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Fuel Surcharge

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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

Surcharge

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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 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

Regardless of the EIA-reported average fuel prices or the table above, the actual fuel surcharge posted on the UPS website will apply for the periods specified.

For information on the EIA-reported jet fuel pricing, please refer to EIA's (USGC) Jet Fuel Prices on EIA's website below:

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Services Affected

The surcharge applies to domestic and international transportation charges on all UPS Worldwide Express Freight, UPS Worldwide Express Plus, UPS Worldwide Express, UPS Worldwide Express Saver, and UPS Worldwide Expedited services, and to the following accessorial charges (where applicable):

  • One-Time Collection Charges
  • UPS Next Day Air® Early/UPS Worldwide Express Plus Charges
  • International Extended Area Charges
  • Remote Delivery Charges
  • Saturday Delivery
  • Saturday Collection
  • Large Package Surcharge
  • Oversize Pallet Handling Surcharge
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