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LTL Carriers Announce Rate Increases

March 05, 2014

ABF Freight has announced an increase in general rates and charges effective March 24, 2014. Rates will increase by about 5.4%, although the effect on specific lanes and shipments will vary. Customers will be able to view the new rates on or before March 24 by accessing abf.com.

FedEx Freight will increase shipping rates by an average of 3.9%, effective March 31, 2014. Additional changes will include absolute minimum charges and accessorial rates and charges. The FedEx Freight fuel surcharge will remain unchanged and is one of the lowest in the LTL industry. The new rates for FedEx Freight will be available at fedex.com on March 31, 2014.

UPS Freight will increase its general rate by 4.4%, effective March 31, 2014. This rate adjustment applies to non contractual less-than-truckload shipments and to all offshore rates and charges.

Con-way Freight will raise its less-than-truckload rates an average of 5.4%, effective March 31, 2014. The increase on non contractual shipments will apply to general LTL rates, minimum charges and accessorial or supplemental services within the U.S.and Canada as well as cross-border shipments between the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada.

Effective April 14, 2014, YRC Freight will increase rates by an average of 5.9% on non-contractual shipments within the U.S., between the U.S. and Canada, within Canada, and between the U.S. and Mexico.

Old Dominion Freight Line announced from the carrier’s Thomasville, N.C. headquarters the organization will be increasing its base rates 4.3% effective May 1, 2014.

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