UPS Capital Cargo Finance®

Maximize your purchasing power.

Growing a business can take a toll on cash flow. You want to buy more inventory and hire more staff, but your working capital is tied up in your supply chain. With UPS Capital Cargo Finance, you can borrow against your in-transit inventory on an unsecured transactional basis.

We offer competitive advance rates of up to 70% and may extend credit lines of $300,000 to $750,000 with terms up to 75 days. Plus, there’s no need for letters of credit since we issue a negotiable bill of lading once your inventory is loaded in an ocean or air-freight container.

UPS® Custom Brokerage capabilities.

Typically, traditional lenders aren’t willing to take on the risk of financing your in-transit inventory with an unsecured loan. But, because your inventory moves within the reliable and efficient UPS network, we have the visibility and control necessary to provide financing. Not only do we offer door-to-door service, our Customs Brokerage capabilities can help improve supply chain efficiency by expediting customs clearance, as well as lowering landed delivery costs and the price of goods.

Turn our advance funding into your advantage.

With quicker access to funding, you can pay your suppliers earlier to improve your relationships and get the best trade credit terms possible. Oftentimes, suppliers will lower the cost of goods, giving you the ability to increase inventory orders and potential sales volume with greater financial security.

Eligibility Checklist
  • Company in business for three years
  • Revenue over $2 million
  • U.S.-based borrowers
  • Importers of finished goods
  • Goods must move by UPS

4Moms®: A 360° customer experience can begin with strollers.

As 4Moms products grew in popularity, they wanted to quickly invest more in their inventory. But, as a young, growing company they found it nearly impossible to get any sort of financing outside of equity financing. That is until they heard about UPS Capital Cargo Finance. It provided the short-term cash flow solution they needed to meet manufacturing and supplier demands and compete effectively worldwide.

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