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Fuel Surcharge

Billing

If you have a UPS account number, the fuel surcharge will be included on your bill. If you are an occasional UPS customer, a fuel surcharge will be included in your charges.

90-Day Fuel Surcharge History

Effective Start Date

National Express Plus, Express, and Express Saver Services

National Standard Service

Worldwide Standard Service

UPS Worldwide Express Freight, Worldwide Express Plus, Express, Express Saver, and Expedited Services

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National Express Plus, Express, and Express Saver Fuel Surcharge

UPS uses an index-based surcharge that is adjusted weekly. Changes to the surcharge will be effective on Monday of each week. The surcharge will be based on the U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) price for kerosene-type jet fuel as reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) for the week that is two weeks prior to the adjustment, rounded to the nearest cent. For example, the surcharge for the week of February 6, 2017 is based on the U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) Jet Fuel Price for the week of January 23, 2017.

The National Express Plus, Express, and Express Saver Fuel Surcharge will be set in relation to the following table:

U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) Jet Fuel Price (USD/Gallon)

At Least

But Less Than

Surcharge

Fuel Surcharge percentages and thresholds are subject to change without prior notice. If the Fuel Surcharge falls below or above the published range, or there are changes to the thresholds, the above table will be updated. Regardless of reported average fuel prices or the table above, the actual fuel surcharge percentages posted above will apply for the periods specified.

For the reported jet fuel pricing information, please see the EIA Gulf Coast (USGC) Jet Fuel Prices. If the reported fuel pricing information is delayed, UPS may use reported fuel pricing information from an earlier week.

Download the U.S. Energy Information Administration's Spot Prices of Jet FuelOpen the link in a new window


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National Standard Fuel Surcharge

UPS uses an index-based surcharge that is adjusted weekly. Changes to the surcharge will be effective on Monday of each week. The surcharge will be based on diesel retail price posted by Comisión Reguladora de Energía using the average posted every Tuesday, the week prior to the adjustment, considering as reference the diesel retail price for Benito Juárez in Mexico City, rounded to the nearest cent. For example, the surcharge for the week of February 5, 2018 is based on the diesel retail price for Tuesday January 30, 2018.

The National Standard Fuel Surcharge will be set in relation to the following table:

MX Diesel Retail Price (MXN/Liter)

At Least

But Less Than

Surcharge

Fuel Surcharge percentages and thresholds are subject to change without prior notice. If the Fuel Surcharge falls below or above the published range, or there are changes to the thresholds, the above table will be updated. Regardless of reported average fuel prices or the table above, the actual fuel surcharge percentages posted above will apply for the periods specified.

For the reported diesel fuel pricing information, please see the retail prices for diesel posted by Comisión Reguladora de Energía of the Federal Government of the United States of Mexico, published by State and County.

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Worldwide Standard Fuel Surcharge

UPS uses an index-based surcharge that is adjusted weekly. Changes to the surcharge will be effective on Monday of each week. The surcharge will be based on the National U.S. Average On Highway Diesel Fuel Price as reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) for the week that is two weeks prior to the adjustment, rounded to the nearest cent. For example, the surcharge for the week of February 6, 2017 is based on the National U.S. Average On Highway Diesel Fuel Price for the week of January 23, 2017.

The Worldwide Standard Fuel Surcharge will be set in relation to the following table:

National U.S. Average On-Highway Diesel Fuel Price (USD/Gallon)

At Least

But Less Than

Surcharge

Fuel Surcharge percentages and thresholds are subject to change without prior notice. If the Fuel Surcharge falls below or above the published range, or there are changes to the thresholds, the above table will be updated. Regardless of reported average fuel prices or the table above, the actual fuel surcharge percentages posted above will apply for the periods specified.

For the reported jet fuel pricing information, please see the EIA Gulf Coast (USGC) Jet Fuel Prices. If the reported fuel pricing information is delayed, UPS may use reported fuel pricing information from an earlier week.

Download the U.S. Energy Information Administration's National U.S. Average On-Highway Diesel Fuel PricesOpen the link in a new window


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UPS Worldwide Express Freight, Worldwide Express Plus, Express, Express Saver, and Expedited Fuel Surcharge

UPS uses an index-based surcharge that is adjusted weekly. Changes to the surcharge will be effective on Monday of each week. The surcharge will be based on the U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) price for kerosene-type jet fuel as reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) for the week that is two weeks prior to the adjustment, rounded to the nearest cent. For example, the surcharge for the week of February 6, 2017 is based on the U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) Jet Fuel Price for the week of January 23, 2017.

The UPS Worldwide Express Freight, Worldwide Express Plus, Express, Express Saver, and Expedited Fuel Surcharge will be set in relation to the following table:

U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) Jet Fuel Price (USD/Gallon)

At Least

But Less Than

Surcharge

Fuel Surcharge percentages and thresholds are subject to change without prior notice. If the Fuel Surcharge falls below or above the published range, or there are changes to the thresholds, the above table will be updated. Regardless of reported average fuel prices or the table above, the actual fuel surcharge percentages posted above will apply for the periods specified.

For the reported jet fuel pricing information, please see the EIA Gulf Coast (USGC) Jet Fuel Prices. If the reported fuel pricing information is delayed, UPS may use reported fuel pricing information from an earlier week.

Download the U.S. Energy Information Administration's Spot Prices of Jet Fuel


If you click on the links above, you will leave ups.com. UPS is not responsible for the content or information provided on those Web sites.

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Services Affected

The surcharge applies to transportation charges on UPS Worldwide Express Freight, UPS Express Plus, UPS Express, UPS Express Saver, UPS Expedited, and UPS Standard, as well as to the following accessorial charges (where applicable):

  • One-Time Pickup Charges
  • UPS Next Day Air Early/UPS Worldwide Express Plus Charges
  • International Extended Area Charges
  • Remote Delivery Charges
  • Saturday Delivery
  • Saturday Pickup
  • Large Package Surcharge
  • Oversize Pallet Handling Surcharge
  • Additional Handling Charge
  • Over Maximum Limits
  • Delivery Confirmation Signature Required (DCSR)
  • Delivery Confirmation Adult Signature Required (DCASR)
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Air Freight Fuel Surcharge Information

An Air Freight Fuel Surcharge applies to the following air freight services for all countries in which these services are available:

  • UPS ExpressSM Freight
  • UPS Air Freight DirectSM
  • UPS Air Freight ConsolidatedSM

View Air Freight Fuel Surcharges (in English Only)Open the link in a new window

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