipping (1-833-BFCM-WIN). We’re here to help you figure out your UPS shipping strategy, and we’re ready with tips for winning in shipping this BFCM.
Get started with UPS today
If you’re a U.S. merchant who wants to offer guaranteed delivery dates at competitive, discounted rates, you can activate UPS as a shipping option with one-click acceptance of the terms and conditions in Shopify Shipping.
You can then create and print UPS shipping labels for domestic and international orders, and drop off packages at any one of UPS’ 8,800 locations or 39,000 drop boxes. If you’d like to pass on UPS savings to your customers, you can add UPS rates to your checkout.
Start shipping with UPS
We’re working to make easy, affordable international shipping available to more merchants in the future, so stay tuned for additional updates, and please feel free to share your feedback with us in the comments section.
About the author
Louis Kearns leads the Shipping team at Shopify, equipping merchants with approachable tools to meet customers’ rising demand for fast, affordable delivery.