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 July 2021
Bascik Transport 9.75%
Castle Parcels 10.30%
Courier Post 1.70%
DHL 17.75%
First Global Logistics 13.92%
Jets Transport 13.50%
Kiwi Express  5.50%
Mackley 4.80%
Method Logistics 8.10%
New Zealand Couriers 9.30%
PBT - Courier 9.09%
PBT - Transport 9.09%
Peake Logistics 9.50%
Post Haste 10.30%
STL Linehaul Ltd 9.00%
Sub 60 5.50%
Summerland 6.30%
TIL Freight 12.24%
Urgent Couriers 3.80%



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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