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 09/27/2021, the price of a gallon of diesel fuel is $3.51. The LTL fuel surcharge for today is 28.70% 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
3.333.3527.80%
3.353.3727.90%
3.373.3928.00%
3.393.4128.10%
3.413.4328.20%
3.433.4528.30%
3.453.4728.40%
3.473.4928.50%
3.493.5128.60%
3.513.5328.70%
3.533.5528.80%
3.553.5728.90%
3.573.5929.00%
3.593.6129.10%
3.613.6329.20%
3.633.6529.30%
3.653.6729.40%
3.673.6929.50%
3.693.7129.60%
3.713.7329.70%
  • 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 20.1% or rises above 30.1%, 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.