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UPS Announces 2016 Rates Increase

 

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On September 1, 2016, UPS announced it’s U.S. rate changes.

Per UPS, “Effective December 26, 2016, the UPS U.S. Ground service Daily rate will increase by an average net 4.9 percent. Daily rates for UPS U.S. Air and International services will increase an average net 4.9 percent. UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 4.9 percent, also effective December 26, 2016. Further, UPS Freight announced an average net 4.9 percent general rate increase effective September 19, 2016.

Rate increases will support ongoing expansion and capabilities enhancements, while UPS strives to maintain the high service levels customers expect.”

Fortunately, the 4.9% increase is a consistent increase for the announced categories below, effective December 26, 2016:

  • U.S. Ground service Daily rate
  • U.S. Air and International services
  • Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico
  • UPS Freight announced an average net 4.9% general rate increase effective September 19, 2016

If you are interested in how the 4.9% increase could significantly affect your rates, potentially much more than 4.9% in 2017, contact us for a free shipping assessment of your business’ transportation costs.


Source: UPS Pressroom, News listing has been edited here for brevity. Please click here to view.