DHL announces rates for 2008
Net Effective Rate Adjustment of 4.9 percent for Express ServicesPlantation, Florida, 11/27/2007, 10:30 AM CET
Other changes effective January 6, 2008, include a $0.10 increase in the surcharge for Residential Delivery and for both residential and commercial Delivery Area Service. Exception Handling will increase by $0.50. The Large Package Fee will increase to $45. Additional details of the 2008 fee and rate changes will be available at www.dhl-usa.com as of December 14, 2007, and will be updated as further details become available.
In 2008, DHL customers can experience benefits resulting from service enhancements including:
- Improved on-time performance across the U.S. resulting from expanded hub capacity with state-of-the-art automation
- Increased shipment visibility with twice the number of checkpoints per domestic shipment and even more security, driven by a global containerization program
- Earlier U.S. delivery of International shipments, with all packages destined for locations within DHL's morning delivery footprint now qualifying for noon delivery