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Rates for UPS Freight’s transportation service include the loading of the shipment at origin, and the transport to and the unloading of the shipment at the destination during normal business hours. Sometimes, UPS Freight is asked to perform additional services. These are called "special" or "accessorial services". Some of the most frequently requested special handling services are described below. If your business requires other special services not shown, please contact your local account manager or our customer service center at 800-333-7400.

UPS Ground Freight, Inc.
Frequently Used Accessorial Services
December 29, 2014

(See NOTE below)

Special Service Item Rate Flat Charge or
Minimum Charge
Border Processing Fee (Canda) 486 None $30.00
C.O.D. Fee 430 6% of C.O.D amount $95.00
Corrected Bill of Lading 361 None $30.00 before del.
$44.00 after del
Detention of Vehicle With Power 500 $50.00 for each 15 minutes
after "free time" expires
Detention of Vehicle Without Power 501 $70.00 per vehicle per 24 hour
period after "free time" expires
Extreme Length / Over Dimension Freight
(equals or exceeds 15 feet)
670 None $99.00
Extreme Length / Over Dimension Freight
(equals or exceeds 20 feet)
670 None $150.00
Hazardous Material 565 $25.00 per permit
$8.00 per off route mile
Inside Pickup or Delivery 566 $10.80 per cwt. $90.00
Inside Pickup or Delivery at ZIP codes
10001-10099 and 10101-10292
566 $26.75 per cwt. $135.00
Lift-Gate Service 892 $7.90 per cwt. $125.00
Limited Access Pickup or Delivery
(Churches, Construction sites, Schools, etc.)
755 None $115.00
Notification Prior to Delivery 647 None $50.00
Redelivery 830 None $95.00
Residential Pickup or Delivery 753 $8.00 per cwt. $115.00
Residential Pickup or Delivery at ZIP codes
10001-10099 and 10101-10292
753 $12.00 per cwt. $140.00
Reweigh 990 None $25.00
Saturday, Sunday, Holiday, Non-Business
Hours Pickup or Delivery
754 $195.00 per person, per hour $480.00
Sorting and Segregating 751 $0.95 per piece or $2.60 per
cwt., which ever is higher
Storage-Terminal 910 $3.28 cwt. per day $30.00 per day
Storage-Drayage to Public Warehouse 910 $4.30 cwt. $110.00
NOTE: This chart represents an abbreviated form or quick reference guide to frequently used accessorial service charges in effect as of December 29, 2014. Rules and charges are subject to change without prior notice. For full details and updates, see the UPS Freight UPGF 102 Rules Tariff.



C.O.D. UPS Freight handles your collect on delivery shipments and accepts business or personal checks, cashier’s check, certified check or money order. If the bill of lading requires “Certified Funds”, only cashier’s check, certified check or money order will be accepted. The fee for this service is collected from the consignee unless the bill of lading indicates "fee to be prepaid" by shipper.

Hazardous Materials UPS Freight will accept shipments of hazardous materials or hazardous substances subject to all requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency governing transportation of such commodities.

Inside Pickup or Delivery When requested, UPS Freight loads or unloads shipments from or to areas that are not next to the trailer such as shopping malls or office buildings.

Lift Gate UPS Freight provides lift gate service, if needed, to load and unload a shipment when loading/unloading docks are not available.

Limited Access Locations UPS Freight provides pickup or delivery service for a fee that covers the additional costs where access is limited, restricted or secured, the facility has no loading dock, or for locations within construction sites, oil fields, and mine sites.

Notification When asked, UPS Freight contacts the consignee before delivering the shipment to meet scheduling needs.

Pickup or Delivery on Saturday, Sundays
or Holidays
Normal business hours do not include Saturdays, Sundays or nationally recognized holidays. When arrangements are made in advance, UPS Freight will make pickup or delivery on these days.

Redelivery When the consignee is unable to accept or refuses delivery of a shipment, UPS Freight schedules a time and redelivers the shipment for an additional charge.

Residential Delivery A residence is a location that is a home, including home-based businesses, college dormitories, apartments, townhouses, rectories, convents and parsonages. Pickup or delivery at a residence will be provided for a fee that covers the additional mileage and the time required to provide the service. Delivery will be made to the building ground floor entrance, garage entrance or carport.

Sorting & Segregating Normal loading and unloading service does not include the sorting or segregating of freight by size, brand, flavor, individual lot, etc.. If a shipment needs to be sorted or segregated, UPS Freight provides the service.

Storage Shipments that cannot be delivered due to circumstances beyond UPS Freight’s control may be held at our service center or delivered to a public warehouse. Charges are assessed to cover storage and additional handling.

Note - For more information on the services shown above, see Rules Tariff.

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