Learn more about ProShip’s growing carrier service list – now including UPS Premier.
To meet the growing demands of elite customers around the world, ProShip has partnered with UPS to offer the UPS Premier carrier service to ProShip customers. This new service is a part of recent service and technology upgrades to meet the visibility requirements of priority healthcare shipments.
Leveraging UPS’s Smart Global Logistics Network package tracking capabilities and advanced sensor technology, this new healthcare-focused service allows for priority sort, flow, and delivery of critical healthcare shipments.
UPS Healthcare President Wes Wheeler explains, “This new technology-enabled for fee service is what we call a priority lane within the integrated UPS package network. We will be able to classify and identify critical healthcare shipments before they leave our customers’ hands and enable greater visibility and control through their journey with technology. This is a major breakthrough in managing sensitive shipments that require an extra level of control.”
Benefits of specialized control on critical healthcare shipments
With the pandemic stretching the supply chain to its limits, critical healthcare shipments must arrive on time and undamaged. Upgrading small packages with these unique sensor systems allows for specialized control of these shipments including:
Small packages can receive white glove services, which are typically set aside for specialty freight. Expect priority handling throughout the shipment journey, including preferred delivery services and alerts.
Enhanced Sensor-Based Visibility
Advanced sensor technology built into to a highly visible labeling system gives shippers the ability to customize visibility for each individual shipment.
Live 24/7 Monitoring
With professional UPS Healthcare agents monitoring shipments 24/7, shippers can be assured of not only package progression, but intervention services.
With a set of predetermined handling instructions, packages are effectively located, and any necessary actions can quickly be completed for distressed shipments.
Paul Vassallo, UPS vice president of healthcare strategy, continues, “The UPS Premier technology-enabled priority service gives customers unprecedented control, visibility and reliability in their supply chain.”
With supply chain visibility topping the list of must-haves for many elite enterprises, multi-carrier shipping software puts these brands in a better position to master customer expectations with on-time delivery. When you partner with the provider of the most trusted global multi-carrier shipping software, you have access to a stockpile of the top certified and compliant shippers across the globe, able to facilitate any shipment – critical or not. Clint Boaz, Senior Sales Engineer at ProShip, goes on to say, “ProShip provides enterprise-wide visibility on shipping activities from rate selection to delivery on critical data points like detailed shipping costs, tracking numbers, and package status.” To sit down with a ProShip shipping expert and explore supply chain visibility further, contact our team today!
ProShip and this UPS Ready Solution.
ProShip offers direct interfaces with the entire UPS shipping software product line and allows you to recertify annually by UPS to be 100% compliant, eliminating delays or additional chargebacks. ProShip has been a UPS Ready® provider since 2005. Using the ProShip Product Suite provides UPS customers with a wealth of benefits.
ProShip customers can contact their Customer Success Manager to get the UPS Premier carrier service added to their ProShip environment.
About UPS Healthcare
UPS Healthcare provides global supply chain solutions and expertise to pharmaceutical, biopharma and medical device companies. UPS Healthcare has approximately 8 million square feet of cGMP- or cGDP-compliant healthcare distribution space globally. UPS Healthcare also maintains one of the world’s largest networks of field stocking locations with approximately 900 sites. For parcels requiring strict temperature environments, from CRT to cryogenic, and those requiring around-the-clock monitoring, UPS Healthcare has solutions such as UPS Temperature True™ and UPS Proactive Response™ services. UPS Healthcare is committed to expanding its healthcare capabilities including acquisitions of Marken, CEMELOG and Polar Speed, to meet the complex and evolving supply chain needs of the healthcare and life science sectors. Visit ups.com/healthcare.
United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight, the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to manage the world of business more efficiently.
Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at UPS.com and at stories.ups.com.