UPS 2020 GRI Announced

UPS 2020 GRI Announced

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On November 18, 2019, UPS announced it’s General Rate Increases for the coming year. Beginning on December 29, 2019, there will be an average Ground and Air service increase of 4.9% along with a variety of accessorial and other surcharge increases.

Interestingly, the new ground rates will now largely be the same as those of FedEx.

At a high level, some other important changes will take effect for 2020:

  • Rebill fee will be assessed for all billing account change requests for a shipment
  • Prohibited Item Fee will be applied to prohibited and restricted items found in packages
  • Value-added and other charges will be applied to packages returned as undeliverable
  • Late payment fee may be assessed if an invoice is not fully paid by its due date
  • Lowered threshold for Additional Handling surcharge; from 70lbs to 50lbs
  • A change in Zip codes in which surcharges will be applied

 

The important information regarding UPS’s 2020 rate and surcharge changes is as follows:

Rate Changes

Service Avg Rate Increase
UPS Freight 3.9%
Air Freight 4.2%
UPS Ground 4.9%
UPS Air 4.9%

 

Surcharge Changes

2020 will see an increase across nearly all surcharge and accesorials, as well as some new ones added:

Charges 2019 2020
Additional Handling
Weight (Domestic) $23.00 $24.00
Length and Width (Domestic) $14.25 $15.00
International $14.25 $15.00
Address Correction
Per Package $16.40 $17.00
Maximum per GFP Shipment $114.80 $119.00
Chargeback for Consignee Billing Shipments $16.40 $17.00
Collect on Delivery (C.O.D.) $14.50 $15.50
Dangerous Goods (Hazardous Materials)
Domestic Air Accessible $98.00 $105.00
Domestic Air Inaccessible $49.00 $51.50
Ground $35.00 $37.00
International Air Accessible $153.50 per shipment
or $18.43 per pkg
$162.50 per shipment
or $19.51 per pkg
International Air Inaccessible $75.50 per shipment
or $9.06 per pkg
$81.00 per shipment
or $9.72 per pkg
Standard to/from Canada $42.75 per shipment
or $4.85 per pkg
$44.00 per shipment
or $4.99 per pkg
Worldwide Express Freight Accessible $153.50 per shipment
or $0.83 per pound
$162.50 per shipment
or $0.88 per pkg
Worldwide Express Freight Inaccessible $75.50 per shipment
or $0.41 per pound
$81.00 per shipment
or $0.44 per pkg
Delivery Area Surcharge
Air Commercial $2.95 $3.10
Air Commercial Extended $2.95 $3.60
Ground Commercial $2.80 $2.95
Ground Commercial Extended $2.80 $3.45
Ground Residential $3.80 $4.00
Ground Residential Extended $4.85 $5.40
Air Residential $4.35 $4.40
Air Residential Extended $4.85 $5.40
Import $2.30 $2.40
Delivery Area Surcharge (Hundredweight)
Air Commercial $14.25 per shipment $15.50 per shipment
Air Commercial Extended $14.25 per shipment $18.00 per shipment
Ground Commercial $13.50 per shipment $14.75 per shipment
Ground Commercial Extended $13.50 per shipment $17.25 per shipment
Air Residential $21.00 per shipment $22.00 per shipment
Air Residential Extended $23.25 per shipment $27.00 per shipment
Ground Residential $18.25 per shipment $20.00 per shipment
Ground Residential Extended $23.25 per shipment $27.00 per shipment
Delivery Change Request
Phone Request $6.60 $6.00
Web Request $5.50 $6.00
Delivery Confirmation
Signature Required $5.00 $5.25
Adult Signature Required $6.05 $6.35
Delivery Intercept
Phone Request $22.90 $23.90
Web Request $16.40 $17.00
Disbursement Fee (minimum) $11.00 $12.00
Dry Ice $5.55 $5.85
Electronic Export Information (EEI) $13.00 $15.00
Entry Type 86 Processing N/A $10.00
Extended Area Surcharge (International) Greater of $38 or
$0.38 per pound
Greater of $40 or
$0.40 per pound
Large Package Surcharge
International $95.00 $100.00
Commercial (Domestic) $95.00 $100.00
Residential (Domestic) $115.00 $120.00
Missing/Invalid Account Number or Refusal Fee $16.40 $17.00
Over Maximum Limits $850.00 $875.00
Oversize Pallet Handling Surcharge $850.00 per pallet $875.00 per pallet
Prohibited Item Fee N/A $150.00
Rebill Fee N/A $17.00 per request
Remote Area Surcharge
Alaska $28.00 $30.00
Hawaii $9.00 $10.00
Residential Surcharge
Ground and Standard $3.95 $4.10
Domestic and International Air $4.55 $4.70
Hundredweight (and GFP) $40.00 per shipment $41.85 per shipment
Worldwide Express Freight $130.00 per shipment $140.00 per shipment
Return Label (Electronic and Print) $1.00 $1.05
Ship to a UPS Access Point Location $1.50 $0.00
UPS Carbon Neutral (Standard) $0.10 $0.05
UPS On-Call Pickup Area Surcharge
Residential $3.80 $4.00
Extended Residential $4.85 $5.40

Scheduled Pickup Weekly Service Charges

Charges 2019 2020
Daily Pickup
($0.00-$74.99 Weekly Billing Total) $29.00 $31.00
( $75.00+ Weekly Billing Total) $14.50 $15.50
Daily On-Route Pickup
($0.00-$74.99 Weekly Billing Total) $27.00 $29.00
( $75.00+ Weekly Billing Total) $13.50 $14.50
Day-Specific Pickup
4 Days ($0.00-$74.99 Weekly Billing Total) $27.00 $29.00
4 Days ( $75.00+ Weekly Billing Total) $13.50 $14.50
3 Days ($0.00-$74.99 Weekly Billing Total) $20.30 $22.30
3 Days ( $75.00+ Weekly Billing Total) $13.45 $14.45
1 or 2 Days $13.45 $14.45
UPS Smart Pickup $13.45 $14.45

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