UPS® Simple Rate

UPS® Simple Rate lets you use your own packaging to ship to anywhere in the U.S. for a flat rate. Five different pricing options are available based on package size. Simple Rate is valid for the UPS Ground, UPS 3 Day Select, UPS Next Day Air Saver, and UPS 2nd Day Air services.

  • You must be registered for UPS Web Services in StarShip.
  • Simple Rate and non-Simple Rate packages cannot be combined in a shipment.
  • Simple Rate shipments cannot exceed 50 lbs. or a volume of 1,728 cubic inches.
  • Shipments cannot contain hazardous materials.
  • Simple Rate does not apply for Return shipments.


You can enable the UPS Simple Rate option in the account Contract Services settings.

  1. From Setup > Carrier Interfaces > UPS, select to edit the account.
  2. Click the Settings heading and under Contract Services, check the Simple Rate option.

Shipping with UPS® Simple Rate

The Simple Rate option is available when you are processing a shipment in the Shipment Editor.

  1. With the shipment open, expand the Packaging section.
  2. Enter the weight and dimensions for each package.
  3. Check the UPS® Simple Rate option.