Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Small Parcel Shipping Explained: Comparison of UPS and FedEx Services

Despite how UPS and FedEx brand their services, they are basically similar. Below is an explanation of how the services correspond between the two providers.

Overnight Services:

FedEx First Overnight = UPS Next Day Air Early AM

FedEx Priority Overnight = UPS Next Day Air

FedEx Standard Overnight = UPS Next Day Air Saver

2-Day Services:

FedEx 2 Day = UPS 2nd Day Air AM & UPS 2nd Day Air

3-Day Services

FedEx Express Saver = UPS 3 Day Select

Ground Services:

FedEx Ground = UPS Ground

FedEx Home Delivery = UPS Ground

FedEx SmartPost = UPS Basic

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