is a variable fuel surcharge used by freight and courier companies to recoup costs for fuel increases at the pump. This can change weekly and sometimes daily in this climate. This charge will appear on invoices for products/services as a separate entry on invoices from Zend.


are Road User Charges that trucking companies must pay based on the maximum weight that a truck can potentially move. 

Please note, the Ministry of Transport have increased the Road User Charges effective from 1 July 2020, all rates below will include this increase. If you require further information please visit 

Applicable FAF and RUC rates For October 2021
Bascik Transport 10.92%
Castle Parcels 11.40%
Courier Post 2.10%
DB Schenker 15.00%
DHL 18.25%
First Global Logistics 18.40%
Jets Transport 14.50%
Kiwi Express  6.60%
Mackley 6.40%
Method Logistics 8.10%
New Zealand Couriers 10.40%
PBT - Courier 11.59%
PBT - Transport 11.59%
Peake Logistics 10.00%
Post Haste 11.40%
STL Linehaul Ltd 12.00%
Sub 60 6.60%
Summerland 8.10%
TIL Freight 5.46%
Toll Group 5.00%
Urgent Couriers 4.50%



Some of our freight providers add on surcharges for particular freight movements. These surcharges will appear on Zend invoices as a separate entry.

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