DHL Express U.S. Announces its 2013 International Rate Adjustments

  • 5.9% average increase in the U.S.
  • Two-point reduction in Fuel Surcharge index
  • Effective January 2, 2013

PLANTATION, Fla.--()--DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced a 5.9% average price increase for U.S. account holders, effective January 2, 2013. The general International rate increase will be partially offset by a two-point reduction in the Fuel Surcharge index.

DHL Express adjusts its prices annually, taking into account inflation and rising costs in the more than 220 countries and territories that it serves. Customers should refer to their current DHL agreement to determine the impact of these changes.

A guide to the 2013 rates is available at www.dhl-usa.com/RateGuide.

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Contacts

DHL Express U.S.
Communications
Robert Mintz, 425-984-4249
robert.mintz@dhl.com

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DHL Express U.S. announces its 2013 International rate adjustments

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DHL Express U.S.
Communications
Robert Mintz, 425-984-4249
robert.mintz@dhl.com