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Carrier Rate Increases to Affect Ecommerce Orders

By June 5, 2020June 8th, 2020Shipping Rates

Over the past few weeks, we have seen UPS, FedEx, and DHL announce they are increasing rates and/or adding surcharges to e-commerce packages due to the increase of services throughout the pandemic. These rate increases, some already implemented, may affect your company in some way and we wanted to make sure everyone is aware of what to expect. Below are the links to the carrier websites for their official notifications and some high-level notes:

DHL – Increase

Time Definite International (TDI) shipments effective April1, 2020 until further notice

UPS – Increase
Ground Residential + UPS SurePost Package May 31, 2020 until further Notice

  • UPS Ground Residential $0.30 per package
  • UPS SurePost $0.30 per package

FedEx – Increase – Surcharges
Effective June 8, 2020

  • Temporary Surcharge FedEx SmartPost $.40 per package
  • Peak Oversize Charge $30.00 per package

We at TAGG/LeSaint work with our multiple shipping partners to get the best rates possible to maintain our lowest cost solutions with reliable services. As we get notification from others we will be sure to communicate.

For additional information, please feel free to give us a call at 1-866-991-TAGG!