United Parcel Service (UPS) is the world’s largest courier delivery, and global logistics company with its headquarters in Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA.
It is the world’s leading provider of specialized transportation, logistics, capital, and e-commerce services. With offices in over 220 countries and territories around the world, UPS delivers more than 15 million packages to 7.1 million customers daily.
Founded in 1907, with over a century of experience in the business, UPS has grown into a multi billion dollar corporation by focusing on delivering top class package delivery and logistics services to its customers.
In Nigeria, it was established in 1979 as International Messengers Ltd. It was later incorporated as UPS in the early 1990s. UPS Nigeria operates in over 150 offices across the country, with over 500 staffs and 60 contractors.
UPS NIGERIA SERVICES
Send a package across to a friend, relative or business associate anywhere within the country. It normally takes a day or 2 for a package to get to its destination.
Take advantage of UPS outbound( international) services to send a package to contacts and associates overseas with ease. Track your package until it gets to its destination with UPS tracking services. Outbound package delivery normally takes 3 to 4 days to get to its destination.
UPS TERMS OF SERVICE, REQUIREMENTS & PROHIBITED ITEMS
There are various terms and conditions set out by UPS which apply to the carriage of packages and also explains what the consequences are of the shipper presenting packages which do not meet their requirements. Which include,
• Packages must not weigh more than 31.5 kilograms (or 70 lbs) or 70 kilograms (or 150 lbs) (depending on the country where the shipment is presented to UPS for carriage and the country of destination, as specified in the Guides) or exceed 270 centimeters (or 108 inches) in length or a total of 419 centimetres (or 165 inches) in length and girth combined.
• The value of any package may not exceed the local currency equivalent of USD 50,000. In addition the value of any jewellery and watches, other than costume jewellery or costume watches, in a package shall not exceed the local currency equivalent of USD 500.
• Packages must not contain any of the prohibited articles listed in the Guides including (but not limited to) articles of unusual value (such as works of art, antiques, precious stones, stamps, unique items, gold or silver), money or negotiable instruments (such as cheques, bills of exchange, bonds, savings books, pre-paid credit cards, share certificates or other securities), firearms and dangerous goods.
• Packages must not contain goods which might endanger human or animal life or any means of transportation, or which might otherwise taint or damage other goods being transported by UPS, or the carriage, export or import of which is prohibited by law.
Address: United Parcel Service Nigeria LTD
Plot 16, Oworonski expressway, Gbagada Industrial Estate, Lagos, Nigeria.
For a list of all other UPS offices across Nigeria check here ( https://www.ups.com/content/corp/worldwide/africa/nigeria.html).
UPS NIGERIA SHIPPING RATES
UPS shipping rates are determined by a shipment’s service level, zone number, weight, content, and specific additional charges. It would be given a tracking number upon registration for real time information of your shipments.
To get an estimate of your shipping cost for inbound and outbound package delivery, use the rate finder tool here