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 Tue 01/21/2020, the price of a gallon of diesel fuel is $3.291. The LTL fuel surcharge for today is 25.10% based on this average. The table below illustrates A. Duie Pyle's LTL fuel surcharge guidelines.

The US Dept of Energy has not posted the average diesel price for this date yet,so this fuel surcharge percentage may be inaccurate.

When The DOE Central Atlantic Fuel Index Average Is:
At leastBut Less ThanFuel Surcharge Will Be
3.113.1324.20%
3.133.1524.30%
3.153.1724.40%
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%
  • 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.