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Fast and Flexible: Know Your UPS Delivery Options

Did you know that Worldwide Express is the nation’s largest non-retail Authorized Reseller of UPS shipping services? It’s true! There’s not another 3PL out there that can match the comprehensiveness of our UPS offering and institutional knowledge. The direct beneficiaries of that scope and scale are small and mid-sized businesses looking for the ultimate flexibility for their parcel shipping. Sound like anyone you know?

When you ship with Worldwide Express, you have an incredible range of cost-effective UPS delivery options at your fingertips. Regardless of what your UPS shipment is, where it needs to go, and how quickly it needs to get there, we have the perfect option to help make it happen.

In this post, we’ll explore the ins and outs of each UPS delivery type so you can make the most informed parcel shipping decision possible. Here are the UPS delivery options you have available to you through Worldwide Express:

One Business Day

UPS Next Day Air® Early gives you guaranteed early morning delivery for time-critical shipments, and is ideal for shipments that must arrive at the start of the next business day

  • Guaranteed delivery by 8 a.m. to major cities and by 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. to most cities, with Saturday delivery to some locations as early as 9 a.m.
  • Available to major cities in the 48 contiguous states, plus select cities in Alaska and Hawaii

UPS Next Day Air® offers guaranteed overnight service for time-sensitive shipments. We recommend this option for shipments that must arrive earlier in the business day.

  • Guaranteed delivery by 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m. or the end of the day, depending on the destination, with delivery by 12 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays
  • Available in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with some limitations in Alaska and Hawaii

UPS Next Day Air Saver® provides guaranteed next-day service with afternoon delivery. It's the most cost-effective service available for next-day shipments.

  • Guaranteed delivery by 3 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. to most commercial destinations where UPS Next Day Air delivery is committed by 10:30 a.m. or 12 p.m., respectively
  • Available in the 48 contiguous states and limited addresses in Alaska and Hawaii

Two Business Days

UPS 2nd Day Air® A.M. offers guaranteed early morning delivery for second business day shipments, although it is not available for residential destinations. This option is recommended for shipments that must arrive early on the second business day.

  • Guaranteed delivery by 10:30 a.m. or 12 p.m. to most commercial destinations
  • Available in the 48 contiguous states and limited addresses in Alaska and Hawaii

UPS 2nd Day Air® provides guaranteed service for second business day shipments, but is not available for residential delivery. Choose it when you have shipments that have the flexibility to arrive any time during the second business day.

  • Guaranteed delivery by the end of the day, including Saturday delivery for shipments picked up on Thursday
  • Available in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with additional transit time in some parts of Alaska and Hawaii

One to Five Business Days

UPS 3 Day Select® offers cost-effective guaranteed service for your less time-sensitive shipments.

  • Guaranteed delivery by the end of the third business day, including Saturday
  • Available in the 48 contiguous states

UPS® Ground provides the most cost-effective guaranteed service, with day-definite delivery in one to five business days. It's a dependable and economical choice for all of your routine, less urgent shipments.

  • Day-definite delivery within one to five business days, including Saturday
  • Available in all 50 states and Puerto Rico

As you can see, we know UPS. And now you do, too! Your local Worldwide Express expert is ready to help you with any need and any speed for your UPS shipping. Fast and flexible: that’s how we do it at Worldwide Express.

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*UPS Disclaimer: Offers and UPS® services through WWEX are available to new UPS customers only.