UPS® Weight Limits and When To Consider LTL Freight for Oversized Packages
Using UPS® for your package shipping is a great way to save money and increase efficiency for your small-to-medium-sized business. However, small package shippers need to be aware of UPS weight limit and size restrictions, otherwise they may be assessed hefty fees on top of their rates. One way to avoid these fees is to leverage less-than-truckload (LTL) freight options.
UPS Shipping Weight Limit and Size Restrictions Explained
In our guide, UPS Weight Limits and When To Consider LTL Freight, we cover everything you need to know about UPS oversized package restrictions, along with information on the benefits of using freight shipping for cost savings. Topics we cover include:
- UPS weight and size requirements for small packages
- How to properly measure your packages
- Fees and penalties assessed for oversized packages
- When LTL can save you money on oversized package shipping
A 3PL Can Help With an Oversized Package Strategy
Our guide also provides information on the benefits of working with a third party logistics (3PL) partner like Worldwide Express (WWEX). Not only can WWEX assist shippers with package size and weight restrictions , but a 3PL can develop an LTL shipping strategy to offset costs.
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