UPS Canada is positioned to deliver your holiday shipments on time
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) If you are a business owner, an enterprise, an online shopper, or are scrambling to get your holiday orders delivered for Christmas, UPS is ready to help.
Many carriers are experiencing backlogs due to a surge in holiday packages from recent labour disruptions at Canada Post and have suspended pickups and no longer guaranteeing delivery by Christmas. UPS Canada is prepared to pick up additional packages from any business that is experiencing the last minute holiday crunch. For casual shippers, the UPS Access Point® Network is ready to serve small businesses and consumers across the country. With over 1,200 locations across Canada, this is a convenient and simple solution to pick up and drop off pre-labeled UPS shipments at a rate that offers in-province, next-day delivery, for as low as $9.02.
Using the UPS My Choice® service, online shoppers can send their packages directly to a nearby UPS Access Point location if they will not be home to accept the delivery.
"UPS Access Point locations are situated in convenient places with evening and weekend hours to fit the busy Canadian lifestyle," said Nicolas Dorget, director, strategic alliances, UPS Canada. "We are ready for additional volume, and the UPS Access Point Network is robust and prepared to serve Canadians."
Consumers and businesses across the country use the UPS Access Point Network to ensure smooth delivery and maintain their customer service standards. "The UPS Access Point Network has benefitted our customers who need flexible solutions to pick up their packages when they are not at home," adds Dorget.
The UPS Access Point Network provides an easy solution during this critical time when routines may be disrupted and consumers are uncertain about the status of potential orders. A new simplified shipping tool is available at ups.com/readynow. The tool helps process shipments and locate a nearby UPS Access Point location to drop off packages. UPS notifies the consumer when the package is at the location and ready for pickup. The alert includes the location's address and hours.
The holiday season is when our customers need us the most and UPS is here to ensure everyone has a very Merry Christmas. For direct access, visit our shipping page or call 1-800-PICK-UPS®.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at ups.com or pressroom.ups.com and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, follow @UPS_Canada on Twitter.
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