United Parcel Service Inc will begin charging an additional $150 on June 4, 2018, to handle oversized packages and an additional new charge for packages with mislabeled dimensions. Over maximum limit packages heavier than 150 pounds will increase from $500 to $650, a $150 increase.
Why is UPS charging you more?
The charges are designed to discourage shippers from sending heavier products in the small parcel network. With the expansion of e-commerce, shoppers now can purchase products like furniture, tires, and appliances with the simple click of a mouse. In the past, these products required professional delivery, but sellers have started using FedEx and UPS. UPS wants sellers to use freight networks for larger shipments.