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UPS Announces Upcoming Rate Increases For 2010

November 22, 2009 - Las Vegas, Nevada

A rate increase has been announced by UPS:


2010 Rates Effective January 4, 2010

UPS Ground Service will increase 4.9%; Air and International Services will increase a net 4.9%. The rate increase for Air and International Services is based on a 6.9% increase in the base rate and a 2% reduction in the Air and International Services fuel surcharge. Even with this change, these rates for UPS Next Day Air® remain up to 7% lower than our largest U.S. private competitor for similar services.

View new rates, accessorial changes, service information and changes to the fuel surcharges by visiting on the following dates:

  • November 20, 2009: Preview UPS Ground Service, Air and International Services and accessorials and fuel surcharges.
  • December 18, 2009: Pre-order or download the 2010 UPS Rate and Service Guide. Guides will start shipping the first week of January.
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