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Fuel surcharges and Low Sulphur Surcharge

Fuel surcharge, low sulphur surcharge and fuel tax are additional elements of the transport costs.

Fuel Surcharge

Domestic Land Transport

September 18, 2019

DB SCHENKERsystem Groupage

21.84 %

DB SCHENKERdirect LTL/FTL
DB SCHENKERplus Home Deliveries
Domestic Parcel Deliveries

August 5, 2019

DB SCHENKERparcel

9.38 %

European Land Transport

September 7, 2019

Scandinavia

16.63 %

UK and Ireland

20.05 %

The Baltic Countries

17.31 %

Russia and CIS Countries

17.40 %

Northern Europe (BeNeLux, Germany, Switzerland, Austria)

19.47 %

Southern Europe (France, Italy, Spain, Portugal)

18.69 %

Eastern Europe (the rest of the countries)

19.03 %

Intermodal: Northern Europe 
(BeNeLux, Germany, Czech Republic)

19.47 %

Intermodal: Southern Europe 
(Switzerland, Italy)

18.69 %


Low Sulphur Surcharge

Low Sulphur Surcharge is variable and follows the LSS charged by shipping companies.

Jan 1, 2015

Full loads
euros/unit
Part loads
euros / 100 kg
Groupage
euros / 100 kg
Continent

84.00

0.40

0.50

Baltics

34.00

0.20

0.25

Sweden, Norwaytrailer 46.00
truck & trailer 82.00

0.25

0.30

Poland, East-Europe

56.00

0.30

0.40

Great Britain

133.00

0.70

0.80

Denmark

91.00

0.50

0.55

Fuel Tax

January 1, 2017

Domestic land transports

3.95 %

European land transports

2.65 %

Parcel deliveries

2.78 %

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