How to Figure Out My UPS Account Number

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There are a few ways to find your UPS account number. All of them involve accessing your previous invoices because these always display your UPS account number. It's important to know your UPS account number if you have to call or email UPS with a question about a bill you received or to dispute an incorrect charge. You need to provide your account number in order for UPS to access the invoices and past statements linked to your account in its system.

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You can see your UPS account number on invoices you receive from UPS. Every UPS invoice is cataloged on its online billing center.

What Is the UPS Account Number?

Your UPS account number is a six-digit number that identifies your account, whether you have an individual or a corporate account. Assigning each account a unique figure helps UPS track invoices and payments. This also aids in resolving disputes with customers and correcting mistakes on either side of the relationship between the customer and UPS.

How Do I Get a UPS Account Number?

Shipping a package with UPS doesn’t automatically create an account for you. To get a UPS account number, you need to create a UPS account. Do this by registering an account at ups.com and creating a username and password. You can also register a UPS account on a social media platform, like Facebook or Twitter, or you can register with your Amazon account. Creating a UPS account can save you time and money on shipping, especially if your business ships items frequently.

How to Find Your UPS Account Number

If you receive paper invoices from UPS, you'll see your account number on each of these invoices. You can also view invoices at the UPS online billing center.

To view invoices online and see your UPS account number, log into your account with these steps:

  1. visit ups.com.
  2. click Log In on the upper right-hand side of the screen.
  3. enter your username and password.
  4. click Log In.

If you don’t know your username or password, request to reset one or both from the log in page. Once you’re logged in, navigate to View My Invoice and select any of the billing invoices listed. Clicking on an invoice opens a PDF version of that bill where you can see your account number, listed as your shipper number, on the top-right corner of the page under Delivery Service Invoice.

An easy way to get right to the UPS online billing center is to locate a previous email you’ve received from UPS billing. To do this, go to your inbox and enter UPS billing in the search bar. This brings up all the emails you’ve received with UPS invoices.

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Lindsay Kramer has been a full-time writer since 2014. In that time, she's experienced the ups, downs and crazy twists life tends to take when you're launching, building and leading a small business. As a small business owner, her favorite aspect about writing in this field is helping other small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs become more fluent in the terminology and concepts they face in this role. Previously, she's written on entrepreneurship for 99designs and covered business law topics for law firms.