FedEx and UPS Announce Rate Increases for 2010
UPS have announced their respective rate increases for 2010. FedEx
announced it will increase the net average shipping rate for FedEx
3.9 percent, which is composed of a 5.9 percent increase in standard
rates, offset by a 2.0 percent reduction in the fuel surcharge. The new
will be effective Jan. 4, 2010 and apply to
FedEx Corp. will increase the standard list rates for FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery by an average of 4.9 percent. The new rates will be effective Jan. 4, 2010. Additional changes will be made to other FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery surcharges effective Jan. 4, 2010.
For complete FedEx rate information, please visit http://www.fedex.com/us/rates2010/.
has also announced new
list rates for 2010, including an average 4.9 percent increase for UPS
and Ground Hundredweight shipments and a net average increase of 4.9
all air express and
The increase for air express and international shipments is based on a 6.9 percent increase in the base rate, less a 2 percent reduction in the current fuel surcharge. Updated rate and service information is posted on ups.com/rates. Customers may also use this link to download the 2010 Rate and Service Guide, which provides an explanation of the fuel surcharge calculation methodology along with the new rate tables.
The new UPS rates will take effect on January 4, 2010.
Fortunately, SGMA members have access to SGMA’s Discount Shipping Program, which provides members with lower costs on their FedEx shipping. Click here for more information.