UPS will apply peak season surcharges to packages currently subject to Add’l Handling, Large Package, and Over-Maximum surcharges. Additionally, peak season surcharges relating to Large Package and Over-Maximum shipments will be applied over the entirety of Q4 2019, through January 4th, 2020.
Packages subject to Add’l Handling will be assessed a peak season surcharge between November 24th and January 4th; Excluding the YoY concession on residential peak season surcharge, all UPS applications are experiencing tremendous increases in comparison to 2018. Add’l Handling will increase by 14% YoY, to an addition of $3.60 per package. Large Package classifications will result in an additional $31.45 surcharge, representing an increase of 20%.
Lastly, Over-Maximum classifications will result in an additional $250 surcharge, an increase of 50% when compared with 2018.
Contact AFMS, learn how our team can help you reduce these new charges and help lower your parcel shipping costs. 800-246-3521