UPS Service Rates

2016 Rates and Service Guides

Rate Change Information

Effective December 28, 2015*, the published rates for our services will increase. This supports ongoing expansion and capabilities enhancements, as we strive to maintain the high service levels you expect from UPS.

As you look toward the year to come, here are some new enhancements that can help you and your customers:


The rates for UPS® Ground services and accessorials will increase an average net 4.9%.

The rates for UPS Air and International services and accessorials will increase an average net 5.2%.

View 2016 Package Surcharge and Accessorial Changes

Effective December 28, 2015, Daily Rates and Standard List Rates will be combined into a single publication, referred to as "Daily Rates". All shippers who received Daily Rates or Standard List Rates prior to December 28, 2015, including shippers with a customized shipping agreement that provides for Daily Rates or Standard List Rates, will receive the combined Daily Rates.

Air Freight

UPS Air Freight rates and accessorials within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average net 5.2%.

UPS Freight®

UPS Freight rates for shipments rated on the current UPS Freight 560 (US48), 525 (to and from Canada) and 570/571 (to and from Mexico) Tariffs will increase an average net 4.9%. These rates will be available at beginning October 26, 2015, the effective date of these rates.

*The impact of these changes on your shipping costs will vary according to your shipping characteristics and the terms of your UPS agreement. For additional information and to review these new rates, visit

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