DHL’s Domestic Air Express and International Express rates will increase 3.9% for 2007 and DHL Ground shipments and DHL@home rates will rise 4.9%.
The increase for air express and international shipments is comprised of a 5.9% average increase in the base rates, offset by a 2% reduction in the air fuel surcharge index.
New rates are effective January 1, 2007.
During the first quarter, DHL said it will add a new dimensional weight system for oversized DHL Ground shipments that are three cubic feet or greater. Packages less than three cubic feet will be billed based on actual weight.