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One or more Peak Surcharge will apply to any shipment or piece travelling through Purolator’s network using a corresponding Applicable Service during any identified Peak Period, in accordance with the details described below.

These surcharges help prepare our network to service extremely heavy shipment volume, align with market conditions and tailor our service and delivery options for our customers.

Peak Surcharges apply in addition to all other and existing rates and charges to the applicable shipment. All Peak Periods and Peak Surcharges are subject to modification by Purolator at its discretion.

Peak Surcharges – Special Handling

Peak Surcharge Type* Applicable Service* Surcharge Amount** Effective Peak Period
Peak Additional Handling Additional Handling $7 per piece Oct. 3, 2022 - Jan. 15, 2023
Peak Oversized Oversized $7 per piece Oct. 3, 2022 - Jan. 15, 2023
Peak Residential Heavyweight Residential Heavyweight $7 per piece Oct. 3, 2022 - Jan. 15, 2023
Peak Large Package Large Package $60 per piece Oct. 3, 2022 - Jan. 15, 2023
Peak Over Maximum Limit Over Maximum Limit $450 per piece Oct. 3, 2022 - Jan. 15, 2023

* The applicable Special Handling Peak Surcharge will apply to each piece tendered to Purolator during the Effective Peak Period using a corresponding Applicable Service requiring special handling (as described in the Purolator Terms and Conditions of Service, available at purolator.com), as determined by Purolator.

** The Special Handling Peak Surcharge is charged in addition to the Service Rate, Additional Charges (including other Peak Surcharges), Taxes, Customs Clearance Charges (if applicable) and other charges applicable to the piece. A Special Handling Peak Surcharge does not replace any existing charge on the applicable piece. Contracted discounts for Applicable Services do not apply to the corresponding Special Handing Peak Surcharge.

Peak Surcharge - Residential Area

Peak Surcharge Type^ Applicable Service^ Additional Surcharge Amount^^ Effective Peak Period
Peak Residential Area Residential Area $0.50 per shipment
or
$1.50 per shipment^^^
Nov. 14, 2022 - Jan. 15, 2023
Signature Required to a Residential Area
QuickShipTM

^Peak Residential Area surcharge will apply to each shipment tendered to Purolator during the Effective Peak Period travelling to a Residential Area using a corresponding Applicable Service (as described in the Purolator Terms and Conditions of Service, available at purolator.com), as determined by Purolator. Qualifying customers subject to the Peak Residential Area surcharge will be contacted in advance of the effective Peak Period by Purolator.

^^Peak Residential Area surcharge is charged in addition to the Service Rate, other Additional Charges (including other Peak Surcharges), Taxes, Customs Clearance Charges (if applicable)) and other charges applicable to the shipment. Peak Residential Area surcharge does not replace any existing charge on the applicable shipment. Contracted discounts for Applicable Services do not apply to the corresponding Peak Residential Area surcharge.

^^^Qualifying customers, as determined by Purolator, will be subject to a $1.50/piece Peak Residential Area surcharge instead of $0.50, and will be contacted in advance of the effective Peak Period.

Updated: Sept. 1, 2022