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 Wed 12/12/2018, the price of a gallon of diesel fuel is $3.368. The LTL fuel surcharge for today is 25.40% 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
3.173.1924.50%
3.193.2124.60%
3.213.2324.70%
3.233.2524.80%
3.253.2724.90%
3.273.2925.00%
3.293.3125.10%
3.313.3325.20%
3.333.3525.30%
3.353.3725.40%
3.373.3925.50%
3.393.4125.60%
3.413.4325.70%
3.433.4525.80%
3.453.4725.90%
3.473.4926.00%
3.493.5126.10%
3.513.5326.20%
3.533.5526.30%
3.553.5726.40%
  • 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.