Fuel Surcharge


A. Duie Pyle uses the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Central Atlantic Average price of a gallon of diesel fuel as the base for calculating the fuel surcharge for all LTL shipments. For the week of Mon 04/24/2017, the price of a gallon of diesel fuel is $2.783. The LTL fuel surcharge for today is 22.50% based on this average. The table below illustrates A. Duie Pyle's LTL fuel surcharge guidelines.

When The DOE Central Atlantic Fuel Index Average Is:
At leastBut Less ThanFuel Surcharge Will Be
2.592.6121.60%
2.612.6321.70%
2.632.6521.80%
2.652.6721.90%
2.672.6922.00%
2.692.7122.10%
2.712.7322.20%
2.732.7522.30%
2.752.7722.40%
2.772.7922.50%
2.792.8122.60%
2.812.8322.70%
2.832.8522.80%
2.852.8722.90%
2.872.8923.00%
2.892.9123.10%
2.912.9323.20%
2.932.9523.30%
2.952.9723.40%
2.972.9923.50%
  • Note A: The Central Atlantic fuel index is updated on the first business day of each week and may be determined by calling 202−586−6966.
  • Note B: If the fuel surcharge drops below 18.6% or rises above 28.6%, the table above will be updated.
  • Note C: In applying the increase provided herein, first determine the total net charge, and then apply the increase authorized by this Item as a separate charge.
  • Note D: Fractions of less than one half cent or one half dollars will be dropped; fractions of one half cent or one half dollar or more will be increased to the next whole cent.
  • Note E: Surcharge percentage is adjusted weekly, with the new adjustment taking effect on Tuesday morning of the week of the change.


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