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UPS raises certain non-contract service rates 4.9%

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Express carrier UPS (NYSE: UPS) said it will raise certain non-contract service rates by 4.9%, effective Dec. 27.

UPS said the rate increases will support “ongoing expansion and capability enhancements” of its operations.

The rate increases apply to UPS’s ground, air and international services.

In addition, effective Nov. 1 until further notice, UPS said peak surcharges for certain Europe-origin shipments will increase, and on Nov. 8, raised peak surcharges will apply to shipments originating in China, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and other Asian countries. 

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Chris Gillis

Located in the Washington, D.C. area, Chris Gillis primarily reports on regulatory and legislative topics that impact cross-border trade. He joined American Shipper in 1994, shortly after graduating from Mount St. Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Md., with a degree in international business and economics.