October 25, 2017 Update / UPS Rate Surcharge Change Information Package Effective July 8, 2018 • The Large Package Surcharge for any U.S. Domestic package delivered to a residential address will be $90 • The Additional Handling surcharge for any U.S. Domestic package exceeding 70 pounds in actual weight will be $19.00 Large Package Surcharge For domestic shipments, a package is considered a “Large Package” when its length (longest side of the package) plus girth [(2 x width) + (2 x height)] combined exceeds 130 inches or its length exceeds 96 inches. For international shipments, a package is considered a “Large Package” when its length (longest side of the package) plus girth [(2 x width) + (2 x height)] combined exceeds 130 inches. With the exception of UPS Ground with Freight Pricing packages, Large Packages are subject to a minimum billable weight of 90 pounds (40 kgs). An Additional Handling charge will not be assessed when a Large Package Surcharge is applied. Additional Handling An Additional Handling charge will be assessed for any package that requires special handling, as determined by UPS in its sole discretion, including, but not limited to: Length – Any package with the longest side exceeding 48 inches. Width – Any package with its second-longest side exceeding 30 inches. Weight – Any package with an actual weight of more than 70 pounds. Each package in a shipment where the average weight per package is greater than 70 pounds and the weight for each package is not specified on the source document or the UPS automated shipping system used. Packaging – Any article that is not fully encased in corrugated cardboard, including but not limited to metal, wood, hard plastic, soft plastic (e.g., plastic bag) or expanded polystyrene foam (e.g., styrofoam). Any cylindrical-like item, such as a barrel, drum, pail or tire, that is not fully encased in a corrugated cardboard shipping container. shouldn't this drastically decrease the overweight/oversize problem and stop turning ups into a furniture delivery company?