Tips For Packing Items for Shipment to Avoid Additional Handling Fees
When shipping a package, you may be inclined to package the item yourself at home or at your business, using the materials you have available. When you arrive at The UPS Store with your item packaged and ready to ship, you may be surprised to find that your package requires special handling due to its size or shape, for example, which may incur additional costs by the courier. There are set limitations a package needs to fall under to be considered standard, and these limitations are determined by the courier company directly and apply to both domestic and international shipments. Understanding these courier-set limitations prior to packaging your items may help you avoid Additional Handling Fees when shipping your item(s) to their end destination. Some of the things that may incur Additional Handling Fees* include: WEIGHT Any package with an actual weight of over 70 pounds/32 kilograms......
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