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Fuel Surcharge for October, 2018

09.12.2018 | Category, News and Announcement

Dear Valued Customers,

An Announcement for Fuel Surcharge

Thank you for choosing Yamato Transport U.S.A., Inc.
Please kindly be advised for the Fuel Surcharge as below.

Fuel Surcharge for October, 2018

Percentage of Fuel Surcharge is 6.75%

Month Fuel Surcharge (%)
October, 2018 6.75%
September, 2018 6.50%
August, 2018 6.50%


Fuel Surcharge (FSC) changes based on the U.S. GULF COAST (USGC) price for Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel is reported by The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Yamato uses the monthly average from the period two months prior to calculate the applicable fuel surcharge percentage. For example, the Fuel Surcharge for July 2018 Fuel Surcharge is based on the Fuel Surcharge for May 2018 EIA published rate. The rate is subject to change every month. Changes to the surcharge will be posted on website two weeks prior to the effective date.
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* Yamato Transport USA uses round up thousandth to apply for the index.