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Holiday Peak Shipping Carrier Surcharges

Holiday Peak Shipping Carrier Surcharges

This year, DHL, FedEx, UPS, and USPS will implement peak holiday surcharges beginning in October and lasting through mid-January 2021.

As you know, carrier surcharges typically only apply to accessorial fees, but what you may not know is that this year, additional fees are applied across the board. In order to be a true partner to our clients, Ruby Has is prepared to not only inform you what changes are coming so that you can plan appropriately, but to cap these additional surcharges as well. This means that if carriers continue to increase these surcharges, Ruby Has will cover the difference as a gesture of commitment and partnership to you. 

We made a similar decision earlier this year when we waived the $0.30 Covid-19 surcharge that has been in effect since May 31 and will last until November 14, 2020.

Service Peak Increase
Per piece. These surcharges only apply to domestic shipments.

DHL
10/18/2020 - 12/27/2020 
DHL SM Parcel Expedited |$0.29
DHL SM Parcel Expedited |$0.29
DHL SM Parcel Expedited Max |$0.29
DHL SM Parcel Plus Expedited |$0.29
DHL SM Parcel Ground |$0.29
DHL SM Parcel Plus Ground |$0.29

FedEx
11/2/2020 - 1/17/2021
FedEx Smart Post |$1.50  
FedEx Ground |$1.50
FedEx 3Day |$2.00
FedEx 2Day |$2.00
FedEx Overnight |$2.00
10/5/2020 - 1/17/2021
FedEx Additional Handling Surcharge |$6.00
FedEx Oversize Package Fee |$50.00

UPS
10/18/2020 - 12/27/2020
UPS Mail Innovations |$0.24
11/15/2020 - 1/16/2021
UPS SurePost |$1.50
UPS Ground |$1.50
UPS 3Day |$2.00
UPS 2Day |$2.00
UPS Overnight |$2.00
10/4/2020 - 1/16/2021
UPS Additional Handling Surcharge |$5.00
UPS Large Package Surcharge |$50.00

USPS
10/18/2020 - 12/27/2020
USPS Priority Mail |$0.40
USPS First-Class Package |$0.25
USPS Media Mail |$0.00
USPS Priority Mail Express |$1.50
USPS Priority Mail Padded Flat Rate Envelope |$0.40
USPS First-Class Mail Flat |$0.00
USPS First-Class Mail Letter  |$0.00

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