Stat’s Incredible: Why It Might Be Time To Spring Clean The Accessorial Portion Of Your LTL Contracts

Spring Cleaning Your LTL Accessorials

Here’s a quick look at several ways that LTL carriers’ recent accessorial increases could be putting the sneeze – oops, we meant squeeze – on your 2024 transportation budget.

4.7%

Increase in excessive length (greater than 16 feet) accessorial charges between Q3:2023 and Q4:2023

$4,900

High end of what excessive length accessorial charges could now cost your company per shipment – a $4,400 increase since early 2023

3.3%

Increase in California compliance accessorial charges between Q3:2023 and Q4:2023

$30

Upper end of what your company could now be paying for California compliance accessorial charges per shipment – an $18.50 increase since early 2023

$85

Fuel surcharge increases that UPS announced during December 2023

1.9%

Increase in limited access accessorial charges from Q3:2023 to Q4:2023

$50

Per-shipment jump in limited access accessorial change since early 2023

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