UPS Service Rates

2015 Rate and Service Guides

2015 Rate Change Information

August 17, 2015 Updates

The following changes have been made to the 2015 Rate and Service Guide:

July 13, 2015 Updates

December 29, 2014 Updates

Effective December 29, 2014*, the published rates for our services will increase. This allows UPS to further enhance our portfolio of solutions and improve service to you.

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UPS® Ground, Air and International rates will increase an average net 4.9%.

Dimensional weight pricing will apply to all UPS® Ground services and UPS® Standard to Canada packages. Dimensional weight pricing encourages reductions in excess packaging materials and overall package sizes, leading to reduced fuel use, vehicle emissions and transportation costs. Visit for further details.

View 2015 Package Surcharge and Accessorial Changes

The 2015 UPS Rate and Service Guide will be available to download on December 29, 2014.

Air Freight

UPS air freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average net 4.9%. In addition, select accessorial fees will increase.

UPS Express® Freight rates for shipments originating in the U.S. will increase 4.9%.

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 December 29, 2014.

*The impact of these changes on your shipping costs will vary according to your shipping characteristics and the terms of your UPS agreement.

**Based on a comparison of over 48,000 UPS Worldwide Express Freight transit times to all other carriers offering guaranteed, palletized service, using published city-to-city transit time data as of June 2014.

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