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UPS Large Package Surcharge

Over Maximum Limits Fee
UPS small package services do not accept shipments exceeding the following weight and dimensions.
If in UPS's discretion, UPS does accept shipments exceeding these maximum limits, an Over Maximum Limits Fee of HK$2,178 per package will apply to the following.

  Maximum weight per package of 70 kg

  Maximum length per package of 274 cm
  Maximum size per package of 400 cm in length and girth [(2 x width) + (2 x height)] combined

Large Package Surcharge - Minimum Billable Weight (MBW)

A package is considered a “Large Package”when its length plus girth [(2 x width) + (2 x height)] combined exceeds 300 cm, but does not exceed the
maximum UPS size of 400 cm. Large Packages are subject to a minimum billable weight of 40 kg, at a surcharge of HK$527 per package.
An Additional Handling Charge will not be assessed when a Large Package Surcharge is applied.

Additional Handling Charge

An additional handling charge per package will apply to the following:

• 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 item, such as a barrel, drum, pail, or tyre, that is not fully encased in a corrugated cardboard shipping container
• Any package with the longest side exceeding 122 cm or its second longest side exceeding 76 cm
• Any package with an actual weight greater than 25 kg
• Each package in a shipment where the average weight per package is greater than 25 kg and the weight for each package is not specified on the source document or the UPS automated shipping system used


Oversize Pallet Handling Surcharge
An Oversize Pallet Handling Surcharge of HK$2,723 per pallet will also apply to UPS Worldwide Express Freight® Services when a pallet's dimensions exceed the size or weight restrictions (which vary by origin and destination) as set forth at ups.com/assets/resources/media/wwef_max_dim.

UPS Large Package Surcharge Frequently asked question

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