Effective Fuel Surcharge Rate: 

28th September 2014 - 01st November 2014: 19.50%
31st August 2014 - 27th September 2014: 20.00%
03rd August 2014 - 30th August 2014: 20.50%
29th June 2014 - 02 August 2014: 20.00%
01st June 2014 - 28th June 2014: 20.00%
30th March - 03rd May 2014: 20.00%
2nd February - 01st March 2014: 20.50%
2nd March - 29th March 2014: 20.00%

The index-based surcharge for European invoicing countries is based on the London Brent Crude oil spot price. It will be subject to monthly adjustments based on a rounded average of the spot price for a barrel of crude oil, as published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). To download the latest monthly datea (in csv format) from their website, click here. Crude oil is the base product to produce jet fuel and truck diesel and is a fair index base for both air and road transport.

All shipments sent on or after the 1st of January 2005 have been subject to the surcharge. The fuel surcharge varies in 0.5% steps and is updated on a monthly basis according to the following scale:

TNT Express Europe
Brent Crude Spot Price US$/ Barrel (London) Fuel Surcharge
From To
35.41 36.60 6.5%
36.61 37.80 7.0%
37.81 39.00 7.5%
39.01 40.20 8.0%
40.21 41.40 8.5%
41.41 42.60 9.0%
42.61 43.80 9.5%
43.81 45.00 10.0%
45.01 46.20 10.5%
46.21 47.40 11.0%
47.41 48.60 11.5%
48.61 49.80 12.0%
49.81 51.00 12.5%
51.01 52.20 13.0%
52.21 53.00 13.5%
53.01 57.40 14.0%
57.41 61.80 14.5%
61.81 66.20 15.0%
66.21 70.60 15.5%
70.61 75.00 16.0%
75.01 79.40 16.5%
79.41 83.80 17.0%
83.81 88.20 17.5%
88.21 92.60 18.0%
92.61 97.00 18.5%
97.01 101.40 19.0%
101.41 105.80 19.5%
105.81 110.20 20.0%
110.21 114.60 20.5%
114.61 119.00 21.0%
119.01 123.40 21.5%
123.41 127.80 22.0%
127.81 132.20 22.5%
132.21 136.60 23.0%
add 0.5% for each US$ 4.40


TNT reserves the right to change the fuel surcharge index and table without notice. Both the amount and duration of the surcharge will be determined at TNT's sole discretion.

Please check this website regularly for any updates.