An increase in UPS rates and service charges goes into effect on December 27, 2022. These increases affect a number of UPS services, with UPS® Ground, UPS Air and 3-Day services increasing an average of 6.9% and almost all common surcharges will be increasing as well.
2023 will also see a change in the list of ZIP codes aligned to certain zones. In addition, the Peak/Demand Surcharges will be renamed Demand Surcharges.
All rate change information and updated zip code listings are cited from UPS.com. Review UPS’ complete rate change notes.
The rates for UPS® Ground, UPS Air and 3-Day services will increase an average net 6.9%
The Ground minimum package charge (1 pound, zone 2) will increase to $10.10, an increase of 7.9%
The rates for most common surcharges will increase
The list of Zip Codes aligned to certain zones will change
The changes have not been released at the time of this writing. Please see UPS' complete rate change notes for updated information on these changes.
The Peak/Demand Surcharges will be renamed Demand Surcharges
Here is a brief summary of what's changing for ShipWorks subscribers who have connected their UPS account with ShipWorks:
The rates for UPS® Ground, UPS Air and 3-Day services will increase an average net 6.9%. The UPS® Ground minimum package charge (1 pound, Zone 2) will increase to $10.10, a 7.9% increase.
The rates for most common surcharges will increase. Peak/Demand Surcharges will be referred to as Demand Surcharges.
The list of ZIP codes aligned to certain zones will change.
Details have not been announced but shippers should be aware that UPS can make changes to zone alignment which will impact pricing.
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