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2012 Rate Updates

FedEx and UPS to Raise Small Package Rates for 2012

Effective January 2, 2012, the cost to ship an overnight envelope with Memphis-based FedEx Express will increase by a net average of 3.9%. The full average rate increase of 5.9% will be partially offset by adjusting the fuel price threshold at which the fuel surcharge begins, reducing the fuel surcharge by 2%. Air packages shipped with Atlanta-based UPS will increase by a net average 4.9% beginning January 2, 2012. The rate increase for UPS air and international shipments is based on a 6.9% increase in the base rate, less a 2% reduction to the index-based air and international fuel surcharge.

Also effective January 2, 2012, the cost to ship with FedEx Ground will increase by a net average 4.9%. The full average rate increase of 5.9% will be partially offset by adjusting the fuel price threshold at which the fuel surcharge begins, reducing the fuel surcharge by 1%. UPS ground shipping will also increase by a net average 4.9% for U.S. domestic services, achieved through a 5.9% increase in the base rate, less a 1% reduction to the index-based ground fuel surcharge.

Additionally, UPS Next Day Air Freight and UPS 2nd Day Air Freight rates for shipments within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will increase 5.9%. UPS 3 Day Freight rates will remain unchanged.

About PartnerShip

Cleveland, Ohio-based PartnerShip, which developed and manages the NBAA Shipping Program, is a leading freight management company that provides shipping solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses nationwide. PartnerShip leverages its relationships with over 17,000 customers to provide businesses of all sizes the exceptional savings typically reserved for large-volume shippers.

For more information or to enroll in the NBAA Shipping Program to save on every shipment you send and receive, visit www.partnership.com/87NBAA