Does UPS ground not deliver on weekends?

Does UPS ground ship on weekends?

Saturday Deliveries

UPS now offers Saturday commercial delivery for UPS® Ground and UPS Three Day Select® shipments in addition to UPS Next Day Air® and UPS 2nd Day Air® services.

Does UPS ground operate on Sunday?

Under normal circumstances, UPS does not deliver on Sundays. However, you can get UPS to run on Sunday. For urgent deliveries, you can use their Express Critical Care Packages service, which is a domestic-US service you can request for time-sensitive shipments.

Does UPS ground drop off on Saturday?

UPS will collect your package on a Saturday at your request. Saturday Pickup includes packages tendered to UPS and packages dropped off at retail locations on Saturday.

Why does UPS not deliver on Saturday?

For UPS and FedEx Home services, the residential surcharge is two-fold. During the week, recipients may not be home to accept parcels—thus making theft more likely. Additionally, Home services are able to deliver on Saturday, making a residential surcharge a value-added feature.

How late does UPS Ground deliver on Saturday?

UPS Ground packages are generally delivered anytime Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. (and sometimes later) to residences, and to business addresses during their normal business hours Monday through Friday. Weekend delivery is available in eligible locations.

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Do UPS package handlers work weekends?

Our Package Handlers can tell you this is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding of packages typically weighing 25-35 lbs., up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3-1/2-4 hours Monday through Friday, and do not work on weekends or selected holidays.

What days does UPS not deliver?

UPS is closed on New Year’s (Jan 1), Independence Day (July 4), Thanksgiving (Nov 25), and Christmas Day (Dec 25). UPS Express Critical® is still available. View the operating hours for other holidays for your location. UPS® pickup and delivery services are available.

How fast is UPS Ground Residential?

How long does UPS Ground take? All UPS Ground packages are guaranteed to be delivered within 1-5 business days. The delivery date is set at the time of pick up according to the distance the package is traveling.

Does UPS consider Saturday a business day?

UPS and FedEx both work on standard business days (Monday-Friday), and do not deliver on Saturday (unless Saturday delivery is specified) or Sunday. Please do not include the day that your package ships when calculating delivery days in transit.

Does UPS update tracking on weekends?

Once the shipment is moving within the UPS network, the tracking status will be updated. … UPS cannot schedule a specific delivery time within that window. Up to three delivery attempts will be made, excluding weekends and holidays.