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UPS Peak Surcharges

Last Update September 1, 2017

UPS® Peak Surcharges

One or more Peak Surcharges will apply to packages shipped during a Peak Period, based on service level and package characteristics. Peak Surcharges apply in addition to all other applicable Charges.

Peak Surcharges described below apply only to shipments subject to Daily Rates, Alaska and Hawaii Rates (not including Retail Rates), and UPS Hundredweight Service Rates.

United States Domestic Peak Surcharges

Domestic packages shipped during a Peak Period will be subject to one or more Peak Surcharges, as applicable, as follows:

A. Peak Surcharge - Applied to Residential Packages

• A Peak Surcharge will apply to each package addressed or delivered to a location that is a home, including a business operating out of a home. The Peak Surcharge will apply in the amounts set forth in the chart below to the indicated service levels and Peak Periods:


Packages with origin and destination within the 48 contiguous states, and packages with Alaska or Hawaii origin:

Peak Period (inclusive of starting and ending dates) and Applicable Peak Surcharge
Service Levels* November 19 through
November 25, 2017
November 26 through
December 2, 2017
December 3 through
December 9, 2017
December 10 through
December 16, 2017
December 17 through
December 23, 2017

UPS Next Day Air® Early

UPS Next Day Air®

UPS Next Day Air Saver®

n/a** n/a** n/a** n/a** $0.81

UPS 2nd Day Air A.M.®

UPS 2nd Day Air®

UPS 3 Day Select®

n/a** n/a** n/a** n/a** $0.97
UPS® Ground (including UPS®
Ground with Freight Pricing)
$0.27 $0.27 n/a** n/a** $0.27

*Applies to service levels regardless of additional features, including UPS Hundredweight Service® and UPS Returns® services.
**Peak Surcharge does not apply to this service level during the referenced timeframe.


Packages shipped from an origin within the 48 contiguous states to a destination within Alaska, Hawaii, or Puerto Rico:

Peak Period (inclusive of starting and ending dates) and Applicable Peak Surcharge
Service Levels* November 19 through
November 25, 2017
November 26 through
December 2, 2017
December 3 through
December 9, 2017
December 10 through
December 16, 2017
December 17 through
December 23, 2017

UPS Next Day Air® Early

UPS Next Day Air®

$2.99 $2.99 n/a** n/a** $2.99
UPS 2nd Day Air® $2.99 $2.99 n/a** n/a** $2.99
UPS® Ground $2.99 $2.99 n/a** n/a** $2.99

*Applies to service levels regardless of additional features, including UPS Hundredweight Service® and UPS Returns® services.
**Peak Surcharge does not apply to this service level during the referenced timeframe.

B. Peak Surcharge - Applied to Large Packages

• A Peak Surcharge will apply to Packages with length plus girth [(2 x width) + (2 x height)] combined over 130 inches. The Peak Surcharge will apply in the amounts set forth in the chart below during the specified Peak Periods:

All Service Levels to all Domestic destinations:

Peak Period (inclusive of starting and ending dates) and Applicable Peak Surcharge
November 19 through
November 25, 2017
November 26 through
December 2, 2017
December 3 through
December 9, 2017
December 10 through
December 16, 2017
December 17 through
December 23, 2017
$24.00 $24.00 $24.00 $24.00 $24.00


C. Peak Surcharge - Applied to Over Maximum Limits Packages

• A Peak Surcharge will apply to packages with an actual weight of more than 150 pounds, or that exceed 108 inches in length, or that exceed a total of 165 inches in length plus girth [(2 x width) + ( 2 x height)] combined, as measured to determine their billable weight. The Peak Surcharge will apply in the amounts set forth in the chart below during the specified Peak Periods:

All Service Levels to all Domestic destinations:

Peak Period (inclusive of starting and ending dates) and Applicable Peak Surcharge
November 19 through
November 25, 2017
November 26 through
December 2, 2017
December 3 through
December 9, 2017
December 10 through
December 16, 2017
December 17 through
December 23, 2017
$249 $249 $249 $249 $249



United States Import Peak Surcharges

•  A Peak Surcharge will apply to any shipment originating from China or Hong Kong for the Service Levels and during the Peak Periods set forth below. The Peak Surcharge will be applied as a rate per pound based upon the billable weight of the shipment.

Surcharge per pound (LB), Origin China and Hong Kong to Destination U.S.

Peak Period (inclusive of starting and ending dates) and Applicable Peak Surcharge ($/LB)
Service Levels September 17 through
September 23, 2017
September 24 through
September 30, 2017
October 1
through
November 18, 2017
November 19
through
December 2, 2017
December 3
through
December 16, 2017
December 17
through
December 23, 2017

UPS Worldwide Express Plus®

UPS Worldwide Express®

UPS Worldwide Express Saver®

$0.11 $0.18 $0.11 $0.18 $0.11 $0.18
UPS Worldwide Expedited® $0.09 $0.15 $0.09 $0.15 $0.09 $0.15

UPS Worldwide Express Freight®

UPS Worldwide Express Freight® - Midday

$0.20 $0.33 $0.20 $0.33 $0.20 $0.33

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