Does your shipment require extra attention? TNT offers a wide range of additional services to handle your requirements. Take into consideration mandatory surcharges that apply to every shipment.
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Surcharges are additional charges that are mandatory and applicable to your TNT shipments. When shipping consignments with TNT, the following surcharges apply:
TNT applies an index-based fuel surcharge to every shipment.
Enhanced security surcharge
TNT has implemented additional procedures, activities and investments to safeguard our customers' shipments whilst in our custody. To partially offset the additional costs an Enhanced Security Surcharge is applied to all shipments.
The enhanced security surcharge will be levied on all international Express, Economy Express and Special Express shipments at the rate of €0.05 per kilo*, subject to a minimum of €0.50 and maximum €10.00 per shipment.
For airfreight shipments, a surcharge is levied at the rate of €0.09 per kilo*. The minimum surcharge is based on a weight of 100kg. There is no maximum charged weight.
*TNT uses a volumetric conversion factor to calculate whether a shipment will be charged according to its statistical weight or volumetric weight - whichever is greater.
TNT reserves the right to assess fuel and other surcharges on shipments without notice. The amount and duration of any such surcharges will be determined at our sole discretion. By tendering your shipments to TNT, you agree to pay the surcharges, as determined by TNT.
COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains, reducing air cargo capacity globally.
This disruption has caused us to have to make adjustments to our networks which has increased our costs. As a result, we announced a “Temporary Surcharge” on all FedEx Express and TNT international parcel and freight shipments beginning 6 April.
Beginning 2 November 2020, the “Temporary Surcharge” will be renamed as "Peak Surcharge."
We announced a peak surcharge on all TNT international shipments beginning April 6, 2020.
We implemented this surcharge due to the various COVID-19 containment restrictions issued in countries around the world. Those restrictions continue to disrupt the global supply chain. As a result, air cargo capacity is limited, and we are incurring incremental costs as we adjust our international networks to best deliver much-needed goods and services in this constrained environment.
From April 19, 2021, the surcharge amount for some TNT international shipments originating in Singapore will increase. Updated amounts can be found below.
Surcharge per kg (in SGD)
April 6, 2020 - August 9, 2020
Outbound from Mainland China to the rest of the world
SGD 1.40 per kg*
All international shipments except for above
SGD 0.30 per kg*
* SGD 1.40 per shipment minimum applies regardless of the origin markets.
** The shipments transported among Australia, Brunei, China, Fiji, Guam, Hong Kong SAR China, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Macau SAR China, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Taiwan China, Thailand and Vietnam, except for the shipments between Australia and New Zealand.
Peak Surcharge from August 10, 2020 to April 18, 2021
August 10, 2020 to April 18, 2021
Outbound from Singapore to Australia and New Zealand
SGD 2.80 per kg1
Intra-APAC except for above2
SGD 1.40 per kg3
Outbound from Singapore to USA, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico
SGD 0.30 per kg3
1. SGD 2.80 per shipment minimum for outbound from Singapore to Australia and New Zealand
2. APAC markets: Australia, Brunei, China, Fiji, Guam, Hong Kong SAR China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau SAR China, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan China, Thailand, Vietnam
3. SGD 1.40 per shipment minimum applies
Peak Surcharge from April 19, 2021
April 19, 2021
SGD 3.50 per kg1 (Updated)
1. SGD 3.50 per shipment minimum for outbound from Singapore to Australia and New Zealand. (Updated)
Starting September 1, 2020, invoices for TNT collect shipments imported from India will reflect an additional India Goods and Services Tax (GST) as applicable. This is part of our continuous effort to align FedEx Express and TNT policy globally, as well as to comply with India Tax regulations. The GST below will apply to all customers, including payers billed outside India:
If you have any questions about the tax, please contact your sales representative or reach us at the enquiry hotline on your TNT invoice.
Starting September 1, 2020, invoices for TNT collect shipments imported from Vietnam will reflect an additional Vietnam Value Added Tax (VAT) as applicable. This is part of our continuous effort to align FedEx Express and TNT policy globally, as well as to comply with Vietnam Tax regulations. The VAT below will apply to all customers, including payers billed outside Vietnam:
Starting September 1, 2020, invoices for TNT collect shipments imported from Thailand will reflect an additional Thailand Value Added Tax (VAT) as applicable. This is part of our continuous effort to align FedEx Express and TNT policy globally, as well as to comply with Thailand Tax regulations. The VAT below will apply to all customers, including payers billed outside Thailand:
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