Navigation and Content
You are in  United States of America
or Select a different country


Press Release: Plantation, Fla., October 1, 2021

Average rate increase of 5.9%, effective January 1, 2022

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced a 5.9% general average shipment price increase for U.S. account holders that will take effect on January 1, 2022. Some optional services and surcharges will increase as well.   

Prices are adjusted on an annual basis by DHL Express, taking into consideration inflation and currency dynamics as well as administrative costs related to regulatory and security measures. These measures are being regularly updated by national and international authorities in each of the more than 220 countries and territories that DHL Express serves. Depending on local conditions, price adjustments will vary from country to country, and will apply to all customers where contracts allow. The adjustment also allows the company to further invest in its infrastructure network and strengthen the resilience against crises and provide the needed capacity growth due to rising customer demands.

A guide to the 2022 rates will be published when available.