UPS And Square Collaborate To Offer New Integrated Shipping Solution To Small- And Medium-Sized Businesses

US 01/29/20

Atlanta

  • Suite of UPS services embedded within Square Online Store help businesses work more efficiently by fulfilling e-commerce orders and easily managing shipping in one place
  • Square Online Store businesses can enjoy special UPS shipping rates at attractive discounts off daily rates
  • Collaboration continues UPS’s rollout of the company’s Digital Access Program

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today unveiled a new collaboration with Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) that offers turnkey UPS® shipping options integrated into the Square Online Store, a service that allows small and medium sized sellers to grow their business with a professional e-commerce website and integrated tools.

This solution provides Square’s e-commerce customers with UPS shipping connectivity, a welcome addition to the San Francisco-based company’s suite of services that empower businesses with everything from payment solutions to accessing financing. This collaboration allows small- and medium-sized businesses to easily utilize the same shipping services offered by the industry’s largest players. What’s more, Square’s customers can receive attractive discounts of up to 55 percent off UPS’s daily rates, including various waived surcharges.

“UPS understands that making shipping seamless for small businesses is an essential ingredient to success and to growth,” said Kevin Warren, UPS’s Chief Marketing Officer. “This collaboration gives Square’s customers simple and affordable access to UPS’s top-tier shipping services within the same familiar platform they’re already using.”

"Square Online Store makes it easy for sellers of all sizes to be successful selling online,” said David Rusenko, general manager of e-commerce at Square. “As a result of this collaboration, we're excited to offer our online sellers access to fast, affordable and fully integrated shipping through UPS."

This collaboration is one of the increasing number of strategic alliances and agreements UPS has added to make industry-leading logistics services more broadly available, as part of its newly unveiled strategy called the UPS Digital Access Program (DAP). The DAP helps e-commerce platforms provide a comprehensive suite of order management, fulfillment and delivery services to simplify the complexity of logistics. Through various platforms, small and medium-sized businesses everywhere will have access to a broader range of delivery options, visibility, integration and returns solutions to empower their ecommerce and online business.  

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About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS), one of the world’s largest package delivery companies with 2019 revenue of $74 billion, provides a broad range of integrated logistics solutions for customers in more than 220 countries and territories. The company’s more than 500,000 employees embrace a strategy that is simply stated and powerfully executed: Customer First. People Led. Innovation Driven. UPS is committed to being a steward of the environment and positively contributing to the communities we serve around the world. UPS also takes a strong and unwavering stance in support of diversity, equity and inclusion. The company can be found on the Internet at www.ups.com, with more information at www.pressroom.ups.com and www.investors.ups.com.

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