Package shipment with UPS

Interesting Facts about UPS

  • The company UPS belongs to the biggest package services in the world, with more than 435,000 employees worldwide and headquarters in Atlanta (USA). In 2016, the company achieved a commercial turnover of 61 billion USD.
  • Typical for the United Parcel Service are its instantly recognisable delivery trucks in the company’s “Pullman Brown” colour. Less well-known is the fact that United Parcel Service first painted its delivery trucks in different colours in order to demonstrate that it owned more than one truck.
  • UPS is very concerned with protecting the environment. As early as the 1930s, electric cars were used in New York City. In addition, the company emphasized the importance of using water sparingly when cleaning its famous brown delivery trucks.
  • UPS offers reliable services for national and international shipping with three different types of express service, depending on day and time, collection at your door – delivery on the desired day until 9:00 o’clock, 10:30, or normally until 12:00 o’clock or until the end of the day.


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Due to our cooperation with package service providers worldwide, you will always find an offer exactly matching your needs.

Comfortable collection

Package delivery the way you expect it: With a comfortable collection at your doorstep. Whenever and wherever you want.

Fast delivery

Logistics made just for you. Thanks to a variety of package service providers, we make global express delivery possible. Reliable, fast and secure.

UPS at a Glance


UPS employs 435,000  employees.

Company headquarters

UPS’ headquarters are in Atlanta (Georgia/USA).

Turnover 2016

In 2016, United Parcel Service made around 61 billion USD in revenue.


UPS’ CEO is David Abney. He began his career at UPS as a package delivery agent in 1974.

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The Foundation of UPS

UPS was founded in 1907 by the 19-year-old James E. Casey with a starting capital of 100 USD and under the name American Messenger Company.
It was not until the company’s expansion from Seattle to Oakland (California) in 1918, that the name was changed to United Parcel Service.


Today, UPS belongs to the largest express and package shipment services in the world, and is a leading global provider of specialised transport and logistics services in more than 200 countries and regions.

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Do you have questions on shipping with UPS?

Are customs fees applied?

With international package shipments, the recipient must pay customs fees before the package is released. The amount of customs fees varies from country to country.


Do I need documents when I ship my package internationally?

All packages, large or small, that are shipped internationally need a customs declaration describing their contents.

Always make your statements in English.

What value of the package do I have to indicate ?

The value provided should correspond to the value of the package’s contents. You should be able to prove the value of your goods at any time via a receipt or an invoice.


Do I have to describe the contents of my package?

The more exact your description is, the less likely it is that your package will be opened during customs processing.

Avoid general terms such as clothing or auto parts !

When dealing with multiple objects, always describe the contents of your package individually.

Always provide descriptions of contents in English.

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