Parcel International


Parcel International


Surcharges SkyNet

Below are listed the surcharges that may apply to your shipment. Please keep in mind that the carrier may change rates and conditions for surcharges. We will do our utmost to inform you as well as possible, but unfortunately we cannot guarantee accuracy and completeness. Therefore, no rights can be derived from our information on surcharges. For insight into surcharge rates, please refer to the SkyNet website.

Note: The extra costs incurred by the carrier are calculated afterwards. For this reason, surcharges are invoiced later.

Oversize Shipment

This fixed surcharge applies to every piece, including a pallet,with a single dimension in excess of 120cm. The oversize shipment surcharge applies to domestic and international shipments.

Overweight Shipment

A fixed surcharge is applied to every piece, including a pallet that exceeds a scale or volumetric weight of 70kg. The piece surcharge applies to domestic and international shipments.

Non Stackable Pallet

This fixed surcharge is applied to every pallet within a shipment that cannot be stacked, either on request by the shipper, or because of its shape, content or packaging. This surcharge applies to domestic and international shipments.

War Risk/Elevated Risk

Additional surcharges may apply when shipping from or to a destination country where SkyNet is operating at elevated risk due to continuous state (Restricted Destination) of war, civil unrest, or continuous threats from terrorism (Elevated Risk), or when shipping to a destination country that is subject to trade restrictions imposed by the UN Security Council.

Remote Area Delivery/Pick Up

This surcharge applies when a shipment is collected from, or delivered to a location that is distant or difficult to serve. The Remote Area surcharge applies to international and domestic shipments.

Lithium Batteries, Section II

A surcharge may apply for the handling and transportation of shipments involving specific types of Lithium batteries compliant with the appropriate IATA Packing Instructions 965, 966 and 969.

Full Dangerous Goods

A surcharge is applied per shipment when the handling and transportation of shipments involves substances and commodities classified as fully regulated in accordance with the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations. DG class 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9 commodities, according to IATA regulations.

Consumer Goods ID8000

A surcharge is applied for shipments containing consumer goods such as perfumes, aftershaves, aerosols, nail varnish and prescription medicines as covered by the IATA ID8000 section and packed in a form intended for retail sale and shipped to private individuals.

Address Correction

This fixed surcharge is applied to any shipment that has an incorrect delivery address at the time of pickup and the delivery cannot be fulfilled after making efforts at the destination to determine the correct address. This surcharge applies to domestic and international shipments.

Manual Connote

This surcharge applies for each shipment consigned with paper based manual connotes. Electronic shipping documentation incurs no additional charges.

Emergency / Capacity Surcharge

This type of surcharge may be implemented from time to time when there is a transport emergency that causes the carrier a rapid increase in cost that cannot be controlled. Such surcharges will be notified to customer from time to time in the form of direct communication.

GST Refund from SG Customs

This charge applies for each shipment where a receiver of a shipment returns all or part of an order and requests for a GST refund from IRAS via our company as the importing carrier. A redeclaration is necessary to facilitate this request.