UPS do SMS chat lines now…

So I’m waiting for a parcel to arrive. I’ve got a tracking number and UPS even knows it exists.

They have a handy option to send updates via SMS. It isn’t supported in the UK though, even though there’s a drop down to choose a UK mobile number.


Seems good so far. Type number in, press button. Even a way to opt out of future spam.


Oh, OK so I need to opt in, fair enough… 69877 you say?


Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. Abort. Abort. Abort. Burn phone. Change number.

Maybe UPS need to test this system in the UK more.