UPS peak surcharges for 2018 holiday season

UPS peak holiday shipping surcharges for 2018

It looks like carrier surcharges won’t slow down this holiday season. UPS continues to bump up the peak surcharges every year while targeting the popular Black Friday and Christmas shopping season. The carrier claims the surcharges are necessary to offset the additional cost of delivering the increase in holiday packages, hiring additional seasonal employees, and ensuring adequate air and ground …

Carriers like FedEx, DHL and UPS have introduced holiday surcharges in recent years to capitalize on the influx of shipping.

FedEx shares 2018 holiday surcharges

The holidays are undoubtedly the busiest season for retailers and, as a result, for carriers as well. Carriers like FedEx, DHL and UPS have introduced holiday surcharges in recent years to capitalize on the influx of shipping. FedEx recently announced it will not apply additional residential surcharges during the holiday season but will place surcharges on packages that are oversized, …