Transport Exclusion

Weight and size limits UPS:

• Maximum weight: Packages can be up to 70 kg, packages over 25 kg need a sticker "heavy package"
Maximum length: 270 cm per package
Maximum in length and girth combined: 419 cm per package for domestic shipping, 330 cm per package for european and international shipping

Basis for calculating the package price UPS:

• Domestic shipping: according to package classes  S, M, L, XL and XL-heavy/bulky
• European standard shipping: according to package classes  S, M, L, XL
European and international express shipping: according to real weight and dimensional weight. The higher value shall be used.

Service restrictions UPS

UPS cannot deliver to a PO Box
Liability limit and maximum value per package are 35.000 EUR   
For jewelery and watches liability limit and maximum value per package are 520 EUR
Maximum amount for cash on delivery is limited to 3.000 EUR (France 750 EUR per receiver/day)

Weight and size limits GLS:

• Maximum weigh nationalt: 40 kg per package
• Maximum weight international: 50 kg per package
Maximum length: 200 cm per package
• Maximum width: 80 cm per package
• Maximum height: 60 cm per package
Maximum in length and girth combined: 300 cm per package

Basis for calculating the package price GLS:

• Actual weight

Formula for calculating maximum length and girth combined (Gurtmaß) in cm:

• Package: 1 x length + 2 x height + 2 x width
• Tube: 1 x length + 4 x edge length
• Role: 1 x length + 4 x diameter

Formula to calculate the dimensional weight in kg:

• Package: height x width x length (in cm) / 5000
• Role: Height (diameter) x width (diameter) x length (in cm) / 5000
• Tube: Height (edge length) x width (edge length) x length (in cm) / 5000

List of prohibited articles served by UPS and GLS:

• Alcoholic beverages
• Ivory and ivory products
• Firearms and dangerous goods/hazardous materials (following IATA regulations for Express and Expedited, and following ADR regulations for Standard)
• Articles of exceptional value (e.g. works of art, antiques, precious stones, gold and silver)
• Live animals, plants and seeds
• Perishable goods
• Pornographic materials
• Tobacco and tobacco products