You can use these UPS additional services with your own UPS contract.


In this article you will learn which UPS additional services we have integrated into shipcloud for use via our own carrier account.

You can find out which plug-ins or platforms have also already implemented these additional services by asking your plug-in developer or platform.

In this article 👇

  1. UPS Access Point Notification

  2. UPS Adult Signature Required

  3. UPS Carbon Neutral

  4. UPS Declared Value

  5. UPS Direct Delivery Only

  6. UPS Express Saturday Delivery

  7. UPS Cash on Delivery (C.O.D.)

  8. UPS Signature Required


UPS Access Point Notification (Delivery Notification)

This additional service notifies the recipient at the time of delivery to a UPS Access Point, or shortly thereafter, that the package has been delivered there and is ready for pickup. The following requirements apply:

  • Can only be booked in combination with the delivery option "Access Point Delivery"

➡️ You can book this service via API request.

UPS Adult Signature Required

With this additional service, the signature of a person of legal age is required for delivery. This way you can prevent certain goods from being delivered to minors. The following requirements apply:

  • Can only be booked with own UPS contract

➡️ You can book this service via API request.

UPS Carbon Neutral

With this additional service, you can send your shipments climate-neutrally. UPS purchases carbon offsets to compensate for the carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions generated by shipping your parcel. For more information, visit the UPS website. The following requirements apply:

  • Can only be booked with own UPS contract

  • Can be booked in combination with all UPS shipping methods

➡️ You can book this service via API request.

UPS Declared Value

This additional service allows you to insure your UPS packages for loss and damage beyond the standard liability limit of 510 EUR. The following requirements apply:

  • Can only be booked with own UPS contract

➡️ You can book this service via API request.

UPS Direct Delivery Only

With this additional service, your parcel will only be delivered to the recipient address specified on the shipping label. Packages with this delivery option cannot be rerouted or delivered to alternate addresses. The following requirements apply:

  • Can only be booked with own UPS contract

  • Can be booked in combination with all UPS shipping methods

➡️ You can book this service via API request.

UPS Express Saturday Delivery

With this additional service, UPS will deliver your time-sensitive UPS Express packages by noon on Saturday. The following requirements apply:

  • Can only be booked with own UPS contract

  • Can be booked in combination with all UPS Express (one_day_early)

➡️ You can book this service via API request.

UPS Cash on Delivery (C.O.D.)

With this additional service, UPS attempts to collect payment for your goods from the customer upon delivery. The following requirements apply:

  • Can only be booked with own UPS contract

  • Only by cash collection from the recipient

  • Can be used for shipments within the EU and to Switzerland

➡️ You can book this service via API request.

UPS Signature Required

With this additional service, a recipient signature is always required for delivery. The following requirements apply:

  • Can only be booked with own UPS contract

  • Can be booked in combination with all UPS shipping methods

➡️ You can book this service via API request.

📌 Please note that you may incur additional costs when booking additional services. Contact your UPS Account Manager directly for more information.


Any further questions? We're happy to help.


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UPS: overview of the connection with shipcloud

UPS: shipping by using your own business rates

UPS: shipping to a non-EU country

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