Emergency Situation Surcharge (ESS) Adjustment – Effective April10th 2022
COVID-19 has had significant impacts on the global aviation industry, and global supply chains. In order for us to maintain a reliable and high quality delivery service for you and your customers, DHL Express introduced a temporary Emergency Situation Surcharge(ESS) in 2020.
Since the onset of this global pandemic, DHL teams have been adapting and adjusting the operations of our global network to align with new developments, regulatory requirements and constant changes in capacity and demand.
As market conditions continue to evolve with the ongoing situation, the Emergency Situation Surcharge (ESS) will be adjusted effective April 10th, 2022.
•The ESS surcharge will be adjusted to reflect the changes in market dynamics, air capacity availability and operational restrictions.
Below, you will find the details for the adjusted ESS per origin and destination combination with the introduction of origin South Asia.4
DHL Express Emergency Situation Surcharge as of April 10, 2022
|Destination Country/Region (Charge in BGN per KG)|
|Origin Country/Region||Hong Kong* and China||Australia & New Zealand ***||Rest of Asia **||Europe||Americas||Rest of World|
|China||1.80 BGN||5.00 BGN||1.80 BGN||3.00 BGN||5.00 BGN||3.00 BGN|
|Hong Kong *||1.80 BGN||5.00 BGN||1.80 BGN||3.00 BGN||5.00 BGN||3.00 BGN|
|Rest of Asia **||1.80 BGN||5.00 BGN||1.80 BGN||2.50 BGN||2.50 BGN||2.50 BGN|
|South Asia **||1.80 BGN||5.00 BGN||1.80 BGN||1.80 BGN||1.80 BGN||1.80 BGN|
|Europe||0.40 BGN||4.00 BGN||0.40 BGN||0.40 BGN||0.60 BGN||0.40 BGN|
|Americas||0.40 BGN||4.00 BGN||0.40 BGN||0.40 BGN||0.40 BGN||0.40 BGN|
|Rest of World||0.40 BGN||4.00 BGN||0.40 BGN||0.40 BGN||0.40 BGN||0.40 BGN|
Please note that the ESS is a temporary charge, which allows us to cover part of the operating cost increases and the necessary air network adjustments. We will continue to evaluate and adjust the ESS as market conditions evolve for the duration of this emergency situation.
If you have any questions, please reach out to your local DHL representative.