Varun Reddy   03rd Feb 2022

UPS Guaranteed Service Refund

UPS Money-Back Guarantee, also known as UPS Guaranteed Service Refund (GSR) in the US. The UPS GSR is for 50 service failures. Did you know you can reduce shipping costs with the UPS GSR? What are the services for which your company gets a guaranteed service refund from UPS? How to claim refunds from UPS? We will try to answer these questions in this article. In addition, we will explore the latest updates in 2022 regarding UPS Guaranteed Service Refund (GSR).

Reduce shipping costs with UPS Guaranteed Service Refund

Shoppers tend to abandon their shopping carts if the shipping costs are high. Similarly, shipping companies leave valuable money if they do not claim refunds from parcel carriers for service failures. UPS commits to deliver packages by a scheduled date, time, and location according to their negotiations with the shipping companies. Each parcel that misses its delivery deadline is eligible for a refund from UPS. With UPS Guaranteed Service Refund, shipping companies can reduce shipping costs to a large extent.

Services that offer UPS GSR

According to UPS Service Guide, 2022, UPS guarantees on-schedule delivery to 50 states and Puerto Rico. UPS Service Guarantee is for the following services:

  • UPS Air Services
  • UPS Hundredweight Service® Air Services
  • UPS 3 Day Select®
  • UPS Hundredweight Service® UPS 3 Day Select®
  • UPS® Ground
  • UPS® Ground with Freight Pricing
  • UPS Hundredweight Service® Ground

In addition, UPS guarantees on-schedule delivery of the following services, provided customs clearance by UPS Supply Chain Solutions brokerage offices.

  • UPS Worldwide Express Plus®
  • UPS Worldwide Express NA1®
  • UPS Worldwide Express®
  • UPS Worldwide Express Freight® Service
  • UPS Worldwide Saver®
  • UPS Worldwide Expedited®
  • UPS 3 Day Select® from Canada
  • UPS® Standard

UPS Service Guarantee Suspension

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and government restrictions, UPS has suspended UPS Service Guarantee. The Service Guarantee is under suspension for other UPS services. However, UPS reinstated a few Services in some countries from April 5, 2021. The continuation of select services gave shippers a breathing space. Shipping companies were able to deliver their packages on time to customers. However, shippers need to ensure that their recipient’s business location is open for UPS to deliver packages on schedule.

UPS Guaranteed Service Refund – How to file a claim?

A lost package, parcel not delivered on time, invalid residential surcharges on packages, etc., are eligible for UPS GSR. To receive refunds from UPS, shipping companies need to request a refund. We had discussed refunds from UPS and the process for getting GSR in our earlier articles. Before requesting a refund, companies need to file a claim. The claims should cover the details of the package, the role of the person filing the claim, documentation accompanying the claim has to be submitted to UPS. Not every shipper can file a claim with UPS.com due to shipper restrictions, account authentication, etc. In short, shippers need experts like Audintel for help in filing a claim for UPS GSR.

Challenges in receiving UPS refunds

UPS Guaranteed Service Refund is a time-consuming process that requires resources. It is a big challenge for shipping companies. In addition, there is a possibility of missing out on errors made by carriers for each invoice. Further, shipping companies have to abide by the conditions and exceptions to the UPS Service Guarantee to get a refund. Automated auditing systems meet the challenges faced in receiving UPS refunds. An automatic audit system optimizes billing errors and smoothly manages the refund process. Audintel is a parcel audit company that offers automated audit processes to its clients.

Benefits of partnering with Audintel

UPS offers a free Guaranteed Service Refund (GSR) for parcel delivery later than the committed delivery time. Audintel ensures that clients receive the refund securely and safely in their accounts. Our automated services help to recover UPS refunds for our clients. Audintel has dashboards that display refunds by services, carriers, etc. We provide customized dashboards and reports for our clients. The refund recovery offered by UPS Guaranteed Service is visible to our customers at a glance.

Conclusion

Businesses are facing supply chain problems due to high demand by online shoppers. Due to labor shortages, companies do not have the resources to secure UPS refunds. Further, shippers have to keep track of the service failures of UPS to request for UPS Guaranteed Service Refund. For this reason, partnering with Audintel helps businesses simplify the refund process and save money. You can learn more about the UPS Guaranteed Service Refund process by contacting us. For further information about our services, visit the Audintel website.