November 14, 2008: UPS uses a two-month lag when adjusting its fuel surcharges. That means customers are paying a surcharge based on the price of gas two months ago when it was a dollar per gallon more expensive. You may not want to mention this when you’re making your pickups.
Fuel Surcharge: Coal in Customer’s Stockings
May 18, 2020
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Teamsters across the country have been thrust into an unexpected crisis of unforeseeable proportions. At UPS, no sooner did many of us find out that we were a part of the “essential workforce” than we were fighting on the shop floor to protect ourselves from the virus.