Domestic Freight Collect Shipments

Freight Collect Routing Guidelines

The following instructions apply only to vendors that have been pre-approved by their URBN Buyer for “collect freight” terms. Authorized freight collect vendors MUST ship via carriers on the Freight Collect URBN Approved Carrier List. 

The following instructions are for all URBN Brands; Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, BHLDN, Free People, Terrain, Nuuly PO’s that are packaged in standard corrugated boxes.  

As a Freight Collect vendor, the vendor record & PO will show “Domestic”, & Place of Handover will be VENDOR FACILITY.

ALERTS

All PO’s are to be shipped to the URBN Facility specified on the PO.
Please click here for where to find the “Ship To” location on your PO.

If vendor fails to follow URBN Freight Collect Routing Guidelines, URBN is NOT LIABLE FOR:

  • Lost/missing/damaged merchandise
  • ANY carrier fees, including, but not limited to; accessorial, delays, maintenance, appointments, detention charges, etc.
Domestic Freight Collect: Parcel Routing – Small Quantity/Size PO Shipments

For shipments to a single destination that consist of fewer than 20 total cartons, weigh up to 150 lbs.

  • Vendors MUST ship via UPS Ground services unless prior approval is received by URBN Buyer.
  • Please contact Inboundrr@urbanout.com to receive the URBN UPS Authorization #.
  • Please contact UPSAuth@urbn.com for log in credentials and instructions to generate your UPS Shipping Labels.

*A VICs Bill of Lading is not required for domestic parcel shipments.

Domestic Freight Collect: Less Than Truckload (LTL)

For PO shipments to a single destination that consist of more than 20 cartons, 1-10 pallets, and weigh up to 10,000 lbs.

  • URBN’s preferred LTL Carrier is ArcBest Freight (ABF), with the exception of specific zones as specified in the below charts.  All vendors shipping with ABF  will be required to complete the ArcBest Freight Pickup Request Form to book shipments.
  • To ensure URBN is billed for the shipping expense, The ABF Pickup Request Form/Bill of Lading (BOL) MUST be marked that billing for freight is “Third Party-Collect” and the bill-to address MUST be:

Urban Outfitters c/o Koerber
11555 N Meridian Street

Suite 200
Carmel, IN 46032 

  • URBN will not authorize prepay and add-on vendor invoices.
  • Do NOT purchase additional insurance from carriers.  Any expense for additional insurance will be charged back to the vendor unless previously approved by URBN Buyer.

*A VICs Bill of Lading is required for all domestic shipments, Truckload (TL) or Less than Truckload (LTL).  Please click here for BOL requirements and a blank BOL for your convenience.

Domestic Freight Collect: Truckload (TL)

For PO shipments to a single destination that consist of more than 10 pallets and/or weigh more than 10,000 lbs.

*A VICs Bill of Lading is required for all domestic shipments, Truckload (TL) or Less than Truckload (LTL).  Please click here for BOL requirements and a blank BOL for your convenience.

Freight Collect Routing:  Based on US Origin & Shipment Size

Routing Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain, BHLDN & Nuuly POs
(Wholesale, Retail, & Direct – Home & Apparel)
 

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