UPS to Raise U.S. Shipping Rates by 4.9 Percent

The increase will take effect Dec. 26, 2018.

Assets Img Media Integrad%201%20hi%20res

Rates for UPS Ground, UPS Air and International services, as well as UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 4.9 percent.

The rate increase will take effect Dec. 26, 2018.

"UPS continues to make investments in capacity, technology and reach of our transportation network in order to support our customers’ growth, visibility, and service needs. Rate increases support ongoing expansion and capabilities enhancements while ensuring UPS is fairly compensated for the value and high service levels provided," the logistics company said in a news release. 

To review the announced rates, visit