Ups is one of the largest delivery company in the world. The company provides movement management on goods and services like raw materials and inventory of products. As of late, the number of countries covered with their services amounts up to 220. The company’s services also extend to intermediary delivery options.
Then as a client (customer) the services rendered to you through the mobile and desktop apps are not limited. You can brand your own shipments, track your shipments and export them all through the app.
Furthermore, leaving your home or convenience to visit an office as a means to gather information about your goods is totally unnecessary. Once you visit the ups platform, you can create your reports or use the planning and accounting systems all in real-time.
Basic Operations of Ups
The company carries out three (3) basic operations: domestic, international, and supply chain & freight.
Domestic operations: is a package delivery option that includes the delivery of packages, documents, and/or letters within a specified period. All within the domestic area of the United States of America
International operations: is a package delivery option for more than 220 countries worldwide. These shipments are sent from outside the domestic area (United States) to anywhere in the world or from the US to any other country.
Supply chain and freight operations: includes delivering from manufacturer to the final consumer and designing/planning your companies supply chains, orders, and inventory operations. This service runs for more than 175 countries with other aspects like Ups Store and Capital.
Most e-Commerce sites (Etsy, eBay, and Amazon) incorporate options for sellers to ship orders through UPS or WorldShip desktop app. Ups.com also provides users with multiple payment options, shipment/order history, and tracking updates.
Other Tools on Ups.Com
Quantum View: for shipments management, tracking, volume planning, managing shipping costs (third party) and incoming shipments notification.
Paperless solutions: allows for use of Paperless Invoice to upload shipping documents. Necessary for electronic transmission of the commercial invoice or packing list during international shipping.
My Choice: allows users mostly receivers to specify delivery timing instructions for their packages through the mobile websites, applications or through Facebook.
Mobile: includes the use of mobile applications and Website to track, ship, find locations, manage My Choice shipments and receive notifications.
TradeAbility: help customers manage the movement of goods internationally without leaving their own location.
Billing Centre: allows customers to view, manage, and download their invoices, billing and payment processes.
Other Ups Companies and Services
- The UPS Store
- Air Cargo
- Customized Solutions
- Express Critical
- Mail Innovations
- Supply Chain Solutions
With a revenue of $51 billion in 2016 alone, Ups is your best choice in shipping and delivery of goods and services. As a tool, Ups will help your business grow by providing quality delivery options for both you and your clients.