Fuel Surcharges

New Zealand

TNT applies an index-based variable fuel component to all shipments. 

International variable fuel component

Effective International Fuel for International shipments:

Please note the following : 

Effective 1 July 2019 TNT's  International Fuel Surcharge will be adjusted on a weekly basis rather than monthly according to the published range table found below. and The indices used will continue to be the spot price for US Gulf Coast (USGC) kerosene type jet fuel but using the weekly index as opposed to the monthly index

There will be a two-week lag in the application of the fuel surcharge index.  For example, the surcharge applicable in the week starting  18 July 2019 will be based on the average spot price reported for 1 July 2019.  Changes to the fuel surcharge are effective each Monday. Information on the fuel surcharge for each week will be available online usually from the Friday before the surcharge is applicable. 


You can find the new International Fuel Surcharge page here.


Domestic variable fuel component

Effective Domestic Fuel for Domestic shipments

From 1 April 2024 to 30 April 2024: 10.80%

From 1 March 2024 to 31 March 2024: 10.70%

Our domestic index-linked variable fuel component is based on the average New Zealand weekly diesel price. We use the weekly average diesel price figure to calculate the average diesel price for each calendar month. An index based locally for local deliveries links the variable fuel component to the prevailing domestic market price for diesel which in turn influences fluctuations in our actual fuel costs.


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


Please check this website regularly for any updates.


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