US PO’s Shipping From Canada

Domestic (Prepaid) vendors:
Vendor will be acting as the Importer of Record (IOR) into the US.  This includes providing necessary documentation for customs clearance.  Vendor will be responsible for shipping related costs to transport goods to the URBN distribution centers.
Domestic vendors have the option to ship using the carrier of their choice, but can refer to the below table for our list of preferred carriers.

Import (Freight Collect) vendors:
URBN will be acting as the Importer of Record (IOR) into the US.  URBN will be responsible for shipping related costs from the vendor FOB point to the URBN distribution centers.
Import vendors are required to utilize the carriers listed in the table below.

Weight Carrier Contact Ship To Special Instructions
1 – 150 lbs. UPS Parcel Ground (800) 742-5877 Final destination DC as indicated on PO and packing list. Refer to UPS Parcel Instructions above
151 – 9,999 lbs. Reimer / YRC (877) 330-3321
Final destination DC as indicated on PO and packing list.
Same-day pickup if requested by noon
10,000 + lbs. Redwood Multimodal Group URBN.Routing@Redwoodmultimodal.com Final destination DC as indicated on PO and packing list. 72 Hour notice required

 

Bookings and Approvals
Vendors should request a booking with a nominated freight forwarder. When booking with the forwarder please indicate that you are making a booking for “Urban Outfitters, Inc.” regardless of what Brand you are working with. The Packing List # must be provided to the Freight Forwarder at time of booking.

The following details should be provided when requesting a booking:
• Vendor Name
• Product Description

  • Packing List #
    Full PO# (including Master-PO#, if issued)
    Style Number
    • Carton Quantity
    • HTS Codes
    • Piece /unit quantity
    • FOB Port of Lading
    • Gross Weight Kgs
    • Net Weight Kgs
    • Carton Dimensions
    • CBM’s (Cubic Meters)
    • Mode of transport (as listed on PO)
    • Freight Terms
    • Cargo Ready Date
    • Any Hazardous cargo must be identified with appropriate documentation

Failure to provide full booking details may result in the booking being rejected by the freight forwarder, and a subsequent late delivery with all the implications thereof.

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