UPS Announces 2020 General Rate Increases

UPS announced their increases for 2020. The increase becomes effective December 29, 2019.  For reference, FedEx’s increase is effective January 6, 2020.UPS matched FedEx with an average increase of 4.9%.  This does not include surcharges.

The following changes will become effective December 29, 2019:

  • The rates for UPS Ground, UPS Air and International services ill increase an average net 4.9%.
  • The rates for UPS Air Freight within & between the U.S., Canada & Puerto Rico will increase an average net 4.2%.
  • The rates for UPS Freight non-contractual LTL shipments rated on the current UPS Freight Tariff 580 will increase an average net 3.9%. This increase applies only to Tariff 580 UPS Freight density-based rates.