Beginning June 8, 2020, FedEx will assess a peak surcharge on certain U.S. domestic packages. This surcharge is a result of shipping demand increases related to COVID-19. You can find further information, including actual surcharge amounts, on the FedEx page below.
Effective May 31, 2020 until further notice, UPS will assess a peak surcharge on certain U.S. domestic packages. This surcharge is a result of shipping demand increases related to COVID-19. You can find further information, including actual surcharge amounts, on the UPS page below.
With the recent volatility in the oil markets, shippers are thinking about how the changes in the price of oil may affect the cost of their shipments. The below article from Freight Waves provides a good explanation of how fuel surcharges work and how they are impacted by the Department of Energy’s National Average.
Incorrect fuel surcharges can be a major area of overspend for companies. If you have any questions about the cost of fuel on your shipments or would like to have a review of your shipments to check for potential overcharges, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
Check out our new page that gives the latest operational status of U.S. ports, class I railroads, motor freight carriers, air cargo carriers, and passenger airlines. We hope that this page will assist you in discovering any disruptions in your supply chain due to COVID-19 or other delays.
Updated Information for Global Service Adjustments from FedEx
FedEx has provided updated information about its global service adjustments related to COVID-19. Here you will find worldwide origins and destinations affected, affected services and types of shipments and the impacts to service, including additional transit time to be expected.
If you have any questions regarding your shipments with FedEx or any other carrier at this time, please feel free to reach out to us here and we will be happy to assist you.