Effective December 27, 2020, UPS Ground, Air, and International services will increase by an announced average of 4.9% — matching both the UPS 2019-2020 increase and the FedEx 2021 GRI announced last month. Below is an overview of our 2021 Rates
UPS continues to focus on margin improvements for low weight shipments, assigning the biggest increases to the lightest packages in most service levels.
Longer zone Air services will take larger increases than Ground and lower Air zones.
UPS Rate Increase
Minimums are going up the most on slowest services.
Delivery Area Surcharge ZIP Code Changes. More ZIP Codes than ever will be eligible for DAS surcharges:
Moving into surcharges, UPS continues to crack down on undesirable larger packages.
Effective January 10, 2021, an Additional Handling charge will be applied to any package with its length plus girth combined exceeding 105 inches.
Effective April 11, 2021, Additional Handling and Large Package Surcharge rates for non-Hundredweight Service packages will differ by zone. (This will apply to Hundredweight Service packages effective July 11, 2021)
Nearly all surcharges are increasing by more than 4.9%
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In the approved USPS 2021 rate case, First-Class® Mail Metered Letters and Postcards increase 1¢. Retail and Forever® stamps and First Class Mail Flats (up to 1 oz.) prices remain the same. In the proposed changes to shipping prices, Priority Mail® and Priority Mail Express® will increase by 4.1% and 3.5% respectively, but those increases vary by Retail/Commercial, zone, and weight. Below, we share some of the approved 2021 USPS rate increase highlights for mail and packages.
Priority Mail Retail rates will increase by 3% on average, and Commercial Base rates only increase on average 3.6%. Priority Mail senders will see an increased savings between 0.5% and 1.5% for packages weighing less than 6lbs being sent to zones 1 to 4 etc.
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