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Fuel Surcharge

DPD calculates a variable fuel surcharge on the package price. The surcharge is indexed. That means we always adjust the surcharge to the fluctuating fuel prices. The fuel surcharge is reported separately on your invoice. 

  • The following calculation method is in effect till 31 September 2017.The current fuel surcharge is applicable on all national and international products and is based on the cash price of raw Brent oil in London. On a monthly basis the surcharge is based on the rounded average of the cash price of a barrel of raw oil as published by the American Department of Energy. (www.eia.doe.gov)
  • Effective as of 1 October 2017 DPD Belgium will make a change in the calculation of its variable fuel surcharge (for ground transport as well as air transport). The new method by which we calculate the surcharge will be used in the entire DPD group and will guarantee a more transparent mechanism for calculating the surcharge.

Fuel surcharge for ground transport 

The surcharge is valid for all national and international products. We couple this surcharge with the consumption price of diesel fuel for Belgium, including the duties and taxes as published by the European Commission. The EC announces the consumption prices for diesel fuel each week. You will find the information on the surcharge on their website each week. The new method is effective from 1 October 2017.

The fuel surcharge for ground transport is valid for the following DPD products:

  • DPD CLASSIC
  • DPD GUARANTEE
  • DPD 18:00
  • DPD 12:00
  • DPD 10:00

 

2017

Jan

2,88%

Feb

3,02%

Mar

3,12%

Apr

3,33%

May

3,29%

Jun

3,25%

Jul

3,15%

Aug

3,05%

Sep

2,97%

Oct

5,00%

Nov

5,25%

Dec

5,50%

At least

But less than

Surcharge as from Oct 1st, 2017

 

600

1,00%

600

640

1,25%

640

680

1,50%

680

720

1,75%

720

760

2,00%

760

800

2,25%

800

840

2,50%

840

880

2,75%

880

920

3,00%

920

960

3,25%

960

1.000

3,50%

1.000

1.040

3,75%

1.040

1.080

4,00%

1.080

1.120

4,25%

1.120

1.160

4,50%

1.160

1.200

4,75%

1.200

1.240

5,00%

1.240

1.280

5,25%

1.280

1.320

5,50%

1.320

1.360

5,75%

1.360

1.400

6,00%

1.400

1.440

6,25%

1.440

1.480

6,50%

1.480

1.520

6,75%

1.520

1.560

7,00%

1.560

1.600

7,25%

1.600

1.640

7,50%

1.640

1.680

7,75%

1.680

1.720

8,00%

1.720

1.760

8,25%

1.760

1.800

8,50%

1.800

1.840

8,75%

1.840

1.880

9,00%

1.880

1.920

9,25%

1.920

1.960

9,50%

1.960

2.000

9,75%

2.000

2.040

10,00%

2.040

2.080

10,25%

2.080

2.120

10,50%

2.120

2.160

10,75%

2.160

2.200

11,00%

2.200

2.240

11,25%

2.240

2.280

11,50%

2.280

2.320

11,75%

2.320

 

12,00%

Fuel surcharge for air transport

The fuel surcharge is subject to changes in kerosene prices each month (see table below). The calculation of the surcharge is based on the monthly average of the "daily mid-spot price" for a barrel of kerosene (U.S. Gulf Coast). 
 Each month the surcharge is based on the information as published by the American Department of Energy (www.eia.doe.gov). The new method is effective from 1 October 2017.

The fuel surcharge varies and is updated each month based on the following information:

 

2017

Jan

15,75%

Feb

16,85%

Mar

16,85%

Apr

16,85%

May

16,55%

Jun

16,85%

Jul

16,25%

Aug

15,65%

Sep

16,25%

Oct

17,15%

Nov

18,35%

Dec

17,45%

At least

But less than

Surcharge as from October 1st 2017

$0,77

$0,83

13;75%

$0,83

$0,89

13,95%

$0,89

$0,95

14,15%

$0,95

$1,01

14,35%

$1,01

$1,07

14,55%

$1,07

$1,13

14,75%

$1,13

$1,19

15,05%

$1,19

$1,25

15,35%

$1,25

$1,31

15,65%

$1,31

$1,37

15,95%

$1,37

$1,43

16,25%

$1,43

$1,49

16,55%

$1,49

$1,55

16,85%

$1,55

$1,61

17,15%

$1,61

$1,67

17,45%

$1,67

$1,73

17,75%

$1,73

$1,79

18,05%

$1,79

$1,85

18,35%

$1,85

$1,91

18,65%

$1,91

$1,97

18,95%

$1,97

$2,03

19,25%

$2,03

$2,09

19,55%

$2,09

$2,15

19,85%

$2,15

$2,21

20,15%

$2,21

$2,27

20,45%

$2,27

$2,33

20,75%

$2,33

$2,39

21,05%

$2,39

$2,45

21,35%