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Fuel Surcharge

Vermont Rail System fuel surcharges are issued and made effective solely for the purpose of offsetting fuel increase costs. Our fuel surcharges only apply to VRS issued quotes and rate publications. Fuel surcharges apply for the month of the effective date of the waybill. Current fuel surcharge rates are:


Month of

@
flat rate+ per mile

#
% of rate

04-2017 $25.00 $0.15 11.52%
03-2017 $25.00 $0.15 11.52%
02-2017 $25.00 $0.13 10.16%
01-2017 $25.00 $0.11 8.8%
12-2016 $25.00 $0.12 9.48%
11-2016 $25.00 $0.10 8.12%
10-2016 $25.00 $0.09 7.44%
09-2016 $25.00 $0.11 8.8%
08-2016 $25.00 $0.11 8.8%
07-2016 $25.00 $0.08 6.76%
06-2016 $25.00 $0.04 4.04%
05-2016 $25.00 $0.03 3.36%
04-2016 $25.00 $0.00 0.00%

@ based on VTR 9020-B

# based on VTR 9019-E

Download 9020-b Download 9019-e


To calculate your fuel surcharge based on 9020-B take the total mileage of your shipment, multiply by the highlighted per mile rate, and add the highlighted flat rate.

T
o calculate your surcharge based on 9019-E take the freight rate you’ve been quoted and multiply by the percentage highlighted.

 

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

The average monthly price of fuel that the surcharge is based upon can be found here.

If you have questions about our fuel surcharges or tariffs contact:

• James Mattsen,
Assistant Vice President of Marketing
802-861-6052 jmattsen@vrs.us.com

• Amanda Ball,
Supervisor, Interline Settlement,
802-861-6053 aball@vrs.us.com

 

 

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