United Parcel Service is a courier and cargo company which was founded in 1907 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Now the UPS is having its headquarters in Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA. Main products of the UPS are Freight Forwarding Services, Courier Express Services and Logistics services. Key people in the UPS are Scott Davis, Kurt Kuehn and David Abney.
UPS have many subsidiaries which are UPS Capital, The UPS Store, UPS Airlines, UPS Supply Chain SOlutions, UPS Freight, UPS Mail Innovations, UPS Express Critical, UPS Professional Solutions, UPS logistics etc. In 2009, United Parcel Service was having more than 0.4 million employees.
Official website of the United Parcel Service is www.ups.com.
If you have availed the courier, cargo or parcel service through UPS, you may be interested in tracking your consignment status via UPS Tracking Online Tool.
Below we have given various pages useful for you to track your UPS consignment through your consignment tracking number at UPS website.
In the UPS Tracking page, you can track upto 25 consignment / infonotice by entering one consignment per line. You can also go for UPS tracking via Email / Track by Reference, Import tracking numbers etc.
Online Tool for UPS Tracking: http://wwwapps.ups.com/WebTracking/OnlineTool
UPS Shipment Reference: A shipment reference is an identifier that you define by completing the “reference” fields during the shipping process. This reference could be a purchase order (PO) number, a customer number, a company name, a Bill of Lading number, or a phrase that identifies that shipment — such as “10 crates” or “gift for Mom.” Shipment references can be any combination of letters and numbers up to 35 characters.
What is a Tracking Number?
Tracking numbers are used by UPS to identify and trace shipments as they move through the UPS system to their destination. UPS automatically assigns a tracking number to your shipment.
UPS tracking numbers appear in the following formats:
UPS will also track the following types of tracking numbers, which contain from seven to 20 characters:
UPS Service Notice: A notice given on first delivery attempt in select countries
Delivery Order/Sub-PRO Number: Less-Than-Truckload (LTL)/and Truckload (TL) child shipment tracking numbers
UPS InfoNotice: A bar-coded notice, which includes a 12-digit reference number, given on first delivery attempt in select countries
House Air Waybill: Used for air freight movement
PRO Number: Used for surface freight movement
House Bill of Lading: Used for ocean freight movement