One or more Peak Surcharges will apply to packages shipped during a Peak Period, based on service level and package characteristics. UPS will implement Peak Surcharges to Large Packages and Over Maximum Limit Packages, as well as Additional Handling charges on domestic services only.
From September 9, 2018 through to January 12, 2019, UPS will apply Peak Surcharges, in addition to normal surcharges applicable to such packages. UPS reserves the right to cap irregular, over maximum and large packages as required, to maintain expected service levels.
See fee details below:
|Additional Handling Charge*|
|Over Maximum Limits**|
|Large Package Surcharge***|
Please note that the July 2018 rate is subject to change on December 30, 2018.
|Large Package Surcharge Commercial Length Plus Girth > 130” (Domestic & International)***|
|Large Package Surcharge Residential Length Plus Girth > 130” (Domestic & International)***|
|Large Package Surcharge Longest Side Commercial Length > 96" (Domestic)***|
|Large Package Surcharge Longest Side Residential Length > 96" (Domestic)***|
* Additional Handling Charge
A Peak Surcharge will be applied to packages that require additional handling. There have been changes to the Additional Handling description below:
** Over Maximum Limits
A Peak Surcharge will be applied to packages with an actual weight of more than 150 pounds (70 kg), or that exceed 108 inches (274 cm) in length or a total of 165 inches (419 cm) in length and girth combined, as measured to determine their billable weight.
*** Large Package Surcharge
A Peak Surcharge will be applied to each package when its length plus girth [(2 x width) + (2 x height)] combined exceeds 130 inches/330 centimetres.
As of December 30th the change is as follows:
For domestic and international shipments, a package is considered a Large Package when its length plus girth [(2 x width) + (2 x height)] combined exceeds 130 inches/330 centimetres, or on domestic shipments its length exceeds 96 inches/244 centimetres. Large Packages are also subject to a minimum billable weight of 90 pounds/41 kilograms. An Additional Handling fee will not be assessed when a Large Package Surcharge is applied.
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