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Reduced Pricing for Shipping (Continental US)

What are the benefits of shipping with UPS?

  • Choose ground or next day air shipping

  • Print at your site immediately – no waiting for labels to ship

  • UPS will pick up at your location with no additional charge

  • Flat rates for shipping to the ADRDL regardless of the origin of the package:

    • UPS Ground Label: $7
    • UPS Next Day Air Shipping: $20

*All charges are for packages less than 17 pounds

How to Ship Samples Using UPS: 

  1. Visit our custom UPS



    • Before your first shipment, contact the ADRDL at 605-688-5171Phone and Skype Icon for your “Client ID” and “Billing ID” to use on the website 
      • You will use these same numbers for subsequent shipments.
    • Under “Shipment – UPS Service” choose either Ground or Next Day Air
  2. Print the label and affix to your package
  3. Ship the package by choosing any of the following options:
    • Visit, or call 1-800-PICK-UPSPhone and Skype Icon to schedule a pickup at no extra cost
    • Drop off at a UPS location, noting any size restrictions and time cut-offs.
      • Ensure you note any size restrictions and cut-off times
    • Hand it to your local UPS driver
  4. Shipping charges will be added to your monthly ADRDL billing statement

Should I use UPS Ground or UPS Next Day Air?

  • Use the map below to determine the best option for your location
  • Most, but not all, South Dakota locations will reach the lab by the next day using UPS Ground Service

Map showing the number of transit days required for UPS Ground Shipping to reach the lab