UPS to Reinstate Pre-holiday Peak Surcharge Rates Beginning Mid-January
Shivani Salunke | December 23, 2020
UPS will restore its pre-holiday peak surcharge rates starting Jan. 17, the carrier declared Wednesday.
The January overcharges concealments Ground Residential Service and UPS SurePost, just as enormous bundles and those that require extra taking care of. The extra charges on Ground Residential and SurePost bundles will apply to any shipper that has dispatched in excess of 25,000 bundles in any single week since February. In May, the surcharges applied to any shipper moving 25,000 packages more than its normal volume in February.
UPS will likewise bring down peak surcharges on shipments from China to the U.S., starting Dec. 27, from $1.43 to $2.27 per pound, contingent upon the service, to $1.09 to $1.93, individually.
As UPS and FedEx are in a middle of a massive vaccine distribution operation, the carriers are getting undertakings all together for their center business come the new year.
This time, UPS' surcharges depend on level volume, as opposed to relative volume flood as they were in May, which means it's conceivable more shippers might be liable to overcharges come January. Also, transporters should see "until further notice" to signify "forever," in any event for arranging purposes, as indicated by Matt Hertz, co-founder of e-commerce consultancy Second Marathon.