UPS announces surcharge on bigger packages


SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JUNE 17: A pedestrian walks by a United Parcel Service (UPS) truck on June 17, 2014 in San Francisco, California. UPS announced plans to begin to consider box size in the pricing of ground shipments in the U.S. and standard delivery to Canada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

(CNN) – Online shopping for the holidays could get expensive thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. That’s if its delivered by UPS.

The company says it will add surcharges for delivery on big items. But it won’t affect customers buying small goods.

The surcharge will cost between $1 and $4.

The cost can also vary depending on whether delivery is via ground or air.

UPS ships more than 25,000 packages per week.


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