UPS red shipping is a colloquial term for UPS Next Day Air or UPS Worldwide Express. This type of shipping is known as “red” shipping due to the fact that it uses a Red Air Shipping Document. UPS Next Day Air packages are guaranteed to arrive at their destination by 8:00 A.M. the next day after they are shipped.
UPS Next Day Air guarantees overnight delivery to all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with some limitations for deliveries to Alaska and Hawaii. UPS Worldwide Express provides service to 60 different countries. It delivers documents by the next business day to Canada and Mexico. Packages sent via UPS Worldwide Express are delivered by the second business day to destinations in Europe and Latin America and within 2 to 3 days to destinations in Asia.