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U.S. Package Services Comparison

FedEx UPS
Same-Day Services
FedEx SameDay®  UPS Express Critical®
FedEx SameDay® City  NA
FedEx SameDay® Freight  NA
Overnight Services
FedEx First Overnight®  UPS Next Day Air® Early A.M.®
FedEx Priority Overnight®  UPS Next Day Air®
FedEx Standard Overnight®  UPS Next Day Air Saver®
2-Day Services
FedEx 2Day®  UPS 2nd Day Air A.M.® and UPS 2nd Day Air®
3-Day Services
FedEx Express Saver®  UPS 3 Day Select®
Ground Services
FedEx Ground®  UPS Ground
FedEx Home Delivery®  UPS Ground
FedEx SmartPost®  UPS Basic



International Package Services Comparison

FedEx UPS
Same-Day Services
FedEx® International Next Flight  Best Available Flight
Time-Definite, 1–3 Business Days
FedEx International First®, outbound as early as 9 a.m., inbound by 8 or 8:30 a.m.  UPS Worldwide Express Plus®, outbound by 9 a.m.; inbound by 8, 8:30 or 9 a.m.
FedEx International Priority®  UPS Worldwide Express, 10:30 or noon UPS Worldwide SaverSM, end of day
Time-Definite, 2–5 Business Days
FedEx International Economy®  UPS Worldwide Expedited®
Direct-Distribution Shipments
FedEx International Priority DirectDistribution®  UPS World Ease®
Catalogs, Brochures and Other International Mail
FedEx International MailService®  UPS Mail Innovations®
Day-Definite Ground Delivery to Canada
FedEx International Ground®  UPS Standard to and from Canada (not all territories served)



Freight Services Comparison

FedEx UPS
Urgent Delivery
FedEx SameDay® Freight  UPS Express Critical®
Time-Definite Delivery in 1–3 Business Days
FedEx 1Day® Freight  UPS Next Day Air Freight
FedEx 2Day® Freight  UPS 2nd Day Air® Freight
FedEx 3Day® Freight  UPS 3 Day FreightSM
Urgent Delivery
FedEx® International Next Flight  UPS Express Critical
Time-Definite Delivery in 1–3 Business Days
FedEx International Priority® Freight  UPS Express® Freight
Time-Definite Delivery in 5 Business Days
FedEx International Economy® Freight  NA
Direct-Distribution Service
FedEx International Priority DirectDistribution® Freight  UPS World Ease®
Time-Definite Delivery in 1–3 Business Days for Controlled and Dangerous Goods
FedEx International Premium®  NA
Airport-to-Airport Services
FedEx International Express Freight®  UPS Air Freight DirectSM
FedEx International Airport-to-AirportSM  UPS Air Freight ConsolidatedSM