UPS Air Cargo utilizes a kerosene type Fuel Price Index (FPI) reported on the US Department of Energy’s website to calculate fuel surcharges. The surcharge will increase or decrease when the FPI passes trigger points for two consecutive weeks.
Fuel & Security Surcharges
View the current Air Cargo Fuel Surcharge TableDownload Fuel Surcharge Table (PDF)
View the current Air Cargo Security Surcharge TableDownload Security Surcharge Table (PDF)
* Limited historical information is available upon request by contacting your local Air Cargo Sales Representative
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All U.S. export cargo shipments must be screened for UPS flights bound for international destinations. Customers can choose to tender cargo to UPS Air Cargo pre-screened, under the TSA chain of custody requirements. If customers choose to tender cargo unscreened, there will be a surcharge of $0.12/kg on chargeable weight, with a minimum of $10.00.