Fuel surcharge


Due to continuing fuel price fluctuations, TNT applies an index-based fuel surcharge to all shipments. This approach provides our customers with a transparent charging mechanism for fuel costs, where the fuel surcharge rises or falls in line with movements in the fuel price.

The index-based fuel surcharge is based on the Dubai Fateh 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 data (in csv format) from their website click here. Crude oil is the base product to produce jet fuel and truck diesel and is therefore considered the appropriate index base for both air and road transport.

Effective Fuel Surcharge Rate:

31st January 2016 - 27th February 2016 - 11.75%

1st January 2016 - 31st January 2016 - 12.75% 

29th November 2015 - 31st December 2015 - 13.25% 

1st November 2015 - 28th November - 13.00% 

27th September 2015 - 31st October - 13.25%

30th August 2015 - 26th September 2015 - 14.25%

2nd August 2015 - 29th August 2015 - 14.75%

28th June 2015 - 1st August 2015 - 15.00%

31st May 2015 - 27th June 2015 - 14.50%

3rd May 2015 - 30th May 2015 - 14.0%

29th March 2015 -2nd May 2015 - 14.25%

1st March 2015 -28th March 2015 - 13.00%

Please be aware that there will be a one month lag in the application of the index. For example, the monthly average price for Dubai Fateh Crude in April will be published during the second week of May and will be used to determine the applicable fuel surcharge in June.

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' sole discretion. Please check this website regularly for any updates.

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