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Lanham E-Ship Supports UPS SurePost

By Sharon Rozeboom, UPS Product Manager, Lanham Associates

 

SurePost Sample Label

UPS SurePost®, a contractual USPS service for non-urgent residential package delivery, is now supported by Lanham’s E-Ship.

While this service is not the answer for shipping every package, it is a compelling option and can provide significant shipping savings over traditional ground services. Keep reading to see if it is right for your shipping needs.

What is UPS SurePost?

UPS SurePost is a contract service for non-urgent residential packages ranging in weight from 1 ounce to 70 pounds. The service combines the consistency and reliability of the UPS Ground network with final delivery provided by the U.S. Postal Service.

UPS SurePost Service Details

  • Parcels may be shipped only from the 48 contiguous United States.
  • Valid destinations are residential consignees in any US State (50), US Territory, Puerto Rico, PO Boxes, and APO/FPO/DPO addresses.
  • Each shipment must be a single-piece forward shipment.
  • Customer-supplied packaging type
  • Four UPS SurePost services are available:
    • SurePost Less than 1 lb
      • 1 oz to 15.99 oz
      • a combined length and girth less than or equal to 130 inches
      • a Sub-classification value if the UPS SurePost shipper’s contract requires it
    • SurePost 1 lb or Greater
      • 1 lb to 70 lb
      • a combined length and girth less than or equal to 130 inches
    • SurePost Bound Printed Matter
      • 1 lb to 15 lb
      • a combined length and girth less than or equal to 108 inches
    • SurePost Media
      • 1 lb to 70 lb
      • a combined length and girth less than or equal to 108 inches
  • A USPS Endorsement value is required for USPS-delivery shipments.
    • Default is “Carrier – Leave if No Response” for UPS SurePost 1 lb or Greater, UPS SurePost® BPM, and UPS SurePost Media.
    • Default is “Return Service Request” for UPS SurePost Less than 1 lb.
  • The Bill-To party must be the Shipper.
  • Declared Value is not allowed.
  • Service Options not allowed:
    • COD
    • Signature Required, Adult Signature Required
    • Return Service
    • Hazardous Materials
  • UPS SurePost rates returned will be the negotiated rates per shipping account.

UPS SurePost is available in Lanham E-Ship versions SE0.60.09 and newer.

For more information about UPS SurePost, contact your UPS representative or your Lanham reselling partner.

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