How to update UPS Fuel Surcharges in SendSuite Xpress or Ascent

Products affected: SendSuite® Xpress, Ascent™
UPS updates their Fuel Surcharges monthly. SendSuite® Xpress and Ascent™ must be manually updated to reflect those changes. Follow these steps to update the UPS fuel surcharges in SendSuite Xpress or Ascent:
  1. Go to the UPS Fuel Surcharge page and locate the current Ground Surcharge and Domestic Air and International Air Export Surcharge rates for the current date.
  2. Close all Ascent or Xpress stations.
  3. Open Ascent Setup or Xpress Setup:
    • Xpress: Select Windows Start > All Programs > Xpress > Xpress Setup.
    • Ascent: Select Windows Start > All Programs > Ascent > Ascent Setup.
  4. Open Definition:
    • Xpress: Select Carriers > Custom Configuration > Definition.
    • Ascent: Select Carriers > Definition.
  5. Select the List button.
  6. Select the UPS carrier and select the OK button.
  7. Select the Edit button.
  8. Select the UPS Fuel Surcharge button on the right side of the screen.
  9. In the UPS Fuel Surcharge Table, enter the surcharge percentages obtained from the UPS Fuel Surcharge website as follows:
  • UPS Ground Commercial to 50 States & PR: Ground Surcharge
  • UPS Ground Residential to 50 States & PR: Ground Surcharge
  • All other services: Domestic Air and International Air Export Surcharge
  1. Select the OK button to closed the UPS Fuel Surcharge Table.
  2. Select the OK button in the upper left to confirm the changes.
  3. Close Ascent Setup or Xpress Setup. The rates should now display the correct Fuel Surcharges for the month.
UPDATED:  August 30, 2017