A fuel surcharge is a fee charged to you by trucking companies or air line to cover the fluctuating cost of fuel. Fuel surcharge is figured is to take the current average fuel price. A fuel surcharge is a way of adjusting the amount paid to move freight by taking into account significant variation in fuel prices, it is a method for sharing or transferring risk. Most carriers and shippers participate in a fuel program of some kind.
Originally posted on September 19, 2015 @ 9:30 am