ShipStation Users Can Now Save up to 77% on UPS® Ground Shipping

Published on March 27, 2024
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ShipStation is proud to announce that you can now enjoy savings of up to 77%* off UPS® Ground shipping when you open a UPS from ShipStation account! While other carriers are increasing their rates, UPS is offering deeper discounts on its popular UPS Ground® service. These rates are available to ShipStation users shipping in the United States. 

Benefits of UPS® Ground Shipping

Whether you’re shipping a small packet or a large package across town or across the country, UPS® Ground service offers the flexibility to make shipping more affordable. In addition to these savings of up to 77%, you can also make final delivery to 90% of the U.S. population in 3 days or less. With free tracking, UPS® Ground service delivers in 1–5 business days.

How UPS Simplifies Shipping

Thanks to its network of hubs, stores, fleet of vehicles, and delivery access points, UPS makes parcel dropoff and delivery secure and simple. Regardless of where your business is located or where your customers are, UPS can receive and hand off the package. 

  • Residential delivery to more than 100 metro areas across the U.S. on Saturday at no additional cost for select Ground Packages.**
  • 4,800+ The UPS Store® locations in the U.S.
  • 38,000+ UPS® Drop Box locations nationwide for flexible drop-offs at anytime, 24/7
  • 22,000+ UPS Access Points®, including CVS, Michaels, and Advanced Auto Parts

How UPS Makes Shipping More Affordable

With UPS’s wide range of options, you can save on shipping services your business needs. From reliable ground services to express air options, you can find the right shipping service for any shipment. In addition to saving 77% off UPS® Ground service, up to 73% for UPS 2nd Day Air® service, up to 72% for UPS Next Day Air® service, and up to 82% off on international services.

How to Access UPS Ground® Discounts

In order to access these UPS discounts in ShipStation, you must use ShipStation Carrier Services and be using UPS from ShipStation. When generating labels, enter the weights, dimensions, and correct shipping addresses. These criteria help produce the best rate. Packing contents into the smallest available boxes keeps rates as low as possible. The rate you see when you create the label is what you pay. Label fees for UPS, as well as other carriers, are deducted from your single account balance attached to your ShipStation Carrier Services account. 

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How UPS & ShipStation Work Together to Help Merchants

Thanks to our close partnership, you can access these discounts from UPS from ShipStation the moment you create a ShipStation account. These rates already include the fuel surcharge and residential surcharge for all international and domestic services and delivery area surcharges for domestic services. 

Access the following services with UPS from ShipStation: 

UPS Domestic Services

  • UPS® Ground
  • UPS 3 Day Select®
  • UPS Next Day Air®
  • UPS Next Day Air Saver®
  • UPS Next Day Air® Early
  • UPS 2nd Day Air®
  • UPS 2nd Day Air AM®

UPS International Services

  • UPS® Standard
  • UPS Worldwide Express®
  • UPS Worldwide Express Plus®
  • UPS Worldwide Expedited®
  • UPS Worldwide Saver®

Why Merchants Choose ShipStation 

ShipStation simplifies shipping because it gives instant access to discounted shipping rates, lets you import orders from over 100 selling channels, and makes the whole fulfillment process simple thanks to easy-to-configure shipping automations. Once your orders ship out, ShipStation sends customizable shipping confirmation updates to both the customer and selling channel. Customers can also check the status of their order from our branded tracking page.

To find out how you can start saving on UPS® Ground service and make shipping a whole lot easier, sign up for a free ShipStation trial now.

**Discounts off UPS daily rates. Rates are limited to shipping from the U.S. only. Rates and any applicable discounts are subject to change at any time without notice. 

**UPS from ShipStation includes any applicable residential surcharges in the rate we provide upon label generation

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James Messer

James Messer is a copywriter specializing in shipping, logistics, and ecommerce.

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