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Could you explain your situation a little further?
Did you have a contract with UPS, or was the contract exclusively between ShipLogistix and UPS.
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When you say "they would charge us unless we went with them," what exactly do you mean? I apologize, but I'm not sure who whether "they" and "them" refers to UPS or SL.
If they were using their shipping account with UPS, then UPS would not have a claim against you. However, if he was using your UPS account, and you were paying him, and he was supposed to pay UPS, you may have a different issue.
In order for UPS to come after you for breach of contract, the shipped items must have been on your account. If they weren't, the breach of contract is between UPS and ShipLogistix since the non-payment happened on the contractual agreement between those two and not you and UPS.
That's UPS's problem. In order to sue for breach of contract, there must be "privity," that is, a contractual agreement between the parties. Here, they would be suing on based on a breach of Logistix's contract, which you are not a party to.
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