Fuel Surcharge

When the US Energy Information Administration national average self serve fuel price index rises above $1.15 per gallon a fuel surcharge will apply. The surcharge will be computed every Monday and will apply to all shipments handled during the week form Monday through Sunday. The surcharge is subject to change weekly without notice. It will be in the form of a percentage applied to the invoice total. The surcharge will be computed as follows:
 
1) For Minimum Charges, LTL Rates and Any Quantity rates, the surcharge shall be one percent of the base freight charge for each eight cent per gallon increment that the fuel index exceeds $1.10 per gallon.
 
2) For Truckload and Maximum Charges, the surcharge shall be one cent per mile for each five cent per gallon increment that the fuel exceeds $1.10 per gallon.