Protection for your supply chain and your bottom line.
At UPS Capital, a subsidiary of UPS®, we offer innovative supply chain solutions that not only help protect your finances, but manage the increasing risks of today's global supply chains.
Due to recent developments in the Ukraine, insurance protection for shipments to, within and from Ukraine, Ukrainian territorial waters and Russian territorial waters in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov are suspended from coverage.
UPS Capital continues to closely monitor the situation and will re-establish service as soon as it is practical to do so.
Get door-to-door coverage with InsureShield™ cargo insurance that goes beyond standard carrier liability limits and covers the retail cost of your goods in transit, regardless of the mode of transportation or carrier.
Exceed standard liability limits.
The longer and more complex a supply chain is, the more likely it is to experience a costly disruption. Minimise financial setbacks with cargo insurance by protecting freight shipments from the time they leave your facility until your client receives them. Our fully customisable solution protects your freight shipments against loss or damage with higher coverage limits than most standard carrier programmes.
Know you’re covered for a majority of unforeseen events, all in one simplified policy.
Concealed Damage | Theft | Natural Disasters | Shipping Accidents
Whether you’re shipping via land, ocean or air we offer worldwide coverage regardless of the transportation carrier. Frequent freight collect shipper? We have you covered. This solution protects insurable interest by extending to freight collect and third-party shipments.
Get the flexibility you need for your business.
InsureShield™ Connect provides flexibility to cover the shipments you want regardless of carrier or mode. No unnecessary premiums – pay only for what you need, as you need it.
InsureShield™ Complete provides simplicity by covering pre-determined modes and carriers through an annual policy. No need to declare values at the time of shipment.
UPS® Customized Declared Value
Give your customers the opportunity to protect their packages beyond the automatic protection provided by UPS. When they trust you with their packages, UPS Customized Declared Value can provide them with additional peace of mind.
Peace of Mind that goes beyond the standards.
The great thing about shipping with UPS is that if your package is worth € 85 or less for both domestic and international shipments, you automatically benefit from a right to recover against loss or damage subject to the UPS terms and conditions of the tariff. But, what if you’re shipping high-value items like electronics or pharmaceuticals? With UPS Customized Declared Value, you can get an extra level of liability for your high-value, time-sensitive, perishable or hard-to-value items, with contractual liability up to $50,000 USD per UPS Small Package parcel. You can even recover costs related to delayed shipments, such as reconstructing documents or penalties due to late delivery.
Choose from two types of liability recovery:
- Standard—Recovery for loss or damage to goods in transit up to your selling price
- Expanded—Recovery for delays in transit for time-sensitive or perishable items and documents
Most standard carrier liability programmes are generally more expensive and only cover the replacement costs and not the retail sales price. Our customisable and affordable options provide a stable cash flow by supporting your business through the unique risks, situations and challenges that come with transporting highly sensitive goods.
Keep capital invested in maintaining inventory and market share rather than tied up in administrative costs with no upfront fees or deposits. When you’re ready to ship, you can use your current UPS shipping software to choose which shipments you want to benefit from an extra level of liability and how much to declare them for, then pay as you go. Your UPS Customized Declared Value charges will appear right on your regular UPS bill.
UPS Proactive Response® Secure
Worry less with our industry first solution that pairs a sophisticated monitoring engine with a team of dedicated logistics experts ready to take action to help ensure delivery of your critical shipments. If an unavoidable delay is identified, automatic protection kicks in to protect you against the unforeseen costs of expedited delivery and recovery procedures. Or, if your package is damaged or lost, you are also financially protected up to your selling price. UPS Proactive Response® Secure is available with UPS Express® services within the EU and domestically in the UK.
Make unpredictable supply chain disruptions more manageable.
What happens if a high-value shipment of vaccines is at risk for a temperature excursion? 2 degrees Celsius is all it takes to compromise the product, leading to reduced profitability. That’s why our industry first solution pairs a sophisticated monitoring engine with a team of dedicated logistics experts to anticipate problems, intervene and take corrective action long before you realise the shipment is going to be late or lost—all for one flat fee per package. Can your standard transportation carrier do all that?
As your end-to-end partner, we’ll help you mitigate the expense of product loss, improve your customers' experience and protect your brand’s reputation.
Plan for potential issues with proven solutions.
When shipments move through the UPS network, we have higher, continuous visibility of the supply chain, allowing us to monitor every step of its journey 24/7/365. If a risk is identified, or if a shipment cannot be delivered as scheduled, we’ll respond to near real-time alerts with proactive measures based on your predefined instructions. Our dedicated logistics experts are prepared to:
- Attempt a same-day redelivery if the first attempt is unsuccessful
- Re-route your shipment to an alternate address
- Return a shipment to the shipper before the first delivery attempt
- Hold a shipment at Will Call for pickup by the receiver
- Deliver on Saturday so that your shipment isn't held over the weekend
- Refrigerate or replenish dry ice for temperature-sensitive shipments
Get automatic protection for unforeseen costs.
You’re protected from the additional costs of recovery procedures including expediting packages, refrigerating or replenishing dry ice for temperature-sensitive shipments, upgrading delayed critical shipments with next flight or same-day delivery—with no extra fees or claim-filing processes. Plus, protection includes damages or losses caused by weather delays or mechanical issues, typically not covered with standard carrier liability. In the unlikely event that a delivery is missed, the amount up to the sales price is reimbursed.
Parcel Pro® Select Service
Jewellery. Wristwatches. Collectibles. They’re valuable items. When it’s time to ship them, the stakes are equally high—a damaged, lost or delayed shipment can lead to a major financial loss. The Parcel Pro® Select service gives you peace of mind by combining risk mitigation best practices with insured transportation to protect your most valuable shipments.
Make everything simpler and safer with the Parcel Pro® Select service:
- Shipments may be insured for up to $25,000 USD or local currency equivalent to and from select countries or territories.
- For your convenience and security, the Parcel Pro® Select service is supported by sales and service offices located in major jewellery districts worldwide, including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Bangkok.
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UPS Capital Versicherungsvermittlung GmbH ("UPSV"), with its registered office in Neuss, Germany, Görlitzer Strasse 1, 41460, registered in the commercial register of the court of Neuss under the registration number: HRB 16916, is an insurance intermediary authorized by the Chamber of Trade of the Mittlerer Niederrhein (Germany).
UPSV operates in Italy under the freedom of establishment regime, through its headquarters in Milan, via G. Fantoli n. 15/2 and is registered in the List of Community intermediaries attached to the Single Register of Intermediaries held by IVASS with no. UE00010259. UPSV is registered with the Milan Company Register, registration number: 09991560963.
UPSV reserves the right to cease, at any time, the brokerage of insurance products related to the risks described in this communication. Please consult the policy conditions available from the intermediary for the exact terms and conditions of the respective insurance coverage. InsureShield™ and Parcel Pro® Select policies are issued by AIG Europe S.A. - General Representation for Italy. Therefore, this communication cannot in any way integrate or modify the terms, conditions, limitations, or exclusions of the insurance policies that will eventually be issued.
UPSV makes every effort to ensure that all information contained in this communication is correct. In any case, no guarantee, declaration, express or implied, is given with regard to the correctness and completeness of all the information contained herein. Insurance coverage brokered by UPSV may not be available in all jurisdictions.
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