Latest changes to 2019 UPS Rates and Service Guide include:
- The minimum age to secure a shipment release for Delivery Confirmation Adult Signature Required service will be revised from 18 to 21 years old. Consignees may be asked to provide a government-issued photo identification for age verification.
- Addition of Saturday Processing Fee for US-origin shipments.
- Shipping of jewelry, unset precious stones and industrial diamonds will no longer require an International Special Commodities contract.
Effective 6 May 2019, the following changes will come into effect: · The Fuel Surcharge Index will increase by 1.25% for all fuel prices. · The combined length and girth threshold for the Large Package Surcharge will change to 300cm (previously 330cm). · The combined length and girth threshold for the Over-Maximum Limits Charge will change to 400cm (previously 419cm).
These revisions aim to reduce disruption to our operations, reflect the additional effort to serve, and enable us to maintain our high standards of service.
More information can be found in the updated UPS Rate and Service Guide which will be available for download from 6 May 2019.
*The impact of these charges on your shipping costs will vary according to your shipping characteristics and the terms of your UPS agreement.