ATLANTA (AP) – UPS is adding a new charge of under $1 for shipments to residential customers during peak delivery periods in November and December.
United Parcel Service Inc. said Monday it will add 27 cents for residential deliveries from Nov. 19 to Dec. 2 and Dec. 17-23. UPS will add a fee of between 81 cents and 97 cents to overnight, second- or third-day deliveries for residential deliveries Dec. 17-23.READ MORE: Drug Dog Sniffs Out Illegal Narcotics, Unloaded Handgun In Jacksboro High School Student's Car
It will also add new fees for oversized packages from Nov. 19 through Dec. 23 on top of regular surcharges and a peak surcharge on some international air-shipping routes.READ MORE: Police: Weekend Shootings In Dallas' Deep Ellum Left 2 Dead, Teenaged Suspect In Custody
During peak shipping season the Atlanta company adds airplane and truck cargo capacity, often at higher short-term rates, and hires additional seasonal employees.MORE NEWS: 101 Texas Lawmakers Who Supported/Voted For New Abortion Law Being Threatened
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