Increase again! UPS surcharges have risen sharply, and DHL Express freight rates have increased by 4.9%
According to recent reports from foreign media, due to the coming of the traditional year-end shopping season, air cargo capacity will be strained, and commercial passenger flights will still be affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic. Therefore, UPS will significantly increase the peak season for shipments from mainland China and Hong Kong to Europe and the United States. Parcel delivery surcharge.
The surcharge from China to the United States increased by nearly one-third: Following the increase in tariffs on July 26, UPS United Parcel again raised the peak season business surcharges from mainland China and Hong Kong to the United States.
Starting from August 30, the surcharge for express service from mainland China and Hong Kong to the United States has increased from US$0.79 per pound to US$1.02, an increase of 29%;
The express service surcharge increased from US$0.75 per pound to US$0.98, an increase of 31%;
The express freight surcharge increased from US$1.59 per pound to US$1.81, an increase of 14%.
Surcharges from China to Europe have soared:
Following the increase in tariffs on June 28, from September 20, the peak season surcharges from mainland China and Hong Kong to 19 European countries will be substantially increased.
Among them, the express service surcharge increased from 0.66 Euro per kilogram to 1.11 Euro, an increase of 68%;
The express service surcharge increased from 0.58 Euro per kilogram to 1.02 Euro, an increase of 76%;
The express freight surcharge increased from 2.21 Euros per kilogram to 2.65 Euros, an increase of 20%.
Asia Pacific to U.S. surcharge triples
From August 30, UPS has substantially increased the peak season business surcharges for Australia, New Zealand and other Asia-Pacific countries (including Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines) to the United States.
Among them, the express service surcharge increased from US$0.11 per pound to US$0.34, an increase of more than twice;
The express service surcharge increased from US$0.11 per pound to US$0.29, an increase of nearly twice;
The increase in express freight surcharges increased from $0.34 per pound to $1.25, an increase of nearly three times.
All other UPS peak season business surcharges, including the business sent from the United States and Europe, have not been adjusted.
DHL Express increases U.S. freight rates
DHL Express, the air and ground express division of German transportation and logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL, said on Friday that from January 1, 2021, US freight rates will increase by 4.9%.
▲DHL Express raises U.S. freight rates in 2021
DHL said it will provide additional rate details by mid-October, including additional costs for package transportation. A spokesperson said that he is not aware of the surcharges that will be imposed during the upcoming peak shipping season.
DHL Express only provides international services to the United States. The company terminated its domestic operations in the United States in January 2009. Most of DHL's business in the United States enters the United States from its logistics network in 220 countries.
The price increase will apply to non-contracted goods submitted to DHL Express.