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Picking the right courier can be tricky. If you’re wondering whether it’ll be best to ship your next package with FedEx or UPS, you’ve come to the right place. Read our handy guide below to help you make the right choice.

What’s the difference between FedEx and UPS?

FedEx and UPS are two of the largest global couriers. Both are widely associated with low cost domestic shipping rate, as well as express worldwide shipping services. 

UPS is a worldwide logistics company offering parcel delivery services, in addition to specialist logistics solutions for heavy freight. 

Similarly, Federal Express (FedEx) is a multinational package shipping and logistics company. It offers a wide range of express same day and overnight delivery services within the US, as well as international shipping services for packages and freight. 

UPS prides itself on having the largest fleet of ground vehicles, whereas FedEx has the largest fleet of aircraft. 

Generally, if you're an individual sending a package to friends and family, the difference between FedEx and UPS is minimal. Some people have personal preferences but both couriers can be used for shipping large and small packages in the US and overseas.