New App Lets You Track, Ship and Locate UPS
ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2009 – UPS today announced an industry-first application for BlackBerry® devices that not only ships and tracks packages but also finds the nearest UPS location.
Available tomorrow for free downloading at www.blackberry.com/appworld, the new UPS Mobile™ App for BlackBerry enables users to track shipments, create shipments using the My UPS address book, calculate shipping rates and time-in-transit and then find the nearest UPS location.
“The UPS Mobile App for BlackBerry is a first-to-market solution for on-the-go professionals that’s arriving just in time for the busy holiday shipping season,” said Jordan Colletta, vice president of customer technology marketing at UPS.
Developed exclusively for use on BlackBerry smartphones, the new UPS Mobile App doesn’t require log-in for tracking. But when logged in, the application shows a history of tracked shipments and automatically refreshes when the application is opened. UPS tracking numbers also can be nicknamed for quick reference.
BlackBerry users can use their smartphones to access their My UPS Address Book and Preferences and create shipping labels, which can be e-mailed in a PDF file for printout. Once the label is printed, customers can use the application`s “find locations” feature to easily find a UPS drop-off location.
The UPS Mobile App supports the BlackBerry Storm™, BlackBerry Bold™, BlackBerry Tour™ and the BlackBerry Curve™ 8900. For more information on the new application, users can visit www.ups.com/blackberry.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is the world`s largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain and freight services. With more than a century of experience in transportation and logistics, UPS is a leading global trade expert equipped with a broad portfolio of solutions. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., UPS serves more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at www.blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.