Fuel Surcharge Rate for Transportation Services

Percentage effective as of May 2020: 6.00%

Islandwide Express applies an index-based fuel surcharge to its shipping rates. The surcharge is adjusted periodically (at present on a monthly basis) according to market conditions. Surcharge changes become effective at the beginning of each month and will be posted on this website approximately two weeks before the effective date. The table below illustrates a range of possible surcharges.

Islandwide Express Fuel Surcharge Table
SurchargeMinimum Cost/GalMaximum Cost/GalMinimum Cost/LTMaximum Cost/LT
0%$0.00$1.50$0.00$0.3963
.50%$1.50$1.58$0.3964$0.4174
.75%$1.58$1.66$0.4175$0.4385
1.00%$1.66$1.74$0.4386$0.4597
1.25%$1.74$1.82$0.4598$0.4808
1.50%$1.82$1.90$0.4809$0.5019
1.75%$1.90$1.98$0.5020$0.5231
2.00%$1.98$2.06$0.5232$0.5442
2.25%$1.98$2.06$0.5232$0.5442
2.50%$2.14$2.22$0.5654$0.5865
2.50%$2.14$2.22$0.5654$0.5865
2.75%$2.22$2.30$0.5866$0.6076
3.00%$2.30$2.38$0.6077$0.6287
3.25%$2.38$2.46$0.6288$0.6499
3.50%$2.30$2.38$0.6077$0.6287
3.75%$2.54$2.62$0.6711$0.6921
4.00%$2.62$2.70$0.6922$0.7133
4.25%$2.70$2.78$0.7134$0.7344
4.50%$2.78$2.86$0.7345$0.7555
4.75%$2.86$2.94$0.7556$0.7767
5.00%$2.94$3.02$0.7768$0.7978
5.25%$3.02$3.10$0.7979$0.8189
5.50%$3.10$3.18$0.8190$0.8401
5.75%$3.18$3.26$0.8402$0.8612
6.00%$3.26$3.34$0.8613$0.8823
6.25%$3.34$3.42$0.8824$0.9035
6.50%$3.42$3.50$0.9036$0.9246
6.75%$3.50$3.58$0.9247$0.9457
7.00%$3.58$3.66$0.9458$0.9669
7.00%$3.58$3.66$0.9458$0.9669
7.25%$3.66$3.74$0.9670$0.9880
7.50%$3.74$3.82$0.9881$1.0091
7.75%$3.82$3.90$1.0092$1.0303
8.00%$3.90$3.98$1.0304$1.0514
8.25%$3.98$4.06$1.0515$1.0725
8.50%$4.06$4.14$1.0726$1.0937
8.75%$4.14$4.22$1.0938$1.1148
9.00%$4.22$4.30$1.1149$1.1359

Fuel surcharges percentages and thresholds are subject to change without prior notice. If the Fuel Surcharge rises above 9.00% or there are changes to the thresholds, the above table will be updated.

If you have an account with Islandwide, the fuel surcharge will be included on your weekly bill. If you are an occasional Islandwide Express customer and do not receive a weekly bill, a fuel surcharge will be included in your transportation charges.

Our pricing fuel index is based on the current fuel cost in Puerto Rico. For information on current fuel costs to wholesalers in Puerto Rico, visit the website of the Departamento de Asuntos al Consumidor (DACO) at: www.daco.gobierno.pr

Historical Fuel Surcharge Table
SurchargeEffective Date
7.75%From Aug. 1, 2011 to Apr. 30, 2012
8.00%From May 1, 2012 to June 30, 2012
7.75%From July 1, 2012 to July 31, 2012
7.00%From Aug. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2012
7.75%From Oct. 1, 2012 to Oct. 31, 2012
8.00%From Nov. 1, 2012 to Jan. 31, 2013
7.75%From Feb. 1, 2013 to May 31, 2013
7.50%From Jun. 30,2013 to Oct. 31, 2014
7.00%From Nov. 1,2014 to Dec. 31, 2014
6.00%From Jan. 1, 2015 to Jan. 31, 2015
5.50%From Feb. 1, 2015 to May 31, 2015
5.25%From Jun. 1, 2015 to Sep. 30, 2015
4.75%From Oct. 1, 2015 to Jan. 31, 2016
4.00%From Feb. 1, 2016 to Feb. 29, 2016
3.50%From Mar. 1, 2016 to Aug. 31, 2016
4.00%From Sep. 1, 2016 to July. 31, 2018
6.00%From Aug. 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020
5.50%From July 1, 2020
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