Critical PPS

Fastest transit time. Proactive monitoring. Guaranteed.

All eyes on your most sensitive shipments.

For the most vital shipments that require an enhanced level of service, Critical PPS engages a proactive monitoring process that monitors the shipment from start to finish. Available in the U.S. and trans-border Canada stations, Critical PPS mobilizes our team to keep eyes on the most sensitive and irreplaceable shipments.

  • Priority boarding
  • Fastest transit time
  • Proactive shipment monitoring
  • Proactive notifications
  • Dedicated trace desk
  • Priority trace
  • 100% money-back guarantee of freight charges
    • Excluding weather and other uncontrollable incidents

Rest easy knowing it's all hands on deck for us. With proactive monitoring and constant oversight, our eyes are on your shipment.

Pick VIC to book Critical PPS

To activate Critical PPS when booking online, simply pick VIC as your special handling code when booking your shipment.

Required Critical commodities

Some extremely time-sensitive and irreplaceable items demand a higher level of service, which is why some commodities will automatically attach to the VIC special handling code and receive the Critical PPS treatment.

  • Cord Blood - 6108
  • Human Eyes, Eye Tissue and Dehydrated Corneas - 9092
  • Human Organs - 9093
Recommended Critical commodities

These commodity codes won't automatically attach the VIC special handling code. However, we recommend you pick VIC as your special handling code to give them the Critical PPS treatment they deserve.

  • Vaccines - 6099
  • Human Blood - 6109
  • Medicines, Pharmaceuticals – 6501
  • Medical Equipment (including supplies) - 8575
  • Critical Cargo - 7918
    • Perfect for non-medical items like legal documents, AOG, etc.

Dangerous goods, animals and TLC shipments are not eligible for Critical PPS.

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Critical PPS rate sheet

See the chart below for Critical PPS rates. Please note that we apply a $55 service charge for all Critical PPS shipments in addition to the rates found below.

Origin Destination Currency 23K 32K 46K
CA-1
US-1 CAD $120 $155 $195
US-2 CAD $150 $195 $235
US-3 CAD $150 $195 $235
US-4 CAD $150 $195 $235
Origin Destination Currency 50 LBS 70 LBS 100 LBS
US-1
CA-1 USD $110 $140 $180
US-1 USD $110 $140 $185
US-2 USD $125 $165 $205
US-3 USD $135 $175 $215
US-4 USD $125 $165 $205
US-2
CA-1 USD $125 $165 $200
US-1 USD $125 $165 $205
US-2 USD $65 $85 $125
US-3 USD $145 $190 $230
US-4 USD $135 $175 $215
US-3
CA-1 USD $135 $175 $210
US-1 USD $135 $175 $215
US-2 USD $145 $185 $225
US-4 USD $145 $175 $215
US-4
CA-1 USD $135 $175 $210
US-1 USD $135 $175 $215
US-2 USD $145 $185 $225
US-3 USD $145 $175 $215

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