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


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. Prior to August 1st 2018, this charge was based on the minimum weight that a truck could carry, hence this additional charge from some carriers.


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 June 2020
Bascik Transport 3.83%
Castle Parcels 8.20%
DHL 8.00%
Elite Freight 5.24%
First Global Logistics 19.49%
Jets Transport 5.50%
Kiwi Express  3.40%
Method Logistics 8.10%
New Zealand Couriers 6.70%
Owens 5.30%
PBT - Courier 4.49%
PBT - Transport 4.49%
Peake Logistics 9.00%
Post Haste 8.20%
STL Linehaul Ltd 4.00%
Sub 60 3.40%
Summerland 4.30%
Urgent Couriers 3.20%


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