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# What is energy fuel surcharge for?

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###### 2012-05-06 07:40:23

A fuel surcharge lets the customer pay for part of the fuel used to transport his load.

How these work: The basis is that trucks get 6 miles to the gallon and diesel costs \$1.95 per gallon, so shipping rates are calculated based on those numbers. If diesel costs more than \$1.95 per gallon, the person paying the bill for the freight pays a surcharge per mile to help reimburse the driver.

If the national average price for diesel is \$4.25 per gallon, you subtract \$1.95 from it to get \$2.30 per gallon; divide that by 6 and you get 38.3 cents per mile fuel surcharge. Multiply by the number of miles in the trip, and that's how much surcharge the customer will pay.

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